I aM A PRAYER

Obedience Prayers

Lord, grant _______ all boldness to speak Your word and persuade many.
Acts 4:29

Give wisdom and courage to _______, Father, to obey You rather than men.
Acts 5:29

Lord, may _______ prepare to meet their God!
Amos 4:12

May _______ be prudent and keep silent, O God, for it is an evil time. Let _______ seek good and not evil, that _______ may live. Then You, Lord, will be with _______. Make _______ to hate evil, love good and establish justice. May You, Lord, be gracious to _______.
Amos 5:13-15

Father, I ask that _______ be filled with the knowledge of Your will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding. May _______ walk worthy of You, fully pleasing You, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of You, strengthened with all might according to Your glorious power, with all patience and joy; giving thanks to You for delivering _______ from the power of darkness and bringing _______ into the kingdom of Jesus Christ, through whom _______ has redemption through His blood, and forgiveness of sin.
Colossians 1:9-14

As _______ has received Christ Jesus as Lord, let _______ walk in accordance with Your ways, rooted and built up in You and established in the faith, abounding with thanksgiving.
Colossians 2:6-7

May Your Holy Spirit, Father, keep _______ from deceptive philosophies and empty deceit that is grounded in the mere traditions of men and reflect the basic principles of a fallen world instead of the truth of Christ.
Colossians 2:8

Lord, let _______ put to death those worldly practices: fornication, uncleanness, passions, evil desire, and covetousness, which are idolatry.
Colossians 3:5

Father, make _______ determine to put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy language and lying because _______ has put off the old man with his deeds, and has put on the new man, who is renewed in knowledge. Colossians 3:8-10

Lord, please clothe _______ with the virtue of compassion.
Colossians 3:12

As part of your elect, holy and beloved by You, O God, help _______ put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness and longsuffering; bearing with and forgiving others. May _______ put on love, which is the bond of perfection, and let Your peace rule in _______ heart, being thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in _______ richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing others in psalms and spiritual songs, doing and saying all in the name of the Lord, giving thanks to the Father.
Colossians 3:12-17

Let Your peace, Christ, rule in _______ heart so that _______ will be thankful.
Colossians 3:15

May _______ do everything heartily, as to You, Lord, and not to men, knowing that from You _______ will receive the reward of the inheritance.
Colossians 3:23-24

Lord, let _______ continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.
Colossians 4:2

Make _______ walk in wisdom toward unbelievers, Lord, redeeming the time. Let _______ speech be full of grace, seasoned with salt, knowing how to answer each one.
Colossians 4:5-6

Lord, let _______ be determined to know nothing except Jesus Christ and Him crucified, preaching in demonstration of the power of the Spirit instead of using the persuasive words of human wisdom.
1 Corinthians 2:2-5

Father, do not let _______ be deceived. If _______ wants to be wise, let _______ become a fool, that _______ may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness to You.
1 Corinthians 4:18-19

May _______ stand fast in the faith, brave and strong, Lord. Let _______ do all things with love.
1 Corinthians 16:13-14

God, I pray that You enable _______ to flee sexual immorality. Knowing that _______ was bought at a price, let _______ glorify You in _______ body and spirit because _______ belongs to You.
1 Corinthians 6:18, 20

Though _______ is free from all men, Lord, make _______ a servant to all, that _______ might win others with the gospel.
1 Corinthians 9:19, 23

Father, let _______ discipline _______ body and bring it into subjection, lest, when _______ has preached to others, _______ should become disqualified.
1 Corinthians 9:27

All things are lawful for _______, but not all things are helpful or edifying. Let _______ seek others well being above _______ own, Lord.
1 Corinthians 10:23-24

Do not let _______ be deceived, Lord. Evil company corrupts good habits. Awaken _______ to righteousness, so that _______ will avoid sin.
1 Corinthians 15:33-34

Let _______ be steadfast, immovable, abounding in Your work Lord, knowing that _______ labor is not in vain and thankful for giving _______ victory through Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:58

Father, let _______ no longer live for _______, but for Your Son, who died for _______ and rose again.
2 Corinthians 5:15

Lord, do not let _______ be unequally yoked with unbelievers.
2 Corinthians 6:14

Because _______ has claimed Your promises, Jesus, let _______ be cleansed from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
2 Corinthians 7:1

Because he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully, let _______ give in accordance with the purpose of _______ heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for You, God, love a cheerful giver. And You are able to make all grace abound to _______, that _______ will have sufficiency in all things and abundance in every good work. May You, Lord multiply the spiritual seed sown by _______ and increase the fruits of righteousness.
2 Corinthians 9:6-8, 10

Lord, make _______ divinely powerful to overthrow strongholds, cast down arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of You, taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:4-5

Lord, I pray that _______, who are called by Your name, will humble themselves, pray and seek Your face, and turn from their wicked ways, so that You will hear from heaven, and forgive their sin and heal their land. Do not destroy them, but grant them deliverance.
2 Chronicles 7:14, 12:7

May _______ be able to say, the Lord is my God I have not forsaken Him!
2 Chronicles 13:10

May God be with _______ as head over all.
2 Chronicles 13:12

O children of Israel do not fight against the Lord God of your fathers, for you shall not prosper! The children of Judah will prevail when they rely on the Lord.
2 Chronicles 13:12, 18

Let _______ seek You, Lord God. You will give _______ rest on every side.
2 Chronicles 14:7

I pray, Father, that the heart of _______ will take delight in all Your ways.
2 Chronicles 17:6

May _______ believe in the Lord God, and be established. May _______ believe His prophets and prosper.
2 Chronicles 20:20

