✞ 22 Special Intercessory Prayers for Divine Intervention ✞

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Intercessory prayers are a form of prayer where individuals seek divine intervention on behalf of others. These prayers are offered with a selfless intention, aiming to bring comfort, healing, or guidance to those in need. Examples of intercessory prayers can include asking for blessings, protection, or healing for loved ones, friends, or even strangers, with the belief that the power of prayer can bring about positive change in their lives.

Prayer for Divine Intervention

Prayer for Healing and Restoration
Prayer for Guidance and Protection
Prayer for Strength and Encouragement
Prayer for Peace and Unity

Holy Father, I come before You as an intercessor, standing in the gap for others in their time of need.
Grant me the grace and wisdom to intercede on their behalf, pleading for Your mercy and intervention.
I lift up those who are burdened, asking for healing, comfort and strength to be poured upon them.
May Your divine favor be upon those who are in despair, guiding them towards hope and restoration.
Fill my heart with compassion and empathy, as I intercede for those who are lost and in need of salvation.
I pray for peace to cover the broken relationships and reconciliations to be experienced among loved ones.
Father, I intercede for those who are persecuted for their faith, asking for protection, courage, and endurance.
I lift up leaders and rulers, interceding for wisdom, integrity and a heart of justice and righteousness.
Let Your light shine upon those who are in darkness, so they may experience the truth and be set free.
Holy Father, hear my intercessory prayer, and may Your will be done in every situation I come before You. Amen.

Praying for a Friend’s Physical Healing

O Father, I humbly come before You, lifting up my dear friend who is in need of physical healing.
May Your divine touch bring restoration and wholeness to their body.
In Your mercy, I ask for complete healing, strength, and comfort to be poured out upon them.
May Your healing power flow through every cell, tissue, and organ, bringing forth renewal and vitality.
I trust in Your unfailing love and believe that You are the ultimate healer.
In Jesus’ name, I pray.
Amen.

And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up.

James 5:15

Praying for a Coworker’s Emotional Comfort

Holy Father, I lift up my coworker to You, asking for Your divine comfort to surround them in their emotional struggles.
May Your peace and healing touch their heart, bringing them solace and strength.
In Your loving presence, may they find the courage to face their challenges and experience emotional restoration.
Amen.

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 34:18

Praying for a Neighbor’s Spiritual Strength

Dear Lord, I humbly come before you to lift up my neighbor’s spiritual strength.
May you fill their heart with faith, courage, and perseverance, guiding them on their spiritual journey.
Grant them the wisdom to seek you daily and the strength to overcome any challenges they may face.
In your loving presence, may they find comfort, peace, and a deepening connection with you.
Amen.

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.

Ephesians 3:16

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Praying for a Student’s Academic Guidance

Dear Lord, I humbly come before you, seeking your divine guidance for this student’s academic journey.
Grant them wisdom, understanding, and clarity as they study.
May they be filled with motivation, focus, and perseverance to excel in their studies.
Bless them with discernment to make wise choices and prioritize their time effectively.
Surround them with supportive teachers, mentors, and friends who will encourage and uplift them.
May their efforts be fruitful, and may they achieve their academic goals.
In your loving grace, guide them towards success and bless them abundantly.
Amen.

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

Proverbs 16:3

Praying for a Family’s Financial Provision

Holy Father, I come before You today, lifting up this family’s financial provision.
You are the provider of all our needs, and I ask that You bless them abundantly.
Open doors of opportunity, increase their income, and guide them in wise financial decisions.
May they experience Your provision and never lack any good thing.
In Jesus’ name, amen.

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19

Praying for a Stranger’s Salvation

Holy Father, I humbly come before You, interceding for the salvation of a stranger.
May Your divine grace touch their heart, leading them to repentance and a personal relationship with You.
In Your mercy, draw them closer to Your loving embrace and guide them on the path of eternal life.
Amen.

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:26

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Praying for a Broken Relationship’s Restoration

Holy Father, I come before You with a heavy heart, seeking Your divine intervention in the restoration of this broken relationship.
Pour out Your healing love and grace upon us, mend what is broken, and bring reconciliation and forgiveness.
In Your mighty name, I pray.
Amen.

O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.

Psalm 30:2

Praying for a Community’s Peace

O Father, we humbly come before you, seeking your divine intervention for our community’s peace.
May your love and harmony fill every heart, bringing unity and understanding among us.
Guide us to resolve conflicts with compassion and forgiveness, so that we may live in tranquility and mutual respect.
In your name, we pray.
Amen.

“If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”
Romans 12:18

Praying for a Victim’s Justice

Our Father, we come before you with heavy hearts, seeking justice for the victims of injustice.
May their cries be heard, their pain acknowledged, and their oppressors held accountable.
Grant them strength and courage as they seek healing and restoration.
In your mercy, bring forth justice and righteousness for all who have suffered.
Amen.

For I, the Lord, love justice; I hate robbery and wrongdoing. In my faithfulness I will reward my people and make an everlasting covenant with them.

Isaiah 61:8

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Praying for a Church’s Revival

Dear Lord, we humbly come before you, seeking a revival in our church.
Ignite our hearts with passion for your Word, renew our love for one another, and empower us to boldly share your gospel.
In Jesus’ name, amen.

