Scriptures on "Marriage Guidance"

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A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. (Proverbs 16:24)

A man finds joy in giving an apt reply -- and how good is a timely word! (Proverbs 15:23)

A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. (Proverbs 25:11)

When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. (Proverbs 10:19)

He who answers before listening - that is his folly and his shame.
(Proverbs 18:13)

A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16)

Do not pay attention to every word people say. (Ecclesiastes 7:21)

Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out. (Proverbs 17:14)

As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. (Proverbs 26:21)

A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping.
(Proverbs 19:13)

Better to live in a comer of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. (Proverbs 21:9)

Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife. (Proverbs 21:19)

A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day; restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.  (Proverbs 27:15-16)

He who loves a quarrel loves sin; he who builds a high gate invites destruction. (Proverbs 17:19)

An offended brother is more unyielding than a fortified city, and disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel. (Proverbs 18:19)

Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. (Proverbs 17:1)

Let your gentleness be evident to all. (Philippians 4:5)

It is to a man's honor to avoid strife. (Proverbs 20:3)

A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. (Proverbs 15:30)

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you. (Matthew 7:12)

A gift given in secret soothes anger. (Proverbs 21:14)

**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only





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