Ep. 55: When Seeking Counsel Becomes Gossip

There's wisdom and humility in seeking godly counsel from those who are wiser than us. But what is appropriate to share and what isn't? When seeking counsel in confidence, when do we cross the line into gossip? And how do we counsel those who are just venting or ranting? Today's episode answers questions we have all wrestled through in our relationships with others.

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Show Notes

1:06 Resource of the Week | Scripture Writing Plan From A Narrow-Minded Woman

3:04 When does seeking godly counsel turn into gossip?

3:46 It is wise to seek godly counsel

9:38 Relating Titus 2 to our advice-giving relationships

12:46 Ways to prevent the sharing of problems from turning into gossip

16:55 When does it cross the line? What is the indicator that you are no longer seeking counsel, but instead, actually gosspping?

Scripture References and Other Resources

Exodus 18:24
Proverbs 18:20
Proverbs 24:6
Proverbs 1:5
Proverbs 9:9
Titus 2:3-5
Proverbs 27:6
Isaiah 25:1
Ephesians 4:29-31
Proverbs 29:11
Proverbs 12:18

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