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This sermon was preached at Desiring God Community Church in Charlotte, NC on 5/28/06. Spencer.It was Abigail's gentle apology that disarmed David's fury; and Gideon's mild and modest answer stilled the hot and hasty Ephraimites. The irritating power of words. 3 The Lord is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. Sermon on Proverbs 15. "The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright."2. A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. Many verses in the book of Proverbs are contrasting couplets that stand-alone as a wise piece of advice for men and women of every generation. His sense of his own deficiencies often led him to entertain doubts, where men of less knowledge and more presumption were decided. A response free from excitement and resentment, uttered in the low tone of magnanimous forbearance.2. This is a sermon on Proverbs 15:17 ***** Sermon on Proverbs 15:17 ***** By: Rev. (Ver. II. II. Proverbs 15:20 I. What does Proverbs tell us are the good things we can use this muscle to do? The colour mounted to the errand-boy's cheeks in a moment — his eyes flashed, he threw down the basket, and prepared to avenge the affront and give battle-royal to his adversary. 1. The weakness of our minds, or the warmth of our temper, commonly making it a difficult task. The preaching of the gospel is compared to the scattering of good seed, and evil activity is the sowing of tares in the world field (Matthew 13:24, etc.). • Proverbs 15:4 (NIV): The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. Grievous words are inconsistent with good policy, and contrary to true religion. (2)The importance of turning away this anger. To conclude: 1. Proverbs 15:4. The wrong use of words. The two boys set cheerfully to work, and soon replaced the fallen goods, after which, with light hearts, they went whistling on their different roads. Is a sinner against his own soul, as Korah and his complices were, and sets as light by it as if it were not worth looking after. A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. Some commentators interpret the text as a common maxim of peaceable conversation, teaching us to avoid all unnecessary contentions which spring from pride, ambition, emulation, and a remorse, wrathful and splenetic nature. )Try the velvetBlind Amos.There is sound philosophy, as well as religion, in the advice of a cheerful man to his surly neighbour, who had just given a cross answer to the inquiries of some children who had lost their way: — "Jim, a man's tongue is like a cat's. The eyes of the LORD are in every place, observing the evil and the good. THE RIGHT AND THE WRONG USE OF WORDS.1. (1) It is the part of wisdom to listen to all proffered advice, from any quarter, to discriminate and select that which is good, and then follow it (ver. "The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright.". The fool's heart is full of folly, and folly flows from his lips. Marshall Segal Mar 20, 2020 2.6K Shares Article. The speech of the former is apt to time and place - coherent - and wins upon the listener. At such times we need to prove the power of prayer. '"(Malcolm's "Persia. Thomas, D.D. Try the velvet, man; try the velvet! A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise. While thus engaged a steady-looking errand-boy came posting over the bridge, with a shallow basket full of packages hanging on his arm. (3)There is an effective method of turning away this wrath.That is a "soft answer." Proverbs 15:1-4. Verse 20. 2. "Grievous words stir up anger."II. Sometimes, too, the offender is a mere reprobate, who does but flatter with his tongue. "A soft answer turneth away wrath." I pursued mine, musing on the wisdom of the cottage lad, and thinking how many quarrels, great and small, might be avoided by timely acknowledgment and ready explanation. The fool's heart is full of folly, and folly flows from his lips. Proverbs 31:10-31 and Selected Passages Proverbs 15:17 "Family" Introduction Everyone of us is part of a family. 1 A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live. Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. ( A) turns away wrath, ( B) but a harsh word stirs up anger. )A soft answerTaking a stroll in the country one bright spring morning, sudden turn in the road brought me to a clear, running stream. Foolish words are either words without meaning, empty jargon, or words of bad meaning, the vehicles of filth, insubordination, and blasphemy.(D. I. MILDNESS AND VIOLENCE. "A soft answer" is a fitting answer. The two boys set cheerfully to work, and soon replaced the fallen goods, after which, with light hearts, they went whistling on their different roads. Consider in what this wisdom consists. Spencer. ")LinksProverbs 15:1 NIVProverbs 15:1 NLTProverbs 15:1 ESVProverbs 15:1 NASBProverbs 15:1 KJVProverbs 15:1 Bible AppsProverbs 15:1 ParallelProverbs 15:1 Biblia ParalelaProverbs 15:1 Chinese BibleProverbs 15:1 French BibleProverbs 15:1 German BibleProverbs 15:1 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)The importance of turning away this anger. Browse Sermons on Proverbs 15. A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. 