Note: Feel free to pray the Scriptures as well as the prayer points under each.  Remember that it’s important to pray both the Scriptures and prayer points out loud.  
"You are the Light of the world. Whoever follows You will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." (John 8:12 NIV, personalized)
  • Lord, I would be in total darkness if it wasn’t for Your love and mercy.  I can't make it one day without Your guidance.  Your words are a “lamp unto my feet” and a “light unto my path.”  Your presence is the light that I live by!
  • You drive back the darkness of depression, anxiety and discouragement.
  • You drive back the darkness of the world and its attempts to mold and shape me.
  • You drive back the darkness of my enemy and his attempts to destroy me.
  • You drive back the darkness of my sinful nature, and you give me power to live a righteous life.
  • You drive back the darkness of doubt and shame.
  • Light up my life today!  Help me see what truly matters.  Help me make the right decisions.  Help me bring Your light to others that are walking in darkness.
O LORD, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways."
(Psalms 139:1-3, ESV, personalized)
  • Lord, there is no hiding from You. You understand every part of my life, my thoughts, and my actions.
  • Thank you for Your mercy that’s new every morning.  Thank you for being so faithful to me even when I make mistakes and fall short.  Thank you for loving me in spite of my flaws.
  • Forgive me for every sin I’ve committed against you.   Draw me closer to You than I’ve ever been.  Help me to be sensitive to Your voice and obedient to Your commands.
  • Bring to my mind any grudge I’m holding against someone else.  Help me to let go of any and all offenses.  Help me to extend grace and mercy, even to those that have hurt me.
"For I know the plans that the Lord has for me, declares the Lord, plans for my welfare and not for evil, to give me a future and a hope."
(Jeremiah 29:11, ESV, personalized)

  • Lord, I recognize Your sovereignty over my life. Your plans are for my good, providing a future filled with hope.
  • I confess my tendency to get ahead of You.  There are times when I pursue things that I want without seeking Your guidance. 
  • I surrender my ways to You. Establish and guide my steps according to Your divine plan.
"Therefore, I will urge myself, in view of God’s mercy, to offer my body as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is my true and proper worship."
(Romans 12:1, NIV, personalized)

  • I surrender my entire being as a living sacrifice, including my habits, as an act of worship that is holy and pleasing to You.
  • I trust in You with all my heart, leaning not on my understanding. In all my ways, I submit to Your guidance, trusting that You will make my paths straight.
"Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil…"
(1st Chronicles 4:10, NKJV)

Lord, I seek Your favor over every aspect of my life. Your Word assures that You surround the righteous with Your shield of favor.
(Psalms 5:12, NIV)
  • Financial Blessing:
    • God, open doors of provision in my financial life.
    • Grant me wisdom to steward resources wisely.
  • Restoration of Relationships:
    • I ask that you mend my broken relationships.
    • Provide a way for forgiveness, understanding, and renewed trust.
  • Boldness in Witnessing:
    • I pray that you grant favor as I share Your Word with others.
    • Help me to speak with boldness and clarity.
  • Career Guidance:
    • God, guide me in career decisions.
    • Open doors of opportunity, and let me be a light to my coworkers.
  • Overcoming Temptation:
    • I ask that you provide a way out in times of temptation.
    • Lord, empower me to live a life that honors You.
  • Academic Success (For Students):
    • I pray for favor in studies, excelling for Your glory.
  • Health and Prosperity:
    • In the name of Jesus, I invoke 3rd John 1:2 that I would, “...prosper in all things and be in health, just as my soul prospers.” 
    • I ask for favor and good health over every aspect of my body.
  • Spiritual Growth of Family:
    • I pray for the spiritual growth of each family member.
    • May Your favor lead us into deeper relationships with You.
  • Parental Guidance (those with children):
    • I ask for favor over my children – guide their steps, protect them, and grant wisdom.
  • Church Favor and Provision:
    • I pray for favor and provision for our church.
    • Lord, I ask that you open resources and multiply our contributions for community service and Your Kingdom.

In Jesus' name, I seek Your favor for a blessed and impactful life. Amen.
Your word says, “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans."
(Proverbs 16:3, NIV)

"In all my ways I will acknowledge Him, and He will direct my paths."
(Proverbs 3:6, personalized)
  • I commit my daily habits and work to You, Heavenly Father, acknowledging that in surrendering to Your guidance, my plans will be established. Guide me in cultivating habits that honor and glorify You in every aspect of my life.
  • Lord, as I acknowledge You in every area of my life, I trust in Your promise to make my paths straight. In my daily choices and habits, I seek Your guidance, desiring to align my life with Your perfect will.
"Let the wicked change their ways, and banish the very thought of doing wrong. Let  them return to the Lord, that He may have mercy on them. Yes turn to our God, for He will forgive generously."
(Isaiah 55:7, NLT)
  • God, I acknowledge any ungodly habits in my life, and I choose to turn away from them. I seek Your compassion, knowing that through Your guidance, I can walk in the path of righteousness. Help me overcome the temptation of sinful habits and find true freedom in You.
"And I will not grow weary of doing good, for in due season, I will reap if I do not give up."
(Galatians 6:9, personalized)
  • Lord, grant me the strength and perseverance to remain consistent in living a godly life. In moments of weariness, remind me of the promised harvest that awaits those who do not give up. May my faithfulness in godly habits bring glory to Your name.
"I will not be conformed to this world, but instead, transformed by the renewal of my mind."
(Romans 12:2, personalized)

"No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it."

(Hebrews 12:11, CSB)
  • Lord, I seek the transformation of my habits by renewing my mind according to Your Word. Protect me from conforming to worldly patterns, and instead, guide me in aligning my thoughts and habits with Your truth. Let Your Word shape and renew every aspect of my life.
  • God, grant me the discipline needed to pursue godly habits. In moments when discipline feels challenging, help me understand that it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Train me through Your Word and Spirit to walk in the path of faithfulness and obedience.
Thank You for hearing my prayers and allowing me to feel Your presence today.
  • Thank You for going before me, being with me and never forsaking me. (Deuteronomy 31:8)
  • I give this day to You.   I ask You to order my steps, and use me to be a blessing to others.
  • In Jesus’ name, amen!