Prayer For Protection Of Family And Friends
Lord, I pray Your emotional, physical, and spiritual protection over my kids (grandkids). Keep evil far from them, and help them to trust You as their refuge and strength. I pray You will guard their minds from harmful instruction, and grant them discernment to recognize truth. I pray You will make them strong and courageous in the presence of danger, recognizing that You have overcome and will set right all injustice and wrong one day. Help them to find rest in Your shadow, as they live in the spiritual shelter You provide for them. Let them know that the only safe place is in Jesus, and that their home on earth is only temporary.
Lord, please be with [insert person, group or community]. Please bless and guide them as they navigate through this difficult time. Help them to see your face amid the challenges and troubles and please sustain them. I pray for your wisdom and for Your love to overcome everyone facing this challenge. In the name of your son Jesus I pray, amen.
Lord, I am scared. I pray for Your protection and peace. I also pray for your supernatural intervention. I know you have the power to [stop/prevent the crisis, ease the burden of the crisis]. Please act in accordance with your will. I ask that you protect my family, me and my community. I ask for Your love and healing to be poured out. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
Dear Lord, please help my children as they learn and grow. Please grant them an eternal perspective that helps them to see beyond the here and now. Please help foster this worldview and use me as a parent to plant the right seeds seeds that will grow and flourish throughout their lives. Please grant my children the wisdom to know right from wrong and to discern what Your divine will is for their lives. And, if and when they fall, please grant me the peace and wisdom to help them get back up. Thank you for the blessing of children, Lord. In the name of your son Jesus I pray, amen.
Dear God, I lift up [insert name(s)] to you, as they suffer the loss of their loved one. Lord, we know that life can sometimes be painful and that death can leave a hole in our hearts. I ask that you fill that hole and come alongside [insert name(s)], as they move forward and start life anew without their beloved. Please send them reminders of Love, give them the peace that surpasses all understanding and guide them as they journey through the known. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
Lord, I am in shock and in pain. I'm not sure where to turn or what to do, but I know that Your love can sustain me. The loss of [insert person] has left me feeling alone and overwhelmed. At moments, I'm not sure how I will move forward. Please fill me with your peace and help me through this difficult time. Help me to see Your love and Your purpose. It is only with Your love and care that I know I can move forward. Please help me pick up the pieces and forge on. Amen.
Lord, I pray for my friends and loved ones [or insert a specific person's name]. Please grant them your peace, love and understanding, and please protect them from the evils of this world. Lord, please guide their paths and help them to make the right decisions choices that will lead them where you want them to be. In addition to wisdom, I pray for their protection and safekeeping, especially as they weather this storm. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
Lord. The world you so love is experiencing a common crisis. We are exiled from each other and from familiar patterns of living. Could you please remind us through your Word, the witness of your Holy Spirit, and the kindness of our brothers and sisters, who you want us to be in the midst of this mess? Reveal ways that your daughters and sons can reflect your goodness and our trust in you to others. Let us, like your people long ago, gather only what we need for each day, no more and no less. Give us the courage to leave provisions where others can glean them, marveling at your generous ways. Amen.