We all face challenges in life, and life never seems simple. However, it's important to remember that our God is big enough to bring you through your challenges, whatever you are going through.
Praying prayers of deliverance can help you bring your needs to God and ask for His help in your situation. This article will discuss how to pray deliverance prayers before we share our top prayers for deliverance with you.
What is a Deliverance Prayer?
Before we dive into our top 15 prayers for deliverance, it's important to discuss what deliverance is and why deliverance prayers are useful.
The dictionary describes deliverance as a "rescue from imprisonment, danger, or evil. The Bible reminds you that Jesus is your deliverer (1 John 4:4) and your salvation is because of His sacrifice (John 10: 9-11)
God tells you that you simply need to make your requests and needs be known to Him (Phillipains 4:6), that His promises have already been provided for you (Phillipains 4:19). Therefore, you can pray powerful prayers for healing and deliverance by asking God for help in your situation.
However, finding the 'right' words can sometimes be difficult, so here are our top 15 prayers for deliverance from common situations.
Deliverance Prayer From Smoking
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 says that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit and that you should honor God with your body, but a common addiction is smoking which is undoubtfully unhealthy. Pray this prayer for deliverance from smoking:
Heavenly Father, please deliver me from my unhealthy smoking habit. I know this is harming me, and I pray for Your strength and power to quit. I pray that You are merciful to me and help ease the withdrawal symptoms and craving as I battle this addiction. Amen.
Deliverance Prayer From Gluttony
Proverbs 23:20-21 tells you not to gorge yourself on food, but it is easy to fall into the sin of gluttony. Therefore, pray this prayer for deliverance from gluttony today:
Almighty God, please give me the strength to break the ties of gluttony. When I sit down to eat, I pray that You encourage me to consider what is before me and to exercise self-control. Help remind me that My body is a living sacrifice to You. Amen.
Deliverance Prayer From Anger
Psalm 37:8 tells us to refrain from anger and turn away from wrath. Therefore, pray this prayer for deliverance from anger today.
Heavenly Father, Let me remember that You told us to "Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires" (James 1:19-20). Please bring peace to my heart and mind. I pray You remove my current anger and replace it with faith in You. Amen.
Deliverance Prayer From Addiction
Deuteronomy 6:5 tells you to love the Lord our God with all your heart and mind, but you may sometimes find yourself in the grips of an addiction that takes your heart and mind away from God. Therefore, pray this prayer for deliverance from an addiction:
Almighty Father, I ask that in Your mercy, you liberate me from this addiction. I feel like I am falling into darkness, and my behaviors have harmed my life. I cannot escape without Your intervention. Therefore, I put this situation into Your hands Lord and pray that You give me the strength to resist this addiction. Amen.
Financial Deliverance Prayer
God wants you to have financial deliverance. Deuteronomy 8:18 reminds us that it is God who gives us the ability to create wealth. So pray this prayer for financial deliverance today.
God, I pray that You help me get out of this financial situation and bless me with the wisdom and discipline to handle my finances. I ask for Your grace and mercy as You help me build financial security. Please open doors in my finances that no man can open (Isaiah 22:22). Amen.
Abusive Relationship Deliverance Prayer
Being in an abusive relationship is challenging, and it can feel impossible to escape. Deuteronomy 31:6 reminds us to Be strong and courageous. God wants to deliver you from your abusive relationship. Pray this prayer today.
Lord God, I pray that You help me because I am suffering in an abusive relationship. I pray that You give me the courage, resources, and strength to protect myself and my family. I ask that You give me the wisdom to escape this situation and that You bring the right people into my life to help me. Amen.
Prayer For Deliverance From Darkness
In the Bible, Zacharia prays against darkness (Luke 1:78). Pray this prayer based on Zacharhia's prayer for deliverance from darkness.
Almighty God, I pray that You visit me to shine on me as I feel like I live in darkness and the shadow of death. I pray that You guide my feet into the way of peace. Amen.
Breakthrough Deliverance Prayer
2 Corinthians 10:4 says that your weapons of warfare have the power to destroy strongholds, but something it can feel like we need God's power for a breakthrough in our situation. So pray this prayer for a breakthrough:
Lord, I need a breakthrough. I pray that You speak favor into my life. I pray You let your glory shine through me, and You deliver me from this situation. In Your almighty name, Amen.
Bad Friends Breakaway Prayer
1 Corinthians 15:33 reminds us that bad friends will ruin good habits. Therefore, pray this prayer for deliverance from bad friends:
Lord Jesus, I'm stuck with this group of bad friends. Please be my way-maker and enable me to escape. I know they are an ungodly influence; please help me avoid this group and help me find friends who will positively influence me. Amen.
Deliverance Prayer From Pornography
Matthew 5:28 reminds us that lusting after others in your mind is sinful, yet pornography is a common addiction in our modern world. Therefore, pray this prayer for deliverance from a pornography addiction:
Lord, I pray that You help me break the chains of my addiction to pornography. I repent from this addiction, Your Word is clear that those who are sexually immoral will not inherit Your Kingdom, and I want to be free of this sin. God, give me the power to avoid pornography and to develop a pure heart. In Your almighty name, Amen.
Prayer to Break the Chains of Gambling Addiction
1 Timothy 6:10 says that money is the root of all evil, but if you have found yourself in the grips of trying to 'win' more money through gambling, pray this prayer for delivering from a gambling addiction:
Lord God, I pray that You help set me free from the demon of my gambling addiction. I ask for Your almighty power to overcome any temptation or urge to go back into gambling and that You erect a wall between me and gambling today. Amen.
Prayer For Deliverance From Negativity
John 16:33 says that God has overcome the world, but it is easy to find yourself trapped in negativity. Pray this prayer for deliverance from negativity:
Almighty Father, I pray that You deliver me from the negative thoughts plaguing my mind. I pray that You embrace me with tranquility and love, break the chains of negative thoughts and surround me with those who will speak positivity into my life. Break all the strongholds that produce these negative thoughts in Jesus's name. Amen.
Prayer to Stop Using Bad Language
Ephesians 4:29 tells you not to let any unwholesome language come out of our mouths, but the world around us is full of bad langue. Pray this prayer for deliverance from using bad language:
Dear Lord Jesus, I pray that You cleanse my mind, mouth and spirit so that I stop using bad language. Give me words to use in place of bad language that better represent You and help me use my words be pure, relevant and true. I pray that my words spread positivity and build others up. Amen.
Prayer to Resist Worldly Philosophy
Colossians 2:8 tells you that philosophy is God's wisdom, not Man's, but it is easy to get distracted by worldly philosophy. Pray this prayer to help you resist the philosophy of the modern world:
Lord, I confess that I have become entrapped by the philosophy and deception of the spiritual force of the world rather than Christ's philosophy. I pray that You protect me from these forces. Almighty God, forgive me and fill my life with Christ-like thoughts and values. Amen.
Prayer For Deliverance From Fear
2 Timothy 1:7 reminds you that God has not given you a spirit of fear. Pray this prayer for deliverance from fear:
Lord Jesus, I know Your Word tells me not to be afraid, but I see the situations in my life and the world today and cannot help but worry. Please help me replace my fears with Your truths and help me strengthen my faith in You. I know You will not leave me nor forsake me, and Your Word is true. I pray this in Your almighty name, Amen.
We hope that these prayers have brought some comfort to you as you seek deliverance in God's almighty name today.