I pray that _______ will do what is right in Your sight, Lord, with a heart that is loyal to you.
2 Chronicles 25:2

Lord, let _______ become mighty, because they have prepared their ways before You.
2 Chronicles 27:6

Do not let _______ be stiff-necked, but make _______ yield to You, Lord, enter Your sanctuary and serve You so that Your fierce wrath may be turned away, for You are gracious and merciful and will not turn Your face away from _______ if _______ returns to you.
2 Chronicles 30:8-9

Lord God, give _______ knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom. Daniel 1:17

Make _______ take heed and not forget the covenant of the Lord, worshiping idols that are forbidden. For the Lord God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
Deuteronomy 4:23-24

My prayer is for _______ to walk in all the ways that the Lord God has commanded _______ that it may go well with _______.
Deuteronomy 5:33

The Lord God is one! May _______ love the Lord God with all ______ heart, with all _______ soul, and with all _______ strength.
Deuteronomy 6:4-5

Let _______ take heed, Lord, so that _______ heart will never be deceived into serving other gods and worshipping them.
Deuteronomy 11:16

May _______ follow after the Lord God and fear Him, keeping His commandments, obeying Him, serving Him and holding fast to him.
Deuteronomy 13:4

Father, please encourage _______ to be generous to those in need.
Deuteronomy 15:11

May _______ be strong and courageous in character and actions.
Deuteronomy 31:6

May _______ walk prudently in Your sanctuary, Father, drawing near to hear Your Word rather than being rash or foolish. Do not let _______ speak in such a way that causes sin.
Ecclesiastes 5:1, 6

Whatever _______ chooses to do, Father, may it be done with all _______ might, glorifying You.
Ecclesiastes 9:10

Holy Spirit, help _______ to fear God and keep His commandments, acknowledging that this is _______ ultimate purpose and knowing that He will bring every work into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil.
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

_______ is Your workmanship, Father, created in Christ Jesus for good works which You prepared beforehand for _______ to perform.
Ephesians 2:10

Lord, may Your Holy Spirit teach _______ to walk in a way worthy of Your calling, with all humility and meekness and patience.
Ephesians 4:1-2

May _______ walk worthy of Your calling, with all lowliness, gentleness and longsuffering, bearing with others in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Ephesians 4:1-3

Encourage _______ to put off the old man that grows corrupt through deceitful lusts, and be renewed in the spirit of _______ mind, putting on the new man that You, God, have created in true righteousness and holiness.
Ephesians 4:22-24

Lord, let _______ be angry and yet not sin, nor let the sun go down on _______ wrath. Let no corrupt word proceed out of _______ mouth, but only what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to others. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor and evil speaking be put away from _______, with all malice. And let _______ be kind to others, tenderhearted, forgiving others, even as You have forgiven _______ in Christ.
Ephesians 4:26, 28-29, 31-32

Keep perversity from _______ mouth and corrupt talk far from _______ lips, O God. Make _______ speak only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may impart grace to those who hear.
Ephesians 4:29

Let no one deceive _______ with empty words, Lord, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. And let _______ have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
Ephesians 5:6, 11

Father, see that _______ will walk circumspectly, not as a fool, but in wisdom, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Let _______ understand what Your will is and be filled with the Spirit, speaking in psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, praising and thanking You always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, in submission and fear.
Ephesians 5:15-21

God, please help _______ develop a servant’s heart that _______ may serve wholeheartedly, as if serving the Lord, not men.
Ephesians 6:5, 7

I pray that _______ will be strong in Your power and might, Lord God. Let _______ put on the whole armor of God, that _______ may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For _______ does not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore, make _______ take up the whole armor of God that _______ may be able to withstand the evil day and remaining standing. Help _______ gird _______ waist with truth, put on the breastplate of righteousness. Please encourage _______ to shod _______ feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace, hold the shield of faith to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one, wear the helmet of salvation, use the sword of the Spirit which is Your word, pray always in the Spirit, and be watchful so that _______ may open _______ mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel, for which _______ is an ambassador.
Ephesians 6:10-20

Grant, Lord, that _______ may be marked by prayerfulness, that _______ may learn to pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
Ephesians 6:18

I pray, Lord that words may be given to _______, that _______ may open _______ mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel.
Ephesians 6:19

May _______ have no other gods before You, Lord. Do not let _______ be tempted to take Your name in vain. Help _______ remember Your Sabbath, to keep it holy. Make _______ honor _______ father and mother. Keep _______ from committing murder, adultery, thievery or falsehood, even in thought, Lord. Protect _______ heart from envy, Father.
Exodus 20:3, 7-8, 12-17

Lord God, may Your Holy Spirit warn _______ that the righteous should not sin. _______ shall surely live because of Your warning, and You will deliver _______ soul.
Ezekiel 3:21

O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God! Shoot forth your branches and yield fruit for Israel, for they are coming!
Ezekiel 36:4, 8

Set _______ heart to study Your word, God, and to do it, and to teach it to others.
Ezra 7:10

Let _______ be humble before You, O God, and seek from You the right way to protect _______ children and blessings.
Ezra 8:21

May _______ stand fast in the liberty by which You, Lord have made _______ free, and not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. Admonish _______ to never use that liberty as an opportunity to indulge the flesh, but in service to others.
Galatians 5:1, 13

I pray that You, God, produce in _______ the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Let _______ consider _______ crucified in the flesh with its passions and desires, walking in the Spirit at all times. Let _______ not become conceited, provoking or envying others.
Galatians 5:22-26

Grant that _______ learn responsibility, for each one should carry his own load.
Galatians 6:4-5

Lord, let _______ not grow weary in doing good, for in due season _______ shall reap a harvest of blessings if _______ will not lose heart. Therefore, let _______ use every opportunity to do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.
Galatians 6:9-10

