Prayer for protection – personal

Father, I come to You today, bowing in my heart, asking for protection from the evil one. Lord, we are assailed moment by moment with images on television, the internet, books and newspapers that leave us vulnerable to sin of every kind. Surround us with Your divine hedge of protection. Encompass us round about with Your strength and Your might. Let all who take refuge in You be glad, let them ever sing for joy. And may You shelter us, that those who love Your name may exult in You. For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him favor as with a shield. (Psalm 5:11-12)

Lord, I ask that You protect our minds. Father, the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace. (Romans 8:6) O God, set our minds on You. Let us not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds that we may prove what Your will is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12:2) Help us by the power of Your Spirit to think on whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything is worthy of praise, let our minds dwell on these things. (Philippians 4:8)
Strengthen us in the power of Your might, O God. Dress us in Your armor so that we can stand firm against the schemes of the devil. We know that our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.(Ephesians 6:10-12)
You are our keeper, O Lord, the shade on our right hand. Protect us from all evil and keep our soul. Guard our going out and our coming in. From this time and forever. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Credit– by Lynn Cooke

Prayer Points for Wives to Pray for Their Husbands

  1. Pray for Your Husband’s Walk. Pray that he will put God first in his life for if he submits to God all of his other priorities in life will be rightly ordered. Pray that God will place a burden on his heart to be a spiritual leader by praying with and for you and your children. A family that prays together stays together.
  2. His Thoughts. Pray that your husband will guard his thoughts from ungodly influences by fixing them on “whatever things are true, just, pure, lovely, of good report, virtuous, and praiseworthy” (Philippians 4:8). Pray that he will honor God with his thought-life.
  3. His friendships. Pray that your husband will surround himself with other men who will hold him accountable to his walk with God. Pray that he will maintain friendships with men who respect your marriage together and who will  encourage and pray with him. A strong man of God never stands alone; he links arms with other men of God.
  4. Ask for Wisdom. Ask the Lord to show you how to respect your husband at all times. Ask Him to give you the strength and wisdom to separate your feelings from your obligation to submit to your husband as unto Him (Ephesians  5:22). Honoring your husband is about honoring God. Pray that He will show you how to see your husband as He does.
  5. His Protection. Pray that God orders his steps and keeps his feet from stumbling near the enemy’s snares. Pray that the Lord assigns angels to guard him from any dangers that may befall him.
    May God preserve him from all evil and preserve his soul, his going out and his coming in from this time forth, forevermore, in Jesus’ name. Amen. (Psalm 121:7-8).
  6. His heart. Pray that God will keep his heart from growing stony. Pray He will soften it but fill it with His Holy Spirit so your husband can lead you from a place of confidence in Christ and godly power. Pray that your husband will grow fruits and that you will enjoy its bounty in your marriage: Love, Joy, Peace, Long-Suffering, Kindness, Gentleness, and Self-Control (Galatians 5:22-23).


Prayer for protection

Dear Heavenly Father,

Holy God, Most High, I thank you for being my refuge and my rock, in both good times and in bad.  God, creator of the heavens and earth. You, the great I am that I am I praise, worship, love, and adore you with all my heart, mind, body, and soul. Thank you Lord God for being a God who hears our prayers and thank you that you are faithful and true to your holy word.   You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. In your hand are power and might, so that none is able to withstand you and yet, I thank you for the steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown me.

Lord, daily I put on the full armor of God, The breastplate of righteousness, the gospel of peace, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation, the sword of the Spirit and I know that when the day of evil comes, I will be able to stand my ground, and after I have done everything, I will stand firm in my faith that you are with me, protecting me and guiding my thoughts and actions. I ask you for forgiveness and I thank you for that in the name of Jesus Christ. I rebuke my sins in Christ’s name and renounce them thought the power of the blood of the Lamb and your forgiveness and blessing.

Lord, I believe you will send the Holy Spirit and a Host of Guardian angels to defend me from all harmful attacks of the enemy, Satan and all the powers of darkness and hell, demons, and all demonic activity, including all sickness, diseases, and any and all things that the enemy my try to inflict upon me and my loved ones (mentally, physically, and spiritually), against the seductions of vices, against the lusts of nature and anyone who meditates on injury to me. 

I take authority over all curses, hexes, spells, voodoo practices, witchcraft assignments, satanic rituals, incantations and evil wishes that have been sent my or my families’ way and I break their influence over my life or that of my family members by the power of the risen Lord Jesus Christ. In Christ’s name, I command these curses to go back to where they came from and be replaced with a blessing from you God almighty through the power of the Holy Spirit.

I believe Lord you will guard me and my family from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from those who have planned to trip up my feet, lay a hidden a trap for me, and set snares for me. I trust you Lord God that you will guide my feet along the path in life and correct my walk if I ever start to stray from the path of your Will.

