Say It!

“Therefore I will not keep silentI will speak out in the anguish of my spirit,
    I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.” Job 7:11 (NIV)

“I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O Lord, thou knowest.” Psalm 40:9 (KJV).

“The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they shouted all the louder, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!” Matt 20:31 (NIV)

Psalm 118:17 (NKJV), “I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of the Lord.

“And said to Him, ‘Do You hear what these are saying?’ And Jesus said to them, ‘Yes. Have you never read,      “Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have perfected praise“?'” Matthew 21:16 (NKJV)

Esther 4:

Vs. 14, “For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. Yet, who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”

Vs. 16, “I will go to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish!”

Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.” Proverbs 16:24

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold is a wise rebuker to an obedient ear.” Proverbs 25:11-12.

Open rebuke is better than love carefully concealed.” Proverbs 27:5.