Prayer for Matthew 6

Praying through Matthew 6:1

Heavenly Father, keep me I pray from the temptation to do hypocritical works of the flesh in order to receive the applause of men. Examine my heart and search the hidden motives of my mind and expose all that is offensive to You. Help me to live and work to Your praise and glory from this day forward, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN.

“Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.”
(Matthew 6:1)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:1

Praying through Matthew 6:5

Heavenly Father, thank You for the privilege of prayer and how I praise and thank You that You are a God Who hears and answers the cries of Your children. Keep me low at the Cross and broken before You, and help me to walk in spirit and truth all the days of my life. Teach me to pray into Your perfect will, and not yearn for the approval of man. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.”
(Matthew 6:5)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:5

Praying through Matthew 6:6

Heavenly Father, thank You for the gift and privilege of prayer. Thank You that I have access to Your throne of grace, for help in time of need. You alone are worthy of my grateful thanks and praise for this unparalleled birth-right. Renew in me an increasing desire to know You more, and to love You better with each passing day. Purge from me any petty attitudes that may hinder my fellowship with You. Instil in me a deepening desire to linger in Your presence and to praise You unceasingly, in spirit and truth. And develop in my heart an attitude of worshipful prayer, so that my communion with You becomes the essential essence of my very life on earth. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.”
(Matthew 6:6)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:6

Prayer For Alcoholic Addiction Recovery

Heavenly Father, I confess that I have not only hurt other people, and especially those that are close to me, but I have offended You and ignored some of the warnings that I believe were directly or indirectly sent from You. Help me I pray to break free of this ungodly addiction and get on the road to recovery.
Forgive me Lord, for I have sinned against You and ignored the clear teaching of Your Word to live soberly, righteously and in the fear of the Lord and to walk circumspectly before You, as a child of the light. But I come to You in humble submission to ask You to help me to get on the road to addiction recovery, for I know that You have promised to lift-up all who come to You out of the miry pit, even when we have foolishly dug it for ourselves.
Help me be set free from alcohol, putting on the breastplate of righteousness, and for the helmet of salvation in Christ, in Whose name I pray,

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.”
(Matthew 6:9)
Category: Prayer for Alcoholics

Praying through Matthew 6:11

Heavenly Father, thank You for Your wonderful provision for all Your children. Thank You that in Your grace You have promised to provide all that we need, according to Your riches in glory. Help me to always put You first in my life and recognise Your goodness to me personally, as well as Your sovereignty over the entire universe. May I give You the honour due to Your name and also boldly approach You as my Heavenly Provider Who supplies all I need, day by day. To You be all honour and glory. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“Give us this day our daily bread.”
(Matthew 6:11)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:11

Praying through Matthew 6:12

Heavenly Father, thank You for this pattern of prayer that Jesus taught. Give me a gentle spirit and help me to be quick to forgive all those who have hurt or abused me knowing that for Christ's sake I have been forgiven of so much. I pray that I may maintain close fellowship with You and be swift to forgive those who sin against me. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”
(Matthew 6:12)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:12

Praying through Matthew 6:13

Heavenly Father, I praise You for Who You are. May Your will be done in my life and Your purpose be fulfilled on earth, when Christ Jesus will reign as King of kings and bring peace to this war-torn world. Please provide for my daily needs, and forgive me for the times when I have not loved You as I should and depended on myself instead of trusting You. Help me to resist the temptations in life and to acknowledge my total dependence on You, especially in times of trials and testings. And keep me, I pray, from all the evil attacks of the enemy, for Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever, AMEN.

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.”
(Matthew 6:13)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:13

Praying through Matthew 6:19

Heavenly Father, how easy it is to fall into the trap of storing up the wrong sort of treasure here on earth instead of seeking to develop a godly attitude toward wealth. Keep me from covetousness and help me to keep my priorities in order toward provision for today and heavenly treasures that are accumulated to Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:”
(Matthew 6:19)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:19

Praying through Matthew 6:20

Thank You, Father, that by grace I have been eternally saved, and by grace I am being transformed into the image and likeness of the Lord Jesus. May my life be one that glorifies You in thought, word, and deed, knowing that in so doing, treasure is being laid up for me in heavenly places. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:”
(Matthew 6:20)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:20

Praying through Matthew 6:21

Heavenly Father, I pray that I may know Christ and treasure Him for Who He is, and all He has done for me. May my heart be rooted and grounded in Christ Jesus my Lord. Help me to fight the good fight of faith and not be tempted by the transient treasures of this world. Help me to secure a good report and to lay up for myself much treasure in my heavenly home, to Your glory. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
(Matthew 6:21)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:21

Praying through Matthew 6:22

Heavenly Father, thank You for this simple illustration of the eye being the lamp of the body. Lord, I confess that there is nothing that can commend me to You, but I praise Your name that in Christ, I have been removed from the curse of the Law and have the light of Christ shining in my heart. Help me to keep my heart pure and virtuous so that others may see the light of Christ shining in and through me, to Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.”
(Matthew 6:22)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:22

Praying through Matthew 6:24

Heavenly Father, there is such a strong urge in my life to accumulate things to the determent of my fellowship with You. Keep me I pray from using money as my source and supply and may I choose to trust You in every eventuality of life and seek You first in all things to Your praise and glory. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.

