READ Proverbs 10
God has a lot to say about, well...saying things.
“Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut” Proverbs 10:19
There’s a lot to be said about not saying a lot!
Not everything that comes into our mind has to come out of our mouth. Have you ever hurt yourself, others, or a relationship with the words you have spoken? People respect the person who speaks only when it’s necessary, and their word carries more weight. Instead of being “babbling fools”, we can choose to speak with wisdom and discretion.
Here is some practical advice especially for young people: listen more, and talk less. Do you think you say more than you should? Our words will either build people up or tear them down; and usually when we speak just to hear ourselves talk it doesn’t build anybody up.
PRAY and ask God to help you guard your mouth today, and to give you the wisdom to know when to speak and when to remain silent.