Lord, I rest upon your promise that you will deliver me and my family from Evil, and I believe no evil plague shall be allowed to enter my home.  I believe you will guide my life and place me in accordance to your Will, so that I may walk the blessed walk, for myself and to live for you, so I can be an example to all of those around me.

Lastly, Alpha and the Omega, the Eternal Father Who created all things, I believe God in your Power to guide me, Your Might to uphold me, Your Wisdom to teach me, and in Jesus and the Holy Spirit to watch over me in all I do and thank you for keeping my family and I safe.
I believe this will be done on Earth as it is directed in Heaven by your seal of approval, and the action and movement of the Holy Spirit in Heaven.
In your Merciful and Loving name Father God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit- Amen.


Prayer from deliverance of the spirit of divorce

I will exalt You, my God the King; I will praise Your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise You and extol Your name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; His greatness no one can fathom. The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. Lord, You uphold all those who fall and lift up all who are bowed down. Because the Sovereign Lord helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore, have I set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame. Thank you Lord, that You have seen (spouse’s) ways, but You will heal (spouse); You will guide but You will heal (spouse); You will guide (spouse). (spouse’s) heart is in the hand of the Lord; He directs it like a watercourse wherever He pleases. Cleanse (spouse and you) with hyssop, and we will clean; wash us, and we will be whiter than show. Create in (spouse and you) a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within us. Search us, O God, and know our heart; test us and know our anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in us and lead us both in the way everlasting. Amen.

Scriptures taken from Psalm 145:1-3, 13b-14, Isaiah 50:7, Isaiah 57:18, Proverbs 21:1, Psalm 51:7,10, Psalm 139: 23-24

Father, I pray that You will deliver ______________ and _______________ from self-centeredness.
Grant that ____________ and _____________ will have a servant’s heart (Ephesians 2:3; 2 Timothy 3:2; Matthew 20:28; Philippians 2:5-11).

Father, in the name of Jesus, I pray that You would bind the work of Satan from this marriage. He would love nothing more than to destroy ____________ and ______________’s marriage. I ask You to stop His work in their lives and destroy his attacks against this marriage (John 8:44; Genesis 3:11-13).

Lord, I ask You to convict and deal with any unconfessed sin in ____________ or __________’s life. Enable us/them to deal with any sin that is hindering their marriage (1 John 1:9).

Father, I plead that ____________ and ____________ will speak the truth to one another in love. Cause ____________ and _____________ to honestly share their feelings without being arrogant or spiteful. Through love and honesty, enable _____________ and ______________ to work through
their differences (Ephesians 4:25; 1 John 4:7, 11).

Holy Spirit, I pray that You would create a spirit of forgiveness in ____________ and ______________. In the name of Jesus, I plead that we/they will put away all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and slander, along with every form of malice. In the place of this, I pray that we/they would be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven them (Matthew 6:14-15; Ephesians 4:31-32).

Father, I plead that You would bring _____________ and ______________ into a more intimate relationship with Yourself. Cause us/them to long for You as the deer longs for water. Grant us/them a hunger in their soul for You. Create within us/them a spirit of prayer, especially for each other (Psalm 42:1-2, 63:1; John 17:3; Colossians 4:2).

Holy Spirit, I plead that You will convict ___________ and _____________ about the problems in their marriage. I pray that Your conviction would be deep and sharp. Deliver __________ and ____________ from being defensive and self-righteous about the problems in the marriage and Your conviction concerning these things. Grant that ___________ and ___________ would humbly accept Your conviction and will change as You deal with him or her (John 16:7)

Father, I ask that You would deal with any past problems in _____________ or ______________’s life that is causing trouble now. Your Word declares that You heal the brokenhearted and that You bind up their wounds. In the name of Jesus, I ask You to be true to Your Word and heal the emotional wounds and baggage that we/they have in our/their lives (Psalm 147:3).

Father, in the name of Jesus and by the power of Your Holy Spirit, I plead that _______________ will love ________________ as Christ loved the church. Cause _____________ to have a sacrificial and serving love toward ______________. At the same time, in the name of Jesus and by the power
of the Holy Spirit, I plead that _______________ will be a loving and submissive wife. Cause ____________ to support and minister to ____________ (Ephesians 5:22-33).

Father, I pray that You would rekindle passion and desire between ______________ and ______________. I ask You to bless our/their relationship and cause them to rejoice in it. I pray that
______________ and ____________ would be satisfied and exhilarated with each other’s love (Proverbs 5:15-23).

Lord Jesus, You have declared that what therefore go has joined together, let no man separate. You have declared the will of the Father. It is the Father’s will for marriages to be for a lifetime. You desire one man to be with one woman for life. This is Your heart’s desire. Because this is Your heart’s desire, I plead with you to save and strengthen _____________ and ______________’s marriage. Because this is Your heart’s desire, I ask in the name of Jesus that You will do whatever it takes to protect and defend this marriage. O God, do not let sin, Satan, circumstances, or problems separate what You have joined together
(Mark 10:2-9).