Proverbs 25:11 Timely advice is as lovely as golden apples in a silver basket. Ephesians 5:21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Colossians 3:13 73 Love is patient, love is kind…it keeps no record of wrongs. Certainly, there is much we can and should learn from the opposite sex. An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up Proverbs 12:25. Open your eyes to how your spouse is saying it. Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.
Psalm 141:3 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned. Do not merely listen to the word and so deceive yourselves. Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin Proverbs 10:14. Psalm 68:6 God sets the lonely in families, he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. Then pray for God to overwhelm him with favor and that a great door of opportunity would open for him. Proverbs 26:20-22, New Living Translation Fire goes out for lack of fuel, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops. Can a fig tree, my brothers, bear olives, or a grapevine produce figs? People are much more likely to listen to you if you speak in a quiet voice.
Here there is no conflict with the law. They are also a huge reflection of what is in our heart. Proverbs 15:12 39 Men detest a mocker. Let them know that you have more self-respect than that! Proverbs 30:8 79 Keep me from deceitful ways. He knows our spouse in a greater way than we do. ? Thank you so much for taking the time to comment and I hope this addition helps others as they seek more guidance for their lives, families and parenting skills. Plus, inspiring devotionals and more.
The other was listening to a choir singing in a church just down the road. Ephesians 5:4 46 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. First, since the Bible says that God hears man Psalm 17:6, 77:1; Isaiah 38:5 , man can trust that when he is in a right relationship with God and he speaks to God, God will hear him. His ears attend to their prayer. Ask what positive attributes does your mate possess that will help in marriage.
Proverbs 12:6 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. Psalm 5:6 53 No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence. For many times, also, your own heart has known that even you have cursed others. Proverbs 15:30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health. Whoever flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet Proverbs 29:5. Be Mindful of Your Words Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 115:13-14 He will bless those who fear the Lord, both the small and the great.
We should be as careful with our words and promises as if we had sworn, because as Christians we are to represent God honorably in our words and actions. Written by Karla Hawkins God has been good to me over the years, and I have much for which to be grateful to Him. Whatever we say should be edifying with an intent to reflect the nature of Christ and to glorify God. The Bible teaches that God chose man and woman for one another. God made her different from me, and praise God for those differences. What intimate knowledge about your mate have you discovered that is especially helpful when communicating? What can mere mortals do to me? Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.
Although such actions may bring temporary rewards, God cautions us about engaging in dishonest behavior. This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord. Afterwards, we can't take the words back, and trying to win back someone's trust can be a nearly impossible task as they build up walls of defenses to avoid being hurt again. Ephesians 5:25 And you husbands must love your wives with the same love Christ showed the church. And, ultimately God speaks to us through the Scriptures by the Holy Spirit cf.
Can not listening be a communication pitfall? Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue Proverbs 17:28. Craig — A Pastoral Life Coach who views everything through the lenses of Scripture and a Christ Centered Perspective. If you do, they will become discouraged and quit trying. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. We must help our family and provide for our household! Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
If a person is not committed to the daily, lifelong process of dying to self and learning to please God, then he will not be growing in this character quality of being harmonious. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. Gossip and rumors can spread like wildfire and can be just as destructive. Series 2 - Bible Answers for. God made males and females different from one another.