Words Unspoken

"Don't speak evil against each other, my dear brothers and sisters. If you criticize each other and condemn each other, then you are criticizing and condemning God's law. But you are not a judge who can decide whether the law is right or wrong. Your job is to obey it" (James 4:11).

"If you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another" (Gal. 5:15).

  1. Build GOOD treasure in your heart.
    "Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips" (Ps. 141:3).

    "Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life " (Prov. 4:23).

    "Don't criticize the king, even silently, and don't criticize the rich, even in the privacy of your bedroom" (Eccl. 10:20).

    "The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart" (Luke 6:45).

    1. WORDS
    2. GESTURE
    3. SPIRIT

  2. Learn to PONDER.
    "But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was" (Luke 1:29).

    "But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart" (Luke 2:19).

  3. But never keep LOVE unspoken.
    "Better is open rebuke than love that is concealed" (Prov. 27:5).