God Please Give Me Strength: Prayers for Strength

I hope everyone reading this is having an AMAZING day, but for those of you who are struggling, I’d love to share with you a few prayers that help lift me up when I’m feeling down and provide me with the strength I need to turn any frown upside down…

Prayer for God’s Strength:
Dear God, We thank you for the Power of your Word and your Presence over our lives. We thank you that no weapon formed against us will prosper, for greater are You who is in us, than he who is in the world. We pray that you will cast down every threat and accusation, every abusive word and cruel attack hurled our way. We praise you that nothing is impossible with you, that You are loving and gracious, full of mercy and might. We trust in you alone, to rise up strong on our behalf. Thank you that you are our Defender and Strong Tower, our Refuge and our Strength. Thank you that you fight for us today, and in our weakness, you make us strong. In the powerful name of Jesus, Amen.

For Unfailing Strength:
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.

The Strength to Survive:
God, I thank You for providing everything we need to face difficulty with grace. I thank You for being present with me in pain. Please strengthen all the brothers and sisters who are persecuted for Your sake today. Help them to know they’re not forgotten in their suffering. Provide them with everything they need to stand strong. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

A Prayer in the Storm:
When the storms rage around me, I can always run to You and rest, Lord. In turbulent times, in trials and temptations, in weakness or in fear, You are my strength, and Your hiding place is secure. Bless You, Lord, for being my refuge.

Hope in the One Who Doesn’t Grow Weary:
Dear heavenly Father, I praise You for who You are, the Eternal God. Forgive me for the times I’ve placed my hope in anything other than You. There is no substitute. I pray You realign my heart to Yours, and grant me strength for this day in You and You alone. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Prayer for Strength in Adversity:
Lord, I pray not for tranquility, nor that my tribulations may cease; I pray for your spirit and your love, that you grant me strength and grace to overcome adversity; through Jesus Christ. Amen.

For Guidance and Strength:
Dear Lord, I am calling upon you today for your divine guidance and help. I am in crisis and need a supporting hand to keep me on the right and just path. My heart is troubled but I will strive to keep it set on you, as your infinite wisdom will show me the right way to a just and right resolution. Thank you for hearing my prayer and for staying by my side. Amen.

When I’m Overwhelmed:
Lord, You have shown me that falling is not always failing. You pick me up and rescue me when I am overwhelmed. You are Jehovah-sabaoth, the Lord of hosts, a tower of strength for me. I have no other place to run to, no other shelter in which to hide. I depend on You, Lord.

More Strength, Less Stress:
Heavenly Father, You are my Strong Tower, my Deliverer, and my Shelter. I’m running to You now. Please renew my strength. Please lead me with Your Holy Spirit and guide my day. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

A Prayer for God’s Power:
Oh, God, today help us to live with faith. May it not be said of us that our faith is too small, or to help us to look to You, to see in You, Your infinite power. Your infinite glory, and greatness, and grander, and majesty, Your infinite ability. Keep us, oh God, from trusting in our power. Help us to trust in Your power. Help us to pray accordingly as we pray, even right now. God, help us to realize we’re talking to You, the king of the universe that has all authority and all power, who’s sovereignly ruling and reigning over all things. Help us not to underestimate You in our praying. As we pray for others, as we serve others, help us to do that cognizant of Your power.

For the Weary:
Lord, I need You. Please help me sift through the things in my heart, my mind, and even the things on my calendar. Thank you for being the source of all the strength I ever need. Lead me with Your Spirit today. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

For Strength and Wisdom
Thank you, Lord, for being there for me and allowing me to cry out to you in my times of need. It is amazing to me that the Lord of the Universe would take time to listen to me and to care about what I say. God, there are things happening around me right now that I do not understand. Some of these things make me feel weak, helpless and afraid. Even in the midst of this, I know that you are the Lord. I know that the situation is in Your hand, and I trust You. I beseech you for strength and for wisdom that I would be able to endure this situation and be able to handle it in a way that would bring glory to Your name. In Jesus name. Amen.

In My Weakness, You Are Strong:
Lord Jesus, You are my strength and my defense. I humble myself before You, and I declare in my weakness, You are strong. There is no other like You. Thank You for clothing me in Your power and righteousness. I am enough because of You. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Prayer for Strength against Sin:
O God, in wonderful ways you created and redeemed mankind. Give us steadfast minds to resist the allurements of sin that we may attain the joys of eternal life. Hear us, O Lord. Amen.

Prayer For Divine Strength:
O mightiest King, co-eternal with the Father, by your might you vanquished hell and trodden death under foot, you have bound the strong man, by your miraculous power and the radiance of your unspeakable Godhead you arose as the second Adam from the tomb. Send forth your invisible right hand, which is full of blessing, and bless us all. Pity us, O Lord, and strengthen us with your divine power. Take away the sinful and wicked influence of carnal desire. Let the light shine into our souls and dispel the surrounding darkness of sin. Unite us to the all-blessed assembly that is pleasing to you; for through you and with you, all praise, honor, power, adoration, and thanksgiving are due to the Father and the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.

