Margaret Street Church of Christ
The Weight of Silence
April 25, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Psalms 46:10

The Weight of Silence

April 25, 2021 / Psalms 46:10

Silence is an extremely important subject in the Scriptures. It often carries a lot of weight when discerning the will of God. Thus, we must be very careful to not overstep God’s commands when the Bible is silent.


A. God expects His creation to “” (Psalm 46:10).

Scripture References: Ps. 46:10, 62:1,5; Ex 20:9-11; Matt 14:23; Mk. 4:39; Rev 8:1; Habakkuk 2:20


A. Being silent demonstrates and is a manifestation of

Scripture: Ecc 3:7, 5:2-3, 10:12-14; Prov. 12:23, 21:23, 30:32; Gal. 5:22-23; Matt 22:37-39; 2 Cor 13:5


A. You can’t if you are not silent long enough to .

B. Most religious divisions arises, not from what the Bible  about a subject,  but out of what the Bible .

C. An Objective Approach:

1. Silence is not God’s strategy for to His creation

2. No one is capable of

3. The Bible provides for our learning.

4. Some things the Bible does not address become

5. An helps fulfill a command and must never alter or change it!

D. Silence of the Scriptures does not always .

Scripture: Genesis 4:1-7, 6:22; Lev 10:1-3; 1 Sam 15:1-35; Psalm 19:1; Isaiah 55:8-9; Matt 5:2, 28:19-20; Luke 22:3; John 1:29, 17:8,17, 16:13; Gal 6:1, 7-8; Romans 10:14; 2 Tim 3:16-17; Heb 1:2; Jude 3; Rev 22:18-19; 1 Cor 2:11

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