7.) How oftentimes a person comes just raging and a soft answer turns away wrath. He that is desirous to live at peace in the world must consider that both himself and other men have many infirmities; and that, in matter of right and wrong, other people will take the liberty to differ from his opinion, and will sometimes contradict and thwart him, even when he has the clearest truth and reason on his side. If this verse be more correctly rendered, it means that the tongue of the wise makes knowledge lovely, while the mouth of the fool foams with folly. The lips of the wise scatter seeds of good around them; not so with the heart and lips of the fool. The soft answer is like the water which quenches, and the bitter retort, the "grievous words," like the oil which increases the conflagration of wrath. )Try the velvetBlind Amos.There is sound philosophy, as well as religion, in the advice of a cheerful man to his surly neighbour, who had just given a cross answer to the inquiries of some children who had lost their way: — "Jim, a man's tongue is like a cat's. (Ver. Spencer. ADJUST THE VOLUME Vs. 1. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things. )A soft answerTaking a stroll in the country one bright spring morning, sudden turn in the road brought me to a clear, running stream. The right use of words. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. Try the velvet, man; try the velvet! Beware of exaggeration. If you rage back at them, then get out the gloves, you know, because you're soon going to be going at it. But it is not only an argument of prudence and politeness, but of magnanimity; the greatest man is never more triumphant than when he overcomes insolence with humility, and wrath with meekness. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Proverbs 15. Proverbs 15:1-3: A Soft Answer: Proverbs 15:1-3: A Soft Answer: Malcolm's "Persia: Proverbs 15:1-3: A Soft Answer (To Children) J. M. Gibbon. His sense of his own deficiencies often led him to entertain doubts, where men of less knowledge and more presumption were decided. A little rustic bridge was thrown across it, and the whole scene formed such a pretty picture, I stopped to gaze upon it. Sermon. The innocent author of the mischief, however, looked up in his face with a pleasant smile, and exclaimed, "Now, really, I'm so sorry; but I'll help you to pick them all up again as fast as I can, and you see it wasn't as if I'd done it on purpose!" Back to Sermon on Proverbs. Lay but a flint upon a pillow and you break it easily, but hard to hard will never do the deed. 1. Mar 22, 1987. "It is related of this judge, that on one occasion, after a very patient investigation of facts, he declared that his knowledge was not competent to decide upon the case before him. Therefore he must resolve to bear reproof and opposition with patience, because it is quite possible that he may deserve it. Foolish words are either words without meaning, empty jargon, or words of bad meaning, the vehicles of filth, insubordination, and blasphemy.(D. The latter is unseasonable, confused, nonsensical, repellent. 1.) Forbearance is oftentimes a difficult and a painful duty, the incentive to retaliation quick and urgent. Spencer.It was Abigail's gentle apology that disarmed David's fury; and Gideon's mild and modest answer stilled the hot and hasty Ephraimites. Proverbs, Expository Sermons - From The Executable Outlines Series by Mark A. Copeland - Hundreds of free sermon outlines and Bible study materials available for online browsing and downloading. Try the velvet, man; try the velvet! The innocent author of the mischief, however, looked up in his face with a pleasant smile, and exclaimed, "Now, really, I'm so sorry; but I'll help you to pick them all up again as fast as I can, and you see it wasn't as if I'd done it on purpose!" The extravagant, immoderate, licentious tongue is "like a blustering wind among the boughs of the trees, rushing and tearing the life and spirit of a man's self and others" (Bishop Hail). Proverbs 15:5. ")LinksProverbs 15:1 NIVProverbs 15:1 NLTProverbs 15:1 ESVProverbs 15:1 NASBProverbs 15:1 KJVProverbs 15:1 Bible AppsProverbs 15:1 ParallelProverbs 15:1 Biblia ParalelaProverbs 15:1 Chinese BibleProverbs 15:1 French BibleProverbs 15:1 German BibleProverbs 15:1 CommentariesBible Hub, 2. Lay but a flint upon a pillow and you break it easily, but hard to hard will never do the deed. THE PACIFYING AND IRRITATING POWER OF WORDS. The Pleasure of God in the Prayers of the Upright. The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish. I. James says the tongue is a filthy and foul organ of the body. )A soft answerTaking a stroll in the country one bright spring morning, sudden turn in the road brought me to a clear, running stream. A little rustic bridge was thrown across it, and the whole scene formed such a pretty picture, I stopped to gaze upon it. Denomination: Christian/Church Of Christ 'I do not,' was the mild reply: 'the Caliph pays me, and well, for what I do know; if he were to attempt to pay me for what I do not know, the treasures of his empire would not suffice. I pursued mine, musing on the