Prayer based on Proverbs 18:13. Themes: Wisdom, Listening, Humility.

Dear Lord, please help me to listen attentively before I speak. May I not be quick to answer without fully understanding the situation. Give me the wisdom to discern and the patience to hear others out. May I never be foolish or bring shame upon myself by speaking without first listening. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Verse: He who answers before he hears, that is folly and shame to him.
Proverbs 18:13

This is a Command. The verse commands the reader to listen before answering, otherwise it is considered foolish and shameful.