God, forbid _______ to boast except in the cross of the Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to _______, and _______ to the world.
Galatians 6:14

May _______ be strong in work, O Lord, knowing You are with ______.
Haggai 2:4

Let _______ consider others, Father, in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking fellowship with other believers, especially as _______ sees the Day approaching.
Hebrews 10:24-25

Lord, teach _______ perseverance in all things, and help _______ run with perseverance the race marked out for _______.
Hebrews 12:1

Since a great cloud of witnesses surrounds _______, Lord, let _______ lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares _______, and let _______ run with endurance the race that is set before _______, looking unto You, Jesus, who is the author and finisher of _______ faith, who for the joy that was set before You endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:1-2

Father, I pray that _______ will never despise Your discipline, or lose heart at Your rebuke, because You chastise those You love.
Hebrews 12:5-6

May _______ pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one would see You, Lord.
Hebrews 12:14

Do not let _______ forget to entertain strangers, Father, for by doing so, some have unwittingly entertained angels. Let _______ remember prisoners as if chained with them, since we all belong to the body of Christ.
Hebrews 13:2-3

Lord, I pray that You give _______ the desire to have a clear conscience and to live honorably in all things.
Hebrews 13:18

Let _______ come and return to the Lord, for He has torn _______, but He will heal _______. He has stricken _______, but He will bind _______ up. He will revive _______ and raise _______ up, that _______ may live in His sight. Let _______ know and pursue knowledge of the Lord. His going forth is established as the morning; He will come to _______ like the rain.
Hosea 6:1-3

May _______ sow righteousness and reap in mercy, Lord. Make _______ to break up fallow ground for it is time to seek You, Lord, till You come and rain righteousness on _______.
Hosea 10:12

By the help of You, God, may _______ return, observe mercy and justice and wait on You continually.
Hosea 12:6

Let _______ be wise and understand, Lord. Let _______ be prudent and know Your ways, for they are right.
Hosea 14:9

Encourage _______ to do good, seek justice, remove the oppressor, defend the orphan and plead for the widow, in accordance with Your will, Lord.
Isaiah 1:17

May _______ declare, “Here am I, Lord. Send me!”
Isaiah 6:8

May _______ be not consumed with thoughts or rumors of conspiracies, nor be afraid of threats, nor be troubled, Father, but revere You as Lord and a fear only You.
Isaiah 8:12-13

My prayer is for the remnant of Israel, that they will depend on You, Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth. Let them return to You, the Mighty God.
Isaiah 10:20-21

Today, Father, may _______ look to You, the Maker of all, and respect the Holy One of Israel. May _______ not look to altars, the work of hands, nor respect them, nor worship idols.
Isaiah 17:7-8

May _______ return to You, Lord, and rest in You to find salvation. Instruct _______ in quietness and confidence, Lord, to obtain strength.
Isaiah 30:15

You have spoken, Our Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “You are the Lord our God who teaches us success, who leads us by the right way.” O, that _______ would heed Your commandments! Then peace would flow like a river for _______, and righteousness would rise like the waves of the sea.
Isaiah 48:17-18

_______ knows righteousness, and Your law is in _______ heart, O Lord. _______ need not fear the reproach of men, nor be afraid of their insults.
Isaiah 51:7

May _______ keep justice and do righteousness, for Your salvation is about to come, Lord God, and Your righteousness will be revealed. Blessed is _______ who keeps from defiling the Sabbath and refrains from doing evil.
Isaiah 56:1-2

I pray for _______ to serve the poor and homeless and clothe the naked. Then _______ will shine forth like morning and healing shall spring forth speedily. When _______ calls, You, Lord, will answer; when _______ cries out, You will say, “Here I am.” May _______ relieve the oppressed, speak with love and extend service to the hungry, satisfying the souls of others. Then _______ will shine like the dawn and darkness will be as bright as noonday. You, Lord, will guide _______ continually, satisfying the soul in drought and strengthening the bones of _______.
Isaiah 58:7-11

May _______ honor You, O God, and forsake selfish ways, not seeking self-pleasure, nor speaking self-centered words. Then _______ will find delight in You, Lord, and You will cause _______ to ride on the high hills of the earth, and feed _______ with the heritage of Your beloved, Jacob.
Isaiah 58:13-14

Father, make _______ to arise and shine. For light has come to _______, and Your glory is risen upon _______.
Isaiah 60:1

Let _______ count it all joy, Father, when _______ falls into various trials, knowing that the testing of _______ faith produces patience. Let patience have its perfect work, so that _______ will be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.
James 1:2-4

If _______ lacks wisdom, let _______ ask You, God, so that You will give liberally and without reproach.
James 1:5

Make _______ quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger, Lord, for human anger does not produce Your righteousness.
James 1:19-20

Lord, help _______ lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness Your implanted word, which is able to save _______ soul.
James 1:21

Father, do not let _______ faith be useless and deceive _______ own heart because _______ does not bridle _______ tongue. Make _______ exhibit pure and undefiled faith by visiting orphans and widows in their trouble and keep _______ unspotted from the world.
James 1:26-27

Because _______ is wise and has understanding, Lord, let _______ show by good conduct that _______ works are done in meekness and wisdom.
James 3:13

Let _______ get wisdom that is from You, Father: pure, peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.
James 3:17

Father, prevent _______ from being a friend of the world so that _______ will never be Your enemy.
James 4:4

Let _______ submit to You, O God, and resist the devil so that he will flee from _______.
James 4:7

May _______ be prepared and arise and speak to _______, O Lord.
Jeremiah 1:17

Hear the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob and all the families of the house of Israel!
Jeremiah 2:4

