Listen before you speak.

Listen before you speak.



Key Bible Verse:
Proverbs 18:13a, GNT Listen before you answer.

Dear Friends:
Before you speak, listen… Listen first before you speak!

Listen before you speak:
1. Helpful Words, Thoughts & Prayers:
(Please scroll further down for Encouraging Bible Verses & Scripture Quotes)

Dear Lord, please help us to listen before we speak.
Help us to be polite, considerate and kind in all of our conversations.
May we humbly seek first to understand, before demanding to be understood.




Dear Lord, please help us to listen before we speak.
Help us to be wise in all of our conversations.
May we always remember the power of words we speak.

Dear Lord, please help us to listen before we speak.
Help us to represent Jesus all of our conversations.
May our #1 goal be Honoring & Glorifying God in everything we say and do.
Amen.

2. Encouraging Bible Quotes:
James 1:19, NIV My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Proverbs 10:19a, NLT Too much talk leads to sin.
Proverbs 17:27, NIV The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.

Proverbs 25:11, HCSM A word spoken at the right time is like gold apples on a silver tray.
Colossians 4:6, NIV Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
Proverbs 19:14, NLT May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. (Amen)

3. Final Scripture Reminders:
Proverbs 18:13, MSG Answering before listening is both stupid and rude. (Help us Lord!)
See also: Think before you speak; Listen for God’s voice in everything you do; Bible Verses about Thinking before speaking; Lord teach me to respond, not react; Think twice before you say something; Don’t let other people’s actions affect you; A Time to be Silent and A Time to Speak.





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Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com

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