PAUL's Prayers

The PRAYERS of PAUL

Galatians  Ephesians  Philippians  Colossians  Thessalonians  TIMOTHY Titus  Philemon  Acts Hebrews  James  Peter  John  Jude

PHILIPPIANS

PRAYER FOR PARTNERSHIP IN THE GOSPEL AS GOD COMPLETES HIS WORK IN A CHURCH

"Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy, FOR YOUR FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL from the first day until now, being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ; just as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as both in my chains and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, YOU ARE PARTAKERS WITH ME OF GRACE." (Philippians 1:2-7)

Prayer for supernatural love and establishment of excellence with good fruit

"And this I pray, that your YOUR LOVE MAY ABOUND still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may APPROVE THE THINGS THAT ARE EXCELLENT, that you may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ, being FILLED WITH THE FRUITS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God." (Philippians 1:9-11)

Prayer for Supernatural Peace to guard the hearts and minds of others

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the PEACE OF GOD, which surpasses all understanding, will GUARD YOUR HEARTS AND MIND through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:6-7)

Prayer for Supernatural Financial Provision

"And my GOD SHALL SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEED according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:19)

PRAYER for Grace to be manifest to the church at Philippi

"The GRACE of our Lord Jesus Christ be WITH YOU ALL. Amen. (Philippians 4:23)

COLOSSIANS

Prayer for fruit flowing from the revelation of eternal reality.

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints; because of the HOPE WHICH IS LAID UP FOR YOU IN HEAVEN, of which you heard before in the word of the truth ...of the gospel which has come to you, as it has also in all the world, and is bringing forth fruit..." (Colossians 1:2-6)

 

Prayer for Revelation, Intimacy and Spiritual Strength

"We... do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the KNOWLEDGE OF HIS WILL in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may WALK WORTHY OF THE LORD, fully pleasing Him, BEING FRUITFUL in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; STRENGTHENED WITH ALL MIGHT, according to His glorious power, for all patience and long suffering with joy; giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. (Colossians 1:9-12)

 

Prayer that God would open a door of evangelism through the release an anointing of power on the Word.

"Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, THAT GOD WOULD OPEN TO US A DOOR FOR THE WORD, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak." (Colossians 4:2-4)

 

Prayer for Spiritual Maturity and Wisdom in God's will for the Church across the City.

"Epaphras, who is one of you, a bondservant of Christ, greets you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, THAT YOU MAY STAND PERFECT AND COMPLETE IN ALL THE WILL OF GOD." (Colossians 4:12).

 

THESSALONIANS

Prayer Proclamation of thanks giving for faith, love and patience in order to release a greater measure of this grace through out the Church in the city.

 

"GRACE TO YOU AND PEACE from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. WE GIVE THANKS to God always for you all, MAKING MENTION OF YOU in our prayers, 3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father..." (1 Thessalonians 1:2-3)

Prayer to release apostolic ministry to the whole church in a region that helps them to bound in love and holiness

"For what thanks can we render to God for you, for all the joy with which we rejoice for your sake before our God, night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face and PERFECT WHAT IS LACKING in your faith? Now may our God and Father Himself, and our Lord Jesus Christ, DIRECT OUR WAY TO YOU. And may the Lord make you increase and ABOUND IN LOVE to one another and to all, just as we do to you, so that He may ESTABLISH YOUR HEARTS BLAMELESS IN HOLINESS before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints." (1 Thessalonians 3:9-13)

Prayer for Passion for Jesus with Purity through the Holy Spirit empowering

"Now may the God of peace Himself SANCTIFY YOU COMPLETELY; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be PRESERVED BLAMELESS at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it. Brethren, pray for us. (1 Thessalonians 5:23-25)

Prayer for Grace to be manifest on the Church in the City

"The GRACE of our Lord Jesus Christ BE WITH YOU. Amen." ( 1 Thessalonians 5:28)

Prayer of thanksgiving for growing in faith and love as God's way to release a greater measure of grace

"We are bound to THANK GOD ALWAYS FOR YOU, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other," (2 Thessalonians 1:3)

PRAYER to be Equipped for God's glory in order to fulfil God's highest purposes for the Church in the City

"Therefore we also pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith with power, that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ." (2 Thessalonians 1:11-12)

Prayer for the Church to be comforted in God's love and established as effective and fruitful in ministry

"Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, COMFORT YOUR HEARTS AND ESTABLISH YOU IN EVERY GOOD WORD AND WORD." ( 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17)

Prayer to be delivered from persecution and for the Word to increase, resulting in saints growing in love and perseverance

"Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the WORD OF THE LORD MAY RUN SWIFTLY AND BE GLORIFIED, just as it is with you, and that we may be DELIVERED from unreasonable and WICKED men; for not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful, who will ESTABLISH you and GUARD you from the evil one. And we have confidence in the Lord concerning you, both that you do and will do the things we command you. Now may the Lord DIRECT YOUR HEARTS INTO THE LOVE OF GOD and into the PATIENCE of Christ." (2 Thessalonians 3:1-5)

PRAYER for the Peace in Circumstances and Intimacy with God

"Now may the LORD of PEACE Himself give you PEACE ALWAYS IN EVERY WAY. The Lord be with you all." (2 Thessalonians 3:16)

I & II TIMOTHY

Prayer of gratitude for Divine enabling for anointed ministry.

