Morning Blessings: 15 Uplifting Prayers to Start your Day

Mornings are a very important part of our day.

This is so because it symbolizes the beginning of a new day and new possibilities. Usually what we spend our time doing every morning determines the outcome of our day.

Therefore, there’s no better way for a believer to start their day than with God. Starting each day with prayers is not only refreshing but inspiring too.

This is the more reason we need to make spending time with God a morning ritual before we commence our day.

So, I took the liberty to create these powerful morning blessings and prayers to start your day. Command your day with any of these morning prayers and watch the Lord take over.

Morning Blessings: 15 Morning Prayers to Start your Day.

  1. A Powerful Morning Prayer.

Psalm 143:8 (NIV) – Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you, show me the way I should go, for to you I lift my soul.

Dear Lord, I’m so thankful for yet another beautiful day.

I can’t help but be grateful for the privilege to witness and enjoy the rising of the sun; which signifies the dawn of a new day. I pray that your love will rise in my heart even as the sun rises each day.

Holy Spirit, I ask that you renew my mind, refresh my spirit, and energize my body today. May you renew my heart in hope that today will be better than yesterday.

I ask that you bless my day and prosper me in it. Cause your light to shine through me, for others to see and glorify your name.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Blessing Morning Prayer.

Psalm 90:14 (NIV) – Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.

Heavenly Father, you have brought me to the beginning of a new day. I ask that you go through it with me.

Give me the strength to handle all that today will bring. Give me a cheerful and joyful spirit even in the face of challenges.

Father, I also pray for the strength and courage to do all that I have to do today.

I ask that you satisfy me early with your mercy so that my heart will be glad. By faith, I declare that my day is blessed and all things are working together for my good.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Divine Will Morning Prayer.

Psalm 25:5 (NIV) – Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

Abba Father, I pray that you teach me to number my days so that I may incline my heart to wisdom. I request that you help me to seek you and to walk in your ways. As I do, cause me to take delight and walk by your word.

I pray that your ‘will’ will be done in my life today. Lord, amid the perversity in the world today, I will remain pure and steadfast. Instead of being conformed to this world, may I be transformed by the renewing of your word.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Family Morning Prayer.

Isaiah 33:2 (NIV) – O Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

Holy Father, I commit my family into your fatherly hands. At a time when evil and wickedness have become the order of the day, keep us protected.

Let your watchful eyes rest upon us and keep us in the shadow of your wings.

Dear Lord, your word says that those who dwell in your secret place are preserved from harm.

Therefore, I acknowledge you as my refuge and my fortress; and I trust you with the safety of my family. Keep us from wicked and blood-thirsty men, and make us the apple of your eyes.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Good Morning Prayer.

Psalm 86:11 (NIV) – Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.

Loving Father, I’m very grateful for the life and privilege of a new day. So, I hand over my morning and day into your hands.

I put you in the driver’s seat of my day, direct my affairs today and lead me in it. Lord Jesus, I commit my plans into your hands and I ask for the wisdom to execute them.

I pray that you order my steps and teach me your ways. By faith, I enter this day with your grace and mercy and I declare that I’m strengthened to deal with the challenges that this day presents.

Fill my heart with the fear of your name.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Inspiration Morning Prayer.

Job 32:8 (NIV) – But there is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty that gives him understanding.

Faithful God, thank you for the Holy Spirit you have given me as a comforter and inspiration.

By His presence in my life, I have an understanding of all things. I have the wisdom and inspiration of God in all my activities today.

Mighty God, I commit my day into your hands, I pray for wisdom when I’m tempted to be foolish.

Comfort me when I’m alone, and give me hope when I don’t see the need to continue. Lead me in every decision I take and in my conversations with others.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer and Declaration.

Proverbs 4:18 (NIV) – The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.

Mighty God, I command my morning and declare that the day will work in my favor. I walk in favor with you and with men. God, I declare that wherever my feet tread today, I possess in the name of your son, Jesus.

By faith, I declare that my day is smooth and my path straight. I succeed in everything I lay my hands upon today, and my path shines brighter.

