Spiritual Warfare Prayers

12 Spiritual Warfare Prayers + Scriptures

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God is a NOT silent and distant father that is unconcerned with your current spiritual warfare. He is an active God that desires to help you to fight every battle. In fact, he wants you to have the victory.

For the LORD your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory. (Deuteronomy 20:4)

I am sure of God’s faithfulness because He has been with me in EVERY spiritual battle. Here are a few of my testimonies:
1. God has spoken to me audibly
2. I frequently hear God in dreams
3. He gives me direction to pray against evil
4. His still small voice helps me avoid bad situations

Spiritual Warfare Prayers

Prayer is a dangerous spiritual weapon. During prayer, God will tell you his battle plans. Then, he will give you the love, patience, strength, and kindness to keep being righteous as you wait for the victory.

1. Prayer to Put on Spiritual Armor

O’ Lord strengthen me to put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, I may be able to stand my ground no matter what. In faith, I put on the belt of truth and shoes of readiness, so I can be ready to defeat Satan’s lies. I put on the helmet of salvation to believe that I saved from sin with the precious blood of Christ. Thank you God that you’ve purify me by the blood. And in the name of Jesus, I will pick up my word to defeat unrighteousness. Amen.

2. Spiritual Warfare Prayer for Breakthrough

Hallelujah! I rejoice for you are a good God. I stand in faith that my breakthrough is coming and I will see a miracle. Though your timing is not my timing O’God, you are faithful. You are just. You are the promise keeper that NEVER goes back on your word. I will wait on you and I will stay faith-filled until your glory is revealed in my situation.

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:9)

3. Prayer to Hear God’s Guidance in the Spiritual Battle

O’ Lord, I am in need of your guidance and direction. You said your word is a lamp to my feet when I walk in darkness. You promised that you would show me which way to walk. So I declare your word to be true Abba. I declare that you are the promise keeper that never goes back on your word. I ask to hear your voice so clearly on how to handle this battle. Steady my heart father and help me confidently wait on your voice. Your word said that you don’t put the righteous to shame. I will trust that you will protect me every fiery dart off the enemy. Amen.

4. Spiritual Warfare Prayer to Take Authority

Abba father, thank you for silencing every lie that says I’m unworthy of manifesting your power. Thank you for guarding my mind from the fiery darts of the enemy with your truth O’ Lord. I am thankful that you are setting me free from every thought that opposes your word. I rejoice because you will have the victory! And you will awaken me to the full power I have through you to bring the kingdom of Heaven onto this earth. O’ Lord, I long to see signs, miracles, and wonder.

As I feel your passion for humanity, I am getting excited! I rejoice for a move of God is coming upon this earth like never before! The revolution that is coming is unlike anything we have seen in a long time. I come into agreement with your plan father. Prepare my heart, mind, and soul to righteously steward what is to come O’ Lord. Lord help me to never be ok with brokenness around me. Concern my heart with setting souls around me free. Set me ablaze in intercession to radically change the ones around me. Thank you for driving darkness back O’ Lord. Hallelujah! You will always get the victory! Amen!

Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.” (Luke 10:19)

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5. Prayer for Strength in Spiritual Warfare

I ask for strength as I wait father. I need your power to run and not grow weary and to walk, but not faint. Thank you father because it is when I am weak that you are the strongest in my life. I am confident that you are walking out this process with me and that I shall not wait in vain. You are worthy of it all father. You are worthy of any wait. Your way is the ultimate way. I drop my understanding father and I acknowledge that your plans for me are good and righteous even if it doesn’t feel like it. I thank you that my story isn’t done until I see the testimony of your goodness. Thank you for healing my heart and helping me to see your plans clearly father, so I can rejoice in even the simple things you are doing and have done. I love you Abba. Amen.

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. (Isaiah 40:31)

6. Prayer for Peace in Spiritual Warfare

Lord God Almighty, you are consistent, constant, and unwavering. Your promises remain the same today and forever more. I thank you that you don’t change your mind and the promises in the Bible are my portion. I am confident you are my shepherd that will help me find rest, peace, and refreshment to my soul. I am overjoyed that I do not have to fear evil or any plans of the enemy for You are with me; and Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. Thank you that You anoint my head with oil; and 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. Amen.

7. Prayer to Overcome Temptations in Spiritual Warfare

O’ Lord, I pray that you would help me to avoid temptation and sin as I pass through this fiery trial. Lord give me the strength and perseverance to continue on the path of righteousness. Thank you for the grace to stand firm to the end. I ask that my spirit would overflow with praises and thanksgivings. You are worthy of it all. Holy are you Abba. You are my counselor, protector, leader, guide, teacher, deliverer, and father. You are the God of miracles, breakthrough, and the impossible. I give you my burdens. I surrender my life, heart, and situation into your trustworthy hands. I believe that you will accomplish a good work and that I can trust you. I love you Abba. Amen.