The Yoke of Christ:
Jesus we come to You. We find rest in You. We need You. We need the pardon You give for our sin, we need the forgiveness You provide for our sin and we need You to help us walk with God. To obey God, to experience the delight of obedience to His commands. God, we need Your help through Christ to live this Christian life. We cannot do it on our own today. We couldn’t do it yesterday, we can’t do it tomorrow, we can’t do it today. Please help us, we pray. Help us in such a way that we find rest for our souls as we abide in Jesus, as we walk in the yoke with Jesus, as we learn what it means to follow Jesus we pray that our souls will grow into greater and greater rest with You. Enjoyment of You, delight in You because of the work of Christ in us. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.

Bible Verses about Strength:

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” ~ Philippians 4:13

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” ~ Isaiah 41:10

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” ~ Isaiah 40:31

“The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.” – Exodus 15:2

Please share with me any prayers about strength that help you get through challenging time.

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22 thoughts on “God Please Give Me Strength: Prayers for Strength

  1. “Ask and it will be given
    to you; seek and you will find;
    knock and the door will be
    opened to you. For everyone
    who asks receives; the one
    who seeks finds; and to the
    one who knocks, the door
    will be opened.”

    Matt. 7:7-8

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  2. CTN, well done my friend. Very nice selection of thoughts and prayers. After putting on my Don Quixote armor and chasing one too many windmills, a friend sent me the shortened version of the Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr. It helps. Keith

    “God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change,
    the courage to change the things we can,
    and the wisdom to know the difference.”

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  3. Curiously, I find the reason to read through prayers, because of words well-constructed, because we all go through times of strife, suffering and pain that the Lord nevertheless delivers us from. Thanks once again, ctn:) Great going!

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  4. Great encouragement for when we are facing difficulties… and it seems more often as I get older or time passes by, getting closer to our Lord’s return.
    But now, how about some prayers for when things are going well? We need to learn to pray, not just when we desperately NEED God, but recognize He is always with us, whether we “brought low … or abound.” (Philippians 4:12)
    ❤️&🙏, c.a.

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  5. Very good general prayers! I like to look at the Psalms for prayers and also at the beginning of Paul’s Epistles. This way, I am praying biblically inspired prayers-what was on the heart of the biblical writers and recorded for us. The first chapter of Ephesians gives a prayer that Paul prayed for the early Christians whose faith Paul only heard about (Eph. 1.15) – I believe this is addressed to the Laodiceans. Anyway, Paul prays that God would give the readers and hearers of this church the Spirit of Wisdom and Revelation that they would know Him better (Jesus). This connects with Isaiah 11.2 which Paul was referencing, the seven-fold Spirit of God which the Book of Revelation also speaks about. We need God’s Spirit illuminating His word to Know Him better. Also, we need enlightenment about our hope to which we are called in order to focus on what is important in life since our long home with God is what matters. Now remains Faith, Hope, and Love (1Cor. 13.13). Most Christians don’t focus on Hope enough, I believe. Here is the prayer:
    “I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you spiritual wisdom and revelation in your growing knowledge of him, since the eyes of your heart have been enlightened – so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what is the wealth of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.” (Eph. 1.17-19 NET)
    Also, compare Paul’s prayer for the Colossians in Col. 1.9-12, which gives very similar concepts. Paul wanted the churches to read and compare both letters (Colossians and Ephesians) to better grasp the meanings. Here is the Colossian prayer:
    “For this reason we also, from the day we heard about you, have not ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects – bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might for the display of all patience and steadfastness, joyfully giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints’ inheritance in the light.” (NET)
    Notice the elements: spiritual understanding, knowledge of God, and power of God for endurance.

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  6. We need more and more people who arise every morning with a renewed desire to seek after GOD; just tuning in to Jesus’ Heart to know His desire for their lives, and to walk in response to this.

    Thank you, TheChristianTechnerd. May GOD renew your strength. May He cause you to soar high on wings like an eagle. May you run and not grow weary. May you walk and not be faint.

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  7. Christian Tech Girl, you need a man who believes in the bible and can shelter you under his strong arm. Someone who understands the dangers of the world, because he used to be part of those dangers. I nominate myself. *crooked grin* Hop on the back of my horse, because we’re going places, darlin’!

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  8. Prayer For Divine Strength:
    O mightiest King, co-eternal with the Father, by your might you vanquished hell and trodden death under foot, you have bound the strong man, by your miraculous power and the radiance of your unspeakable Godhead you arose as the second Adam from the tomb. Send forth your invisible right hand, which is full of blessing, and bless us all. Pity us, O Lord, and strengthen us with your divine power. Take away the sinful and wicked influence of carnal desire. Let the light shine into our souls and dispel the surrounding darkness of sin. Unite us to the all-blessed assembly that is pleasing to you; for through you and with you, all praise, honor, power, adoration, and thanksgiving are due to the Father and the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen. << i like that one ms ChristianNerd, thx for sharing them all. daj

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