Praying for a Steadfast Faith

I pray that _____ will be sober and vigilant, for his adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. I pray that You will give _____ the strength to resist the devil, steadfast in the faith, knowing that other Christians are suffering the same things. But You are the God of grace, and You have called us to Your eternal glory by Christ Jesus. So I know that after _____ has suffered a little while, You will perfect, establish, strengthen and settle _____. To You be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. 1 Peter 5:8-11

Lord, I pray that _____ will wait silently for You; You bring her salvation. You alone are her rock and salvation; You alone are her defense. She shall not be greatly moved- and because I trust You with _____’s life, neither will I. Psalm 62:1-2

Lord I pray that _____ will build himself up in his most holy faith by praying in Your Holy Spirit, keeping himself in Your love, and looking for the mercy of Jesus that gives him eternal life. Jude 20-21

Father I pray that _____ will be able to say with confidence: “I have set the Lord always before me; because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.” Therefore her heart will be glad, and she will rejoice; her whole body will rest in hope. For You will not leave her soul in the depths of hell, but You will show her the path of life.  Psalm 16:8-10

Father I pray that _____will live like the man who built his house on the rock. When the rains descended and the floods came and the winds blew and beat the house, it did not fall, for it was founded on a rock. Father, I pray that _____will not be a fool like the man who built his house upon the sand. When the rains descended, the floods came and the winds blew and beat on the house, it fell. You have given us our Rock, which is Christ, and the man who builds his house on Christ is the man who obeys Your Word. Please, Lord, let _____ be that man. May he come to Christ as a living stone, and allow himself to be built up as a spiritual house. Matthew 7:24-27, 1 Peter 2:4

Father I pray that  all believers will come to such knowledge of Jesus that we will all measure up to the full and complete standard of Christ. Then _____ will no longer be an immature child, tossed and blown about by every wind or new teaching. _____ will not be influenced when people try to trick her with lies so clever they sound like the truth. Instead, _____ will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ. Ephesians 4:13-15 NLT

Some days, Lord, that I think we are living in the time Isaiah describes, when “the earth reels to and fro like a drunkard… Our transgression shall be heavy upon it, and it will fall, and not rise again.” I fear for _____.  I pray that You will be the sure foundation for his life, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge. Fearing You is the key to unlocking this treasure; fearing You is the foundation of true wisdom. If _____ will obey You, he will always grow in wisdom. Isaiah 24:20, 33:6 NIV, Psalm 111:10 NLT

Father, I know that You will be _____’s sure foundation, providing a rich store of salvation, wisdom and knowledge. Fearing You will be her treasure. Isaiah 33:6

Lord, create in ____ a new heart, and renew a steadfast spirit within him…. Restore to him the joy of Your salvation, and uphold him by Your generous Spirit. Psalm 51:10, 12

Father, I pray that _____ will cast her burden on You, for You will sustain her. You shall never permit the righteous to be moved. Bring her out of the horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set her feet upon the Rock. Establish her steps, please Father, and put a new song in her mouth. Psalm 55:22, 40:2-3

Father, I am not going to ever stop praying for _____ because You gave him to me to love so much. I ask You to give him complete knowledge of Your will, and spiritual wisdom and understanding. Then the way he lives will always honor and please You, and his life will produce all kinds of good fruit. All the while, _____ will grow as he gets to know You better and better. I also pray that _____ will be strengthened with all Your glorious power so that he will have all the endurance and patience he needs. May he be filled with joy, always thanking You. For You have rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of Your beloved Son Jesus, Who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins. Thank you Father!! AMEN! Colossians 1: 9-14

God, it is impossible for You to lie. Therefore those who have fled to You for refuge can have great confidence as we hold on to the hope that lies before us. This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls.  It leads us straight to You. Hebrews 6:18-20 NLT