May the wickedness of _______ serve as correction, and the backsliding of _______ serve as rebuke to _______ because of the evil of forsaking You, Lord God; because the fear of You is not in _______.
Jeremiah 2:19

Return, backsliding _______, and the Lord will not cause His anger to fall on you. For He is merciful and will not remain angry forever. Acknowledge your iniquity, _______, and your transgression against the Lord: your idolatry and disobedience. Repent of your adultery against the Lord, _______, for He loves you as a bride.
Jeremiah 3:12-14

Return, O backsliding Israel, God’s own children, for the Lord is your husband. He will bring you to Zion and give you a shepherd in accordance with God’s own heart who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.
Jeremiah 3:14-15

Return to the Lord, O Israel, and put away your abominations from His sight, and then you will not be moved. Then you will swear that the Lord lives. In truth, in judgment and in righteousness the nations will be blessed in the Lord and in Him they shall glory.
Jeremiah 4:1-2

Let _______ hear Your word, O Lord and amend _______ ways and doings. Keep _______ from trusting in lying words. May _______ never oppress the stranger, the fatherless or the widow, nor shed innocent blood, nor follow after idols that will cause _______ harm. Then You, Lord, will keep _______ in security and peace.
Jeremiah 7:2-4, 6-7

Make _______ obedient to Your voice, Father, and You will be _______ God and _______ will belong to You. Let _______ walk in all the ways You have commanded so that all may go well with _______.
Jeremiah 7:23

Do not let _______ glory in wisdom, nor in might, nor in riches; but let _______ glory in the understanding and knowledge of You, Lord. May _______ exercise loving-kindness, judgment and righteousness, for in these You delight.
Jeremiah 9:23-24

O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; it is not in man who walks to direct his own steps. O Lord, please correct _______, but with justice, not in Your anger, lest You bring _______ to nothing.
Jeremiah 10:23-24

O Lord, though our iniquities testify against _______, save _______ for Your name’s sake; for _______ backslidings are many. _______ has sinned against You. O Hope of Israel, our Savior in time of trouble, why should You be like a stranger in our land? You are not like one who cannot save. Yet, I am convinced that You are in our midst, and we are called by Your name; do not leave _______!
Jeremiah 14:7-9

May Your word, Lord, be like a burning fire in the heart of _______. I pray that _______ will not be able to hold it back.
Jeremiah 20:9

O Lord, do not let Israel be afraid of evil rulers, for You are with them to save them and deliver them from their hands. You will show Israel mercy and enable them to return to their own land.
Jeremiah 42:11-12

O remnant of Judah, do not seek protection from foreign lands, but trust only in the Lord!
Jeremiah 42:19

Father, let _______ cling to You in a perpetual covenant that will not be forgotten.
Jeremiah 50:5

Even when You take justice away and make the soul of _______ bitter, Lord, as long as there is breath in _______, may _______ speak no wickedness or deceit. Let _______ hold fast to righteousness.
Job 27:2-4, 6

May _______ turn to You, Lord, with a whole heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let _______ return to You, Lord God, for You are gracious and merciful; slow to anger, great in kindness; and You relent from doing harm.
Joel 2:12-13

Lord, let _______ live the truth in public, so that _______ deeds may be clearly seen, showing forth Your glory.
John 3:21

You, Lord, must increase, and _______ must decrease.
John 3:30

Encourage _______ to worship You in spirit and truth, Father; for this is the worship You seek. You are Spirit, and must be worshiped in spirit and truth.
John 4:23-24

Since _______ has been healed, Lord, admonish _______ to sin no more, lest a worse thing come upon _______.
John 5:14

Lord Jesus, do not allow _______ to labor for the food that perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which You will give _______ because God the Father has set His seal on You.
John 6:27

Do not let _______ seek glory for _______, but strive only to glorify You, Father, so that no unrighteousness will be found in _______.
John 7:18

May _______ abide in Your word, Lord Jesus, being Your true disciple. Then _______ shall know the truth, and the truth shall set _______ free.
John 8:31-32

Holy God, You do not hear sinners; but if _______ does Your will, then You will hear _______.
John 9:31

Keep _______ from loving praise from people more than praise from You, O God.
John 12:43

Make _______ love each other as You have loved _______, Lord, so that others will know that _______ is Your disciple. Enable _______ to show _______ love for You by keeping Your commandments.
John 13:34; 14:15

Lord Jesus, please honor the love that _______ has for You by manifesting Yourself to _______. May You and the Father make Your home with _______.
John 14:21

May _______ abide in You, Jesus, as You abide in _______, so that _______ will bear fruit and _______ prayers will be answered. In this way, the Father will be glorified and _______ will be full of joy.
John 15:4-8, 11

Lord Jesus, I pray that _______ obeys Your commandments and is counted worthy to be called Your friend.
John 15:14

Do not let _______ love the world, or anything in the world, God, because then Your love will not be in _______. Keep _______ from the lust of the flesh and eyes, and pride. Convince _______ that the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but if _______ does Your will, _______ will abide forever.
1 John 2:15-17

Make _______ abide in You, Lord, so that at Your appearance, _______ may have confidence and not be ashamed before You at Your coming.
1 John 2:28

Encourage _______ to practice righteousness, so that the world will know that _______ is born of You, Lord.
1 John 2:29

Father, encourage _______ to love, not only with words and feelings, but also with actions and truth.
1 John 3:18

Let _______ keep Your commandments, Lord, and do those things that are pleasing in Your sight, so that whatever _______ asks, _______ will receive from You.
1 John 3:22