wisdom of the cottage lad, and thinking how many quarrels, great and small, might be avoided by timely acknowledgment and ready explanation. )A soft answerJ. If the offender, when reproved, returns a mild and yielding answer to his master, he commonly assuages his wrath and prevents the further progress of it. This is the end at which we must aim, and after which we must never cease to strive and pray until it has been attained, that the law of God may reign supreme in all our hearts, enlightening the understanding, inclining the will, subduing all unhallowed passions, purifying and sanctifying even lawful affections, and "bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ." Bruce Waltke s The Book of Proverbs: Chapters 15-31 (Eerdmans, 2005) was exceptionally helpful throughout. III. / Sermon on Proverbs 15. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit. The two boys set cheerfully to work, and soon replaced the fallen goods, after which, with light hearts, they went whistling on their different roads. The LORD is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. The Pleasure of God in the Prayers of the Upright. Do not trust your research, analysis, forecast, or strategy. He sees and hears everything.) "The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright."2. THE WRATH OF GOD. As a matter of mere policy it is the wisest course a man can take. (Ver. THE FURY OF A TROUBLED CONSCIENCE. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother. At the same instant a merry little lad appeared in the opposite direction, and carelessly running past the other, inadvertently pushed against his basket, and knocking it over, more than half the contents were sent rolling in the dust. Vs. 3 ***** Proverbs 15:1-4. The irritating power of words. Proverbs 15:1: A Meek and Gentle Manner of Discourse is the Most Effectual Means to Soften the Fiercest Disposition: H. Usher, D.D. Proverbs 15:32 He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.. Ver. (15) All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast. Proverbs 15:1-3: A Soft Answer: J. Spencer. Proverbs 15:3. '"(Malcolm's "Persia. Mar 22, 1987. It is not the vieing one angry word with another; grievous words stir up strife — harsh and angry, words cast oil upon the flame; set the passions afloat, there is no hope, not one wise word to be expected.(J. Proverbs 15. Our sermon ideas on Proverbs will help you preach a powerful message on the wisdom of God. It is not the vieing one angry word with another; grievous words stir up strife — harsh and angry, words cast oil upon the flame; set the passions afloat, there is no hope, not one wise word to be expected.(J. "It is related of this judge, that on one occasion, after a very patient investigation of facts, he declared that his knowledge was not competent to decide upon the case before him. One section concentrates on the value of wisdom and the dangers of folly while others give advice on things like practical morality, pleasing the Lord, the value of righteousness, the dangers of temptation, and the fruit of godly living. See also submissive response of Nineveh to the warning of Jonah. "(Blind Amos. )A soft answerJ. "A soft answer" is the evidence, the test, of a man's moral character. SermonAudio.com - Proverbs 15 Sermons. A Soft Answer Turns Away Wrath - A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. Lay but a flint upon a pillow and you break it easily, but hard to hard will never do the deed. 15.) Several things are implied in this short passage. 3. Proverbs 15:20. He that refuseth instruction, despiseth his own soul.] It is not a light matter to be warned that we bear about within us a fire, which needs only to be quickened and blown up by the breath of man's mouth to produce in its ravages upon ourselves and others the most cruel and disastrous issues. THE RIGHT AND THE WRONG USE OF WORDS.1. All anger thereupon vanished from the countenance of the aggrieved party, who was not one of those implacable beings on whom "a soft answer" is thrown away. Two things are advised in this text —, 2. The Lord Jesus never spake unadvisedly with His lips, so He calls upon all His disciples to learn of Him this lesson of meekness. There seemed something beyond mere good-nature in our little rustic; was not perhaps his simple reply an "answer of the tongue from the Lord"?A soft answerMalcolm's "PersiaThe celebrated Aboo Yusuph, who was chief judge of Bagdad, in the reign of the Caliph Hadee, was a very remarkable instance of that humility which distinguishes true wisdom. II. A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent. He must expect to meet with pride, self-love, and confidence in others; and he must not imagine that his own conversation is always free from the influence of such irregular passions. Sermon on Proverbs 15:1-33. And of the latter, Jephthah (Judges 12:1-6), Saul (1 Samuel 20:30-31), Nabal (1 Samuel 25:10-13), Rehoboam (1 Kings 12:12-15), Paul and Barnabas (Acts 15:39). Knowledge flows like spring water from the wise; fools are leaky faucets, dripping nonsense. He is provoked every day by the crying sins of an ungodly world, and would quickly break out as a devouring fire upon it, but that there are, and always have been in it, humble and holy men, who have been much given to confession and prayer. 