Top 13 Powerful Prayers To Keep Evil Away

We have compiled thirteen prayers to keep evil away and give you victory.

The undeniable truth is that the world we live in is a place where evil thrives and trends on a far wider scale daily.

The devil knows that he has very limited time, hence, he is doing all he can to unleash so much evil on the inhabitants of the earth. He is working tirelessly to afflict God’s children mentally, physically, and spiritually. 

But here comes the good news, God is far more than able to protect us from all the vices, antics, attacks, and evils of the enemy.

He is able to keep that evil away from us if we engage him in prayer to keep this evil far from us.

Amazingly, we have provided you with 13 powerful prayers to keep evil away from you. 

 

  1. Prayer for Protection from Evil.

2 Samuel 22:3-4: The God of my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My Savior, You save me from violence. I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies.

Dear Lord, thank you for your protective hands over us. I look to you to keep evil very far from my family, my loved ones, and myself.

I believe in your powerful ability to nullify diseases and discomfit satanic attacks and vices. Shield us with us from every evil at all times. Thank you for granting my request. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

  1. Prayer for Protection from Life Pressures. 

Proverbs 2:11 – Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.

Dear God, you are my hiding place and I am confident that you will always protect me from troubles and surround me with songs of great deliverance. 

I ask that you help me to stay calm in the face of pressures of life that cause anxiety, depression, and all the things that impact people’s lives negatively.

Help me to make the right choices that will impact my life only positively so that I can live a pressure-free life. Thank you for always listening and answering me each time I call upon you. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Family’s Safety. 

Psalm 5:11 – But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.

Dear Gracious Lord, I am indeed grateful to you for having kept my family safe and protected until now.

I realized long ago that divine and absolute protection is only from you when I came across your word in Proverbs 21:31 which says that the horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord. 

So, Lord, here I am committing my family to you once again, keep them safe from the evil in our world. Keep them away from harm, illnesses, diseases, plagues, and everything that plagues our world.

Surround them with divine protection every minute of the day. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

  1. Prayer for Personal Protection from Evil. 

Psalm 59:1 – Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for being my refuge and hiding place. Thank you for always having my back at all times.

I ask that you keep me continually under the shelter of your wings. Keep evil far away from me everywhere I go.

Keep satanically manipulated troubles away from me and help me to look to you at all times for safety. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

Also Related: 15 Powerful Prayers for Protection From Enemies.

  1. Prayer for Protection from Enemies.

Psalm 138:7 – Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand, you save me.

Dear Lord, keep my soul and protect me from all evil. Your word tells me in Isaiah 59:19 that, when the enemy shall come in like a flood, your spirit shall lift up a standard against him. 

Therefore, I am confident that you will guard my going out and my coming in. You will be my rock, my shield, my buckler, my refuge, my high tower, my savior, and the horn of my salvation. Thank you for I know that you have heard my prayer. 

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

  1. Prayer for Protection of Children.

John 10:28-30 –  I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. 30 I and the Father are one.

Dear Father, thank you for being a strong shelter of protection for my children. There is no one who can do a better job at protecting them than yourself because you love them immensely even far more than I do. 

Precious Jesus, our world has become an unsafe place even for children. Therefore, I place them in your loving and able care, be a shield that encircles them from evil daily.

While they go to and fro school and other places, let your hand cover them from evil. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

  1. Prayers to Keep Evil Away from Your Day. 

Psalm 140:4 – Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.

Lord God, I pray that your presence will be with me as I embark on my day. Hide me under your pavilion, protect me from the wiles of the enemy and keep evil far from me everywhere I go. 

Defend and protect me from evil forces that roam about looking for whom to devour. Surround me with your hedge of fire so that I will never be a victim of the enemy.

Thank you, dear Lord, for your love and protection. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

8. Prayer to Keep Marriage Safe. 

Psalm 34:19 – The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all. 

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for the peace and quiet that I have enjoyed in my marriage for a long time now. Lately, it seems like the enemy has crawled into my home to wreak havoc. 

But I have confidence that you will not let my marriage and home be ruined. You have shown me time and again that you answer those who call upon you in distress. 

Therefore, I beseech you for the safekeeping of my marriage. Let every evil force assigned against my home and marriage be disbanded with the blood of Jesus. 

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

Also Related: 15 Prayers to Cancel Evil Plans of the Enemy.

  1. Prayer to Keep Finance from Satanic Attacks.

Psalm 23: 1-4 – The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake

Dear Gracious God, thank you for blessing me with a sustainable amount of wealth. Thank you because you have never allowed me to lack anything good. 

But Father, right now, it seems like the enemy is trying to devour the work of my hands. I ask that you make an utter end of satanic activities over my finance and bless the work of my hands far beyond my imagination.

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

10. Prayer to Protect Spiritual Life.

1 John 5:18 – We know that God’s children do not make a practice of sinning, for God’s Son, holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them.

Dear Precious Holy Spirit, you have been my keeper, my help, and sustainer. 

I know for sure that the devil is not happy when your children advance in the school of spiritual wisdom and growth. Neither is he happy when we make progress in our walk with you. 

Hence, he keeps walking to and fro the earth, seeking whom to devour. But dear Lord, I ask that you exempt me and my spiritual life from every work of darkness. Help me to grow daily in my love for you and knowledge of you.

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen. 

  1. Prayer to Safeguard Your Life & Health.

Psalm 91:14-16 – The Lord says, I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer – I will be with them in trouble, I will rescue and honor them, I will reward them with long life and give them my salvation.

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for the years that I have enjoyed life in good health. I pray that you keep my body, spirit, and soul from the evils that creep around in our world which manifest as different ailments and diseases. 

Dear Lord, I ask that you protect me both physically and spiritually. Your word tells me that it is your will for me to prosper and be in health even as my soul prospers too.

Therefore, I ask that you keep satanic forces away, safeguard my life and cause me to enjoy good health always. In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

  1. Prayer for All-Round Safety from Evil. 

2 Samuel 22:3-4 – my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge, and my savior— from violent people you save me. I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my enemies.

Dear God, thank you for teaching me to trust you with my life and with everything that you have blessed me with. Thank you for always keeping evil far away from me and from those associated with me. 

Some people trust in chariots and horses but I have learned to depend on you alone for my safety and the safety of everyone around me from the evils in our world. 

Father, in spite of the level of insecurity around me, my faith in your ability to protect remains unshaken. Because whatever is committed into your hands is safe and secured, neither will that thing be lost. 

Therefore, I ask for your mighty hand of protection over me, my family, and my loved ones. I ask that you keep us safe physically and spiritually.

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

Also Related: Top 32 Powerful Psalms for Protection.

  1. Prayer to Keep Evil Forces Away from Your Night.

Psalm 121:7-8 – The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The LORD keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.

Dear Mighty God, you are my defender, my protector, and deliverer. The one who watches over my going out and my coming in daily.

I ask that you keep evil out of my way, especially at night. Lord, the night is the time when the enemy comes to sow tares. 

Therefore, I ask that you keep the evil powers of the night away from me. And uproot every tare that has been sown already in my life. 

In Jesus’ name, I have prayed. Amen.

Conclusion 

It is important to know that the devil and his cohorts only have power over us when we are exercising our spiritual authority: prayer. Prayer is the most potent tool to keep him and all his evil far away from us. 

Thus, we encourage you to take charge spiritually and shield yourself from every evil. With the above powerful prayers, to keep evil away.

I know you will be able to send the enemy packing from your life as well as be able to effectively keep every form of every far away from you and all that pertains to you. 


Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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