KJV Sample Scripture Prayer List

When choosing a Scripture template to pray for your sons and daughters, you may select one from the topical list below, choose your own, or your I55 leader will assist in finding just the right Scripture. You may also contact us at info@i55pray.org for assistance. For ladies new to Scripture praying, we've included an example in each section below.


  • Psalm 118:19-21
  • John 3:16-18
  • II Timothy 2:25(b)-26
  • Isaiah 45:8
  • II Corinthians 7:10
  • Colossians 1:13-14

Father, I pray that You would give [insert name] repentance to the acknowledging of the truth, that she might recover herself out of the snare of the devil, who has taken her captive by him at his will. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (II Timothy 2:25b-26)

Strength; Courage; Spiritual Growth and Maturity; Good Spiritual Character

  • Joshua 1:7-9
  • Psalm 119:33-40
  • Colossians 3:1-3,12-14
  • II Samuel 22:33-37
  • Ephesians 1:17-19
  • I Peter 2:2-5
  • Psalm 1:1-3
  • Ephesians 3:16-19
  • II Peter 1:5-9
  • Psalm 119:9-16
  • Ephesians 4:22-27

Father, I pray that You would grant [insert name] according to the riches of Your glory, to be strengthened with might by Your Spirit in his inner man. That Christ may dwell in his heart by faith, that he, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height, and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that he might be filled with all Your fullness. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. (Ephesians 3:16-19)

Babies (In the Womb)/Infants; Young Children; Special Needs; Emotional Needs

  • Psalm 139:13-17
  • Isaiah 61:3
  • Luke 2:40,52
  • I John 3:18

Father, may [insert name] grow and wax strong in spirit, be filled with wisdom and Your grace be upon him. May he increase in wisdom and stature, and in favour with You and man. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Luke 2:40,52)

Broken Heart; Depression; Suffering; Health-Physical/Spiritual

  • Psalm 25:16-18a,20-22
  • Psalm 116:1-9
  • Isaiah 61:3
  • Psalm 42:5
  • Psalm 119:105-112
  • Lamentations 3:19-26
  • Psalm 103:1-5
  • Proverbs 3:5-8
  • Lamentations 3:55-58
  • Psalm 107:13-16,20-22
  • Isaiah 58:11

Father, guide [insert name] continually and satisfy his soul in drought and make fat his bones, until he shalt be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters fail not. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Isaiah 58:11)

Deliverance; Refuge in Disaster; Stress; Anxiety; Anger; Facing Trials; Testing of Faith; Addictions

  • II Samuel 22:17-20
  • Psalm 107:19-22
  • James 1:19-22
  • Psalm 25:16-22
  • Isaiah 42:7,16
  • Isaiah 58:8-9a
  • Ephesians 4:22-27
  • I Peter 1:6-7
  • Psalm 37:1-8
  • Philippians 4:4-7
  • I Peter 5:6-10
  • Psalm 57:1-3
  • James 1:2-4

Father, open the eyes of my son [insert name], for addiction has blinded him; bring him out of this prison, from sitting in darkness out of the prison house. Bring him by ways he knew not; lead him on paths he has not known. Make his darkness light before him and crooked things straight. Do it, O Lord; please do not forsake my son. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. (Isaiah 42:7,16)

Waiting; Joy in the Waiting; Joy in All Circumstances

  • Psalm 33:18-22
  • Psalm 130:5-7
  • Habakkuk 3:17-19
  • Psalm 40:1-3
  • Lamentations 3:22-26

Father, may [insert name] know that it is of Your mercies that he is not consumed, because Your compassions fail not, they are new every morning, and great is Thy faithfulness. Be his portion, and may he hope in You. You, O Lord, are good unto them that wait for You, to the soul that seeketh You. May he both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of his God. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Lamentations 3:22-26)

Thirst for God; Pursuing God; Spiritual Confidence in His Plans; Actively Sharing Faith

  • Psalm 42:1-2
  • Hosea 10:12
  • Colossians 4:2-6
  • Isaiah 26:7-9
  • Ephesians 2:17-21
  • Philemon 1:6
  • Jeremiah 29:11-13
  • Philippians 3:7-8

Father, what things were gain to [insert name], may he count as loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus his Lord: for whom he has suffered the loss of all things. May he count them but dung, that he might win Christ and be found in him. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Philippians 3:7-9a)

Protection from Troubles in this World; Kept from Sin; Unhealthy Relationships; Peer Pressure; Enemies; Seduction to Evil; Kept from the Wicked

  • Psalm 31:14-16
  • Psalm 119:65-72
  • Proverbs 2:9-16
  • Psalm 86:14-17
  • Psalm 119:105-112
  • Proverbs 4:11-15
  • Psalm 101:3-4
  • Psalm 119:113-120

Father, may [insert name] be taught in the way of wisdom and lead in right paths. When she goest, may her steps be not straitened; and when she runnest, not stumble. I pray that she takes fast hold of instruction, lets it not go, and keeps it, knowing it is her life. Keep her from entering the path of the wicked and going in the way of evil men. May she avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Proverbs 4:11-15)

Prodigals; Rebellion; Strongholds; Idolatry; Strong-willed Child

  • Psalm 50:14-15
  • Psalm 119:33-37
  • II Corinthians 10:3-5
  • Psalm 51:7-10
  • Psalm 139:7-10,23-24
  • Ephesians 6:1-4
  • Psalm 51:12-17
  • Ezekiel 11:19-20
  • Colossians 3:1-5,8

Father, purge [insert name] with hyssop, that she might be clean; wash her, that she might be whiter than snow. Make her to hear joy and gladness, that the bones which Thou hast broken may rejoice. Hide Thy face from her sins, and blot out all her iniquities. Create in her a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within her. May she sacrifice to You a broken spirit, a broken and contrite heart, O God, that Thou wilt not despise. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Psalm 51:7-10,17)

