Prayer is a life-changing, uninterrupted connection to our heavenly Father and oh how he loves to hear his children pray! Check out these 10 prayers to pray for your life using God’s Word.
1. Pray for your work.
“Lord, I pray that You would bless my work. That I would be diligent and prosperous. That You would give me wisdom and discernment. God, I pray You would give me strength to walk the opportunities you provide. Thank you, Lord.”
Do you see a person skilled in his work? He will stand in the presence of kings. He will not stand in the presence of the unknown. Proverbs 22:29 CSB
2. Pray for your heart, soul, and mind.
“Father, I praise You for my life as Your unique creation. Please guard my heart and mind, Jesus. Protect me from temptation and fill me up with the good things I needs. You’ve promised to fill my soul with what I need and I ask You to do just that.”
For he has satisfied the thirsty and filled the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9 CSB
3. Pray for healing from the past.
“God, would You heal the wounds of my heart? You’ve promised healing to those who submit to You. Lord, please smooth the scars of past hurts and brokenness. May Your healing permeate my being, inside and out.”
Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for you are my praise. Jeremiah 17:14 CSB
4. Pray for courage.
“Lord, You are gracious and merciful, yet You are all-powerful and understanding. This world can be a fearful place and I pray that You would give me courage. Lord, infuse my character with courage for daily decisions and the difficult ones as well.”
The fear of the Lord leads to life; one will sleep at night without danger. Proverbs 19:23 CSB
5. Pray for your leadership.
“God, You have provided Your Word and I am so grateful. May Your Word guide me as the leader of my home. May my leadership skills be empowered by your wisdom. I trust that You will lead in my hand and heart in my relationships, my work, my home, community and church.”
Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God—who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly—and it will be given to him. James 1:5 CSB
6. Pray for wisdom in finances.
“Lord, money yields the greatest potential to cause problems in a home. Please give me wisdom as I seeks to honor You with finances. I praise You for the blessings You’ve provided and I pray that You would help me to always honor You first.”
Keep your life free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for he himself has said, I will never leave you or abandon you. Hebrews 13:5 CSB
7. Pray for a heart for the Lord.
“Father, please give me a pure heart for You. May I seek to love You and trust You with everything I have. Protect me from opinions intended to sway me from Your Word.”
Don’t work only while being watched, as people-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, do God’s will from your heart. Ephesians 6:6 CSB
8. Pray for my speech.
“Father, in a day when the world speaks with complete corruption, keep my words pure before You. I pray that I would use my words just as You would have me to. I ask You for purposeful conversations in my life with all I come in contact with.”
No foul language should come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear. Ephesians 4:29 CSB
9. Pray for my friendships.
“Lord, I pray that You would provide additional encouraging friendships for me. That I would know I am never alone because You are with me, but I ask for others to speak into my life and sharpen me as I sharpen them.”
Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 CSB
10. Pray for me to be a good father.
“God, I thank You that You are the good, good Father. Would you help my parenting to reflect You? May my children know Your heavenly love personally and experience it through me, their earthly father.”
Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 CSB