"I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who HAS ENABLED ME, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, although I was formerly a blasphemer...the grace of our Lord was EXCEEDINGLY ABUNDANT, with faith and love which are in Christ Jesus." (1 Timothy 1:12-14)

Prayers of Worship to God

"Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, to God who alone is wise, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen." (1 Timothy 1:17)

"He who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honour and everlasting power. Amen." (1 Timothy 6:15-16)

Prayer for Governmental Authorities and Civil Leaders

"Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." (1 Timothy 2:1-4)

Persistent Prayer for the JOY that comes from seeing a spiritual son who lives in God's power.

" To Timothy, a beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day, greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, THAT O MAY BE FILLED WITH JOY..." (2 Timothy 1:2-4)

Prayer for Revelation and Spiritual Understanding

"May the LORD give you UNDERSTANDING in all things." (2 Timothy 2:7)

Prayer for God to Open Hearts to Grant repentance to the spiritual deceived

And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, in humility correcting those who are in opposition, IF GOD WILL PERHAPS GRANT THEM REPENTANCE, so that they may know the truth, and that they may come to their senses and escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will." (2 Timothy 2:24-26)

"Now a certain woman named Lydia heard us...THE LORD OPENED HER HEART to HEED the things spoken by Paul." (Acts 16:14)

"AND HE OPENED THEIR UNDERSTANDING, that they might comprehend the scripture." (Luke 24:45)

Prayer for a PERSECUTOR" 

"Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm. MAY THE LORD REPAY HIM ACCORDING TO HIS WORKS. You also must beware of him, for he has greatly resisted our words." (2 Timothy 4:14-15)

Prayer for Disloyal Believers

"At my first defence no one stood with me, but all forsook me. MAY IT NOT BE CHARGED AGAINST THEM." (2 Timothy 4:16)

Proclamation of Faith with Gratitude for Divine Intervention against evil

"But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the message might be preached fully through me, and that all the Gentiles might hear. Also I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. And the LORD WILL DELIVER ME FOMR EVERY EVIL WORK AND PRESERVE ME for His heavenly kingdom. To Him be glory forever and ever. Amen!" (2 Timothy 4:17-18)

PHILEMON

Prayer for Effective Sharing of the Faith

"I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers, 5 hearing of your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints, 6 that the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus." (Philemon 1:4-6)

ACTS

Unified Prayer of the Apostles in Jerusalem for Boldness confirmed with Signs and Wonders

" So when they heard that, they raised their voice to God with one accord and said: “Lord, You are God, who made heaven and earth and the sea, and all that is in them, who by the mouth of Your servant David have said:

‘Why did the nations rage,
And the people plot vain things?
The kings of the earth took their stand,
And the rulers were gathered together
Against the Lord and against His Christ.’

“For truly against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose determined before to be done. NOW, Lord, look on their threats, and GRANT TO YOU SERVANTS THAT WITH ALL BOLDNESS THEY MAY SPEAK YOUR WORD, BY STRETCHING OUT YOUR HAND TO HEAL, AND THAT SIGNS AND WONDERS MAY BE DONE through the name of Your holy Servant Jesus.”

And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were ALL FILLED with the Holy Spirit, and they SPOKE the word of God with BOLDNESS." (ACTS 4:24-31)

Stephen's Martyrdom Prayer

But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and said, “Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!”

Then they cried out with a loud voice, stopped their ears, and ran at him with one accord; and they cast him out of the city and stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their clothes at the feet of a young man named Saul. And they stoned Stephen as he was calling on God and saying, “Lord Jesus, RECEIVE MY SPIRIT.” Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, “LORD, DO NOT CHARGE THEM WITH THIS SIN.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep. (Acts 7:55-60)

HEBREWS

Prayer of Worship esteeming God's Power in Creation

“You, Lord, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth,
And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
They will perish, but You remain;
And they will all grow old like a garment;
Like a cloak You will fold them up,
And they will be changed.
But You are the same,
And Your years will not fail.”

(Hebrews 1:1012)

Prayer to Made complete as a Mature Christian

" Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen." (Hebrews 13:20-21)

JAMES, PETER, JOHN, PHILEMON AND JUDE

Prayer for WISDOM

"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. 6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind." (James 1:5-6)

Peter's Doxology of Thankfulness for Salvation

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time." (1 Peter 1:3-5)

Peter's Prayer to be Established in Spiritual Maturity through Sufferings

"But MAY THE GOD OF ALL GRACE, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, PERFECT, ESTABLISH, STRENGTHEN, AND SETTLE YOU. To Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen." (1 Peter 5:10-11)

Prayer to Grow in Grace

"GRACE AND PEACE BE MULTIPLIED TO YOU IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD and of Jesus our Lord, as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue," (2 Peter 1:2-3)

PRAYER for Three-fold Prosperity

 "Beloved, I pray THAT YOU MAY PROSPER IN ALL THINGS and be in health, just as your soul prospers." (3 John 1:2)

Praying in the Spirit

"But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit," (Jude 1:20)

Jude's Doxology and Prayer for Holiness

"Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling,
And to present you faultless
Before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy,
To God our Savior,
Who alone is wise,
Be glory and majesty,
Dominion and power,
Both now and forever.
Amen." 

(Jude 1:24-25)