Proverbs 12: War of Words - Mike McDaniel

Nov 8, 2020    Mike McDaniel, Lead Pastor    Proverbs 12:17-20
WAR OF WORDS
Proverbs 12:17-19

From your own experience, what was the most life-giving conversation you have ever experienced?

Be as specific as you want, but what was an example of a debilitating conversation you have experienced? (Prov 18:2)

Why is the heart the first line of defense for guarding the speech? (Prov 4:23-24; Matt 12:34)

Can you recall all the "methods of mass destruction" our speech can generate? (lies, arguments, slander, gossip)

How much does God hold us accountable for our mass destruction? (Matt 12:36-37)

How can we be better at being life-givers with our speech?

What is required to WHOLLY LISTEN to someone?

Bonus: if anyone wishes to study all the passages in Proverbs that speak to our speech, you can forward them this list… Proverbs 6:16–19, 24; 7:21; 8:6–9, 13; 10:6, 11, 13–14, 18–21, 30, 32; 11:9, 11–13; 12:6, 13–14, 17–19, 22–23; 13:2–3, 5; 14:3, 5, 25; 15:1–2, 4, 7, 23; 16:13, 23–24; 17:4, 7, 20, 28; 18:4, 6–8, 13, 17, 20–21; 19:5, 9; 20:15, 19–20; 21:23, 28; 22:10; 25:9–11, 18, 20, 23, 25; 26:4–7, 9, 17, 20–26, 28; 27:1–2, 5, 14–16; 29:5, 8–9, 11, 15, 19; 30:10–11, 17, 32; 31:8