10 Powerful Prayers for Overcoming Obstacles

When the challenges of life hit you head-on, looking to the Lord is the best way to find a way to overcome the obstacles in your life. Here are some great prayers for your spiritual warfare and to bring you comfort.

1. Overcoming Obstacles Prayer

Heavenly Father, thank you that your grace is beyond measure. Throughout eternity, you have been working for my good and the good of all your people. May I know your power and grace to overcome the obstacles in my life. May the things that stand in my way become examples of your limitless power. Clothe me with power as I live my life in your righteous name. May I prosper and bring you glory on the earth. May I be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

2. Strength for Life Prayer

Everlasting Father, thank you that you are strong and true, abounding in love for me. As I face obstacles that seem insurmountable, please show your power and give me victory and success. For all the days of my life, I ask that you will give me the strength I need to run the race set before me. I pray that my life would be a testimony of your grace and love. Give me the strength to endure, the power to overcome and the peace to be content in every circumstance. To you be all the praise and honor. Amen.

3. Conquering Prayer

Loving Father, thank you that you are my creator, you made me and you love me. As I feel overwhelmed with the barriers that stand in my way, may my eyes be lifted to behold your power and glory. You are the God who holds the stars in your hand and yet you reach down to bless me. May I see your all-conquering power at work. May I rejoice in your glorious victory, may I praise your majestic name. May I live as your beloved child, receiving your everlasting kindness. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

4. Victory Prayer

Powerful Father, thank you that you are my rock and redeemer. You are the God of reconciliation. When I am in a situation and I can not see a solution, remind me that nothing is beyond your reconciling power. May I know your affection and find encouragement that you will never let me go. At the cross, Jesus won the ultimate victory over Satan, sin and death. May I live in the freedom that has been won through that victory. When I face setbacks, I ask that you would turn failure into triumph and pain into praise. Amen.

5. Fight for Me Prayer

O Lord my God, your power endures throughout all generations. In the difficulties that I face, may I know that you go before me and fight for me. Let me rest in you while you fight my battles. Like David conquered Goliath, I call on you to defeat the giant obstacles in my life. You are the solid foundation on which I build my life, make me secure through the storms that will come. Now to you who are able to do far more abundantly than all that I ask, be glory throughout every generation. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

6. Sovereign King Prayer

Heavenly Father, I thank you that, through the blood of Jesus, all my sin has been forgiven. Therefore I can pray to you with confidence that you will hear me and act in my defense. Break down any obstacle that stands in the path you have planned for me. Your love is amazing and never runs dry, I ask that you would pour it out abundantly into my life. Your ways are unsearchable Lord, let me trust that you are directing my steps and your strength is all I need. To you, the Sovereign King, be all glory. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

7. Powerful Name Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, I thank you that you use your unending power for my good. You left the throne of heaven to enter our world. Your power healed the sick and cast out demons, I ask that you would use that same power to demolish the obstacles that stand before me. Your light can drive out all the darkness that surrounds me. Your words can break the chains that are holding me down. May I know the freedom I have in you and may I be filled with your love that I might live a life worthy of your wonderful name. Amen.

8. Eternal Perspective Prayer

Eternal God, thank you that, no matter what I have done, I have not exhausted the supply of your grace. As I stand looking at a dead end with no way out, help me to fix my eyes on you. Thank you that I do not need to fear any condemnation because Jesus lives in me and I live in him. May I live my life filled with the hope that I will be crowned with your glory for eternity. Give me an eternal mindset that puts my earthly problems into the correct perspective. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

9. Overpower Obstacles Prayer

God of all love, I thank you that you pour out the joy of heaven into my life. Fill me with your power so that I can overpower any obstacle and survive any storm. Hear my prayer and deal with me mercifully Lord, according to your compassionate heart. When my mind is troubled and my confidence shaken, let me be reminded of your promises to me. Set my heart free from the fear of failure and give me a breakthrough in my current situation. You are the almighty king whose rule is never-ending. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

10. God’s Power Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, thank you that you are my Savior and Redeemer. As I face challenges, I ask that you would enter into my circumstances and deliver me from all trouble. Bless me so that I can be a blessing to others. Help me to love like you would love, serve like you would serve and live the life I was designed to live. I ask that you would transform my life so that I would resemble you. To you, my God, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. In your mighty name. Amen.

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