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 4:31

Praying for a Person’s Hope in Difficult Times

Dear Lord, I humbly come before you, lifting up this person who is facing difficult times.
Fill their heart with unwavering hope, knowing that You are their refuge and strength.
Grant them the strength to endure, the courage to persevere, and the assurance that You are working all things for their good.
In the midst of their trials, may their hope in You shine brightly, guiding them through the darkest of days.
Amen.

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.

Romans 15:13

Praying for a Leader’s Wisdom and Discernment

Our Father, grant our leader divine wisdom and discernment.
Guide their decisions, that they may lead with clarity and understanding.
Illuminate their path, that they may navigate challenges with grace.
Amen.

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.

James 1:5

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Praying for a Nation’s Unity and Reconciliation

O Father, we humbly come before You, seeking Your divine intervention for our nation’s unity and reconciliation.
May Your love and grace bind us together, healing the wounds of division and restoring harmony among us.
In Your mercy, guide our leaders and citizens to embrace forgiveness and understanding, that we may walk hand in hand towards a future of peace and solidarity.
Amen.

“Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.”
2 Corinthians 13:11

Praying for a Child’s Protection and Guidance

O Father, I humbly come before You, seeking Your divine protection and guidance for this precious child.
Surround them with Your loving presence, shield them from harm, and lead them on the path of righteousness.
May Your wisdom and grace be their constant companion.
In Your holy name, I pray.
Amen.

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.

Psalm 91:11-12

Praying for a Couple’s Marital Harmony

Dear Lord, I humbly come before you, seeking your divine intervention in the lives of this couple.
May you bless their marriage with harmony, understanding, and unconditional love.
Guide them in their communication, help them to resolve conflicts with grace, and strengthen their bond each day.
May their love for one another grow deeper, and may they always find joy and peace in each other’s presence.
In your name, I pray.
Amen.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

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Praying for a Student’s Career Direction

O Father, guide this student’s steps as they seek clarity and direction for their career.
Illuminate their path, revealing the purpose and passion that will lead them to success.
Grant them wisdom and discernment to make the right choices.
In your loving hands, may their career journey be filled with purpose and fulfillment.
Amen.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Praying for a Parent’s Strength in Raising Children

Holy Father, grant this parent the strength of a lion, the wisdom of Solomon, and the patience of Job as they navigate the challenges of raising their children.
May they find comfort in Your guidance and be filled with Your love.
Amen.

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.

Psalm 127:3

Praying for a Friend’s Deliverance from Addiction

O Father, I humbly come before You, interceding for my dear friend who is bound by the chains of addiction.
I pray that You would break every stronghold, set them free, and restore their life.
In Your mercy, grant them strength, courage, and the desire to walk in Your ways.
May Your healing power flow through them, bringing transformation and renewal.
In Jesus’ name, I pray.
Amen.

He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.

Psalm 107:20

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Praying for a Colleague’s Success and Favor

O Father, I humbly come before You, lifting up my colleague’s name to You.
May You grant them success in all their endeavors and shower them with Your favor.
Guide their steps and open doors of opportunity.
May Your blessings overflow in their life.
In Your name, I pray.
Amen.

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 84:11

Praying for a Community’s Healing from a Natural Disaster

O Father, we humbly come before You, seeking Your divine intervention and healing for our community devastated by this natural disaster.
Pour out Your comfort upon those who have lost loved ones, homes, and livelihoods.
Restore our strength, unity, and hope as we rebuild and recover.
In Your mercy, bring healing to our land and hearts.
Amen.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 147:3

Praying for a Loved One’s Mental and Emotional Well-Being

O Father, I humbly come before You, seeking Your divine intervention for my loved one’s mental and emotional well-being.
Grant them peace, strength, and clarity of mind.
Surround them with Your love and healing presence, guiding them towards wholeness and restoration.
In Your mercy, bring comfort to their troubled heart and renew their spirit.
May they find solace in Your embrace and experience the healing power of Your grace.
Amen.

Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

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Praying for a Nation’s Leaders to Govern with Integrity and Justice

Holy Father, we humbly come before You, seeking Your divine guidance for our nation’s leaders.
Grant them wisdom to govern with integrity and justice, that they may lead our nation towards peace, prosperity, and righteousness.
In Your holy name, we pray.
Amen.

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.

Proverbs 2:6-8

Key Prayer Points

  1. Pray for the spiritual growth and transformation of each member of our bible class, that they may be rooted in God’s Word and bear fruit in their lives.

  2. Pray for unity and love to abound among the members of our bible class, that we may be a community that supports and encourages one another in our faith journey.

  3. Pray for wisdom and discernment as we study the scriptures together, that we may gain deeper understanding and insight into God’s truth.

  4. Pray for God’s guidance and direction in our bible class, that He may lead us to topics and discussions that will challenge and inspire us to live out our faith in practical ways.

  5. Pray for open hearts and receptive spirits, that each member of our bible class may be receptive to the Holy Spirit’s leading and be transformed by His presence.

  6. Pray for divine appointments and opportunities to share the gospel with others, that our bible class may be a catalyst for spreading God’s love and truth to those around us.

  7. Pray for God’s protection and provision over our bible class, that He may guard us from any distractions or obstacles that may hinder our growth and effectiveness in His kingdom.