7 Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity,
8 and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.
In this time of transition at Crossroads- I believe our greatest challenge will be to have "sound speech". No gossiping, no speculating, no negative comments, can we do that?
How simple - to avoid anyone being able to speak evil against you - be quiet!
Why does it feel so important to voice my opinion? God doesn't need my help!
Will you join me in being quiet? Letting no gossip slip from your lips? Trusting and glorifying Almighty God with our silence as we wait?