“Conventional Wisdom” derived from the scriptures.
Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.
“Small minds discuss people.”
1Pe 4:15 | But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men’s matters.
Proverbs 11:13 | A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Proverbs 16:28 | A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
“Average minds discuss events;”
Ecclesiasticus 4:26 | Be not ashamed to confess thy sins; and force not the course of the river.
Ecclesiastes 11:6 | In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
“Great minds discuss ideas;”
Ephesians 4:29 | Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
Psalms 119:12 | Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes. 13With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. 14I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. 15I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. 16I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.