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12 Prayers for Enemies to Leave Me Alone

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God NEVER loses a battle. He always wins. Even when all hope seem lost, he turns the situation around for the glory right at the end. Remember, this is the God that brought the dead back to life. Surely he will cause your enemies to leave you alone.

  • The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent. Exodus 14:14
  • Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” Romans 12:19 

Prayer for God to Confuse My Enemies

Thank you God that you are protecting me from my enemies. At your word, my enemies must leave me alone. I rejoice Lord because you will vindicate me. The lies, gossip, and slander of my enemies will be exposed. Though they may want to cover their sins, I ask that you confuse their effort. Thank you that they will be fully exposed and have no where to hide their sin. And I thank you God, because you love my enemies and will lead them to repentance.

Prayer for Enemies to Leave Me Alone

In your name Jesus Christ, I rejoice because you will always have the victory. Thank you God for your son’s blood that defeated every power of darkness on this earth. Hallelujah! All authority on earth belongs to you O’ God. Have your way. You are the author and finisher of this difficult situation and I trust you Abba. You will make all things well. You have a perfect plan for my situation. I cast my cares unto you because you are my comforter and my friend O’ God. What my enemies meant for evil, you will surely use it to bless me.

I thank you that you will cause my enemies to retreat at the proper time. You will bring them low in humility and they will repent for their mistreatment of me. Thank you God because you will champion me and my enemies will leave me alone. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

I put no trust in my words, and my actions does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. In you God, I will make my boast all day long, and I will praise your name forever. Amen.

Bible References: Psalm 23:5Matthew 28:18Psalm 44:4–6, and Luke 20:42–43.

“Of David. A psalm. The LORD says to my lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” (Luke 20:42–43)

Pray Someone Out Your Life

Abba father, I ask that you would remove everyone that wishes me harm. Remove the people that are sneaky, liars, manipulators, and sabotagers. Give me discernment, so that I can know who is for me and against me. Thank you God for surrounding me with God people that I can trust.

Prayer Against Enemies’ Entering Your Life

Abba father, I ask that you would protect my family, friends, and myself. I ask that you would increase our discernment to avoid allowing others to enter our lives that seek to destroy us from the inside out. I rebuke witches, wolves in sheep clothing, false prophets, hypocrites, jezebels, leviathans, and any critical spirits from attacking our lives. I thank you for surrounding us with your mighty angels to protect us from any spiritual attack that the enemy seeks to set against us. Father, I thank you for removing friends, relationships, and family members from my life that are fueled by darkness. 

Father give me strength to love the people you approve of with righteousness, long suffering, and patience. But I also ask for wisdom to know who is for me and who is against me. Father, who should I be long suffering with? Help me to see because even Jesus didn’t enter some villages due to their lack of faith, yet He kept Judas with him. I trust your guidance father and I ask for help to keep my heart pure and undefiled before you. Amen. 
  • Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27
  • Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet. Psalm 140:4

Prayer for God to Fight Your Battles

God, I thank you that your eyes roam the earth and see the wicked plainly. I ask that you would redirect the ones that are plotting against me. Please remove roots of bitterness, un-forgiveness, and unrighteous anger within me. Father, renew my heart to desire that their soul is united with you. I ask that you would bring individuals in their lives to minister to them and lead them on a path of righteousness. Thank you father for exposing their own heart to themselves, so they have the opportunity to repent. I ask that they’d understand that their actions are apart of Satan’s plan for the destruction of my life. Illuminate their eyes to their own potential in Christ for goodness. I ask that they’d have clarity of thought and action in this moment to choose between light and darkness. Abba, I ask to release angels to surround my enemies to stop them from finishing their plans. Thank you for protecting me God. I believe your word is true — you will fight for me and you will protect me! Amen!
  • The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent. Exodus 14:14
  • Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” Romans 12:19 

Prayer to Love your Enemies

Father, I am weary and I need your strength to love the ones that seek to harm me. Search my heart God because you know the depth of wickedness it may posses. Cleanse me father and fill me with the fruits of love, joy, forgiveness, gentle kindness, and hope. Abba, I want to be just like you. You are the God that sent your son despite the wickedness of humanity. You are so full of love. I too want to have love that pierces a sinner’s heart and leads them to repentance. I open my heart and mind to receive your guidance father. Teach me how to love my enemies. I trust that you will allow me to be a beacon of your love on this earth. I desire to please you God and I stand in awe of your desire to help me please you. I love you daddy. Amen.
  • But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Matthew 5:43-48

Prayer to Bless those who Curse You

Father, please help me to be a blessing to all that come in my midst. I thank you holy father for the increase in love, gentle kindness, forgiveness, and faith that you are depositing in my life right now. I want to radiate holiness and shine your light for all to see. I declare that I will represent your love well to my enemies. Though my enemies are numerous, I trust you to keep me in perfect peace. I ask that you would fortify my mind, so I don’t seek to curse or destroy my enemies. Abba, give me patience to allow you to fix the mess my enemies have created and/or seek to create. I lay down all my defenses, negative thoughts, worries, and fear. I surrender my life into your hands because I trust you to fight my battles God. Amen.
  • You are to do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back. And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them. Luke 6:27-36 
  • Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Romans 12:14
  • If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head. Romans 12:20

Related Article: 7 Tips to Pray for Victory Over Enemies!

