Proverbs 10:1 – 22, James 3:1 – 8
Proverbs 10:11 (NKJV)
11 The mouth of the righteous is a well of life, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:19 (NKJV)
19 In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
Proverbs 10:20–21 (NKJV)
20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; The heart of the wicked is worth little. 21 The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of wisdom.
I The Wisdom of Silence
II The Blessing of Speech
Philippians 4:8 (NKJV)
8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.