20 Morning Prayers

A Thankful Prayer

Lord, I thank you for this beautiful day and the gift of life you have given me.

I long to be in your presence each day because it refreshes my soul. Your love and faithfulness sustain me each day and give me hope for a brighter future.

Talking to you first thing in the morning is something I look forward to every day because I know you will fill me with your joy. 

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Thank you for providing me with the things I need in my life. I do not lack because I trust in you and know that you will never forsake me or leave me stranded.

You always fulfill your promise to meet all my needs through your riches in glory in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19). 

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and my God shall supply all your needs according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19

My heart is full of thanksgiving for the family you have given me and the good health we all enjoy.

I do not take it for granted that my body serves me well, and I can go about my daily duties.

Thank you for always healing me when I am sick and giving me a quick recovery. 

I wish to show you my gratitude today for the work you have blessed me with and the ability to do it with excellence. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Strength

Heavenly Father, you are my strength, and you never leave me without help when I cry out to you. I praise you because you have always given me strength when mine has failed me.

You are the God who gives power to those who are weak and weary, and I ask you to help me today.

Isaiah 40:29 Bible Verse

He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might. Isaiah 40:29

As I look forward to the rest of my day, I will keep my focus on you because you are my first love. 

Renew my strength so that I can fly like the eagle and stand strong in my faith. I lift up to you everything that is making me weary because you have said that I should come to you with my burdens.

Give me rest so that I can have the strength to face a new day with zeal and energy. 

As I read your word this morning, may it strengthen me and revive my heart. Give me hope for today and fill my heart with your joy and gladness.

May your words penetrate deep into my being and strengthen every part of me. You have said that your Spirit gives life to my mortal body, and I ask for that life today. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For School

morning prayer for school

Lord, I worship you this morning and lift up your name on high. You are mighty, and there is none like you.

Thank you for the opportunity to go to school and better my life by getting an education. Watch over me as I go to school and come back home. 

Help me to pay attention to everything that my teacher will teach today and grasp concepts without struggling.

Increase my mental capacity to remember all that I learn so that I can pass my exams when the time comes. Increase my concentration level so that I will focus on my studies without any distractions. 

I pray for every person in my school, and I ask that you bless, protect, and watch over them. May the students in my school adhere to good morals like you have shown us in your word.

Show us how to behave right and love one another with the love of Christ. 

John 15:12 Bible Verse

This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. John 15:12

I ask that you provide my school with everything it needs so that it can be a world-class institution that cares about the welfare of its students.

Build in us a culture of caring for one another and following your principles as we interact with each other. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Work 

Lord, you have given me a job to do, and I am grateful. Thank you for the opportunity to make a difference for your kingdom in my workplace.

I am overjoyed by the fact that I get to change lives and see other people trust in you because of me.

This morning, I ask that you direct my steps as I do my work and give me the solutions I will need today. 

Provide me with the resources I need to do my work well and help me not to complain when things do not go my way. Instead, remind me to bring every troubling situation before you because you have all the answers.

Show me a better way to work so that I can improve by the day and produce work that pleases others.

Help me to work as if I am working for you and not my employer.

You have said in your word that I should work as if I am working for you and not human masters.

Colossians 3:23 Bible Verse

And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men, Colossians 3:23

May I always submit to my boss and obey his/her instructions. 

Bless the work of my hands that I will be fruitful and productive. I have chosen to remain in Christ because I want to bear lasting fruit for your kingdom. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

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Morning Prayer For Divine Guidance

Heavenly Father, I praise you because you direct my steps by your word, and I never have to walk in darkness.

Your word is a light for my path and a lamp for my feet (Psalm 119:105).

Psalm 119:105 Bible Verse

Thank you for leading me, especially when I cannot see the way ahead.

As I get ready for my day, give me your divine guidance and point me in the right direction. 

Make my crooked path straight and level the ground I walk on today. Where I seem to veer off from the right track, bring me back gently with your love.

Watch over my steps and direct them toward the path you want me to take. 

Guide me in every decision I make today and every interaction I have with others.

I commit my day to you because I know that I can trust you to show me where to go or not go.

Keep me away from those who may mislead me or take me in a direction I should not go. 

Your way is perfect, and I ask you to make mine perfect as well.

