Chestnut Ridge Church
Wise Guy - Part 10
Through God, Solomon wrote the Old Testament book of Proverbs so we could grow in understanding and wisdom, and so we would know what to do and how to respond to various situations in life. The starting point of wisdom is what Solomon calls, "the fear of the Lord."
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Wise Guy - Part 10 [August 6, 2017] Kevin Deming

What we say about others can promote love or separate friends.
What we say about others can promote love or separate friends.
SLANDER - Definition from International standard Bible Encyclopedia.
Slander is an accusation maliciously uttered, with the purpose or
effect of damaging the reputation of another. As a rule it is a false
charge; but it may be a truth circulated insidiously and with a hostile
purpose.
Gossip (noun)
1. Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational (arousing intense
interest and excitement; startling), or intimate nature.
2. A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or
facts.
Why Gossip
Control
Superior
Attention
Boredom
Anger
“Anyone can be angry, that is easy...but to be angry with the
right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right
purpose, and in the right way...that is not easy.”
– Aristotle
Right people
Right things
Right way

What we say about others can promote love or separate friends.

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