Prayer for favor is a powerful way to petition for guidance and assistance from the divine. When we pray for favor, we are asking for God’s help in achieving our goals and dreams. We can be open and specific in our prayers, expressing what we would like to see happen in our lives.
Keep in mind that prayer isn’t a magic wand that automatically solves all our problems. It’s more like a tool that helps us access divine guidance and support when we need it most. So be patient, stay positive, and trust God will respond in the best way possible.
How Do I Ask God For A Favor?
- Choose a time when you will be alone. Switch off your phone and find a quiet place where you can pray without interruption.
“Be still and know I am God.” Psalm 46:10
2 .Begin by thanking God for all He has done for you.
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.” Psalm 100:4
3. Acknowledge God’s greatness and His love for you. If you ever questioned, how do I receive divine favor from God? Know deep in your heart, God loves you unconditionally and believe you are worthy of receiving His love and favor!
“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1 John 3:1
4. In your prayer for favor tell God of your needs and desires, both big and small. Be specific about what you ask for, and be sure to include any requests related to favoritism (eased trials, increased opportunities, better relationships, etc).
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7
5. Remember that God wants us to be active participants in our own lives, so don’t be scared to take action once you’ve asked for God’s help.
“Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”” Joshua 1:9
Biblical Characters who found favor with God
But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord. Genesis 6:8
— Abraham and his wife
“My Lord, if I have now found favor in Your sight, do not pass on by Your servant.” Genesis 18:3
“But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed him mercy and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.” Genesis
And the LORD said to Moses, “This very thing that you have spoken I will do, for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name.” Exodus 33:17
‘”And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty:” Exodus 3:21
“And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favor both with the LORD, and also with men.” 1 Samuel 2:26
“You have granted me life and favor, And Your care has preserved my spirit”. Job 10:12
And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs, Daniel 1:9
“Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God!” Luke 1:30
“Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.” Luke 2:52
“Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.” Acts 7:46
—Us! Those who have been reconciled through God through Jesus
“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:19
The Bible states Jesus, Joseph, and Samuel found favor with God and men, lets prayer for that winning combination in are own lives.
Prayer for Favor
Below are all types of prayer to bring favor into your life.
Prayer for Favor and Breakthrough
Dear Lord, In Jesus’ name I pray for favor and breakthrough in all areas of my life. I pray that You would open doors in every area where I am held back – spiritually, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Lord, I thank You for Your love and grace that are poured out on me daily. I receive Your favor and breakthrough now in Jesus’ name! Amen.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; He withholds no good thing from those who walk with integrity. Psalm 84:11.
Prayer for Special Favor
God, I come to You today asking for a special measure of Your favor in my life. Lord, please give me your divine favor in __________________________ (name it). Thank You Father, Your unending grace and mercy. I love You, Lord! Amen.
Prayer for Favor with Man
In the name of Jesus Christ, I ask for favor with this individual so that they might appreciate my good qualities. I would appreciate your help with a specific issue I have with ____________________ (name it). Thank you. Jesus! Amen.
Prayer for Favor with God
Dear Father, in heaven please help me find favor with you through prayer. Father I know You unconditionally love me and you are no respecter of persons but give me additional favor grace and mercy with this issue because I need Your help in overcoming _______________________ or provision for________________________ or protection. Thank you, Father in Jesus’ name. Amen.
“Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart. Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation. Proverbs 3:3-4.
Prayer for Favor At Work
God, I ask that you would give me your favor and grace to handle the stress of ______________________at my job. I pray for favor regarding work assignments, promotions and pay raises. Highlight my hard work ethic to my boss and have my co-workers be friendly, helpful and speak well of me. I ask all this, in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer For Favor With Boss
Dear Lord, I come to You today asking for Your divine favor over my relationship with my boss. Please help me be seen as a valuable member of our team, give me favor in the eyes of my boss, and help me excel at my job and the boss notices all my hard work. I ask this in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
“Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!” Psalm 90:17
Prayer for Special Favor
Lord, thank you so much for being a Father who will bless His children through prayer. Lord, thank you for this special favor of_____________________________ (name it) Thank You God! In the mighty name of Your Son, Jesus Christ, I pray these things. Amen
“For You bless the righteous person, LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 5:12.
Prayer For Favor In Court
Lord, in Jesus’ name, I pray for Your favor in court. Please guide and direct the decisions of those who will hear my case, and give me wisdom to speak truthfully and eloquently. I trust in You, Lord, to bring about justice in this situation. prayer for favor in all legal matters, in Jesus’ name. Amen.
“A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but a man of wicked intentions He will condemn.” Proverbs 12:2.
“The LORD executes righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed.” Psalm 103:18 ESV.
Prayer for favor is such a powerful! When we come to God and ask Him for His blessing in whatever area of our lives, He is more than happy to oblige! Let’s all make it a point to pray for favor regularly and see what amazing things God will do in and through us.
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