Send your angels to guard me along every path I walk today so that I will not stumble against anything. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For My Children

Lord, I praise you for you are the giver of life and children. You have blessed me with children who are a joy to have in my life.

Thank you for always caring for them each day and looking after their welfare. You say that children are a reward from you and they bless our lives.

I ask you to take care of my children today and watch over them because you are their protector. 

Send your angels to protect my children as they go to school today and keep them away from trouble.

Psalm 91:11 Bible Verse

For he will put his angels in charge of you, to guard you in all your ways. Psalm 91:11

May your protection be upon them throughout the day as they are in class when they go for lunch or games. Keep them away from anyone who may want to bully or harm them in any way. 

Give my children the wisdom they need today to make the decisions they face or the things they want to do.

Your divine wisdom is above their human one and helps them discern this truth. Show them that they need to rely on you every step they take and every move they make. 

May your blessing be upon them, and may you meet them at their point of need. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For My Wife

Lord, thank you for my wife, who has been a tremendous blessing in my life. She has taken care of our family, and we are better because she is in our lives.

Your word says that he who finds a wife finds a good thing and receives a blessing from the Lord. My wife reflects your goodness every day and is truly a blessing to all in her life.

This morning, I pray that you will bless her life abundantly and fulfill her desires. 

Help my wife to always hold on to her faith in Jesus so that she can continue to bear fruit for your kingdom.

You have said that if we remain in you, we will bear lasting fruit for your kingdom.

Multiply everything she does and grant her prosperity in everything she does. 

Teach my wife your word so that she will have divine wisdom to direct her steps and light her path. May she hold on to your word because it will be life for her and our family. 

Order her steps today as she goes about her day and fill her with the joy of the Holy Spirit. Grant her the desires of her heart. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For My Husband

Lord, you have blessed me with a wonderful husband who loves me like Christ loves the church.

He has been a good leader of our home and has provided for our needs and we do not lack anything. Bless him today and watch over his steps as he goes about his day.

Let him turn to you and seek your guidance before starting his day. 

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Bless him with your strength and wisdom to continue being the husband you have called him to be.

Remind him to turn to you before making any decision so that he will be on the right path in life.

Guide his steps and keep him away from those who do not have his best interests at heart.

Give him the discernment he needs as he interacts with coworkers, clients, or others. 

Fill my husband with hope for when things do not go his way. Fill him with your peace that surpasses all understanding (Philippians 4:7) and the assurance that you are always with him.

Philippians 4:7 Bible Verse

As he prays to you, answer his prayers with your sure salvation and grant him the desires of his heart that are in line with your will. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Coworkers

Lord, I thank you for the opportunity to have coworkers with whom I can share the workload in the office.

As my coworkers get ready for work today, bless them and meet all their needs through your riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Help them to make it to the office today and bless their day. Protect the families they have left at home and watch over them. 

Help my coworkers do their work with excellence each day and bring you glory through their efforts (Daniel 6:3).

Give them the wisdom they need to do their work and grant them the solutions they seek for any problems they encounter. Remind them that they work for you first and foremost before they work for any human master.

Bless the work of their hands and give them prosperity in everything they do. 

May you fulfill the desires of my coworkers and bless their lives with abundance.

Fill their lives with your goodness and give them something to rejoice about every day. May your glory be upon them always, and may they become more like Christ with each passing day. 

I ask that you reward their efforts with promotion and more responsibility in the workplace. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Protection

Lord, thank you for being my protector and shield and keeping me away from trouble. You are my refuge and stronghold, and I do not have to fear anything that comes my way.

Guard my life against the evil one who seeks to destroy me at any opportunity he gets (1 Peter 5:8).

Rescue me from evil attacks like you have promised in your word. May my day start and end well today. 

I declare today that no evil will befall my dwelling, and no plague will come near me.

No weapon formed against me will prosper, and I refute every tongue that rises in judgment against me. My life will reflect the glory of the Lord, and I will rejoice in your salvation. 

Help me not to be afraid because I know that you go with me everywhere I go. You have promised to never leave or forsake me, and I hold on to that promise today.

My trust is in you because you are my salvation and hope. You have not given me a spirit of fear, but one of love, power, and a sound mind. 

Send your angels to watch over my life today and to deliver me from the enemy. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Our Leaders

Lord, you have put law and order in our society through the leaders you have given us.

