“There are two sides to every story. The first one to speak sounds true until you hear the other side, and they set the record straight.” Proverbs 18:17 (TPT)
Take time to listen to the two sides of the story before you judge or form your opinion.
“You may think you have won your case in court until your opponent speaks.”
Don’t take a side and even tell a third person about it until it is suitable to hear both sides, no matter how highly placed the first person “confiding” in you on the issue may be.
Remember the judgment of King Solomon and the two harlots (1 Kings 3:16-28)
“but be faithful to examine them by putting them to the test, and afterward hold tightly to what has proven to be right” 1 Thessalonians 5:21 (TPT)
The Scriptures encourage the accused to defend himself before the judgment and discourage the testimony of one man in any matter.
Be fair to all the sides when you are privileged to mediate in any issue brought to your attention.
Today’s politicians and the elite class can easily sway you unless you painstakingly crosscheck all the facts.
Marriage has two spouses with two perspectives and two sets of facts. You have two ears to listen to both sides of such situations.on’t keep malice with the other person before knowing and hearing the other side of the story.”You shall not be partial in judgment, but you shall hear the small as well as the great. You shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is God’s…” Deuteronomy 1:17 (AMPC)
There are two sides to every story.