Wisdom; Discretion; Sound Counsel; Discernment

  • Psalm 119:97-100
  • Isaiah 50:4
  • Proverbs 2:9-11
  • Philippians 1:9-11

I pray Father, that [insert name] would understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity, yea, every good path. May wisdom entereth into his heart, and knowledge be pleasant unto his soul. I pray that discretion would preserve him and understanding keep him. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Proverbs 2:9-11)

Trust in the Lord; Faith in Uncertain Times; Standing Firm in the Faith; Perseverance; Reject Worldly Philosophies; Holy Living

  • Proverbs 3:5-7
  • Colossians 2:6-10
  • Hebrews 12:1-3
  • Isaiah 42:16
  • Colossians 3:1-2
  • I Peter 5:6-10
  • II Corinthians 4:16-18
  • II Timothy 2:21-25
  • Philippians 3:7-8
  • Hebrews 10:35-36

Father, I pray that [insert name] would humble himself under Your mighty hand, that You may exalt him in due time. May he cast all his care on You, knowing You careth for him. May he be sober, be vigilant, knowing his adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. I pray that [insert name] resists stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in his brethren that are in the world. May You, O God of all grace, Who hath called [insert name] unto Your eternal glory by Jesus Christ, after he has suffered a while, be made perfect, stablished, strengthened, and settled. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (I Peter 5:6-10)

Divine Favor

  • Psalm 5:11-12
  • Psalm 84:10-12
  • Jeremiah 17:7-8

Father, let [insert name] put his trust in Thee and rejoice. Let him ever shout for joy, because thou defendest him. May he love Thy name and be joyful in Thee. I pray that Thou, Lord, wilt bless righteous [insert name]; with favor, compass him about as with a shield. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Psalm 5:11-12)

Spiritual Boldness; Witness for Jesus Christ

  • Jeremiah 20:9
  • Romans 1:16-17
  • Ephesians 6:19-20,24

Father, should [insert name] say, “I will not make mention of Him nor speak any more in His name,” may Your word be in his heart as a burning fire shut up in his bones, until he is weary with forbearing and cannot stay. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Jeremiah 20:9)

Hope and Encouragement; Peace; Contentment; Living Simply; Quiet and Gentle Spirit; Practical Daily Living; Satisfaction in Labor

  • Ecclesiastes 5:18-20
  • Romans 15:13
  • Colossians 3:15-17
  • Jeremiah 29:11-13
  • Ephesians 1:17-19a
  • Colossians 3:22-24
  • Malachi 2:5-6
  • Ephesians 6:5-8
  • Hebrews 13:5-6,15-16
  • Romans 12:9-13
  • Philippians 4:4-7
  • I Peter 3:3-5
  • Romans 12:14-18
  • Philippians 4:12-13
  • I Peter 3:8-12

Father, may [insert name]’s love be without dissimulation. I pray that she abhors that which is evil and cleaves to that which is good. May she be kindly affectioned to others with brotherly love, in honor preferring others. I pray that she is not slothful in business, but fervent in spirit, serving You Lord. May she be rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing instant in prayer. May she distribute to the necessity of the saints and be given hospitality. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Romans 12:9-13)

Surrendered Life; Serve the Lord; Devotion to the Lord’s Work; Know God’s Will; Servanthood; Prayer and Study of God’s Word

  • Psalm 32:6-8
  • Romans 12:9-12
  • Galatians 6:7-9
  • Psalm 86:11-13,16-17
  • Romans 12:17-21
  • Ephesians 5:8-13
  • Romans 6:11-14
  • I Corinthians 15:58
  • Philippians 3:7-9
  • Romans 12:1-2,11-12
  • Galatians 5:16-18,24-25
  • Colossians 1:9b-11

Father, I ask that You would fill [insert name] with the knowledge of Your will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding. I pray that she might walk worthy of You Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of You, strengthened with all might, according to Your glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Colossians 1:9b-11)

Spiritual Battles; Taking Thoughts Captive; Spiritual Armor; Bridled Tongue

  • II Corinthians 10:5 and Philippians 4:8-9
  • Ephesians 6:13-18
  • Galatians 2:20,5:22-25
  • Ephesians 4:29-32

Father, I pray that no corrupt communication would proceed out of [insert name]’s mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. May she grieve not the Holy Spirit, whereby she has been sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking be put away from her, with all malice. May she be kind to others, tenderhearted, forgiving others, even as You for Christ’s sake hath forgiven her. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Ephesians 4:29-32)

God’s Design for Family, Marriage

  • Ephesians 5:22-28
  • Colossians 3:17-21, 4:2
  • I Peter 3:3-7

Father, may [insert name]’s adorning be not the outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel. Instead, let it be the hidden person of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in Your sight of great price. May [insert name], as her husband, dwell with [insert name] according to knowledge, giving honour unto her, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that their prayers be not hindered. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (I Peter 3:3-4,7)

In Physical Danger; Fearful Circumstances; Overcoming/Conquering Fear; Safety; Safe from Harm

  • II Samuel 22:17-20
  • Psalm 91:1-7
  • Isaiah 54:13-15
  • Psalm 23:1-4
  • Psalm 91:14-16
  • Jeremiah 15:20-21
  • Psalm 57:1-3
  • Proverbs 3:23-26
  • Psalm 87:15-17
  • Isaiah 43:1-2,4

Father, I pray that [insert name] would walk in her way safely and her foot not stumble. When she liest down, may she be not afraid, and when she lies down, her sleep be sweet. I pray she will not be afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh. May You, Lord, be her confidence, and keep her foot from being taken. In Jesus’ Name, Amen (Proverbs 3:23-26)