The Sweet 16 – Keep Kindness on Your Lips

1.  “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”  Psalm 19:14

2.  “Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies.”  Psalm 34:13

3. “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”  Psalm 139:23-24

4. “Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.”  Psalm 141:3

5. “The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life.”  Proverbs 10:11

6.  “The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom.”  Psalm 10:31

7.  “A gentle answer turns away wrath…”  Proverbs 15:1

8. “A man finds joy in giving an apt reply – and how good is a timely word!”  Proverbs 15:23

9. “A wise man’s heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction.”  Proverbs 16:23

10. “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it, will eat its fruit.”  Proverbs 18:21

11. “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”  Proverbs 25:11

12. “She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”  Proverbs 31:26

13. “The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary.”  Isaiah 50:4

14. “The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.  But I tell you that men will have to give an account on the day of judgement for EVERY CARELESS WORD they have spoken.  For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”  Matthew 12:35-37 (bold letters by typist)

15. “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.”  Ephesians 4:29

16. “For whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech.”  1 Peter 3:10





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