Encourage _______ not to believe every spirit, but to test the spirits, to see if they are from You, God. Let _______ know that every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God (which is the spirit of Antichrist). By this, let _______ know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.
1 John 4:1-4, 6

Convict Your Church to love one another, Lord, so that You will abide with _______ and perfect Your love in _______ because You have given _______ Your Spirit.
1 John 4:12-13

May _______ keep Your commandments, God, to show love for You.
1 John 5:3

Father, I pray that _______ is never tempted to imitate what is evil, but only what is good.
3 John 11

Father, help _______ to meditate on Your Word constantly, so that _______ will obey Your teaching. Then _______ will be prosperous and successful.
Joshua 1:8

Lord God, I pray for _______ to be strong and of good courage; without fear or dismay, knowing that You are with _______ at all times, everywhere.
Joshua 1:9

May _______ give glory to You, Lord God of Israel, and make confession to You.
Joshua 7:19

Enable _______ to speak Your own words, Lord.
1 Kings 22:14

Encourage _______ to set his house in order, Lord, and prepare himself for death.
2 Kings 20:1

Let _______ come near You, Lord, regarding You as holy; let _______ glorify You alone.
Leviticus 10:3

I pray that _______ does not turn to idols, Father, for You alone are the Lord God.
Leviticus 19:4

May _______ never be tempted to hate a brother or sister in _______ heart.
Leviticus 19:17

Lord, let _______ respect and honor the elderly, love the strangers _______ meets and be honest in finance.
Leviticus 19:32-33, 36

Through the power of Your Holy Spirit, Father, please turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready _______ among a people prepared for the Lord.
Luke 1:17

Lord, teach _______ to desire the bread of life: the Word of God.
Luke 4:4

Make _______ to worship You alone, Lord God, and serve only You.
Luke 4:8

Enable _______ to love _______ enemies, Lord, and do good to those who hate _______. Give _______ the will to bless those who curse _______ and to pray for those who spitefully use _______.
Luke 6:27-28

Make _______ merciful, just as You are merciful, Father. Help _______ forgive others as You forgive _______.
Luke 6:36-37

Help _______ cultivate a good and noble heart, Father, so that the Word of Christ will bear fruit in good time.
Luke 8:15

May _______ be counted worthy to be called Your family because _______ hears Your Word, O God, and performs it.
Luke 8:21

If _______ desires to be Your disciple, Jesus, let _______ deny _______, take up the cross daily and follow You.
Luke 9:23

Teach _______ to ask, seek and knock with diligence so that _______ may receive Your good and perfect will, revealed by Your Holy Spirit.
Luke 11:9-10, 13

May Satan’s kingdom be divided and brought to desolation, doomed to fall as You give power to _______ to cast out demons, revealing the power of Your kingdom to the world.
Luke 11:17, 20

Lord, please bless _______ in hearing Your word, so that _______ will obey it faithfully.
Luke 11:28

Do not let _______ be afraid of those who may kill the body, but only fear You, O God, because You love _______.
Luke 12:4-5

Let _______ take heed, Lord, and beware of covetousness, knowing that _______ will not be fulfilled by the abundance of possessions.
Luke 12:15

Do not allow _______ to worry about the little things in life, like clothes and food, Father. Make _______ seek Your kingdom, knowing that everything _______ needs will also be supplied by You.
Luke 12:22, 31

Make _______ ready for Your arrival, O Son of Man, for You will come at an hour _______ does not expect.
Luke 12:40

May _______ love You, Lord, more than mother, father, sister, brother, son or daughter; even more than life itself. Then _______ will truly be Your disciple. Convince _______ that Your disciple must forsake all for You and Your kingdom.
Luke 14:26

I pray that You, Lord, will teach _______ that one cannot serve two masters. Do not let _______ devotion be divided between You and money.
Luke 16:13

If _______ has anyone who sins against _______, Jesus, teach _______ to rebuke the other in love, and if the other repents, may _______ be gracious to forgive them.
Luke 17:3

Give _______ the assurance that every sacrifice _______ makes for the sake of Your kingdom will be abundantly rewarded in eternity, O God.
Luke 18:29-30

Make _______ watch and pray that _______ may be counted worthy to escape the Great Tribulation, Father, and able to stand before the Son of Man.
Luke 21:36

May the law of truth be in the mouth of _______, and no injustice found in _______ lips. May _______ walk with You, Lord, in peace, turning away from iniquity.
Malachi 2:6

Let _______ fear You, Lord, and speak to others. May You hear _______ and write the name of _______ in Your book of remembrance because _______ fears You and meditates on Your name.
Malachi 3:16

I pray, Father, that _______ will choose to follow Christ, so that You can make _______ a fisher of men.
Mark 1:17

Give _______ the assurance that You, Father will forgive all sins and blasphemies; but admonish _______ that blasphemy against Your Holy Spirit will not be forgiven. Do not allow _______ to commit this sin and suffer eternal condemnation.
Mark 3:28-29

Fix in the heart and mind of _______ the desire to follow You, Lord, denying self, taking up the cross and imitating Your example. Let _______ lose this worldly life for Your sake and the gospel, gaining eternal life in Your glory.
Mark 8:34

Fix in the heart and mind of ______ to take heed and watch and pray, for _______ does not know when You, Lord, will return.
Mark 13:32-33

My prayer is for _______ to worship You, Lord God, and serve only You.
Matthew 4:10

Lord, teach _______ to follow You and become a fisher of men.
Matthew 4:19

May _______ hunger and thirst for righteousness.
Matthew 5:6

Give _______ the courage and opportunity to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world, representing Your gospel and glorifying Your name, Father.
Matthew 5:13-14, 16

