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31 Ways to Pray for Our Youth

by The Life Team treasure


This list of 31 biblically-grounded ideas will help you pray God's heart for the youth in your life. Start with the person's name in mind. Then work down the list, allowing the Holy Spirit to guide you as you pray Scripture for them.

1. Pray for a spirit of humility.
"The willingness to submit" (James 4:10).

2. Pray for a spirit of reverence.
"The fear of the Lord" (Proverbs 9:10).

3. Pray for a spirit of purity.
"A desire to be clean" (Matthew 5:8).

4. Pray for a spirit of purpose.
"A wisdom to set goals" (Proverbs 4:25).

5. Pray for a spirit of simplicity.
"A lifestyle uncluttered" (Romans 12:8).

6. Pray for a spirit of commitment.
"A dedication to the ‘cause'" (Joshua 24:15).

7. Pray for a spirit of diligence.
"A willingness to work hard" (2 Peter 1:5)

8. Pray for a spirit of servanthood.
"The ministry of helps" (Galatians 6:9-10).

9. Pray for a spirit of consistency.
"The quality of faithfulness" (James 1:8).

10. Pray for a spirit of assurance.
"A depth of faith" (Hebrews 10:22).

11. Pray for a spirit of availability.
"A willingness to go" (Isaiah 6:8).

12. Pray for a spirit of loyalty.
"A zeal for fidelity" (Ruth 1:16).

13. Pray for a spirit of sensitivity.
"Openness of heart" Luke 10: 30-37).

14. Pray for a spirit of compassion.
"Love in action" (Mark 8:1-2).

15. Pray for a spirit of tenderness.
"A willingness to weep" (2 Kings 22:19).

16. Pray for a spirit of maturity.
"The capacity to grow" (Hebrews 5: 12-14).

17. Pray for a spirit of holiness.
"Christ-like behavior" (1 Peter 1:16).

18. Pray for a spirit of reliability.
"A depth of dependability" (1 Corinthians 4:2).

19. Pray for a spirit of revelation.
"Learning to listen" (Ephesians 1:15,18).

20. Pray for a spirit of self-denial.
"A sacrifice to surrender" (Luke 9:23).

21. Pray for a spirit of confidence.
"A baptism of boldness" (Philipians 4:13).

22. Pray for a spirit of integrity.
"The quality of truthfulness" (Romans 12:17).

23. Pray for a spirit of repentance.
"A willingness to change" (Luke 3:8).

24. Pray for a spirit of trust.
"A fearless reliance" (Psalm 125:1).

25. Pray for a spirit of submission.
"Choosing to yield" (Ephesians 5:21).

26. Pray for a spirit of teachability.
"A quality of meekness" (Titus 3:2).

27. Pray for a spirit of prayer.
"A longing to wait" (Isaiah 40:31).

28. Pray for a spirit of unity.
"A respect for others" (1 Corinthians 1:10).

29. Pray for a spirit of restoration.
"A ministry of healing" (Isaiah 61:1-2).

30. Pray for a spirit of authority.
"A capacity to command" (Matthew 16:19).

31. Pray for a spirit of generosity.
"The desire to give" (Matthew 10:8).



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