Prayers You Can Pray!

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If you are at a loss for words these prayers may help you. Remember, prayer is simply talking to God. God wants to be our friend and he wants us to feel comfortable talking to him.

  • When you are unsure of where you will spend eternity:
    Lord Jesus, I want to know you personally.  Thank you for dying on the cross for my sins.  I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord.  Thank You for forgiving me of my sins and giving me eternal life.  Take control of the throne of my life. Make me the kind of person You want me to be.  Amen
  • When you are fearful:
    Father God, I am feeling fearful today.  Life seems to be uncertain and out of control.  I recall that the Bible tells me “Perfect love casts out fear”.  You alone are Perfect Love, so would you please cast out the fear I feel and replace it with confidence in your sufficiency. Psalm 121 tells me that you never slumber or sleep, so I will trust you to take care of me – moment by moment, day by day.  In Jesus name.  Amen
  • Morning prayer:
    Dear Lord, I give you may hands to do Your work; I give You my feet to go Your way; I give You my eyes to see as You see; I give You my tongue to speak Your words; I give You my mind that You may think in me; I give You my spirit that You may pray in me. Above all, I give You my heart that You may love in me – love the Father and love all humankind. I give You my whole self, Lord, that You may grow in me, so that it is You who lives, works and prays in me. Amen.
  • Commitment prayer:
    Father, into your hands I commit my spirit. For it is your business, not mine. You will know every shade of my suffering; You will care for me with your perfect fatherhood. (prayed by George Mac Donald)
  • In God’s will:
    Lord Jesus, keep me in Your will. Don’t let me go mad by poking about outside it. (prayed by Corrie Ten Boom)
  • When you need wisdom and direction:
    Father God, there are so many decisions to make and I don’t seem to know what is the best for now or for the future. You said if we lack wisdom, all we need to do ask you.  I really need you to pour wisdom into my mind today.  Thank you!
  • For success:
    And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain.” So God granted him what he requested. (I Chronicles 4:10 NKJV)
  • When you are weak or ill
    Father, I am feeling lousy today.  I ache all over and feel very weak.  You said that your grace was sufficient for me.  Please strengthen me.  Give me joy inspite of how I feel physically.  Amen
  • For the young women of the world:
    Father God, thank you for all the young women in the world. Give them dreams that are bigger than themselves–so they will have to trust you to make their dream come true. Give them a will and heart to be all you created them to be. Help them to work hard and be successful.Enable them to be generous to those who are less fortunate. Give them hearts full of love and compassion.Give them the strength to say “no” to activities that they would later be remorseful about–that they would do what is right for them and for the world around them. Help them to be kind to others.Protect them from people who would harm them physically, emotionally and mentally.Let them know that allowing You to direct their way is the smartest thing they can do. In Jesus wonderful and powerful name. Amen
  • For our children and grandchildren:
    Lord, I am so glad that you know each of our children and grandchildren by name.  I forget sometimes.  Thank you for sending a whole hedge of angels around each child.  Thank you for protecting them all today.  Father, would you please turn their minds and hearts toward You and pleasing you.  Thank you!
  • When you are down-sizing (moving):
    Lord, I really don’t what to move.  I like it here – there are so many memories.  I am comfortable here because it is familiar.  I know it is too large for me (us) now – to much work, but I have such mixed feelings.  I don’t like the thought of all the changes.I am so glad you never change.  You are and always will be a constant in my life. Help me to remember that when I am packing and unpacking.  Amen.
  • When you want to be reflecting Christ:
    Lord, make my life A window for Your light To shine through and a mirror to reflect Your love To all I meet. Amen.
  • When you feel like you have failed:
    Dear God, The little plans I tried to carry through have failed I will not sorrow. I’ll pause a little while, Dear God, And try, again, tomorrow.
  • For conflict resolution:
    Dear God, when your son Jesus died and rose from the dead, He broke down walls of hostility.  Father, you know that conflict I am having right now.  I don’t know how to resolve it.  You are our Savior.  Please save and restore this relationship.  Amen
  • For others:
    Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give Your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ. Rest Your weary ones. Bless Your dying ones. Soothe Your suffering ones. Pity Your afflicted ones. Shield Your joyous ones. And all for Your love’s sake. Amen (prayed by Father Timothy Kavanagh)
  • Prayer of thanksgiving:
    For health and strength and daily food, We praise your name, O God.  Amen
  • A prayer before meals:
    Bless us oh Lord and these thy gifts, which we are about to receive, through thy bounty, through Christ, our Lord…Amen
  • When you need more faith:
    Teach me to treat all that comes to me with peace of soul and with firm conviction that your will govern all. Amen.” (prayed by Elisabeth Elliot)
  • When you want to reflect Christ:
    Lord, make my life A window for Your light To shine through And a mirror to reflect Your love To all I meet. Amen.
  • When your marriage seems to be falling apart:
    Dear God, our marriage is really shaky right now and I really don’t want it to break-up.  Show me ways I could show (name) I love and care for her/him..  You are merciful, would you please show your mercy by helping us love each other more.  Thank you!  Amen
  • For being an instrument for God:
    Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. (prayed by St. Francis of Assisi)
  • For a dream:
    Father, Once I had such big dreams, so much anticipation of the fufture. Now no shimmering horizon beckons me: my days are lack-lustre I see so little of lasting value in the daily round. Where is your plan for my life?You have told us that without vision, we perish. So, Father in heaven, knowing that I can ask You to deposit in my mind and heart that particular dream, the special vision You have for my life.

