Seven Pocket Prayers to Pray Over Your Mates

Proverbs 27:9 tells us there’s nothing fairly like a candy friendship. They will refresh our souls and draw us nearer to the Lord. Wow! What a blessing it’s to have a God who designed us for this particular sort of fellowship with different “sisters.” 

All of us want associates. The sort of good friend Proverbs lays out for us! The beloved good friend you may depend on for absolutely anything. The sister that builds you up and encourages you, pushing you past your limits – in a great way. The girl that helps you grow to be a greater model of your self whereas gently mentioning your blind spots. The one which walks beside you cheering you on throughout your best victories and crying with you within the deepest, most sorrowful occasions. As a result of seasons of life and busy schedules, she could not at all times bodily be there, however you by no means need to marvel the place you stand together with her. You’re free to be your self and know that even together with your many faults and quirkiness, there is no such thing as a judgment together with her. Your friendship is predicated on love and wrapped in grace and forgiveness. You are feeling the glory of sharing your coronary heart and pouring it into her as nicely.

A lot of our associates could also be silently going through battles. It is necessary to attach with associates deliberately, extending the love of Jesus as the chance arises. The gorgeous factor about friendship is what we find out about them, ourselves, and the way loving our God is. Lifting up these essential relationships in prayer permits us to melt our hearts and provides manner for us to be the loving associates we’re referred to as to be and wield our best weapon in opposition to the enemy. When a candy good friend is laid upon your coronary heart, pause, and pray. As you meet with a good friend for lunch, pause and pray. As you hear of trials a good friend is going through, pause and pray. Now we have so many treasured alternatives to put our hearts on the toes of Jesus and convey our friendships earlier than Him. If phrases appear to fail you as you come earlier than Him, you aren’t alone – take coronary heart, good friend. There isn’t a have to say the precise prayer or have the proper phrases. Fortunately, God is aware of the character of our hearts. 

Beneath you can find seven easy (however highly effective) pocket prayers alongside a verse of Scripture. Pray and recite the verses over your folks, personalizing them to satisfy their wants and requests. 

Pray for Her Religion.

Heavenly Father, I humbly come earlier than You with an open coronary heart. I sincerely ask that You step in and boldly proclaim Your unfailing and unwavering love over my expensive good friend. Open her eyes to see Your wonders and soak in Your goodness. Reignite her religion and provides her a ardour and zeal to see You in her life. Amen. 

“For we stay by religion, not by sight.” – 2 Corinthians 5:7

Pray for Her Household.

God, Your design for the household unit is certainly good. I pray that you simply dwell within the coronary heart of my candy good friend’s dwelling. Communicate love and life into her marriage. Give her knowledge and power to be the mother You’re calling her to be and restore fragile relationships that want Your gracious mending. Amen.

“A spouse of noble character who can discover? She is price way over rubies.” – Proverbs 31:10

Pray for Her Profession.

Lord, we’re so grateful for all the gorgeous roles You’ve gotten blessed us with as Your daughters. I carry my treasured good friend as much as You and pray that as she encounters profession shifts, she will discover a wholesome work/life steadiness. Please ignite her passions and use the items You’ve gotten given her to do nice issues. Amen.

“No matter you do, work at it with all of your coronary heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” – Colossians 3:23

Pray for Her Coronary heart.

Trustworthy Father, You’re a God calling after our personal hearts. You lengthy for a deep relationship with us and draw us in via sacred moments. Thanks for Your faithfulness. I pray for my good friend to have intimate encounters the place she might be nonetheless earlier than You. Let it immediate her to rejoice and enjoyment of You, God. Amen. 

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all of your coronary heart and with all of your soul and with all of your thoughts.'” – Matthew 22:37

Pray for Her Power.

Jesus, You’re our supply of power, and we thank You for protecting us in Your mighty energy in our weak point. With a grateful coronary heart, I ask that You intercede on behalf of my candy good friend, who desperately wants Your grace, mercy, and knowledge. When she feels forsaken, discouraged, or alone, please come alongside her and provides her the consolation she must depend on You. Amen. 

“You’re my power, I look ahead to you; you, God, are my fortress.” –  Psalm 59:9

Pray for Her Hardships.

O Lord, You inform us that we are going to encounter trials and hardships on this life. Nonetheless, within the midst of making an attempt occasions, it may be troublesome to see the sunshine via the thick fog of ache. So, with a coronary heart that longs to console my treasured good friend, I ask that You give me discernment on how you can deliver her consolation. I pray that You draw close to and supply relaxation for her stressed coronary heart and peace to her soul. Amen.

“I’ve advised you this stuff in order that in me you might have peace. On this world, you’ll have bother. However take coronary heart! I’ve overcome the world.” – John 16:33

Pray for Her Hope and Therapeutic.

Trustworthy Father, as your daughters, we lengthy to cling to Your guarantees and glean from the hope You present inside the pages of Your Phrase. Please assist us undergo Your will and methods, and forgive us the place we could fail You. As my good friend yearns for hope and wishes therapeutic, I pray that You restore the delicate elements of her coronary heart and mend her from inside as solely You’ll be able to. Present her a pathway ahead and permit me to encourage her in ways in which draw her again to You, Lord. I pray this in Your treasured identify. Amen.

“And the prayer of religion will save the one who’s sick, and the Lord will increase him up. And if he has dedicated sins, he might be forgiven.” – James 5:15

My Prayer for You.

Lord, I carry up the candy sister studying this and striving to carry up and canopy her associates in prayer and bathe them in Scripture. I pray You seize her coronary heart and remind her of Your unbelievable love for her, initially. Bless her friendships, drawing them nearer collectively whereas permitting them to attract nearer to You. Place candy associates in her life that develop her religion, enrich her household, and encourage her to make use of her items to glorify You. If she finds herself in a season of loneliness, equip her to make use of that point to rely solely on You and develop a deeper and extra significant relationship together with her partner, youngsters, or shut household. We’re so grateful. You present us with associates we will do that life with. You’re such Father. Could we intention to please You in our candy friendships. Amen.

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Alicia SearlAlicia Searl is a devotional writer, blogger, and speaker that’s obsessed with pouring out her coronary heart and pointing women of all ages again to Jesus. She has an schooling background and grasp’s in literacy.  Her favourite folks name her Mother, which is why a lot of her time is spent cheering them on at a softball sport or dance class. She is married to her heartthrob (a tall, spiky-haired blond) who can whip up a imply latte. She sips that goodness whereas writing her coronary heart on a web page whereas her pet licks her toes. Go to her web site at and join together with her on Instagram and Fb.

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