Silence Before Evil Refrains from Good
In Psalm 39 the Psalmist at first convinced himself that to remain silent would be an appropriate protest to the evil around him. But his silence in the presence of evil even cut off the good that he could offer.
When we are mindful of the limits of this life in comparison to the eternal, we understand that we cannot control our outcome by remaining silent. Silence in this life may cut us off from evil in this life, but it does not provide any benefit in eternity.
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