Thursday, August 26, 2010

Humility and Speech

These are some scripture verses that I have received in the mail. I have been saving them, and thought I would share them with you.

Bible and Roses

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye
may know how ye ought to answer every man.
-- Colossians 4:5-6

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble
themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked
ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and
will heal their land.
-- 2 Chronicles 7:14

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till
Proverbs 29:11, King James Version

Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind
without rain.
Proverbs 25:14, King James Version

By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and
Proverbs 22:4, King James Version

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of
understanding is of an excellent spirit.
Proverbs 17:27, King James Version

Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD:
though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 16:5, King James Version

Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to
divide the spoil with the proud.
Proverbs 16:19, King James Version

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before
honour is humility.
Proverbs 15:33, King James Version

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of
fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 15:2, King James Version

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth
wide his lips shall have destruction.
Proverbs 13:3, King James Version

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the
just shall come out of trouble.
Proverbs 12:13, King James Version

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that
refraineth his lips is wise.
Proverbs 10:19, King James Version

But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for
whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
Matthew 5:37, King James Version

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift
you up.
James 4:10, King James Version

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My
brethren, these things ought not so to be. Doth a fountain send
forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
James 3:10-11, King James Version

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his
tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is
James 1:26, King James Version

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Anonymous said...

Thank you dear friend for sharing these verses early this morning. Have a blessed day.

Karen said...

The Bible has a lot to say about humbling ourselves before God! My pastor years ago was preaching and couldn't think of the word "humility" and he said "humble-ity" by mistake. I think humble-ity says it all!

Karen said...

Beautiful picture...and precious scriptures...thank you, Cathy!

Denise said...

Such beautiful scriptures.

LisaShaw said...

Amen and Praise the Lord! I loved reading the WORD and visiting with you dear sister. Beautiful photo also.

Powerful WORD always!!

Love ya!

TJ said...

Great scriptures - but then I guess they are all good. Thanks for sharing.