Prayer For Sports Event
Protecting God, as we enter into this competition, we pray for our protection and for the protection of those with whom we will compete. Help us to play with all our strength and with the spirit of good sportsmanship. Help us to remember that we are all your children, no matter what uniform we wear. When we look back on this competition, let us see that we committed ourselves fully to the game and emerged with dignity and respect for our competition. Amen
Lord God, our Heavenly Father, we thank you for this opportunity to gather together this afternoon/evening in competition. We ask that all of those involved today/tonight may conduct themselves in a God-pleasing manner and show good sportsmanship despite the outcome. Lord, we thank you for the gifts and abilities you have blessed these athletes with, and we pray that they may use them to glorify you. We ask that all involved in today's/tonight's game may be kept free from injuries and that you will be with us as we leave this place today/tonight. All this we pray in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Lord Jesus, we welcome your presence here among us and In our community of (Insert School/League Name). Today, we gather together to represent our School/Church. Share with us your Spirit of peace and love for one another. Bless us with a team spirit of goodwill, both for ourselves and for the team we face in the game. Help us to be the best we can possibly be, striving to play fairly and to play well. We ask this in your name, Lord Jesus. Amen.
I ask for your strength, your protection and your everlasting love to be with me today.
Our Father in heaven,
Thank you for the privilege of training this team. I thank you for each player and all the great talents you have given them. Watch over them now as they compete today. Protect them from injury and fill them with strength and courage as they give of their best.
Dear Lord God,
Thank you for all the gifts you have given us. Help us to enter into this event with love, wisdom and strength in our hearts. We pray that we would look to you in awe and worship. May we put into practice all that we have learnt in our training, and bring to mind all the skills and planning from our preparation times. May each of us be aware of your goodness in our lives, and may this goodness pour out of us as a witness to your endless grace. You Lord are our inspiration, our teacher and our protector.
Our trust is in you today and always.
May I compete with your love shining in my heart. May I push myself to be the best. I believe I can with your wisdom in my mind. May I have the strength, endurance and skills I need to be the athlete I know I can be. I worship you, I surrender to you.
Lord, all that I do today is for you and your glory.
May everything I am be a prayer to you. May I race with strength, courage and endurance and fulfil my potential today.