Prayer for Patience and Peace


Christian Wisdom and Prayers in Five Minutes a Day

Proverbs 15:1 NIV

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 21:23 NIV

Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.

James 1:19-20 NIV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:  For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

Lord,

Too often, I speak before I think.  When someone snaps at me or if I even imagine that they are upset with me I speak sharply.  Give me the strength and wisdom to be quiet.  Help me to give a soft answer when I do speak.  To not be irritated and frustrated so quickly and so easily.  Help me to remember you and walk with you through each day.  I can’t do this on my own.  I need you peace and love because the love and peace inside…

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