Life & Work: Pray
A Prayer for a Loved One in Prison
Are you concerned about a friend or family member who is incarcerated? Sometimes, it can seem as if there is no way out and nothing you can do. However, God has said that through Him, you can make the impossible possible and create streams in a desert for your loved one.
Throughout the Bible, powerful things happened behind the walls of prisons. Expect the same today—now! You have exactly what your friend or family member in prison needs—intercession.
Matthew 25:36 says we are to care for and visit those in prison. You can visit your incarcerated friend or family member today with this prayer:
Father, in the Name of Jesus, I thank You that You love me, and You love my friend or family member who is serving time in prison. Lord, I thank You for the power of forgiveness—that it wipes away sin, sets people free and makes all things new. I ask right now that You would soften the heart of my loved one, and cause them to repent and receive Your forgiveness in Jesus’ Name. Let the power of the Holy Ghost wash over them right now in this moment, causing all fear or bitterness to leave.
God, I thank You that You are the great Comforter. I ask that You send supernatural comfort and strength to my loved one now.
Lord, I know there is violence within the walls of many prisons, but I pray supernatural protection all around my loved one. I send angels to protect them right now.
Father, I pray for a revival in the correctional facility where my loved one is and ask that the love of Jesus would permeate the atmosphere, break bondages and set people free. Send laborers to bring Your Spirit and Your truth, and let the Word of God become real to them like never before.
In the Name of Jesus, I cast the care of my loved one on You and rest in the assurance that You are working in response to my prayers, even now.
I thank You that Your Word does not return void, and therefore, my words spoken in line with Your Word will never fail to accomplish what they set out to do. I call my loved one forgiven, redeemed, healed, delivered and set free!
In Jesus’ Name. Amen.
When you pray this prayer over your friend or family member who is incarcerated, expect to see results! There is nothing more powerful and impactful in the lives of prisoners than intercessory prayer based on the Word of God. Your prayers have power!
Find more prayer points for prisoners HERE.
Scripture References: 1 John 1:9; Psalm 49:3; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Colossians 1:9-10; Colossians 3:23-24; Psalm 31:20
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