“No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”
(Matthew 6:24)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:24

Praying through Matthew 6:25

Heavenly Father, I pray that I may become a true disciple of righteousness who walks in spirit and truth. May I live my life as You intended man to live, trusting Your Word and relying on You to provide for all of my needs. In You, I have all that I need for life and godliness. Keep me from anxious thoughts or from allowing the worries of life to overwhelm me. Thank You that Christ's victory on the Cross makes me victorious too, freeing me from both the penalty of sin and the power of sin over my life. Thank You, in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?”
(Matthew 6:25)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:25

Praying through Matthew 6:26

Loving Father, I confess that I find it quite easy to worry but I realise this is foolishness and a demonstration of my lack of faith in Your great and precious promises. Thank You for giving me the example of the little birds who simply rely on Your loving provision and protection. May I rest in Your love, knowing that You will provide for all my needs according to Your riches in glory. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?”
(Matthew 6:26)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:26

Praying through Matthew 6:29

Loving Father, too often I hand over my problems to You, and then take them back and start to worry again. Thank You for the many reminders in Your Word that You are my Provider, and that Your grace is sufficient for all I face today. Father, today I take each of my cares and every concern and give them all to You. Thank You that Your promises are "yes" and "amen" in Jesus, in Whose name I pray, AMEN.

“And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.”
(Matthew 6:29)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:29

Praying through Matthew 6:30

How I praise and thank You that You are my Heavenly Father, Who has promised to provide all I need. Thank You for the lovely illustration of the simple grass of the field which is clothed so beautifully because of Your gracious provision. Lord, I confess that worry and fear can so quickly cause my faith to falter. Help me to trust in You with all my heart and not to rely on my own understanding or allow things to destroy my peace. I also pray that I may become a mature disciple of Christ who is ready and willing to die daily to my own desires and live each day for You. This I ask in Jesus' name, AMEN.

“Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?”
(Matthew 6:30)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:30

Praying through Matthew 6:31

Loving Heavenly Father, I know that when I worry, I have moved away from trusting You and all that Your Word has promised. Help me to be centered on Christ, rather than centered on self. Thank You that You are sufficient to provide all I need, just when I need it. In Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?”
(Matthew 6:31)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:31

Praying through Matthew 6:32

Dear Heavenly Father, too often I have allowed worry and fretful fears to overtake my heart and mind, which causes my faith to falter when I should be looking to You and remembering Your never-failing faithfulness. Thank You for the simple truth in the Sermon on the Mount, that God knows all my needs and will never leave me comfortless. Help me to always remember that if You feed the birds of the air and clothe the flowers of the field so beautifully, You will most certainly take care of Your children, who have trusted Christ for salvation. Help me to keep the eyes of my heart on Jesus and not on the circumstances of life - in Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.

“(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.”
(Matthew 6:32)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:32

Praying through Matthew 6:33

Loving Father, I know that too often a lack of faith in Your promises of provision, have caused me to seek after the things of this world by myself. I confess this is a lack of faith in You. From now on, may I seek Your kingdom and righteousness first, knowing that You are my great Provider. In Jesus' name, AMEN.

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”
(Matthew 6:33)
Source: Verse of the day for Matthew 6:33

To Be Equipped To Face The Future Alone

Dear Lord Jesus, I am filled with fear and anxiety as I have been left completely alone. I have no one in the world to care for me, no one who is really interested in me, and I am so frightened to have to face the future all on my own.

I do believe in Jesus as my Saviour, and I want to draw closer to You. I know from all that I learned as a child that my hope is in You alone. Lord, I have found a scripture in the book of Psalms that says that You put the lonely in families, and I find that such a comfort. 

Please Lord, will You do that for me? Lord, if this is Your will for me, would You put me into a family and bring some lovely people that will come alongside me and be a family to me – but in any event, I pray that You would equip me to live my life and face the future in such a way that is honouring to You.

Thank You, Lord, that You really do care for me. I pray that You may even use me to be a comfort to others who may also facing a future alone. In Jesus' name I pray,


“Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.”
(Matthew 6:34)
Category: Prayers for Anxiety