    And along with the dream, will You give me whatever graces, patience, and stamina it takes to see the dream through to fruition? I sense that may involve adventures I have not bargained for.

    But I want to trust You enough to follow even if you lead along new paths. I admit to liking some of my ruts. But I know that habit patterns that seem cosy nests from the inside, from Your vantage point may be prison cells. Lord, if you break down any prisons of mine before I can see the stars and catch the vision, then, Lord, begin the process now. In joyous expectation. Amen. (prayed by Catherine Marshall)

  • For protection:
    Father God, your Holy Bible tells us that your have assigned angels to be with us and protect us (for those who respect you).  I need your protection.  My family needs protection. Help me to love and respect you more.  Amen.
  • For a pastor:
    Heavenly Father, we thank you for the gift of leadership you have given to our pastor. It is a holy calling. It’s a calling to watch over himself and the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made him overseer. The church has been bought with the blood of your son, on the cross. The responsibility you have given to our pastor is awesome. He too is tempted and tried by the enemy. He has many responsibilities be it in his family or in the community and so it is our prayer that he would be kept from the evil one and that you would empower him to live a godly life, so that out of his fullness he would share the message of the gospel boldly. Help our pastor this week as he searches the Word and Your will for the congregation. Will you grant him the health and strength he needs to share your message in humility and with clarity. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.
  • For a pastor’s wife:
    Dear Father in heaven, I thank you for my pastor’s wife. I thank you she loves you and serves you so faithfully. I pray very specially for her today. I pray You will help her cope with all the unexpected things that come into her day. Help her to accept the interruptions as opportunities to serve. Help her to support her husband and learn to go with the flow of his full life. Help her to manage her household well. Just fill her with yourself today. Help her to allow your Holy Spirit to have full control of her life and may she take strength from you as she meditates on You and Your Word. Give her a hug today. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.
  • To put on the armor of God:
    Heavenly Father, I praise and worship you because you are God.  I am honored to be your servant and I take my stand today against the devil and his schemes against me, my family and my ministry.  Father, as I take up each piece of the armor, please secure it in place on me. I take up the shield of faith and extend it over myself.  It extinguishes all the fiery darts of the evil one. I put on the helmet of salvation, which protects my mind from the enemy’s attacks.  I have the mind of Christ. I put on the breastplate of righteousness, which covers my body with the righteousness of God.  In Christ, every foothold of evil has been washed away and I am clothed in righteousness! I gird my loins with the belt of truth.  Your word, O God, is truth.  Father, sanctify me according to your word and remind me through the Holy Spirit of the truth that destroys the lies of sin. I shod my feet with the preparation of the Gospel of peace.  I have peace with God through the blood of Jesus.  I have favor with God and with man.  I walk in my inheritance as an adopted son of God and have authority over evil in Jesus’ name. I will use the Sword of the Spirit by speaking the Word of God as it applies to whatever situation I may face today.  Father, please remind me of your Word via the Holy Spirit. I will continue to pray in the Spirit throughout the day, and intercede for all Christians as the Holy Spirit prompts me.  I believe that the Holy Spirit is interceding on my behalf according to my prayers. Thank you, Father, for the whole armor of God.  Please surround me with your hedge of protection as I move forward on the spiritual battlefield today.  I praise and worship you now and forever, Amen.”
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331 Responses to “Prayers You Can Pray!”

  • Susan Susan says:

    Dear All,

    Know that you all are in my prayers.

    God bless you all!

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Felix,

    Know that I’ll keep you in my prayers. Thank you Chris for praying Felix and encouraging her. God bless you!

  • arjun reddy says:

    Hai Donna
    Please pray for me and bless me on behalf of lord jesus christ. In my company I am struggle and face problem of allocate the project

  • Donna says:

    I am praying for all who have posted prayer requests on this site. Prayer is a powerful thing and it’s even more powerful if we are all on one accord. Theater is power in the mane of Jesus. He said in His word that when two or more is gather in His name He will be in the most . What a wonderful thing to know that He hears us and He loves us and He is the joy of our strength and the strength of our life.just trust in Him with all your hearts and try not to understand but trust in Him the creator of this universe. While we are trying to figure it out God has it work out. Believe and all good things will follow you all.GOD IS our all and all…..

