As we approach the final month of the year, December stands as a significant period for reflection, gratitude, and spiritual renewal. It’s a time when many of us seek solace in prayer, connecting with the divine, and expressing our hopes, concerns, and thanksgiving. May these words be a source of strength, consolation, and inspiration for us as we begin this prayer journey together and face the trials and festivities of December with a renewed sense of purpose and inspiration.
December Prayer Points With Scriptures
In this article, we excavate a series of prayer points for December, each accompanied by relevant scriptures. These prayers cover a wide range of topics, including relationships, healing, direction, and finding one’s purpose in life.
1. Seeking Guidance
Heavenly Father, I come before You in search of Your guidance. Illuminate my path with Your wisdom and reveal Your plans for me. May Your Word be a lamp to my feet and a light to my path, directing every step I take.
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
2. Financial Blessings
Heavenly Provider, I bring my financial concerns to you. Open the windows of heaven and pour out blessings upon my finances. May Your abundance overflow in my life, meeting every need and allowing me to be a blessing to others.
“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.”
3. Health and Healing
Gracious Healer, I came to you with my health concerns. Please touch my body with your healing hand, restoring me to full health and vitality. Your word declares that, by Your stripes, I am healed.
“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds, we are healed.” I receive Your healing power and trust in Your promise of restoration. Thank You for being my Jehovah Rapha. Amen.
4. Family Unity
Loving Father, I bring my family before you. Strengthen the bonds of love and unity among us. May your peace reign in our hearts, and may we support and uplift each other in times of joy and challenge.
“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”
5. Strength in Adversity
Almighty God, I face challenges that seem insurmountable. Grant me the strength to endure and the courage to overcome. Your word assures me that I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
6. Gratitude and Thanksgiving
Heavenly Father, I come before you with a heart full of gratitude. Thank you for the countless blessings in my life. May I always have a grateful heart, recognizing Your goodness and expressing my thanks in both words and deeds.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
7. Divine Protection
Almighty Guardian, I entrust my day to your protective care. Surround me with your angels, guarding me from harm and keeping me safe in all my ways. Your word assures me that your angels will watch over me.
“For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.”
8. Wisdom and Discipline
Wise and sovereign God, I seek Your wisdom and discernment in every decision I make. Grant me insight and understanding so that I may navigate the complexities of life with clarity and purpose.
“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”
Merciful Restorer, I come to you with areas of my life that need restoration. Heal the brokenness, mend the wounds, and bring forth beauty from the ashes. Your promise of restoration brings hope to my heart.
“I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm—my great army that I sent among you.”
10. Breaking Chains
Mighty Deliverer, I need liberation from the chains that bind me. Break every chain of bondage and set me free from the snares that hinder my progress. Your word declares that where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
2 Corinthians 3:17
“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”
11. Faith Building
Faithful God, I desire to strengthen my faith in you. Increase my trust and confidence in your promises. Your word reminds me that faith comes by hearing the Word of God.
“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.”
God of Love, I lift my relationships to You. May your love be the foundation of all my connections, fostering understanding, kindness, and unity. Your word teaches that love binds everything together in perfect harmony.
“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”
13. Overcoming Anxiety
Prince of Peace, I surrender my anxieties to you. Replace my fears with Your peace that surpasses all understanding. Your word encourages me not to be anxious about anything but to present my requests to You with thanksgiving.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
14. Purpose and Calling
Sovereign God, I seek clarity in my purpose and calling. Guide me in discovering and fulfilling the unique plan you have for my life. Your word assures me that You have plans for me—plans for welfare and not for evil—to give me a future and hope.
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
15. Fulfillment of Dreams
Heavenly Dream-Giver, I bring my dreams and aspirations before you. Align my desires with Your perfect will and bring fulfilment to the dreams You’ve placed in my heart. Your word assures me that You can do far more abundantly than all I ask or think.
“Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.”
16. Peace in Chaos
Prince of Peace, I seek your tranquillity during the chaos. Calm the storms around me and within me, bringing a sense of peace that goes beyond understanding. Your word assures me that you will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast.
“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you because he trusts in you.”
17. Breaking Barriers
Almighty Opener of Doors, I pray for the breaking of barriers that hinder progress. Open doors of opportunity and remove obstacles that stand in the way of your purpose for my life. Your word assures me that you have set before me an open door that no one can shut.
“I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”
18. Joy in Adversity
God of Joy, I seek your joy in adversity. Fill my heart with the joy that comes from knowing you and trusting in your promises. Your word declares that the joy of the Lord is my strength.
“…for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”
19. Divine Connections
Sovereign Matchmaker, I trust you to bring meaningful connections into my life. Align me with those who will encourage, support, and walk alongside me on this journey of faith. Your word assures me that iron sharpens iron.
“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.”
20. Forgiveness and Healing
Merciful Healer, I bring my wounds and hurts before you. Grant me the strength to forgive as You have forgiven me. Your word teaches that forgiveness is a key to healing.
“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
21. Patience in Waiting
God of Timing, I patiently wait on you for the fulfillment of your promises. Strengthen my faith and grant me patience, as I trust in Your perfect timing. Your word assures me that those who wait on the Lord will renew their strength.
“But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
22. Spiritual Growth
Divine Gardener, cultivate my spiritual growth. Water the seeds of faith within me and prune away anything that hinders my relationship with you. Your word encourages me to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 3:18
“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.”
As we come to the end of our study of December prayer themes based on the everlasting wisdom of the Bible, let us remember the spirit of these prayers in the days to come. With its mix of celebrations and introspection, December offers a special chance for spiritual development and heavenly connection.
I pray that the words we have said today may serve as a reminder that prayer is still a potent means of direction, healing, and transformation, no matter the season. May these prayers’ echoes reverberate in our hearts as we begin the new year, guiding us with faith, fortitude, and a heightened sense of God’s presence in our lives.