The works of my hand are blessed and I’m established by the Lord. Thank you, Father, because today is a good day.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Morning Prayer Before Work.

Psalm 127:1 (NIV) – Unless the Lord builds the house, its builder’s labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stands guard in vain.

Dear Heavenly Father, you give seed to the sower and enlarge the harvest of the righteous.

So, Lord, I ask that you water my field and give me an increase at work today. I pray that I’ll not toil in vain; bless my effort with abundance.

Lord, your word also says that no one can build a house except by your help.

Therefore, I request that you help me marvelously. May I reap where I sow and may my lot be preserved in the name of the Lord.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer at Work.

Psalm 5:3 (NIV) – In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

Almighty Father, I lay my request before you this morning, and I know that you will answer because the expectations of the righteous shall not be cut short

. So, I present my work into your hands, and I request that you prosper me immensely.

Please help me to thrive in my job. Bless my dreams and aspirations as I climb higher in my chosen career.

Give me the spirit of excellence that I may excel in my endeavors. May I be an asset to my employers and help me to make an impact in the organization daily.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer Before Going Out.

Psalm 121:8 (NIV) – The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forever.

Everlasting Father, please watch over me today as I step out. May I dwell in your shelter and rest under your wings.

I ask that you protect and rescue me from all the plans of the enemy against me. Also, I specially request for your divine presence to accompany me everywhere I go today.

I ask that you bless and watch over my going out and coming in. Go before me to level every mountain and make my path straight.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer for Family Protection.

Psalm 121:7 (NIV) – The Lord will keep you from all harm, he will watch over your life.

God my Protector, I request that you surround my family like the mountain surrounds Jerusalem. Guard us that we will not be moved or shaken. Give your angels charge over us so that we will not stumble.

You are our shield and buckler. You are also our light and salvation; therefore, we shall not be afraid. In trouble, may your mercy speak for us, and in sorrow, may we find comfort in you.

I ask also that you build a hedge of covering over our lives this day and always.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer for Praise and Thanksgiving.

Psalm 34:1 (NIV) – I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be in my lips.

Gracious God, early in the morning I will sing your praise. I’ll extol you at all times; your praise will continually be in my mouth. I enter your gates with thanksgiving because you have been good to me.

Abba Father, I come before you with joy and gladness because you are good and your faithfulness continues through all generations. Your mercy and love endure forever and your compassion never fails. May your name be praised among the people now and always.

In Jesus; name, Amen.

  1. Morning Prayer When Fasting.

Psalm 63:1-3 (NIV) – O Lord you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land, where there is no water.

Gracious Father, your word says that those who wait on the Lord will renew their strength.

Therefore, as I wait on you today in fasting, I declare that my strength is renewed. I ask that you will strengthen my spirit and quicken my body.

Dear Lord, as I seek your face today, may I find you. I ask that you will give me the spirit of discernment to know and align with your will.

Help me to build intimacy with the Holy Spirit in fellowship. Show me great and mighty things that I know not.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Powerful Morning Prayer for Protection.

Psalm 91:3 (NIV) – Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.

Gracious Father, you are my protector and defender; an ever-present help in trouble.

You are my hiding place and in the shadow of your wings, I take shelter. I pray that you protect me this day from every evil.

May the sun not smite me by day, nor the moon at night.

I ask that you keep me from the terrors of the night; and from the arrows that fly by day. Command your angels concerning me and to guard me in all my ways.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Powerful Morning Prayer to Start the Day.

Ecclesiastics11:6 (NIV) – Sow your seeds in the morning and in the evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally.

Our Father in Heaven, as I start my day, I request that you fill me with your spirit. I entrust myself to you and ask that you take care of me today. Provide all my needs according to your riches in glory.

I decree that I have abundance today; Lord, I shall not be in want because you are my shepherd. As I step out today, bless and perfect all that concerns me. I declare your reign and sovereignty over my life.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Conclusion

Morning prayers can make a lot of difference in our day. By starting the day with prayers, we acknowledge and honor God, and in turn, He blesses us.

So, get God involved in your day with these morning blessings and prayers to start your day.

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