Let Go of Fear: Prayers for Protection

prayers for protecetion

When you are overcome by worry, use prayer to remember who God is and the protection he has promised you. It’s easy for us to become overwhelmed with events of evil in our world that cause great fear and anxiety.

We are promised in God’s Word that he will protect us (2 Thessalonians 3:3). But it’s not always so easy to let go of fear. Sometimes prayer can be difficult or feel like an inconvenience because we don’t know what to say or how long prayer should last. For those moments, try these prayers for protection!

Prayer for Personal Protection

God, I know that you are faithful and will protect me.

I thank you for your protection and thank you that evil cannot separate me from your love (Romans 8:31-39).

Please guard my mind, heart, body, and soul!

Thank you God for protecting us in the midst of our busy lives; we pray this prayer in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer to Strengthen Your Faith During Personal Threats or Danger

Lord Jesus, please help me remember who is with us always even when things get tough.

You promised never to leave nor forsake anyone who belongs to Christ (Hebrews 13:5). Please strengthen my faith and help me trust you more today.

Prayer to Protect Your Children from the Evil of this World

Lord Jesus Christ, I am reminded and grateful that we live in a world full of evil but also surrounded by your angels who protect us at every turn.

Please watch over my children as they go through their day; please bless them with peace, happiness, and contentment during all their days! (Psalms 10:1-2). In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection from all Evil

Heavenly Father, I come to you today asking for your protection.

Please guide and protect me from all the evil in this world; please keep me safe from harm and danger (Psalms 121:7-8). Please surround me with your angels who will guard me day and night. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection from Attacks by Evil Spirits

Almighty High God, I come to you in the name of Jesus Christ your Son.

I ask for your protection against all evil spirits who may try to harm me (Ephesians 6:12). I know that you have given us authority over all demonic forces and I thank you for protecting me from their attacks. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for the Protection and Safety of Family Members

Heavenly Father, I am grateful for the protection that you have promised us. Please help me remember your Word which states “The Lord is my rock and fortress and deliverer; My God, my strength in whom I will trust” (Psalm 18:2).

Please keep our family safe from all evil forces today as we go about our day! Keep us close to one another so that no harm shall come upon any of us. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Children’s Security

Dear Lord,

As I send my children out into this world, I pray for your protection over them. Please watch over them and keep them safe from all harm (Psalms 17:8). Guide their steps and protect their innocence; let them know that they are always loved and never alone. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection at Work or School

Father in Heaven,

I come to you today asking for your protection while I am away from home.

Please surround me with your angels and keep me safe from any harm or danger that may come my way (Matthew 18:20). Help me to stay focused on my job today and to serve you there.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for a Safe Trip

Dear Lord,

Please keep me safe as I travel today. Protect me from any accidents or danger that may come my way (Psalms 121: 7-8). Guide my steps and keep me close to you.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection at Night

Heavenly Father, please watch over us throughout the night and into the day; let your angels be our guard! Keep all evil away from us while we rest in peace (Psalms 91:1-2).

Thank you for your protection, Lord. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection of Your Marriage or Family Relationships

Heavenly Father, I come before you in prayer asking that your protection surround our marriage/relationship. Please help me remember the promises of Proverbs chapter 31 which states “Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies” (Proverbs 31:1-9). Thank you, God, for protecting our family relationships! In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

Prayer for Safety while Traveling Away from Home

Lord, I thank you for this day and ask that your angels protect us on our journey as we travel away from home.

Please help us to stay safe and free from harm while we are away; keep our minds clear and alert so that no danger comes our way. (Psalms 91:11) In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Comfort and Protection in Times of Trouble

Dear Lord,

I come to you today asking for your comfort and protection. I am overwhelmed by the events of this world and feel so helpless.

Please help me to trust in you during these difficult times; please give me the strength to face whatever comes my way. (Isaiah 41:13) Help me to remember that you are with me always and that no matter what happens, you will never leave me or forsake me. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer For Divine Help and Protection in Times of Need

Dear Lord,

I come to you today asking for your strength and protection. I am overwhelmed by the events that are happening all around me; please help hold me up in these difficult times (Isaiah 41:13). Please bring calmness over my heart so that I may be still before you (Psalms 46:1) And thank you God for the peace only you can give! In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer For Protection During Natural Disasters

Heavenly Father, I come to prayer pleading with thee on behalf of myself and my loved ones. We love You Lord and we know that when it is time for us to die that You will take us safely into Your arms. Please protect us during this time of natural disaster, keep us safe from harm and give us the strength to endure whatever comes our way.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection When Facing Evil or Danger

Lord God,

I come before you today asking for your protection against all evil forces that may be lurking around me (Ephesians 6:11-13). Give me wisdom and discernment to know when danger is near; please help me to stay alert and aware of my surroundings at all times.

Please also protect my family and loved ones who are also in danger, and lead us to safety. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Guidance and Protection in Choosing a Mate

Lord,

I come to you today asking for your guidance in choosing a mate. Please help me to be open and honest with myself as I prayerfully consider who You would have for me. (Proverbs 31:30) Guide my steps and keep me safe from any harm that may come my way; help me to find someone who is kind, loving, and godly. (Ephesians 5:22-23)

Thank you, Lord, for protecting us as we search for our life partner. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer For Protection of Your Children

Almighty God,

We come before you today thanking you for our children. Please protect them from all harm and danger, both seen and unseen.

Guide their steps in the path that you have for them, and keep them safe from those who would do them harm.

Thank you Lord for your protection of our children; may they always know how much we love and cherish them. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for All in Special Need of Protection

Dear Lord,

I come to prayer today asking that you bring your special protection over those who are sick or suffering; may they feel Your loving arms wrapped around them (Matthew 5:4). Please comfort the dying and give them peace in their final moments. I ask that You also protect our military men and women as they defend our country so valiantly. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection of Our Country

Father God,

We thank you for this great land where we live! We ask your divine grace on every public leader who has been elected into office- giving them wisdom and discernment to lead us well. (Proverbs 29:2)

Please help us to remember that our country is only as strong as its people, and we must be diligent in prayer for one another. (Ephesians 6:18-20)

Bless America, Father, and keep her safe from all harm. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Protection in Serving God

Almighty God,

Thank you for all the times that I have prayerfully asked your guidance before making major decisions in my life. Please help me to listen carefully and obey when You direct me (James 1:5). Thank you for always protecting those who trust in Your wisdom! Amen.

Prayer For Protection Against Sinful Temptations

Heavenly Father,

I come to prayer today asking that You protect me against sinful temptations (Romans 13:14). Especially at this time of year as we celebrate our Savior’s birth; please give us strength not to fall into sin or else be overcome by evil. (Ephesians 6:18-20)

Thank you for always being faithful to hear our prayers and keep us safe from harm. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

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