Give _______ the will to be reconciled to _______, in keeping with acceptable worship of You, Lord God.
Matthew 5:24

May _______ pray and do charitable acts in secret, glorifying You, Father, and receiving a blessing from You.
Matthew 6:4, 6

Lord, help _______ forgive others for their transgressions so that You will forgive _______ sins.
Matthew 6:14

Give _______ the desire to do Your will, Father, making Jesus Lord in deed and not word only.
Matthew 7:21

Whatever You tell _______ in the dark, Lord, let _______ speak it in the light, loudly on the housetops.
Matthew 10:27

May _______ love the Lord with all _______ heart and with all _______ soul and with all _______ mind.
Matthew 22:37

Father, inspire _______ to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly before You.
Micah 6:8

Let _______ look to You, Lord. Let _______ wait for You, the God of salvation, knowing that You will hear _______.
Micah 7:7

Lord, command _______ to be still and be not grieved, for You have made this day holy.
Nehemiah 8:11

May _______ gird up the loins of _______ mind, be sober, and rest _______ hope fully upon the grace that _______ will receive when You return, Lord. Make _______ as an obedient child, not conforming to former lusts as when _______ was ignorant, but holy as You are holy.
1 Peter 1:13-16

Lord, I pray that _______ will conduct _______ in fear, knowing that _______ was not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from _______ sins, but with Your precious blood.
1 Peter 1:17-19

Let _______ lay aside all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy and evil speech, and as a newborn baby, give _______ a desire for the pure milk of the word, so that _______ may grow in Your grace, Father.
1 Peter 2:1-3

As a sojourner and pilgrim, convict _______ to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, conducting _______ honorably so that others may see _______ good works and glorify You, Jesus.
1 Peter 2:11-12

May _______ submit _______ to every ordinance of man for Your sake, Lord.
1 Peter 2:13

Father, teach _______ to show proper respect to everyone, as Your word commands.
1 Peter 2:17

Instruct _______ Father, to not let _______ adornment be merely outward, rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in Your sight.
1 Peter 3:3-4

Let _______ refrain _______ tongue from evil, Lord, and _______ lips from speaking deceit. Let _______ turn away from evil and do good, seeking peace and pursuing it. For Your eyes are on the righteous and Your ears are open to _______ prayers, but Your face is against those who do evil.
1 Peter 3:10-12

Sanctify Yourself in _______ heart, Lord, so that _______ will always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; having a good conscience.
1 Peter 3:15-16

Since Christ suffered for _______ in the flesh, arm _______ with the same mind, so that _______ no longer will live in the flesh for lust, but for Your will, O God.
1 Peter 4:1-2

The end of all things is at hand, Father, therefore make _______ serious and watchful in _______ prayers.
1 Peter 4:7

Encourage _______ to be hospitable without grumbling, Lord.
1 Peter 4:9

Instruct _______ to be sober and vigilant, Father, because the adversary, the devil, walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Help _______ resist him, being steadfast in the faith even through the suffering that is shared by other believers. May You, God, perfect, establish, strengthen and calm _______.
1 Peter 5:8-10

May _______ add to _______ faith virtue, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, kindness and love so that _______ will not be unfruitful.
2 Peter 1:5-8

I pray that _______ may grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 3:18

This I pray, Father, that _______ love may abound still more in knowledge and all discernment, approving what is excellent, sincere and without offence till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness through Him, to Your praise and glory.
Philippians 1:9-11

I eagerly expect and hope that _______ will in no way be ashamed, but _______ will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in _______ body, whether by life or by death.
Philippians 1:20

Give _______ power and strength, Lord, to conduct _______ in a manner worthy of the gospel, standing firm in one spirit with other believers, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel.
Philippians 1:27

Lord, let _______ do nothing out of selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let _______ esteem others better than _______. Let _______ look not only to _______ own interests, but also for the interests of others.
Philippians 2:3-4

Father, may _______ do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, for _______ was bought at a price; therefore _______ will glorify You in body and spirit that belongs to You.
Philippians 2:3-8; 1 Corinthians 6:20

Let Your mind, O Christ, be in _______. For You humbled Yourself and became obedient even to the point of death.
Philippians 2:5, 8

Teach _______ to do all things without complaining and disputing, Father, so that _______ may become Your blameless and harmless child, without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation. May _______ shine as Your light in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that _______ may rejoice in the day of Christ and not have run or labored in vain.
Philippians 2:14-16

I pray that _______ can count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus our Lord, for whom _______ may suffer, counting things as rubbish, that _______ may gain Christ and be found in You; in the righteousness from God by faith. Let _______ know You and the power of Your resurrection and the fellowship of Your suffering, being conformed to Your death, attaining the resurrection of the dead.
Philippians 3:8-11

May _______ press on to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has laid hold of _______, forgetting those things that are behind and reaching forward to those things that are ahead. May _______ press on toward the goal for the prize of Your upward call, O God.
Philippians 3:12-14

Implore _______ and _______, Father, through Your Holy Spirit, to be of the same mind in the Lord.
Philippians 4:2

Lord, let _______ be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let _______ requests by made known to You; and Your peace, which surpasses all understanding, will guard _______ heart and mind through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6-7

Lord, fill _______ mind with whatever is noble, right, pure, lovely, and of good report anything excellent or praiseworthy. Then You will be with _______ in peace.
Philippians 4:8-9

Father, teach _______ the secret of being content in any and every situation, through Christ who gives _______ strength.
Philippians 4:12-13

I pray that _______ acquire a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair.
Proverbs 1:3

Do not let _______ be enticed by sinners, Lord.
Proverbs 1:10

Let love and faithfulness never leave _______, but bind these twin virtues around _______ neck and write them on the tablet of _______ heart.
Proverbs 3:3

