Prayers For God’s Inspiration

When you need inspiration, turn to powerful prayers that bring you closer to your higher power. Go ahead and set some time aside to pray –  Following prayers are some lovely devotions to God.

A Prayer For God’s Inspiration

Father,
May everything we do
begin with your inspiration
and continue with your saving help.
Let our work always find its origin in you
and through you reach completion.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen
— The Liturgy of the Hours, Week I


Prayer for the Light of God

O Lord, thou greatest and most true Light,
whence the light of the day doth spring! 
O Light,
which dost lighten every man that cometh into the world! 
O thou Wisdom of the eternal Father, 
Enlighten my mind,
that I may see only those things that please thee,
and may be blinded to all other things.
Grant that I may walk in thy ways,
and that nothing else may be light and pleasant. 
— by John Bradford (1510-1555)


Prayer for God’s Help in Daily Actions

Our Father, may everything I do begin with Your 
Inspiration, 
continue with Your Help, 
and reach perfection under Your Guidance. 
With Your loving care guide me in my daily actions. 
Help me to persevere with love and sincerity. 
Teach me to judge wisely the things of earth 
and to love the things of Heaven. 
Keep me in Your presence 
and never let me be separated from You. 
Your Spirit made me Your child, 
confident to call You Father. 
Make Your Love the foundation of my life. 
Teach me to long for Heaven. 
May its promise and hope guide my way on earth 
until I reach eternal life with You.

Prayer for God's Help in Daily ActionsA Prayer for Your Relationship with God

Lord, I want to see myself as You see me. I want to agree with Your thoughts about me so that I become the woman and wife You designed me to be. Break down the walls of fear and pride that keep me from knowing who I became when I embraced Jesus’ sacrificial love on the Cross.

I invite Your Holy Spirit to convict me of any sin that I have committed that separates me from the full knowledge of You and my place in Your family.


“I have called upon Thee,
For Thou wilt hear me, o Lord, and hear my speech.
Show Thy marvelous loving kindness, O Thou that savest by
Thy right hand those who put their trust in Thee from those
That rise up against them.
Keep me as the apple of thine eye;
Hide me under the shadow of Thy wings.”[Psalm 7: 6,7,8]


A Prayer for His Relationship with God

Inspire _____ to live in obedience to Your Word. Remind him of the peaceful and confident life You deliver when he lives out Your instructions. I want his heart and mind to be brimming with joy and peace. Because of His relationship with You, his life will be hope-filled!


A Prayer for His Thoughts

My heart’s cry for ________ is that he would know You, the God of the Bible, and know who he is to You. Tear down any misconceptions that he has about You. Help him to see that You are the God that gives 1 Corinthians 13 love: patient, kind and enduring love to him. I invite You to teach him Your character and roles in his life. Help him to know You as his defender, his counselor, his shepherd, his comforter, his encourager, his Savior, and so much more.


A Prayer for His Character and Will

You created ______ to reflect Your strength and confidence. Oh, that Your Holy Spirit would shield _____’s eyes from the world’s self-sufficient idea of manhood. Nurture in _______ a willingness to surrender his will and run this race to accomplish Yours.


A Prayer for Your Communication

Grant us Your wisdom when addressing difficult subjects. Let us see and hear the other’s heart with the spiritual wisdom that You freely give. Teach us to speak truth to each other in love. As we navigate these days together, let our words and actions toward the other be compassionate, humble, patient, gentle, and kind.


A Prayer for Your Unity

Lord, I declare that the same power that raised Jesus from the dead is fighting for me and ______ so that we live together operating as one.

Let the challenges of life push us forward into total dependence on You to remain together.

I trust that taking up our cross and laying down our lives for each other will lead to an amazing life of love together. We are one. Teach us to think as one, not selfishly or independently. With Your moment-by-moment leadership, we will finish the race together.


Prayer for God’s Direction

Lord, help me not to lean on my own understanding but in everything acknowledge You so that You can direct my words, thoughts and actions. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

— Sharon Glasgow


Prayer of God’s Provision

Dear Father God, Thank You for Your unfailing love for me, Your blessings, and goodness. Thank You for Your faithfulness to guide me and see me through times of uncertainty, for lifting me up, and setting me on high. Thank You for Scripture that comforts and reminds me of Your promises, plan, and provision. Thank you for taking away my fears and worries, the what-ifs, and reminding me that my help comes from You. Help me be a good steward and to sow wisely. In Christ’s Name, Amen.

— Renee Davis


Prayer for Growing Faith

Dear Lord, help me – every single morning – to find faith in the midst of the chaos. Give me the desire and ability to see You, hear You, talk to You, and give thanks to You. And as I do, I pray that I will draw nearer and nearer to You, and that my faith will multiply exponentially as I understand in new, deeper ways that You are everything I ever hoped You would be. And so much more. Amen.

— Kelly O’Dell Stanley


Prayers For God's InspirationAn Inspirational Prayer

Do not look forward to what may happen
tomorrow; the same everlasting Father who cares
for you today will take care of you tomorrow and
every day. Either He will shield you from suffering,
or He will give you unfailing strength to bear it.
Be at peace, then. Put aside all anxious thoughts and
imaginations, and say continually: “The Lord is my
strength and my shield. My heart has trusted in Him
and I am helped. He is not only with me but in me,
and I in Him.”

— St. Francis de Sales


Fellowship Prayer

Lord, 

Let me give not only of my resources, but also of my spirit. May the light of goodwill within me be made greater with the giving, radiating outward, passing from fingertip to fingertip, each kindness kindling another. May every hand learn the warmth of fellowship to receive in need and to give in prosperity- passing the flame ever forward until all the world is awash in the brilliant light of giving.
Amen

We Pray Together

Dear God,

Blessings abound and sometimes we are too blind to see them. Wake us to the simple things that You provide. Food to eat, friends who care, a roof overhead. We are alive, together. Giving love and being loved right back. Help us to recognize the good that surrounds us. 
Amen

Awe Inspired Prayer

Dear God, 

You are the master Creator who hung each star in the sky and calls them by name. I am in awe at the beauty of Your heavens and humbled by it too. For as many natural wonders I see above, I feel within, the masterpiece which is my soul. Praise to You Maker of light and love.
Amen

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