Harm can penetrate your life in many ways. Being armed with the full armor of God and His Word will help you to find comfort. These powerful prayers for protection and safety from harm and enemies will provide your family the best type of defense that can be found when you choose to trust in the Lord.
1. Protection Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for being my protector, my ever-present help in times of trouble. Your word says that you are faithful, you will not let me be tempted beyond what I can bear. When I am tempted, you have promised that you will provide a way out so that I can endure. Grant me protection from temptation. Give me the strength to overcome everything that stands against me today. Sustain me through your unfailing love. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
2. Strength Prayer
King of Kings, Lord of Lords, thank you for being my shield and my strength. The Bible says that you will make all things work together for my good. As your child, I can be filled with strength and courage because, everywhere I go, you are with me. I do not need to be afraid in any situation because nothing can compare to your mighty power. Give me assurance that I can rest under the shelter of your protection and that I have nothing to fear. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
3. God’s Purpose Prayer
Faithful Father, thank you for being my protector and provider, everything I need is found in you. You have said that you have plans and a purpose for me, plans to prosper me not to harm me. Take away my fear, for I am with you. I will not be dismayed because you are my God. I ask you to strengthen and help me. As I face challenging circumstances, please uphold me with your righteous right hand. Increase my faith that I can live in the confidence that I am your precious possession. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
4. Refuge Prayer
Mighty God, thank you for always listening to me. Thank you for faithfully answering my prayers. Your word says that my faith will never be put to shame when my trust is placed entirely in you. Let me take refuge in you and find joy that endures in any situation. Spread your protection over me, and those I love, that we may rejoice in your name and your love. Give me the strength to persevere through the storms and uncertainty that life brings. In my weakness may I find true strength in you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
5. Guard Me Prayer
O Lord my God, thank you that you are my creator, you know me better than anyone else. I do not know what lies ahead of me but you hold the keys to the future. You have promised that if I delight myself in you, you will give me the desires of my heart. Protect me from evil, Lord. Guard my mind, my heart and my spirit. You hear the prayers of those who cry out to you in times of trouble. Hear my prayer for protection Lord, and may I rest in your powerful name. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
6. Sovereign Lord Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, I thank you because you will never leave me or forsake me. You have promised that you are a Good Father who is faithful to strengthen me when I feel weak and to protect me from evil. Remind me that I can trust you to protect me and my loved ones at all times. You are the Sovereign Lord who holds the entire universe in your hands, may I find peace in the security that you provide for all your children. In your mighty and powerful name, Lord. Amen.
7. Hear My Cry Prayer
Lord, my Rock and Redeemer, thank you for forgiving my sins on the cross. I can pray to you with confidence, knowing that I am covered in your righteousness. The Bible says that, to those who ask, it will be given, to those who seek, it will be found and to those who knock, the door will be opened. Hear my request for protection today Lord. You have not promised that your people will have a life free from trouble, but you have promised that you will deliver your children from all those troubles. Let me find peace in your arms. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
8. Deliver Me Prayer
Creator God, thank you for being faithful and fulfilling all your promises. You have said that you give strength to the weary and increase the power of the weak. Those who take refuge in the shadow of your wings will find safety in times of difficulty. O God, deliver me from evil and be my fortress against the pressures that seem to be surrounding me. Remind me that you are greater than any enemy. Please help me to lift my eyes away from my circumstances and up towards you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
9. Renew My Strength Prayer
Loving Father, thank you for knowing me. Thank you for loving me. Your word says that those who hope in you will have their strength renewed. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. I declare that, though I may walk in the midst of trouble, you will preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the enemy, you protect me with your mighty arm. Remind me that nothing compares to you Lord and let me find peace in your arms. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
10. Safety Prayer
Generous Father, thank you for being my source of true joy in my life. You have promised that when I pass through the waters, you will be with me, the rivers will not sweep over you, the fire will not burn me. Keep me safe, Lord, from the hands of those who intend to cause me harm. Protect me from danger, strengthen me in weakness, empower me in the face of temptation. Give me assurance that I am safe in your hands, you will not lose your hold on your people. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
11. Faith in God’s Promises Prayer
All-Knowing God, thank you that you can satisfy my every desire and need. The Bible says that, even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. When I am hard-pressed on every side, prevent me from being crushed. When I am confused, protect me from despair. When I feel persecuted, remind me that you have not abandoned me. When I fall down, pick me up, Lord. Increase my faith that you are faithful to fulfill every promise you have made. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
12. Stronghold Prayer
Merciful God, thank you that you give the gift of abundant, eternal life. You have said that I do not need to be anxious about anything, but in every situation, I should present my requests to God. Hear my prayer for protection now Lord. You are my rock where I find refuge. You are my shield where I find safety. You are my stronghold where I can stand in security instead of fear. You are my Savior, Lord, and I praise you. Give me the strength to carry on when I feel like giving up. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
13. Peace Prayer
Lord of all the Earth, thank you for being gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Your word says that your peace, which transcends all understanding, will guard my heart and my mind in Christ Jesus. Give me that peace Lord as I face difficult circumstances. You are greater than any other power in heaven or on Earth, no one can snatch your children from your hand. Hear my prayer today Lord and hold me close to you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
