Prayer Guide and Scriptures

Praying Through The Lord's Prayer

1. We Need His Presence

“Our Father Who Art In Heaven, Hallowed Be Thy Name…”


Jehovah – Tsidkuenu – “My Righteousness”

When we pray, we pray from a position of righteousness. Because of Jesus we have “right standing” with God and we can come boldly before the throne of God.

Psalm 7:17 “I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the Lord most high.”

Psalm 71:16 “I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.”

Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.”

II Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”

Jehovah – Shalom - “My Peace”

We all need the peace of God on a daily basis. Declare the peace of God in your life and when the stress and pressures of life try to overwhelm you, you will stand strong!

Psalm 147:14 “He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.”

Proverbs 3:2 “For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.”

Isaiah 26:3 “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”

Romans 5:1 “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Jehovah – Shamah – “Jehovah Is There” 

As you pray you realize you are not alone, trying to get by in life on your own. God is with you and will never ever leave you! Praise God for His Presence in your life.

Psalms 16:10 “For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.” 

Matthew 28:20 “Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.” 

Hebrew 13:5 “Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”

 Jehovah – Rahpa – “My Healer” 

Healing is part of the new covenant that we have because of the blood of Jesus! You are a child of God and sickness and disease cannot come near your dwelling. You will live all your days in divine health and not be sick when you die!

Isaiah 53:5 “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” 

Isaiah 58:8 “Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy reward.” 

Acts 10:38 “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” 

James 5:16 “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”

 Jehovah – Jireh – “My Provider” 

The name Jireh means God’s provision will be seen in your life. God loves you and has met all your needs! Don’t ever give up because you have a due season and there is an open heaven over your life!

Deuteronomy 28:2 “And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God.” 

Psalm 35:27 “Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favor my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the Lord be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.” 

Psalm 84:11 “For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will be withheld from them that walk uprightly.”

Deuteronomy 8:18 “But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.” 

Philippians 4:19 “But God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” 

Jehovah – Nissi – “My Banner” 

The banner of God is a sign of victory. No matter what battle you are facing God will bring you out with a shout of victory.

Deuteronomy 28:7 “The Lord shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.” 

Psalms 20:5 “We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the Lord fulfill all thy petitions.” 

I Corinthians 15:57 “But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Jehovah – Rohi – “My Shepherd” 

We all need direction in our life and God our shepherd will order our steps. Believe God to lead you in your family, job, and in every area of life.

Psalm 23:1 “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” 

Psalm 37:23 “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.”

Isaiah 58:11 “And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.” 

John 10:11 “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.” 


“Thy Kingdom Come Thy Will Be Done...”

 Your Life

God has a plan, a destiny for your life. As you pray, believe that you will know His will and that your destiny will be fulfilled.

Psalm 37:23 “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.” 

Deuteronomy 28:13 “And the Lord shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the Lord thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them.” 

III John 2 “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”

 Your Family

Begin to pray for your spouse and your children. Pray that God’s will is done in their life and that they walk in the blessings of God. Pray for lost loved ones and call them into the Kingdom of God.

Isaiah 54:13 “And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.” 

Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” 

Joshua 24:15 “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

 Psalm 91:10 “There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.” 

Psalm 127:1 “Except the Lord build the house, thy labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.”

 For Your Church, Pastor, and Leadership

God has a destiny for the church and as we pray together we will see it come to pass. Call people from the North, South, East, and West to come into the church, and also call in both the harvest and the laborers. Pray for your Pastor and leadership that God’s will be done in their life.

Ephesians 1:17 “That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him.” 

Isaiah 61:1 “The spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.”

Philemon 1:4 “I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers.” 

Acts 2:47 “Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.”


“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread…” 

It is the will of God for you to be blessed in every area of life. Remember that you are blessed to be a blessing and that God will use you as a channel to bless others! Pray for increase in all the good things God has for you.

Deuteronomy 8:18 “But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.” 

Proverbs 13:22 “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.” 

Psalms 1:3 “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.” 

II Corinthians 9:8 “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.”


Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors…” 

Make a decision in prayer that you are going to ALWAYS walk in forgiveness. You are not holding grudges or offenses in your life. You are not mad or bitter toward anyone and you release anyone who has offended you or will offend you. What a great way to live.

Colossians 3:13 “Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.” 

Matthew 6:14,15 “But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” 

Psalm 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.”


“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil…” 

You are a child of God and you have power in your life! As you pray begin now to put on the whole armor of God and it will help you walk in victory all day long!

Ephesians 6:13-18 “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand, Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God: Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.”


For thine is the Kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever…” 

By now you are already praising God for all He is doing in your life. Make a decision to praise God all day long and that means when you feel like it and when you don’t. You will find it is a key to success in your daily walk with God!

Exodus 15:1,2 “The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.” 

Psalms 9:1 “I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvellous works.” 

Psalms 40:3 “And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.” 

Psalms 96:4 “For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.”

As you pray your life will forever be changed! Expect God to move in your life and circumstances and know that James 5:16 is true… “The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth MUCH