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Ps 101:5

5a Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy (NKJ)

That is a strong, strong statement ' I will destroy ' just taking note of how seriously God looks at this subject.

Prov 11:13

13 A talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter. (NKJ)

Prov 13:3

3 He who guards his mouth preserves his life, but he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction. (NKJ)

Prov 16:28

28 A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates the best of friends. (NKJ)

Prov 17:14

14 The beginning of strife is like releasing water; therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts. (NKJ)

Prov 18:8

8 The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles, and they go down into the inmost body. (NKJ)

Prov 21:23

23 Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles. (NKJ)

Prov 22:10

10 Cast out the scoffer, and contention will leave; yes, strife and reproach will cease. (NKJ)

Prov 26:17

17 He who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own is like one who takes a dog by the ears. (NKJ)

Prov 26:20

20 Where there is no wood, the fire goes out; and where there is no talebearer, strife ceases. (NKJ)

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1 Pet 4:15

15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, a thief, an evildoer, or as a busybody in other people's matters. (NKJ)

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STICK YOUR NOSE IN OTHER PEOPLES BUSINESS AND YOU WILL SUFFER. YOU HAVE GOD'S WORD ON IT.

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2 Tim 2:16
16 But shun profane and idle babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness.
 

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A quotable quote: He who speaks evil of an absent brother is not welcomed in this house.

A wise schoolteacher sends this note to all parents on the first day of school: "If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school I'll promise not to believe everything he says happens at home."

If you are talking about somebody's business make sure it is your own and not someone else's.  If it  is someone else's business it is none of your business. 

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Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.

 

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston Churchill

 

 

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