12 Best Biblical Christian Prayers For Every Occasion

Christian prayers offer guiding words to use for praying over various topics including worry, anxiety, doubt, forgiveness, fear, and other areas of life where we need to ask for God’s help.

Daily prayers are one of the bread and butter of Christians. Prayer can help you in overcoming the situation you are in. It will guide you on the matter at hand. It is a tool to communicate with God. 

Prayers are made so you can confess your sins to God for repentance. It is used to cast away all your doubts and fears. It ensures that our spirit and mind are at peace with the eternal God. Prayer is meant to cast the devil and his tricks. 

What are Christian Prayers? 

Christian prayers are spiritual conversations with God. You can have your own spiritual time with God through prayer. It brings us comfort and love knowing that Jesus is listening to our prayer. It benefits us that God answers our prayers and watches over us. Christian prayers provide us with the sense of freedom that we can do anything with Christ by our side.

Early on, we are taught to pray every time we wake up, thanking the Lord for keeping us safe as we sleep. We pray before eating our meals to thank God for bringing food to the table. We also pray to Jesus before we go to bed to thank the Lord for guiding us through the day.

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What is the Importance of Prayers to Christians? 


Christian prayers are one of how we Christians communicate with God. We pray because this is our way of having a one-on-one connection with Jesus Christ. We are taught that prayer is fundamental in Christianity because it is one way to praise God. These prayers can come in all forms – whether it is personal or other common prayers found in the Bible

We are taught to pray at a young age. It gives us the first glimpse of Christianity’s main foundation. Because prayer merely scratches the surface of what the gospel is. It is quite a typical phase for new Christians to learn how to pray. 

It is essential for the people of Christ to repent of their sins. Asking for forgiveness from Him can only be done through prayer. Prayer is a manner of pleading or being able to accept the consequences of your actions.

Christian Prayers in the Bible

These are the Christian prayers found in the scripture. These prayers are the most famous since they are commonly used during church services. These prayers act as worship to God and grant you gratitude for glorifying Him. 

The Lords Prayer

“‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.”

Prayer of Jabez

“Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so I will be free from pain.” 

Psalm 23 Prayer

The Lord is my shepherd. I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside quiet waters; he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Biblical Examples of Prayers

These prayers have a wide variety for your every need. Hopefully, these will help you when you are seeking guidance from God. We have blessings here that will give you the spirit you need to seize the day. 

Prayers to start your day 

Psalm 103:1 

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

Psalm 5:3

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning, I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. 

Isaiah 33:2 

Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

Lamentations 3:22-23

Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Prayers about Love

Romans 8:38-39

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Do everything in love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now, these three remain faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

Hebrews 10:24-25

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

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Bedtime Prayers

Proverbs 3:24

When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

Proverbs 6:22

When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.

Psalm 127:2

In vain, you rise and stay up late, toiling for food to eat—for he grants sleep to those he loves.

Psalm 3:5

I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.

Christian Prayers for Every Occasion

Here are prayers you can lift to Jesus if you want to seek peace, healing of the soul, and even the grace of Jesus for every occasion. 

Prayer for Healing

Heavenly Father, set your hand upon me and relieve me from all the disease and sickness. Cast upon your powers and wash my soul from sin and agony.

Amen.

Prayer for Peace

Lord Jesus, grant me peace in these challenging times. Set the Holy Spirit by my side. Forgive me, for I have been ungrateful to my enemies. Teach me how to love them and grant them peace.

Amen.

Prayer for the Broken Hearted

Lord God, mend my broken heart from all the pain and fear I have been in. Whisper me the words of the gospel and give me hope. Feed and nourish my soul until it’s complete. Make me forgive the people who deceived me.

Amen.

Prayer for Gratitude

Dear Lord, thank you for the blessings you have given me for this day. Continue to shower me with your undying love and care. Show me wisdom and virtue when I am blind. Give me miracles if I ever become hopeless.

Amen.

Prayer for God’s Provision 

Heavenly Father, give me courage and strength in my mindset. Set me on the right road of where you want me. Let me be faithful to your calling. Let me learn your ways and who you are, for I have accepted you as my Father, Lord, and Savior. I will remain faithful to you and learn about who you are.

Amen.

Can God Hear Our Prayers?

According to the Bible, it is notable that God can indeed hear our prayers. Do not grow weary, for God has accommodated us with His grace. He will give you miracles with His unfailing love. These were always the big questions from new Christians. The reality is that God has already known your prayer before you even tell Him.  

There will also come when God does not put you at the destination you please. Maybe there is another path for you. It all depends on the context of your devotion. Though Christ is an unstoppable force, He can’t grant you things that are not according to His plan for you. Quite frankly, it is the same way as in real life. Some things aren’t just for you. 

Do not seek your motive when you do your short prayer time. Ask guidance from Christ on where your path should be. Trust in Him because He knows what is best for you. So remember not to feel bad when you think Jesus didn’t answer your prayer. 

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In Conclusion

All of these Christian prayers will indeed sustain your spirit! It will improve your prayer life. Also, remember to share this with your family to make their prayer life enjoyable. Rejoice in His holy name when praying. Bring hope in others by sharing with them your daily prayer. Your prayers shouldn’t be private from other people.

Sharing your prayers is like giving them hope when they are hopeless. Doing this is like giving them your steadfast love. You want to give your prayers to them because you care for them. Pray with them, and Christ will provide you with blessings for giving them the power of the Lord in their spirit. Teach them how to pray and give thanks to Jesus. 

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Alex Shute
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Alex Shute, MBA
Alex is a family man and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles. His passion is to serve the global Church and bring people of diverse backgrounds together to learn & grow.