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25 SCRIPTURE PRAYERS

1. Lord, help me sleep through the night in peace.

 

Psalm 4:8 "I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety."

 

2. Lord, save me from attacks and keep me safe.

 

2 Timothy 4:18 "The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen."

 

3. Lord, help me to resist the devil.

 

James 4:7 "Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."

 

4. Lord, help me trust you more.

 

Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."

 

5. Lord, help me to live patiently.

 

James 5:7 "Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains."

 

6. Lord, help me to stand strong and be encouraged.

 

Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”

 

7. Lord, help me to be a peacemaker and live in harmony with others.

 

1 Peter 3:8 "Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble."

 

8. Lord, help me find hope in you and not grow tired.

 

Isaiah 40:31 "…those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

 

9. Lord, replace my anxiety with peace and worship.

 

Philippians 4:6-7 "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."

 

10. Lord, help me stop sinning.

 

Psalm 19:13 "Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not
rule over me. Then will I be blameless, innocent of great
transgression."

 

11. Lord, heal me.

 

Psalm 6:2 "Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O LORD, heal
me, for my bones are in agony."

 

12. Lord, help me know you better. Teach me about yourself.

 

Psalm 119:33 "Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end."

 

13. Lord, increase my faith to believe in you.

 

Mark 11:22-24 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours."

 

14. Lord, change the way I think so I will no longer live like the

sinful world.

 

Romans 12:2 "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will."

 

15. Lord, help me to not be afraid.

 

Isaiah 41:10 "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

 

16. Lord, help me love people who work against me.

 

Matthew 5:44 "But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you"

 

17. Lord, help me stand against

the evil.

 

Ephesians 6:11-12 "Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."

 

18. Lord, help me to be generous with your blessings.

 

Romans 12:13 "Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality."

 

19. Lord, help me to be self-controlled and not driven by

my passions.

 

1 Peter 1:13 "Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed."

 

20. Lord, help me love you more than the things of this world.

 

1 John 2:15 "Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him."

 

21. Lord, help me to have victory.

 

1 John 5:4-5 "For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God."

 

22. Lord, help me treat other

people gently.

 

Philippians 4:5 "Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near."

 

23. Lord, help me forgive people when they do wrong.

 

Galatians 3:13 "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you."

 

24. Lord, help me be joyful in

every situation.

 

Romans 12:12 "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."

 

25. Lord, help me know you are with me and feel your love.

 

Zephaniah 3:17 "The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.”