Too tired to keep going? Repeat this soul medicine: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13

Prayer to Remove Fear of your Enemy

El-Shaddai, I thank you that you’ve surrounded me with angels and you are a mighty fortress protecting me from attacks. You are a strong God that can do the impossible. I declare that my enemies cannot win. Because my God is for me, so who can be against me? So I will stand firm in the promise that my God will keep me in perfect peace as he fights my battle. Father, I ask you to remove doubt, fear, and worry from my mind. I ask you to give me the strength to focus on you in this fiery trial. I submit to your leadership, your plans, your will, your way, and your word. I will remain obedient to you and surrender to you, despite the the ups and down in this situation. You are my God. You are my rock and solid foundation, without you I’m a house built on sinking sand. With you, I am confident and planted in righteousness. I thank you for being my anchor in this difficult time papa. I love you. Amen.
  • Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 
  • “Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:1-4 

Prayer for Humility when your Enemies’ are Defeated

Jehovah M’Kaddesh, the Lord who sanctifies, please cleanse my heart of impurities. My enemies have caused me grief and I store pain and bitterness within me. My heart seeks to triumph and make them feel small near me. Father, I ask you to remove that root of pride and replace it with gentle humility. I want to be holy and reflect the love of Christ. I want to be an amazing display of who you are God. I thank you that you died to purify me and you will continue that process in my life. I submit to your discipline Lord and I accept your pruning. This situation has revealed my heart and I am thankful for the opportunity to be cleansed. I am thankful that I have a God that delights when my enemies or I repent. O’ Lord help my enemies and I to change our hearts and unhealthy behaviors. I desire to see a globe of righteous warriors that have been restored from sin. Help me to love the prodigal sons that you are strategically bringing back. Holy Father you are so good, kind, and forgiving. I love you for who you are and not what you do Abba. Amen.
  • Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles. Proverbs 24:17 

Prayers For Victory Over Your Enemies

Prayer to Speak the Truth In Love

Abba, thank you for revealing your word and truth to me. I thank you that you have taken me from the grasp of Satan and put me on the path of righteousness. Please continue to reveal your truth to me because I am merely human and only see what is in front of me. Then Lord, give me courage to speak the truth to others around. Help me to lead the blind into righteousness. For we do not fight against flesh and blood, but we fight against powers, principalities, and rulers in dark places. Help me to focus on winning souls back when I speak the truth. Help me to have hope that the truth will restore my brother and bring him into the light. Father, help me to have a heart for humanity as you did when your son died for all of our sins. And father, help me to be secure that when I speak in love their reaction is not my fault. Though, Thank you that my heart overflow with your statues and your truth escapes my lips. My words are like songs to the broken because each word is drenched in your truth spoken. Thank you that my words bring sweet medicine to their dying bones. Thank you for victory Abba. Amen.
  • Speak the truth. If you can, tell the person how you feel kindly. They may not listen but your job is just to use your voice. Everyone is in pain so be sure to communicate the truth with compassion and love.
    • “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.” Matthew 18:15
    • You must not harbor hatred against your brother in your heart. Directly rebuke your neighbor, so that you will not incur guilt on account of him.” Leviticus 19:17

 Prayer to Forgive My Enemy

Purify my heart papa. My enemies' have hurt me and I am in pain. They have attacked me in an area that I didn't know would hurt so much. I ask that you would remove bitterness, anger, thoughts of revenge, painful memories, and the need to restore my reputation. Help me to draw close to you father, so I can delight in you during this devastating moment in my life. Help me to see that you are with me in this pain and you cause all things to work for my good. Thank you God for handling my enemies and revealing their partnership with darkness over my life. I ask that their eyes would be open and they would should signing up for the plans of the enemy and come alive in your truth. Amen.
  • Forgive. You must forgive whether the person treats you well or not. Without forgiveness, you will block up your heart and the pain will keep you from being close to God.
    • Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:17-21

Prayer to Remain Righteous Despite Attacks

O' Lord, I ask that you keep me and continue to guide me in righteousness. This trial weighs on me and reveals the impurities within my heart. Perfect me O' Lord and cleanse me of all my iniquities. I ask that I can be a bright light of love despite the behavior and attacks of my enemies. Lord, I will wait as you fight my battle. I will not act in vengeance and anger, but I will leave room for your mighty hand in this situation. While I wait, I will not be idle. I ask that you would give me strength to read the word, believe the word, and become a living expression of your word Abba. I desire to be as Holy as you God and I accept the power of the Holy Spirit to keep me righteous in this battle. Amen.
  • Remain Righteous. If you’ve done everything you can and nothing is changing you have to still remain righteous. God will give you the victory over every temptation. You can’t be passive-aggressive. You shouldn’t gossip (you should share with a spiritual mentor though). This situation should not cause you to sin.
    • “Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11

Christina Daniels is the founder of Adorned Heart. She is devoted to learning about human behavior and its affects on society. She received a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Public Policy. She hopes to use her life and academic experience to empower & heal the hearts of women!

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