And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. (1 Corinthians 10:13)

Spiritual Warfare Prayers for Deliverance

In Isaiah 61, the Old Testament, the prophet Isaiah prophesied that Jesus would come to set us free: The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound.”  In Luke 4:17-21, Jesus read from Isaiah’s scroll and said “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.”

8. Declaration of Freedom in Christ

I believe that Jesus’ Blood is enough to set me free. I will not bow down to false doctrines that say I am not who God says I am. I was made righteous by Christ’s death on the cross. I believe that the Holy Spirit will guide me on the narrow path of righteousness. I may stumble, but you O’ God will never let me fall from eternal salvation. I will rejoice because nothing can separate me from you love. You O’ Lord are good and I will believe in you all the days of my life. “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1

9. Spiritual Warfare Prayer for the Mind

El Shaddai, you are the most high God. Who on the earth can I find like you O’ God? You saw me in my sin and you died for me. You cleansed me. You don’t hold my past against me and you are leading me to a greater measure. You are good God. I refuse to let my situation convince me other wise. I refuse to bow down to my feelings and deny that Jesus’ blood was enough for me. I take hold of my authority and I’m standing firm that my mind will be free. “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” (Romans 8:1)

Warfare Prayers Against Spiritual Attacks

Every curse and attack from Satan has been defeated by God. The truth is, sometimes he just wants you to fear. Fear is an open door for Satan to work in your life. Drop the fear and pick up faith. If God is for you, who can stand against you?

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.” Isaiah 54:17

10. 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, unforgiveness, 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 

Related Article: 12 Powerful Prayers to Destroy Your Enemies’ Plan

11. Warfare Prayer for Protection from Enemies

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 stick beside the people those who are ordained 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

Guided Spiritual Warfare Prayers:

Try this recorded spiritual warfare prayer video with the break every chain audio song to strengthen your prayer life.

12. Deep Spiritual Warfare Prayer for Saints:

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for for providing a way for me to remove my old nature and escape the grasp of the enemy. I thank you for the  sacrifice of Jesus Christ. I rejoice and celebrate Christ’s blood which paid for my sins. I am overjoyed that I am now a new man and Child of God with a sound mind that has been renewed. I am in awe of you God because you are selfless, loving, and patient with your children. Jesus came to earth and taught us how to walk and talk like you, thank you for that example. Lord, help us to imitate Christ and be a role model for all the world to see.

Help us to demolish strongholds of satan and generational curses that would try to keep us in bondage. I thank you for the discernment and spiritual strength to stand in the gap for the pain of others. You have given me authority over demons and the workings of the enemy. Help me to walk confidently in the supernatural power you’ve given your children to send wicked spirits back to hell. God, help me to be a world changer like the Apostle Paul and have every area of life my line up with scripture. I pray that I would persuasively and lovingly preach eternal life, the Gospel, and the power in the blood of Jesus. Thank you for being with me in daily life activities and removing evil spirits that would destroy your will for my life. I love you God and I will give all my energy and strength to be in the fullness of the will of God. Amen.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the meaning of spiritual warfare? Spiritual warfare is a fight between Satan’s army and God’s army in the spiritual realm. When the battle is intense it spills onto the earth through mean comments, envy, rage, murder, addictions, back sliding, pride, etc. We must actively fight against being the person that is doing the devil’s work. We must be on guard for every little thing we do. Also, we should pray for the people that are blind because they do Satan’s work unknowingly.

How do you start a warfare prayer? Starting with thanksgiving is a strategy to appreciate God and set the mood of gratitude. Listing the things that God has done for you increases your faith that He will continue to fight the battle for you. However, there isn’t a specific way to pray other than the Lord’s Prayer. I break down that prayer in how to pray for beginners and explain each scriptures based on Jesus’ prayer example.

What are the weapons of spiritual warfare? Weapons of spiritual warfare is praise, prayer, fasting, faith, reading & reciting the word of God, and imitating Jesus Christ’s kindness and love.

Is praise a spiritual weapon? Praise is a spiritual weapon because it teaches you to be thankful and faithful despite the war around you.

What are spiritual strongholds? Spiritual strongholds are bad patterns that the enemy keeps people stuck in. For instance, addiction is a stronghold. Usually this stronghold is generational and requires prayer, fasting, therapy, and other avenues to break the chain of bondage.

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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