Thank you that we live in peace and can walk around without any fear. This morning, I lift up the leaders in our city and country to you, and I ask that you guide them with your wisdom. 

Turn the hearts of our leaders toward you so that they can make laws that are godly and cater to all in society.

May they embrace your righteousness and integrity as they discharge their leadership duties. Show them the way to everlasting life that is Jesus Christ. 

I pray for my leaders today because your desire is that we pray for them so that we can live in peace (1 Timothy 2:1-2).

Fill their hearts with peace, and may their feet always run toward peace and not war.

May you focus their minds on the needs of those they lead and show them how to better the lives of all citizens. 

Protect the families of all our leaders and provide for all their needs. Keep them away from harm and from the enemy who desires to prey on them. Let them remain in your bond of love.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Pastors

Lord, you have given us pastors to teach us your word and help us grow in our faith.

Thank you for giving us shepherds who reflect the heart of Christ for the church. You have given us ministers who care about our spiritual needs and go out of their way to meet them. 

Help our pastors be men and women of integrity who live the word of God and show us how to live godly lives (1 Timothy 3:1-7).

Straighten their paths so that they will not stumble and fall but will keep rising higher and bring you glory.

Make their ways perfect so that they will not bring the way of faith to disrepute. 

Give pastors the discernment they need so that they teach the correct doctrine and speak what your Spirit desires.

Help them stay in the place of prayer so that they can know what is in your heart for your people. Teach them through your word and help them understand it well so that they can be prepared to teach in and out of season. 

Guide pastors as they start ministries so that they will be a blessing to their congregations. Show them how to be good leaders of the churches you have given them. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Those Going Into Surgery

Lord, you are the giver of life, and you are the one who restores wholeness to the human body. This morning I bring before you every person going in for surgery so that you may grant them your healing.

I declare that by the stripes of Christ they have been healed, and I claim their healing today (1 Peter 2:24).

Send your word to them and heal every part of their body and restore strength to their bodies. 

Prepare the minds of those going to have surgery today and take away any fears they have.

Grant them your peace that is beyond imagination and hope for a better life after surgery. This may be a dark valley for them but calm their fears and assure them of your continued presence.

Help them be courageous as they face their surgery and also during their recovery period. 

Guide the surgeons who will operate on them so that they can do an exceptional job.

Help them to be extra careful during the surgery and not allow distractions to take away their focus from acting with accuracy and precision. 

Grant those going in for surgery a quick recovery and help them get back on their feet again. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Healing 

Lord, you are my healer, and you have assured me of your healing for any disease and illness I may have.

Thank you for your promise of healing, and I claim it this day for my body in Jesus’ name.

As I face today, give me hope of seeing my healing manifest in my body. 

Send your word today and heal my illness so that I may be strong enough to get back to my usual duties. Restore strength to my body because it has been weakened by the disease that has attacked it.

Grant me relief from my condition and work through my medication for speedy healing. 

As I anoint my body with holy oil, may your healing power flow through it and take away my pain.

I fill my mind with healing thoughts today, and your word will be on my mind throughout the day. Today, I will meditate on healing Scriptures, and I ask that you reveal your truth to me. 

I thank you for the healing that I know is mine through Jesus Christ. You have said that my prayers and requests should come with thanksgiving, and

I thank you today and bless your name.

Philippians 4:6 bible verse

In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your request be made known to God. Philippians 4:6

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Wisdom

Lord, you are the giver of divine wisdom, which is greater than the human one. This morning I seek your divine wisdom for my day so that my affairs will go well.

Your wisdom lights up my path, and I never have to walk in darkness. I trust you because I know that you will always lead me in the right direction. 

You say that if I lack wisdom, I should ask you because you will give it to me.

James 1:5 Bible Verse

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5

Today I ask for it, and I believe that I have received it. Guide me every day so that I do not go in the wrong direction.

I follow your every instruction because I know that I will always end up in the right direction. You have promised to lead the blind in ways they have not known before, and that is why I trust your direction. 

As I read your word, show me your wisdom in every story, passage, or parable.

Help me understand your word so that the enemy will never steal it from me.

Firmly establish it in my heart so that I will always have your wisdom deep within me. Grant me the discernment to make wise decisions in everything that I do. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Grandparents

Lord, thank you for the grandparents that you have given me.