4. Foolish words are either words without meaning, empty jargon, or words of bad meaning, the vehicles of filth, insubordination, and blasphemy.(D. Consider in what this wisdom consists. Thus says the son of Sirach, "He that striveth with a man of tongue heaps wood upon his fire." Better than the large estate or the high position, or the influential circle, is the buoyant spirit which "Ever with a frolic welcome lakes The thunder and the sunshine." All anger thereupon vanished from the countenance of the aggrieved party, who was not one of those implacable beings on whom "a soft answer" is thrown away. Thomas, D.D. Aug 22, 2000. "Grievous words stir up anger."II. The irritating power of words. The wrong use of words. '"(Malcolm's "Persia. THE GRIEVOUS POWER OF AN ANGRY ANSWER. Spencer.It was Abigail's gentle apology that disarmed David's fury; and Gideon's mild and modest answer stilled the hot and hasty Ephraimites. 'Pray, do you expect,' said a pert courtier, who heard this declaration, that the Caliph is to pay for your ignorance?' Read verse in The Message Bible Illustrate ease of David and Nabal (1 Samuel 25.). Spencer. Like fire, when our words are under control they are valuable. The colour mounted to the errand-boy's cheeks in a moment — his eyes flashed, he threw down the basket, and prepared to avenge the affront and give battle-royal to his adversary. The pacifying power of words. III. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. II. A response free from excitement and resentment, uttered in the low tone of magnanimous forbearance.2. ASSESS THE VALUE Vss. (Ver. Though we have truth on our side, though we are able to support that truth by the most irrefragable arguments, yet if these are pressed with scorn and bitterness their reasonableness will not so much enforce as their virulence disparage them. The book of Proverbs can be sub-divided into categories in various ways. The irritating power of words. Do not make decisions in a vacuum. Scripture: Proverbs 14:26. Adrian Dieleman. ; and if he does not, those who converse with him may think so. In critical times we ought, indeed, to find ourselves our own best counsellors, in the privacy of prayer, in communion with the … It is either a piece of velvet, or a piece of sand-paper, just as he chooses to use it and to make it; and I declare you always seem to use your tongue for sand-paper. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness. Proverbs 15:1-3: Bad Temper to be Controlled A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word. 2,4. Proverbs 15:19.—Spurgeon, My Sermon Note 19 Genesis to Proverbs, p. 172. David was some years in learning the due observance of this lesson. It is allayed by a soft answer, i.e., by obviating the terrors of God's threatenings with a just display of His infinite mercies. At the same instant a merry little lad appeared in the opposite direction, and carelessly running past the other, inadvertently pushed against his basket, and knocking it over, more than half the contents were sent rolling in the dust. 2. The right use of words. V. THAT A LOVING SPIRIT IS A STILL GREATER GIFT OF GOD. THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF WISE SPEECH AND THE REPULSIVENESS OF FOOLISH TALK. While thus engaged a steady-looking errand-boy came posting over the bridge, with a shallow basket full of packages hanging on his arm. Consider in what this wisdom consists. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. ASSUME THE VIEW (Of the Lord. That it be ingenuous.It is not wise to stand mute, nor to delay answer, but the answer should be soft and temperate. Proverbs 15 (All) Obstinacy of temper is increased by opposition, as much as it is abated by yielding. The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. 15 A gentle answer. 'I do not,' was the mild reply: 'the Caliph pays me, and well, for what I do know; if he were to attempt to pay me for what I do not know, the treasures of his empire would not suffice. The right use of words. 2.) August 3, 2014 by Geoff Leave a Comment. II. The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow. Foolish words are either words without meaning, empty jargon, or words of bad meaning, the vehicles of filth, insubordination, and blasphemy. Play Audio: Here is great advice. Proverbs 15 A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire. 2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. John Piper Aug 22, 2000 126 Shares Sermon. ‘This is the chapter of passionate temper; it speaks of the grievous word that stirs up anger (Proverbs 15:1), of the perverseness that breaks the spirit (Proverbs 15:4), of the contention stirred up by wrath (Proverbs 15:18). 15. Consider what Solomon has to say about words. Proverbs 15:20. Prepare your messages on God's Word in Proverbs with sermon outlines or an entire sermon … I. Proverbs 15:3 Sermons: The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the evil and the good. John Trapp Complete Commentary. MODERATION AND EXTRAVAGANCE. 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