May _______ trust in You with a whole heart, leaning not on human understanding; acknowledging You and being directed by You, O God. Lord, let _______ not be wise in _______ own eyes. Let _______ fear You and shun evil, for this will bring health to _______ body and nourishment to _______ bones.
Proverbs 3:7-8

May _______ honor You, Lord, with _______ possessions, offering the first fruits of _______ wealth so that _______ will enjoy prosperity and joyful blessings.
Proverbs 3:9-10

Lord, I pray that _______ will not despise Your chastening, nor detest Your correction, but know that a loving Father corrects His child because You delight in _______.
Proverbs 3:11-12

I ask the Holy Spirit to help _______ keep sound wisdom and discretion; giving life to _______ soul and grace to _______ neck. Then _______ will walk in safety, without stumbling. Neither will _______ be afraid to lie down in sleep. Sudden terror nor trouble from the wicked will not overtake _______ because You, Lord will be _______ confidence and You will keep _______ foot from being caught.
Proverbs 3:21-26

Lord, do not allow _______ to withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of _______ to help.
Proverbs 3:27

Let the heart of _______ retain Your words of wisdom, Father, keeping Your commands unto life. Make _______ strive for wisdom and get understanding. Do not let _______ forget, nor turn away from Your Word. Do not let _______ forsake Your wisdom, Lord, but make _______ love her and dwell in Wisdom’s protection.
Proverbs 4:4-6

Father, do not allow _______ to enter the path of the wicked, nor walk in the way of evil. Make _______ avoid these; turn away and pass on. May _______ see the shining light of Your righteous path, Lord.
Proverbs 4:14-15, 18

Let _______ work be committed to You, Lord, so that _______ every thought will be established. May _______ please You, Lord, in every way, so that even _______ enemies will be at peace with _______. In heeding Your Word, _______ will find good, and in trusting in You, _______ will find true happiness.
Proverbs 16:3, 7, 20

Let _______ be known for good deeds, Lord, doing only what is pure and right.
Proverbs 20:11

I pray that _______ will not feel compelled to seek revenge, but wait upon You, Lord, knowing that You will save _______.
Proverbs 20:22

Father, let _______ follow righteousness and mercy, finding life, righteousness and honor.
Proverbs 21:21

Holy Spirit, please convict _______ to practice guarded speech to keep _______ soul from trouble.
Proverbs 21:23

Do not allow _______ to rejoice when an enemy falls, Lord. Do not let _______ heart be glad when an adversary stumbles, lest this displease You and subvert Your justice.
Proverbs 24:17-18

If _______ has an enemy who is hungry or thirsty, I pray that Your Spirit, Lord, will compel _______, to meet those needs. Then You will reward _______.
Proverbs 25:21-22

May _______ refuse to hide _______ sins, forsaking Your blessings, Lord. Make _______ confess and forsake ________ sins and receive Your mercy.
Proverbs 28:13

I pray that _______ lives faithfully to You, Father, never hastening after riches to replace the true security found only in You.
Proverbs 28:20, 22

Father, do not let _______ be brought low by the sin of pride. May _______ be humble in spirit, retaining honor.
Proverbs 29:23

May _______ grow to find Your word more precious than pure gold and sweeter than honey from the comb.
Psalm 19:10

Show _______ Your ways, O Lord, teach _______ Your paths; guide _______ in Your truth; and may _______ hope be in You all day long.
Psalm 25:4-5

May integrity and honesty be the virtue and protection for _______.
Psalm 25:21

Help _______ to love righteousness and hate wickedness.
Psalm 45:7

Create in _______ a pure heart, O God, and let that purity of heart be shown in _______ actions.
Psalm 51:10

Father, please instill in _______ a soul that follows Your will closely.
Psalm 63:8

Help _______ to develop a desire to see Your glory declared among the nations, Your marvelous deeds among all peoples.
Psalm 96:3

Hide Your word in _______ heart, O God that _______ might not sin against You.
Psalm 119:11

May Your word, Lord, be a lamp to _______ feet and a light to _______ path.
Psalm 119:105

Establish _______ footsteps in Thy word and do not let any iniquity have dominion over _______.
Psalm 119:133

If _______ ever leaves _______ first love, O God. Remind _______ of Your standard. Encourage _______ to repent and do the first works so that You do not remove the light of their testimony.
Revelation 2:5

When testing and tribulation come, Father, and make _______ faithful to the point of death so that _______ may receive the crown of life.
Revelation 2:10

Make _______ watchful, Lord, and encourage _______ to strengthen _______ faith and works. Convict _______ to hold fast and repent.
Revelation 3:2-3

Father, do not let _______ be ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is Your power to salvation for anyone who believes.
Romans 1:16

Lord, let _______ reckon _______ dead to sin and alive to You in Christ Jesus.
Romans 6:11

Do not let sin reign in _______, Father, to obey the lusts of the body. Do not let _______ practice unrighteousness, but become alive in Christ, using _______ body as an instrument of righteousness.
Romans 6:12-13

Father, conform _______ to the image of Your Son.
Romans 8:29

May _______ present _______ body as a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to You, God, which is appropriate. Do not let _______ be conformed to this world, but transformed by the renewing of _______ mind, that _______ may prove what is Your good and acceptable and perfect will.
Romans 12:1-2

Father, do not let _______ become conceited, but to think soberly, in accordance with the measure of faith You have given _______.
Romans 12:3

