Wisdom Centered Speech

July 7, 2019 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Proverbs: Knowing Wisdom

Passage: Proverbs 6:12–19

 “Wisdom Centered Speech”

Proverbs 6:12-19, et al.


Pastor Ryan Brice


July 7, 2019



18:21  Death and life are in the power of the tongue,

and those who love it will eat its fruits.


Speech that Fosters Death


 Crooked speech


  Proverbs 6:12, 16, 17b

  Proverbs 26:28a


 Malicious speech


  Proverbs 6:13

  Proverbs 26:18, 19, 25, 26, 28b


Perverse speech


  Proverbs 6:14a

  Proverbs 24:24

  Proverbs 30:20


 Arrogant speech


  Proverbs 6:17a

  Proverbs 27:2


 Slanderous speech


  Proverbs 6:19a

  Proverbs 20:19


 Divisive speech


  Proverbs 6:19b

  Proverbs 6:14b



Speech that Gives Life


 True speech


  Proverbs 12:17

  Proverbs 14:5


 Thoughtful speech


  Proverbs 12:18


 Peacemaking speech


  Proverbs 12:20


 Faithful speech


  Proverbs 12:22



So What?


 Jesus has made a way for you to put off speech that kills and speak words of life.


  Proverbs 6:15

  Proverbs 26:27

  I Peter 2:21-25



Further Discussion


 Why has lying and division become so prevalent in our culture?


 Where do I (we) need to repent of using words that foster death?


 How am I (we) seeking to speak words that bring life to people around us?


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