“Prayer is one of the most powerful things we can do in our lives. It helps us to grow spiritually, and it changes our hearts and minds for good. But sometimes we need a little inspiration to get started.”
“That’s where these scriptures to pray in the morning come in handy! They are short, but packed with power!”
This blog post will show you some of the most powerful scriptures about prayer that you can use as your morning prayers/devotional time throughout the day. The verses are short but have great power behind them- pick one or two out each day and say them aloud as a way to start your morning off right!
Before we dive deep, let’s look at a few definitions.
What is Good morning scripture?
“A morning scripture is a passage of Scripture cited or read for the purpose of spiritual encouragement in the early hours following waking. The Bible usually used as morning scriptures are often those which give words of hope, assurance, and inspiration to start one’s day.”
What is Good Morning Prayer?
“Good-morning prayer may be more broadly understood as a prayer offered in the morning, or it may be defined more narrowly to mean prayers said specifically for the purpose of spiritual encouragement. In this second sense, good-morning prayers usually follow on from other expressions of gratitude and commitment.”
Why is it important to pray early in the morning?
“The morning is a time of new beginnings, and the awareness of this can be an opportunity for increased faith. More importantly, when we are awakened by God to start our day-at-hand, there may well be less interference from all those other voices clamoring for attention.”
How do I pray in the morning?
“Praying in the morning can be done at a time of personal choices, such as while on one’s knees or sitting upright. ” Read our article on “how to start your day with God“
What are some scriptures to pray in the morning?
Morning Scriptures of praise
I can’t wait to wake up and be reminded of God’s greatness each morning. As I crawl out of bed in the morning, I begin to praise God for his abilities that has met all of my expectation.
Here are a few scriptures for use
Psalms 103:8 The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
Isaiah 30:18 Yet those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they have a new song to sing!
Psalms 9:1,2 The steps of a good person are ordered by the Lord, and he delights in every detail of their way. Though they fall down seven times, they will get up again.
Matthew 11:28 Jesus said “come to me for my yoke is easy and my burden light
Psalms 103:17 But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children
Psalms 100:5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.”,
Psalms 104:14 The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
Morning scripture prayers for strength
Each day comes with its own challenges and difficulties, relying on God’s strength and guidance is the best way to begin.
Here are a few scriptures to pray for strength:
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Psalms 31:24 Be Thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art mine rock and my fortress.
Isaiah 41:13 For I, the LORD thy God, will hold thine hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.
Psalms 27:14 Wait on the Lord and keep his way. He shall exalt you to inherit the land of your fathers when you are afflicted with ills.
Exodus 15:2 “The LORD is my strength and my defense ; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
Psalms 29:11 The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
morning scriptures for hope
When we wake up in the morning, it’s easy to get caught in negative thoughts that lead us astray from our goals. But with God always at our side, nothing can stop us from achieving anything! Let this be your reminder: you are never
Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Psalms 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.
Jeremiah 17:7 “Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD.”
Psalms 130:5 I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word do I hope.
Matthew 11:28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
1 Thessalonians 1:3 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,
Morning scripture prayers for guidance
Each day is filled with decisions we have to make, Relying on God to help direct our path makes the journey much easier for us. below are a few scriptures on guidance to pray in the morning
Psalms 16:13 I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.
Isaiah 58:11 The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame, You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.
Psalms 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
Psalms 86:11, 12 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart that fears your name.
Psalms 25:5 Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; I wait for you all day long.
Scriptures to pray in the morning for thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is an act of giving thanks to God for all the things we are grateful for. starting your day with a heart full of appreciation and thanksgiving will set you up for a day of abundance and joy.
Psalms 59:17, 18 My God in your strength we will triumph; I shall be glad when you are angry with me. Your discipline is good, it makes me whole again.
Psalms 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His love endures forever.
Psalms 107:5 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. For his love endures forever.
1 Chronicles 16:34 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His love endures forever.
Psalms 95:2,3 Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.
Psalms 9:1 I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
Finally The scriptures I listed above are a great start to your day. If you have any favorites that we didn’t list, let us know in the comments! What do you pray for each morning?
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