Lord, enable _______ to love without hypocrisy, abhor what is evil and cling to what is good. Make _______ kind, giving the honor due to others, diligent and fervent in serving You, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer, distributing to the needs of the saints and hospitable. Let _______ bless those who persecute _______. Do not let _______ be conceited, but only associate with the humble without avenging wrongs, for vengeance is Mine, says the Lord. This way _______ will not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Romans 12:9-14, 16-17, 19, 21

Let _______ not be lacking in zeal, but keep _______ fervent in spirit, serving You, O Lord.
Romans 12:11

Encourage _______ to rejoice in hope, persevere in affliction and continue steadfastly in prayer to You, O God.
Romans 12:12

Instruct _______, Lord, to contribute to the needs of the saints and practice hospitality.
Romans 12:13

Let _______ be subject to the governing authorities, Lord. For authorities are appointed by God the Father.
Romans 13:1

May _______ cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let _______ put on Your power, Lord Jesus, making no provision for the lusts of flesh.
Romans 13:12, 14

Father, let _______ pursue the things which lead to peace and the things which edify others.
Romans 14:19

May the God of hope grant that _______ may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 15:13

Through _______ obedience, Father, teach _______ to be wise about what is good and innocent about what is evil.
Romans 16:19

I pray, Father, that _______ returns to You with a whole heart, putting away every idol; determined to serve You only so that You will deliver _______.
1 Samuel 7:3

Do not let _______ fear, Lord. Even though _______ has sinned, do not let _______ turn aside from following You. May _______ determine to serve You will a whole heart. Do not let _______ turn aside, going after empty things that cannot profit or deliver, for they are nothing. Help _______ know that You will not forsake Your people, and You will glorify Your name. Let _______ fear You and serve You in truth, considering what great things You have done for _______.
1 Samuel 12:20-22, 24

May _______ be filled with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 1:6

I ask that You, O Lord, make _______ increase and abound in love for believers and unbelievers.
1 Thessalonians 3:12

May _______ lead a quiet life, mind his own business and work with _______ own hands so that _______ will be an example to unbelievers and lack nothing.
1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

Father, help _______ to be alert and self-controlled in all things.
1 Thessalonians 5:6

Let _______ wear the protection and witness of Your faith, love and hope of salvation, Holy God.
1 Thessalonians 5:8

Help _______, Father, to warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, and be patient with all.
1 Thessalonians 5:14

Father, prevent _______ from repaying evil for evil, but encourage _______ to pursue good for others.
1 Thessalonians 5:15

May _______ rejoice always, pray without ceasing, and in everything give thanks; for this is Your will, O God, for _______.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Lord, do not let _______ quench the Spirit or despise Your prophecies. Encourage _______ to test all things and hold fast to what is good, abstaining from all evil.
1 Thessalonians 5:19-22

Father, I pray that You would count _______ worthy of Your calling, to fulfill Your will in faith and power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in _______ according to Your grace in Him.
2 Thessalonians 1:11-12

Give _______ have a pure heart, Lord, with good conscience and sincere faith.
1 Timothy 1:5

May _______ pray for all who are in authority, and lead a quiet life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in Your sight, O God. May _______ pray with a clean conscience, without wrath or doubt.
1 Timothy 2:1-3, 8

I pray, Father, that _______ is willing to learn in submission, without disruption, as a woman should.
1 Timothy 2:11

Lord, let _______ be an example for other believers in speech, in behavior, in love, in faith and purity.
1 Timothy 4:12

Encourage _______ to provide for _______ own family, Lord, so that _______ does not deny the faith and become worse than an unbeliever.
1 Timothy 5:8

Holy God, make _______ content with having food and clothing, avoiding the temptations of the rich.
1 Timothy 6:8-9

Grant that _______ is generous and willing to share, and so lay up treasure for _______ as a firm foundation for the coming age.
1 Timothy 6:18-19

Do not let _______ be ashamed of Your testimony, Lord, but willing to share in the suffering for the gospel, according to the power of God.
2 Timothy 1:8

Help _______ endure hardship as Your good soldier, Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 2:3

Keep _______ from profane and idle babbling, Father, and prevent further ungodliness.
2 Timothy 2:16

May Your Holy Spirit, God, encourage _______ to flee youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with other believers out of a pure heart. Help _______ avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife. Make _______ Your servant, who does not quarrel, but is gentle to all, able to teach, patient, and in reproving others in humility.
2 Timothy 2:22-25

Make _______ ready in season and out of season to preach Your word, Lord. Enable _____ to convince, rebuke, exhort and teach with all longsuffering.
2 Timothy 4:2

Father, make _______ self-controlled in all things, able to endure hardships, do the work of an evangelist and fulfill _______ ministry.
2 Timothy 4:5

I pray that _______ will be exhorted by the Holy Spirit to be sober-minded, showing a pattern of good works, integrity, reverence, incorruptibility, and sound speech that cannot be condemned so that no one will have anything evil to say of _______.
Titus 2:6-8

Father, make _______ willing to be subject to rulers and authorities, obedient, ready for every good work, slandering no one, peaceable and gentle, and showing true humility to all.
Titus 3:1-2

As one who believes in You, Lord, make _______ careful to devote _______ to doing good.
Titus 3:8

Help _______ avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions and strivings about the law, Lord, for they are unprofitable and useless.
Titus 3:9

May _______ execute true justice and show mercy and compassion to others. I pray that _______ will never oppress the widow or fatherless; alien or poor. Let _______ never plan evil in his heart against another.
Zechariah 7:9-10

Just as Israel was a curse among the nations, so will the Lord save her, and she shall be a blessing. Do not let Israel fear, O Lord. Let her hands be strong!
Zechariah 8:13

Lord, let _______ continue to pray before You, seeking You as Lord of hosts. Let many peoples and strong nations seek You and pray before You O Lord.
Zechariah 8:21-22

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