There are times in life when we feel dread and doubt, but when we turn to our Heavenly Father, he gives us courage. I frequently get extreme feelings of discouragement, fatigue, or frustration. Whether it’s small things that make me feel this way or significant life events that have left me worn out and aching, I know I don’t have the strength to get through this on my own. I find prayers like these to be consoling on days like that. May we instead decide to kneel before our Father in heaven and ask him for the strength and bravery we need to continue when we sense those emotions beginning to sneak in.
We frequently overlook the link between courage and prayer. However, prayer is how we remind ourselves of God’s attributes and past deeds. He is endlessly loving, wise, powerful, and good. He also uses his unbounded wisdom, goodness, love, and perfection to take care of us every day. Looking back on our lives, we can see that what God has spoken is true; he has never abandoned us in the midst of our difficulties.
He never leaves our side, always meets our needs, and never stops loving, supporting, and fortifying us each day in preparation for the difficulties that lie ahead. When we take the time to express our thanks for what God has accomplished, it inspires us to pray firmly for the assistance we require in the here and now and in the moments to come.
Prayer For Strength and Courage In Difficult Times
Dear Heavenly Father, In my hour of need, I come to You. These challenges continue to break me down, and I’m afraid I won’t be able to overcome them. Please, Lord, grant me the courage I require to continue. As difficult as life may be right now, I know that these difficulties will pass. I only need to stay strong, and with You as my greatest source of strength, I know I can persevere. I pray that Your grace will give me the courage I need to come out of this trial stronger than ever. I lift these concerns to You. Amen.
Prayer to Stand Firm
You are adorned with all the majesty and glory of your throne, O Father in heaven. Every day, your hand touches me and your face beams upon me. With bravery, you stand. You uphold virtue and slay wickedness. Lord, I ask that you provide me the bravery to act in the way that pleases you. May I never waver in the face of temptation, but rather keep my ground and do what is right in your eyes. Amen.
Prayer For Courage To Do The Right Thing
Father, please give me the strength to resist the temptations that surround me. There are days when I am not your strongest soldier, and I may succumb to evil temptations. Sometimes I choose what is easiest for me, even if I know it is wrong and may cause harm to others. I dishonor You by turning away from good. Please give me the strength and courage I need to live a godly life that will bring You glory. For the sake of others and my faith, may I have the courage to do what is right. Amen.
Prayer for No Worries
Jesus, you showed courage and did not fear what your enemies would do to you. You could only encounter them with love and bravery. You stated that your father was the sole decision-maker. Jesus, I beg you to give me the same courage that will enable me to be resolute in my choices. Please allow me to express myself without fear of retribution or condemnation. You are the one who overcame it all, my Lord. Amen.
Prayer For Selflessness
Thank you, God. I offer You this prayer in the hope of receiving Your strength and courage. I pray that I can let go of my pride and focus on those around me. With humility in my heart and awareness of others, I am confident that I can carry out Your will. Almighty God, please give me the courage to put others ahead of myself. I pray that I remember to think of others in the same way that You always put others first. I offer this prayer to You. Amen
Prayer for Direction
Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that you grant me the same courage you gave to David because life has become unpredictable and there are numerous ways to profit or lose in my business. David fought the giant because he understood that, as a believer in God, you had influence over the circumstance. Lord, please lead me as I take chances in my business and test out new tactics. Because you are my Lord, please aid in my achievement. Amen.
Serenity Prayer For Peace and Strength
God, grant me the serenity to accept what cannot be changed, the courage to change what should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish between the two. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time, accepting hardship as a path to peace, and accepting this sinful world as it is, as Jesus did. Not as I would have it, but trusting that if I surrender to Your will, You will make all things right, so that I can be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with You forever in the next. Amen
Prayer to Calm My Fears
Please, Lord I yearn for an adventurous existence with people that enjoy doing things together. Lord, there are a lot of places that terrify me, such as deep, dark caverns and forested areas, large groups, and other exciting, bonding activities. Please give me the fortitude and bravery to take chances and enjoy myself. During my experiences, calm my concerns and bring me tranquility. Amen.
Prayer For Courage During Times Of Doubt
Dear Father, thank You for believing in me when I couldn’t believe in myself. I pray that You continue to give me Your strength because it is Your belief in my abilities that allow me to face these challenges. It is an honor to be Your disciple. I know that I can honor You by carrying out the mission You gave me, even if I feel unworthy of such a responsibility. I pray for the courage to believe in myself and follow Your plans without hesitation, knowing that You will only lead me to what is right and good. In Your name, I pray. Amen.
