• Pastor Bobbi Jo Gundberg

Broken Bones Heal Quickly, A Crushed Spirit Does Not

Proverbs 17:27-18

The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint and whoever has understanding is even-tempered. Even fools are though wise if they keep silent and discerning if they hold their tongues.

I. The ___________ with the ____________

A. The __________ is difficult to _________.

B. The tongue brings ___________ or ___________.

1. _____________or ___________

2. ____________up or _____________ down

3. ____________ or ______________ the Offense

4. Tells ___________ or Tells __________

II. The__________ with ____________

A. Anger in itself is not______________.

B. If angry, do not ______________.

1. ________-____________ or rage

2. Patience or ____________-______________.

3. ___________or conflict

III. The Solution- ______________

A. Lack of Restraint ______________the Holy Spirit

B. _______________ the consequences before speaking or acting.

C. ____________Knowledge of the Word and Wisdom from God bring restraint.

D. Pray the Holy Spirit ____________ your mouth.