They have been a blessing to me, and they have directed me along the right path in life. They have given me the wisdom they gathered throughout their lives, and it has blessed me.

This morning, I pray that you will bless them abundantly, and may they continue to live in your peace. 

My grandparents have become older, and I ask that you give them the strength they need to face each day.

Isaiah 12:2 Bible Verse

Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid; for Yah, Yahweh, is my strength and song; and he has become my salvation. Isaiah 12:2

Heal them from any disease they may have that will prevent them from living a full life.

They deserve the very best for being wonderful guardians and people who reflect the wisdom of the Lord.

Make their latter years great so that they may enjoy your goodness and blessings. 

Each day my grandparents wake up, fill them with your joy and peace, and may they never lack anything.

Provide for all their needs and fulfill the desires of their hearts because they have delighted in you. May they draw closer to you now more than before and never let go of their faith.

I pray that they will be good mentors to others and lead them in the right direction.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Family Members 

Lord, I praise you for giving me a wonderful family that loves you and honors you in everything they do. Thank you for the love we share as a family and for the bond of unity you have given us.

You have been at the center of our family and have guided our ways throughout life. Bless my family members today and be with them throughout the day

Grant each of my family members your blessings so that they may enjoy the abundant life that Christ came to give them.

May they each enjoy a healthy and thriving relationship with you where they continually grow in their faith. Help them never fall away from their faith but keep holding on so that they may win the prize at the end of their lives (Philippians 3:14). 

Watch over my family members today and keep them away from the evil one so that he will not devour them.

Keep them tucked away in your peace and hide them beneath your wings.

Send your angels to watch over their every step today and keep them from destruction and bad decisions. May their hope always be in you who is their salvation and helper. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For A Good Day

Lord, I thank you that I am alive and able to see this glorious day. I ask that you grant me a good day full of your blessings.

My days are so much better when I start the day with you because you give life to my spirit, and you give me hope. 

Today I will include you in every decision I make and will create time to spend with you. You always uplift me and bless me with your presence.

I know that I can always call upon your name, and you will answer me. My trust is in you because you always keep your word and are faithful to make sure that I have everything I need for life and godliness. 

Bless every meeting I will have with others, and may our discussions be fruitful.

Be in our midst so that we will understand and edify each other. May our hearts be full of peace, and may your will be done in our midst. Keep me away from anyone who may not have the right intentions toward me. 

This is the day you have made, and I will rejoice and be glad in it (Psalm 118:24).

Every day is beautiful and brings blessings my way. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Those Seeking Employment 

Lord, thank you for you have given us the ability to work and produce wealth. Many are looking to you to give them good jobs that will help them sustain their lives.

At the start of this day, I ask that you lead them to jobs they will love and which are in line with their gifts and strengths. 

Lead every person seeking employment in the right direction so that they will find the job they are looking for.

Order their steps so that they will not stumble or find themselves on the wrong path as they look for employment. Guide their minds as they write their resumes and present their best selves.

Grant them favor with those in positions to hire them and be their advocate. 

Grant those seeking employment the peace of mind they need as they wait for a job opportunity to come through.

Help them to be patient and to trust that you will give them jobs that pay them well.

May they put their trust in you because you are their provider and will never fail them (Genesis 22:14). 

May their job-hunting efforts bear fruit today and may they rejoice in the blessing of a job. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Morning Prayer For Business Owners

Lord, thank you for the businesses that we have in the world today because they provide us with essential services that bless our lives. This morning I bring every business before you, and I ask for your blessing upon it.

Bless every business owner and prosper their lives (Psalm 25:13).

May they live in your abundance, which brings great joy and hope. 

I pray that you will anoint the work of every business owner, and may they provide their services with excellence.

May their products bring solutions that will make society a better place.

Give them ideas that will change the lives of others and bring hope where there is none. Keep their businesses alive even during difficult seasons. 

May every business owner make good profits that will sustain their businesses each year.

As they make good money from selling their products and services, remind them that they are in business to serve you first. When they serve you, they will have blessings that are beyond their expectations. 

Give business owners the wisdom they need to make the right decisions that will help them expand their businesses.

Help them to continually improve themselves and become better at what they do. Give them hope for each day. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.


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