  • Chris Chris says:

    felix…i regret to hear of your struggles. at the same time i would encourage you that jesus has a wife for you. its perfectly normal to have sexual desires. we simply need to seek to fulfill them Gods way in marriage. meantime be sure all porn is blocked if that is a problem. k9webprotection.com. you can also sign up for purity challenge on settingcaptivesfree.com for help in staying pure. be sure you are in a Christian church as well. . .lord help felix now to have his mate that you know he needs. bring that person along and meantime help him to stay pure before you through the power of your holy spirit in jesus name amen!

  • felix says:

    Hello sir
    Please l need pray for my life, am a siner l want GOD to fogive me all and their is this sin l have been doing for years now, having sex with myself and l have try to stop it but still seen myself on it all the time so please sir help me out of this evil in my life.And l seriously need JESUS in my life for me to be who he want me to be in this life and l wanna save him for the rest of my life.

    Sir my problem is much, if you can give me fasting to do, l wanna be free in life am not free
    Thank you sir

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Susuanna,

    I am so sorry to hear about this. Yes, commit to your life to Jesus. This is very important. When you commit your life to Jesus, then Jesus will take care of you, because you will be His then no evil power can control you. Visit the site what Chris told you.

    Dear Father,

    I commit this child in Your hand. Lord, draw her closer to You and help her to be free from this evil bondage in the mighty and powerful name of Jesus’ Christ. Amen.

  • Chris Chris says:

    susuanna….i am sorry to hear of your struggles. while we know that witchcraft is a common occurrence these days, jesus christ has defeated satan once and for all on the cross where he died for us, disposing satan of all of his power rendering him a defeated foe. this do. be sure jesus is the lord and savior of your life and begin using his name in authority against all negative symptoms you may be experiencing. remember, all authority and power is in the name of jesus but we must use his authority or else its the same as not having any. get with other christians in your área who know how to pray in faith also. for more information on knowing jesus personally log onto, knowingjesuspesonally.com or click talk to a mentor above…i pray now in jesus name that all of satans power be bound and broken off of your life so that you can be free to walk in the fulness of the life of christ given to you since jesus died and rose again 2000 years ago and still in effect today in jesus name amen!

  • Please I am not feeling well insect are crawling all over my body, expecially my face, my eyes, my ears, and my face somebody did it to me that has made me loss my job please kindly remember me in your prayers so that I can get out of this shameful spiritual sickness thanks. Susuanna Acquah Mrs Ghana

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Raj,
    There is a prayer for a Pastor & Pastor’s wife(in our article). And this prayer is really fantastic.
    Then you can pray like this. Dear Father in Heaven, I/we thank You for this beautiful time . Lord, I commit this meeting/service in Your hand. Speak to me through Your servant and talk to me. Give me a listening heart and help me not to get distract and focus on the message. Lord, I pray for the Pastor. Bless him and prepare him and anoint him. Lord, I pray for the each members who gathered here. Lord, meet their needs and Holy Spirit have Your way. Take charge of the entire meeting/service. Thank You for hearing our prayers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
    Raj, this is simple prayer.
    Bless you!

  • Susan Susan says:

    Thank you Shammu. Let’s give all glory to Jesus. He deserve this.

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Chris,

    Thanks Chris for praying for Harriet. Wonderful prayer!

  • Chris Chris says:

    harriet….confidence is another Word for faith. our faith should always be in God through christ jesus. the bible is clear that confidence in oneself is an error since our own hearts can never be completely trusted. encourage you friend to connect with jesus christ through faith in first, receiving their own personal salvation if they havent, and then growing in their faith through study of gods Word. for knowing more about knowing jesus personally log onto…knowingjesuspersonally.com or click talk to a mentor above. i pray jesus use you mightily in your friends life to lead them closer and closer to christ amen!

  • RAJ M says:

    Dear Susan,

    I need help for how do prayer in church.

  • Harriet says:

    I need help to pray for a friend for confidence do have any prayers that i could read to help?

  • shammu says:

    dear sis susan, i bow and my gratitude for helping for praying for us…thank you.

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Jason,

    We will continue pray for you but I want you to focus on Jesus, commit your life to Him. Do what He likes etc.. Jason, we have a great God, the Creator of this universe!

    Let’s pray: Father God, I commit Your child, Jason in Your hand. Lord, have mercy upon Jason. Lord, bless him with a right job and heal him and meet all Jason’s need. Lord, we want Your will be done in Jason’s life. Lord,bless Jason and we thank You for hearing our prayers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

    Jason, know that we will continue pray for you.

