A Time To Speak
Most Relevant Verses
A man takes joy in giving an answer;
and a timely word—how good that is!
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.
The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.
So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.
The one who guards his mouth and tongue
keeps himself out of trouble.
Life and death are in the power of the tongue,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.