14. Protection and Guidance Prayer
God of the Universe, thank you that you have plans for me that are for my good and your glory. You have promised that if I trust in you with all my heart and do not lean on my own understanding, submitting to you in all my ways, then you will make my paths straight. Protect me and guide me along the right path Lord. My help comes from you, you will not let my foot slip. You never stop watching over me, you never slumber nor sleep. Let me be safe from all harm, under your watchful eye. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
15. Supply My Needs Prayer
Everlasting Father, thank you that you know my every need. The Bible says that you are able to bless me abundantly, so that in all things at all times, you will supply everything I need, and I will abound in every good work. As I worry about what lies ahead of me, let me dwell in your shelter, let me rest in your shadow. You will cover me and protect me from all danger. Please help me to experience your peace which endures through changing circumstances. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
16. Give Me Rest Prayer
Prince of Peace, thank you that you are my rock and fortress, I can always find refuge in you. You have said that all you who are weary and burdened, should come to you, and you will give rest. Your yoke is easy and your burden is light. Clothe me in your armor so that I can stand firm in the face of the enemies of Satan, sin and death. Remind me that you go before me and you fight for me, help me to rest in you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
17. Hiding Place Prayer
Wonderful Counsellor, thank you that you are my strength and my song, you fill my heart with joy from morning to evening. Your word says that you are near to all who call on you, to all who call on you in truth. I call on you to protect me and those I love. You are the hiding place for your people, you protect them from harm and surround them with songs of deliverance. Give me assurance that the battle belongs to you, O mighty Lord. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
18. Increase My Faith Prayer
Healing God, thank you that you are my defender, you give me victory over my enemies. The Bible says that if your people will humble themselves and pray, then you will hear from heaven, forgive our sin and will heal our land. Hear my prayer for protection today. No weapon formed against me can prevail when I am under your hand. You will refute every tongue that accuses me when I trust in you. Increase my faith in you my God, and let me receive my inheritance as your beloved servant. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
19. Light of the World Prayer
Compassionate Father, thank you that you are the light of the world, guiding my steps on your path. As I walk through the darkness, protect me with your everlasting light. You have said that you will fight for me while I remain still, rooted in you. I declare with confidence that you are my salvation, I will not be afraid, what can anyone do to me when you are by my side? Give me the strength to walk faithfully in love for all the days of my life. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
20. Death Defeated Prayer
Name above all Names, thank you for being the resurrection and the life, death holds no power over you. Protect me with your grave-conquering power. Your word says that I can do all things through you, who gives me strength. I trust in the power of your name to protect me when I am in danger, to sustain me when I feel weary, to carry me when I fall down, to rescue me when I am lost. Hear my prayer today, Lord, because of the great compassion you have on your children. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
21. Transform My Mind Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that your way is perfect and unblemished, your word is flawless and powerful. You have promised that you will be a mighty shield for all who take refuge in you. Let me shelter behind your shield which extinguishes every flaming arrow of the enemy. Protect my heart from the deceitful desires of sin. Let me be transformed through the renewing of my mind. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
22. Glorious Light Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, you are the name above every other name. At your name, every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that you are the Lord of all. If you are for me, who can be against me? As I experience conflict and confusion, protect me from trouble and help me find peace. You are the one who can lift my head high. Please help me walk through the darkness towards your glorious light. Give me wisdom in my decisions and guide my steps today. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
23. God’s Presence Prayer
Mighty God, there are no limits on your power and there are no limits on your love. I pray for protection with great confidence in your character and your work on behalf of your people. Nothing can restrain you or hold you back. No one can thwart your purposes and your plans. Keep me safe in your presence Lord, all the days of my life. May I be free from fear because you are always at my side. Hear me as I call on you Lord, and answer me today. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
24. Strengthen Me Prayer
Eternal, loving God, thank you that your grace and mercy are inexhaustible. Your word says that, although the afflictions of the righteous may be many, you will deliver your people through them all. Protect my heart from turning from your way. Protect my mind from nurturing unhelpful thoughts. Protect my mouth from saying hurtful words. Protect my actions that I may faithfully serve you in everything I do. Strengthen me in times of trouble. Carry me when I can not keep going. Help me to wholeheartedly trust in you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
25. Conquering Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that you made me and you know me better than I know myself. There are no difficulties I face that are not known, and understood, by you. You have promised to revive me when I am in trouble, to save me from my enemies and to stretch out your mighty hand to protect me. Help me to trust in your promises with all my heart, all my mind, all my soul and all my strength. Replace my fear with faith. Help me to live in the truth that I am more than a conqueror through you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
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Disclaimer: Prayer is not magic. God indeed answers prayers but sometimes His answer is either No or Not Now. Don't be discouraged when your prayers are not met immediately or even later. Keep trusting God who is good all the time. Thank you.
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