31 Virtues To Pray

31 Virtues To Pray
31 Virtues To Pray

These Scriptures from 31 Virtues To Pray can be used to pray for yourself, your children, your spouse, your marriage, your home, family, friends, enemies, church, leaders, country, and well….almost everyone you are praying for.

These Scriptures can be used to pray and speak life over every area for those we are interceding for and flood their lives with the Word of God.

Sanctification is a process, one step we take at a time in our journey with the Lord on the narrow road, and there is no better way to be reminded of our end goal than praying for it.

May the Holy Spirit minister to you while reading through these Scriptures and reveal to you over which areas of your life, or the lives of others, you can pray and confess them.

1. Saved

“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law,  to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!”  Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Galatians 4:4-7

2. Delight In God’s Word

“But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he meditates day and night.
He shall be like a tree
Planted by the rivers of water,
That brings forth its fruit in its season,
Whose leaf also shall not wither;
And whatever he does shall prosper.”

Psalm 1:2-3

3. Godly Speech

“The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly,
But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness.”

Proverbs 15:2

4. Prayerfulness

“Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.  And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.”

1 John 5:14-15

5. Perseverance

“And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance;  and perseverance, character; and character, hope.”

Romans 5:3-4

6. Faithfulness

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.”

John 10:27 

7. Love

 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.”

1 John 4:7

8. Joy

“A merry heart does good, like medicine,
But a broken spirit dries the bones.”

Proverbs 17:22

9. Peace

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

John 14:27

10. Kindness

“Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.

1 Corinthians 10:24

11. Goodness

“But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”

Hebrews 13:16

12. Gentleness

“Blessed are the meek,
For they shall inherit the earth.”

Matthew 5:5

13. Self-control

“Whoever has no rule over his own spirit
Is like a city broken down, without walls.”

Proverbs 25:28

14. Compassion

“Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.”

James 1:27

15. Contentment

“Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.  And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.”

1 Timothy 6:6-8

16. Diligence

“Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless.” 

2 Peter 3:14

17. Discernment

“Who is wise?
Let him understand these things.
Who is prudent?
Let him know them.
For the ways of the Lord are right;
The righteous walk in them,
But transgressors stumble in them.”

Hosea 14:9

18. Endurance

“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us”

Hebrews 12:1

19. Faith

“So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Matthew 17:20 

20. Forgiveness

“For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”

Matthew 6:14-15

21. Generosity

“Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away.”

Matthew 5:42

22. Holiness

“But you have not so learned Christ,  if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught by Him, as the truth is in Jesus:  that you put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts,  and be renewed in the spirit of your mind,  and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.”

Ephesians 4:20-24

23. Hope

“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil”

Hebrews 6:19 

24. Humility

“Therefore whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 18:4

25. Integrity

“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches,
Loving favor rather than silver and gold.”

Proverbs 22:1

26. Mercy

“Blessed are the merciful,
For they shall obtain mercy.”

Matthew 5:7

27. Patience

“Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain.  You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.”

James 5:7-8

28. Steadfastness

 Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.”

James 5:11

29. Thankfulness

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

1 Thessalonians 5:18

30.  Trust

“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

Psalm 18:2

31. Unity

“Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We are.

John 17:11

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