Today’s Reading: 1 Samuel 10:1‐11:15, John 6:43‐71, Psalm 107:1‐43, Proverbs 15:1‐3
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
- A response can change the other person’s emotions.
- To answer softly / gently / carefully turns away wrath.
- In conflict, this is the opposite of human nature.
- A harsh word stirs up or increases anger.
Apply: Consciously look for ways to give soft answers today vs. harsh words.
Do you know anyone in your past that used soft answers in a Biblical way?