30 Beautiful Morning Prayers
Whether you need encouragement, peace, strength, or rest, a morning prayer is a wonderful way to focus your attention on seeking God’s plan for the day ahead. When you come before Him with a humble heart, God can meet you in a very real and present way.
1. A Morning Prayer for God’s Presence
Today’s prayer from Lysa Terkeurst: May nothing separate me from You today; guard me against my own careless thoughts, words, and actions; and help me to rest in the truth of Psalm 86:13, ‘Great is your love toward me.’
2. Today with Jesus
Lord Jesus, I want Your will to be done, so hold my hand and we’ll face it together, whatever happens.
3. God’s Promises for Today
In Jesus’ Name, Amen, each day is a new opportunity to love, give, and be all that you want me to be.
6. A Daily Prayer of Thanksgiving
Debbie McDaniel writes, “Forgive us for not thanking you enough, renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy, and we give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy!”
7. For My Family
Whatever is causing my family anxiety today, I ask that you comfort them, Topher Haddox writes. Increase their faith. Protect them from temptation. Allow them to be a light in the darkness, leading others to you.
8. A Prayer to Start the Day
Debbie McDaniel’s prayer for today is to “enlighten the eyes of our hearts” so that we can see you and notice how you’re working. “We love you Lord…we need you,” she writes, “and we ask for your grace to cover our lives this day.”
9. A Prayer to Follow God Today
Wendy Blight’s prayer for today: Lord, I don’t know who or what will come across my path today, but I do know that You are my Rock, My Fortress, My Shield, and My Strong Tower. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
10. A Morning Prayer for Strength
‘I know that because of you, I am ultimately a victor over the trials in my life,’ Adrian Rogers writes. Thank you for the crown of joy that awaits me forever in your Kingdom!
11. A Morning Prayer for Courage
Lord, grant me tenacious winsome courage as I go about my day; help me to keep going when I’m tempted to give up; grant me a cheerful spirit when things don’t go my way. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
12. Prayer to Seek God Each Day
Thank you for reminding us that we don’t have to carry the burdens of the past into each new day; forgive us for dwelling on the past and holding grudges; bless our hearts to be held back by nothing as we seek You each day, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
13. A Daily Prayer of Rejoice
Father, thank you for your love for me today and forever, thank you for the blessings you’ve bestowed upon me and my family, and may I live a life of true joy as I see you at work around me today! In Jesus’ name.
14. For Guidance from the Holy Spirit
Lord, I pray that you would move the Spirit more boldly in my life; I understand that any sin can grieve and diminish the Spirit’s voice, so I pray against the temptation to sin; help me crave your presence more than I crave sin. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
15. For God’s Grace Daily
‘Lord, help me put myself in the path of your love and grace,’ writes Mathis, “we don’t have to earn a drop of the mighty river of grace that flows freely for us today.”
16. A Prayer to Love the Life You Have
Nicki Koziarz’s weekly prayer: Lord, help me to love the life I have right now; forgive me when I compare myself to others; forgive me when I yearn for things other than you and your kingdom. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
17. Prayer Against Distractions Today
Lord, I’m honored to be your child, Rebecca Barlow Jordan, and I’m grateful that you died for me so that every day could be filled with the wonder of your love, the freedom of your Spirit, and the joy of knowing you.
18. A Prayer for a Heavy Heart
Ron Moore writes, “I feel like I have to carry the burden alone.” “I’m not sure how to let you carry my heavy load,” he asks God, “so that my heart won’t be so heavy in the morning.”
What is the first prayer of the day?
The dawn prayer is known as Fajr.
How do I seek God in the morning?
9 Ways to Seek God First Thing in the Morning
- Put it on the calendar.
- Make Bible study a part of your morning routine.
- Don’t feel obligated to spend a certain amount of time.
- Find some accountability.
- If the mornings are too busy, give grace and do it at night or in the afternoon.
Why early morning prayer is important?
1) Morning prayer is crucial because it allows you to meet God before you meet the Devil; 2) it allows you to meet God before you meet the circumstances of life; 3) it allows you to talk to God before you talk to many people; and 4) it allows you to fellowship with God before you fellowship with others.
What are the 5 basic prayer?
Adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S., are the four basic forms of prayer. The Liturgy of the Hours, the seven canonical hours of the Catholic Church prayed at set prayer times, is recited daily by clergy, religious, and devout believers.
What is morning prayer called?
Prime or Early Morning Prayer (First Hour = approximately 6 a.m.) Terce or Mid-Morning Prayer (Third Hour = approximately 9 a.m.) Sext or Midday Prayer (Sixth Hour = approximately 12 noon) Lauds or Dawn Prayer (at dawn, about 5 a.m., but earlier in summer, later in winter)
How do I seek God’s presence?
You must be willing to open your heart to Christ’s love. Seek Jesus in prayer. Cry out to Him; he will hear you and respond if you mean it! Ask Jesus to save you, forgive your sins, and wash you white as snow; however, you must not return to your sins.
What is the 4 types of prayer?
u201cPrayer is the raising of the mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God,u201d writes John Damascene. This definition encompasses the four main types of prayer: adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication.
What happens at morning prayer?
The first psalm said every day at Morning Prayer is Venite, exultemus Domino, Psalm 95, either in its entirety or with a shortened or altered ending; after the Venite or its equivalent is finished, the rest of the psalms are said; however, in some churches, an office hymn is sung first.
At what time Dua is accepted?
After the adhan, during the salah (when a slave is closest to his Lord in a prostration state or before the end of salah after finishing the tashahhud), and after the obligatory prayers are when your dua is accepted.
What are the 7 prayers?
Confession, Salvation, Release, Submission, Praise, Promise, and Blessing are among the seven life-changing prayers that help readers find renewal and transformation in their spiritual lives.
What are 5 types of prayers?
The Five Different Kinds of Prayer
- Type 1 u2013 Worship and Praise, which acknowledges God for who He is.
- Type 2 u2013 Petition and Intercession.
- Type 3 u2013 Supplication.
- Type 4 u2013 Thanksgiving.
- Type 5 u2013 Spiritual Warfare.