These scriptures really back up ‘keep it short and sweet from August 16. Sometimes our mouths are much better closed.
Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter a word before God.
For God is in heaven, and you are on earth; therefore, let your words be few. (Ecclesiastes 5:2)
Don’t shoot off your mouth, or speak before you think.
Don’t be too quick to tell God what you think he wants to hear.
God is in charge, not you—the less you speak, the better. (Ecclesiastes 5:2)
Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance. Proverbs 21:23-24)
The wicked bluff their way through, but the virtuous think before they act. (Proverbs 21:29
A false witness will be cut off, but a credible witness will be allowed to speak (Proverbs 21:28)
Where will your mouth go today?
Into the bank, the grocery store or your work? What will your mouth be saying there?