Prayer to Speak Up
I sincerely appreciate everything the Lord has done for me. I am grateful for all the opportunity, good health, and salvation you have given me. Lord, I often have suggestions and comments for change during these times, but I’m hesitant to voice them. To question the established quo makes me nervous. I ask the Lord to give me the courage to speak up. Please give me the fortitude to constructively confront tradition and improve people’s lives. Amen.
Prayer For Courage To Share The Gospel
Lord, there are times when I hesitate to share Your good news. Not because I have doubts about You or my faith, but because I have doubts about myself. I sometimes doubt my ability to properly communicate Your news. I pray for the courage and confidence to believe in myself because I know that with You by my side, I can accomplish anything. God, give me the strength and courage to share Your good news with others, because they, too, need Your presence in their lives. This I ask in the name of Christ, our Lord, Amen.
Prayer For Fear of Rejection
Dear Lord, thank you for teaching us to always act morally. We’ve learned from you not to be afraid of those who ridicule you and us. Being morally upright and ethical is challenging when everyone else believes you are in the wrong. I ask that you bestow your gift of courage upon me so that I won’t be afraid of the disgrace or rejection that comes with doing the right thing. Help me to discover joy and happiness in helping others and being kind to them. Amen.
Prayer For Courage And Healing
Dear God, thank You for rescuing me in my hour of need. When I was on the verge of drowning in the turbulent waters of life, Your hand reached out and pulled me out of the darkness. Now I ask for Your assistance once more. Please give me Your courage so that I can face my demons on the road to recovery. Your most sacred heart heals all ailments, but I know I must also help myself. I pray that I do not lose sight of You as I continue on my path to healing because I know You have so much more in store for me. Amen.
Prayer for Leadership
Jesus, thank you for successfully guiding your followers and illuminating your purpose for them. They trusted you, and as a result, they followed you and shared in your preaching. As a leader, I’m asking God to give me the confidence to lead others toward a particular end. Give me the courage to keep on in the face of failure or opposition. I hope that I can be as courageous and steadfast as you were in changing the world. I have faith and trust in you. Amen.
Prayer For Courage And Determination
Dearest Father God, I’m afraid I’m losing faith in what I’m doing. Rejections and failures have beaten me down time and again. You, Lord, understand what true strength and resilience are. Please give me Your strength so that I can have the courage to keep trying despite my feelings of defeat. You only have my best interests at heart, so if it isn’t meant for me, I must have faith in You. You have big plans for me, so I have to stay focused and not give up. I can find strength and courage in You. Thank You, Lord, and Amen.
Prayer to Walk in the Spirit
I trust in you, dear Jesus. I firmly believe in the Holy Spirit, whom you sent to assist us. Bless me with your Spirit so that I am brimming over with restraint, love, courage, and strength. I ask that this Spirit always guides me as I go about my daily activities. Please use your Spirit to clear my mind of any distractions and unsettling ideas. Make me relaxed and certain of my success. I ask the Lord to give me the spirit of bravery. Amen.
Prayer For Decision Making
Father in heaven, I beg You to put Your Holy Spirit upon me; I feel lost and need Your wise counsel. I’m unclear about where to go from here and afraid of choosing the wrong course of action. I’m praying to You for direction. Give me the strength to make a sensible choice that will keep me away from temptation. I ask God to help me live bravely and resist the temptations to do evil. You are the only source of light in this cave, and I can only look to You for guidance. In the name of God, Amen.
Prayer to Hold onto Your Word
You have commanded us to be brave and strong, dear God, our Lord. You tell us not to be afraid or disheartened because you are with us wherever we go. Please make it easier for me to cling to your promise and remain calm. Make my trust in you stronger so that no circumstance may sway me. I lack the strength and the courage I need. God, I need you. Amen.
Prayer For Courage During Confrontations
My heart trembles with fear while I pray to the Lord in heaven. Even if I am not Your bravest or Strongest Soldier, I will keep fighting for what is right. Lord, please give me the confidence to confront someone whose life I think has been stolen by temptation’s horrors. They too are in need of Your direction since hatred and rage have overcome them. I ask that You grant me the ability to communicate with them so that we can resolve our disagreements and work in unison to deepen our confidence in You. May this prayer give me the bravery to confront them fearlessly because I know You will be there for me when the time comes. Amen.
Prayer For Courage To Confess Sins
Oh my dear God I humbly come to You after a moment of weakness. I mistreated You and gave in to the sinful urge. Forgive me, Lord, for the suffering I have caused You. Please give me the knowledge I need to improve and the fortitude I need to resist temptation. In order to confront individuals I have hurt, I also pray for bravery. I ask that You lead me to be able to face them fearlessly and confidently. I ask in Your most holy name. Amen.