1. Should you feel inclined to censureFaults you may in others view,Ask your own heart, ere you venture,If you have not failings, too.Let not friendly vows be broken;Rather strive a friend to gain.Many words in anger spokenFind their passage home again.
2. Do not, then, in idle pleasureTrifle with a brother's fame;Guard it as a valued treasure,Sacred as your own good name.Do not form opinions blindly;Hastiness to trouble tends;Those of whom we thought unkindlyOft become our warmest friends.
Text: Anon., ca. 1863Music: Philip Paul Bliss, 1838-1876
- Hymn Number
- Philip Paul Bliss, 1838-1876
- Anon., ca. 1863
- Matthew 7:1-2 (See JST Matthew 7:1-2), Doctrine and Covenants 88:124
- 8 7 8 7 D
- Judging, Self-Improvement, Speech
- Lower Lights