  • George says:

    Hi Jason, I want to encourage you to keep focused on the Lord everyday and believe that the Lord can give you a good job soon. Let’s us pray, Dear Heavenly Father, you know l am not righteous before you Lord but l commit my dear brother Jason into thy hands with all his problems. He needs a job Ah Lord of mercy, may you please appear to him now and grant him a good jog Ah Lord . I am happy he wants to work, not to indulge into crime to survive. Lord you have given me a job so l know you can also give my brother Jason a job too . He trusts you Lord that you can give him favour. In the Holy name of Jesus l pray. Amen.

  • arjun reddy says:

    Hai shammu
    Dont worry shammu jesus christ solve your problem and save family. I will also pray for you and your family.

  • Jason says:

    Pray for me that I can find a job and keep it. Pray if it’s God’s will that he will heal me of this problem that I have and if it’s his will for him to bring someone into my life.

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Shammu,

    Let’s commit your need to our heavenly Father. I encourage you to start focus on Jesus.

    Let’s pray: Dear Father, I commit Your Shammu and his dear family in Your hand. Lord, I pray that You heal Shammu’s wife. Lord, for You all things are possible and I thank You for loving this family. Lord, I pray for their son. Protect him and bless him. Lord, I pray for a financial breakthrough. Lord, You bless this family and help them live together. I pray that You draw them closer to You. Thank You for heating our prayers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

    Shammu, I’ll continue pray for your family.

    God bless you!

  • Chris Chris says:

    shammu…we lift up your wife to heaven, the throne of jesus christ so that her life and heart be restored physically and spiritually. may her life be totally relieved of this difficulty as she gives her heart daily to our lord and savior jesus christ amen!

  • shammu says:

    to whom this mail wil be showed, i see u as a person of touched by god, as u can deliver my kind request and prayer to help my wife to heal from heart problems,my wife with son in indonesia,im living in malaysia we loveble and caring parents to our son. as we are not strong by financial we are lack of good quality life, please for now my son and me hoping more from you to bring back our hope to live harmoniously for long time…

  • Susan Susan says:

    Yes Arjun, Jesus will take care of your situation and know that I’ll be continue pray for you. Please let us know the praise report soon so that we all can praise God together.

    Arju, I also encourage you to have a closer walk with Jesus. Spend time in reading the Bible, read devotions, talk to Jesus(Prayer), keep praising and thanking Him for all the good things etc..

    God bless you Arjun!

  • arjun says:

    Hai Susan

    Thank you so much Susan. I believe myself as jesus can solve my situation

  • Kathryn Miller says:

    Holy Psalm 91 Kathryn MIller Holy Ephesians6 Holy John15 God makes the Cuts God The Father Holy Lord Jesus Christs concerns for me that are Holy God Bless were my spouse i have been praying for for 5years plus holy Jesus name Holy Cross amen

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Arjun,
    Sure, we can submit your situation into the hands of the most powerful God, Jesus Christ. He knows what you are going through; He loves you and cares for you Arjun. You must have a closer walk with Jesus. In the Bible in 1 Peter 5:7 says…Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Arjun, start talking (prayer)to Jesus.
    Let’s pray: Dear Father God, We thank You so much for this time. Lord, You are the Creator of this universe and I believe that everything is possible with You. Lord, I commit Arjun’s situation(allocation of project in my company ) in Your hand. Lord, I pray for Your favour on Arjun’s situation and Lord, let Your name glorify through this. Lord, I give You all glory and honour. Thank You so much for hearing our prayers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
    Arujun, I encourage you to check this link and keep me updated.

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Nobert,
    We are there for you, more than us Jesus is for you.
    Nobert, I did not understand this(my wife is seak now) is your wife is sick? Let me know what exactly you are going through. Anyway, I can tell you, Jesus is your answer. Seek Him, He is will come to you ; call Him, He will listen to you my friend.
    Let’s pray: Dear Father, Thank You for this time. Lord, I thank You for Your child, Nobert and Lord, I commit Nobert’s wife in Your hand. Lord, if she is sick, I pray that let Your healing touch come on her body and heal her completely. Lord, give wisdom to Nobert and guide him. Lord, I pray that You protect their marriage and help them to give You firs priority. Thank You for hearing our prayers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  • Susan Susan says:

    Hi Krissy,

    How are you my friend? Know that you are in my prayers.

  • Susan Susan says:

    You are right Chris.

  • Chris Chris says:

    norbert…i am sorry to hear you are sruggling in your marriage. why not blog back with some details so godly counsel can be given along with specific intercession. blessings to you!

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