New Year Prayers


As the New Year begins, many look to prayer to bring new beginnings with grace, hope, and love. As we enter a new year, we remember the past and look toward the future with hope and anticipation.

We pray for peace, hope, and joy in our lives and for the world to be filled with love, justice, and compassion. Here are some prayers and Biblical scriptures to help bring in the New Year in a spirit of joy and renewal.


New Year Prayers

Prayers For Restoration

Prayers For Restoration

Father, in the name of Jesus, I proclaim in this new year everything the locust hath eaten shall be restored in hundred folds.

This is my year of restoration. Everlasting Father, I pray for restoration in this new year, change my name from forsaken to delightful and let me be remembered for good. Make every desolate land in my life fruitful.

God, bestow upon me the spirit of humbleness, empower me to turn from evil ways and heal every sick land in my life, in Jesus’ name. Amen.


Isaiah 62:4

Thou shall no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the Lord delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.

Joel 2:25

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

2 Chronicles 7:14

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Prayer Of Strength and Stability

Prayer Of Strength and Stability

This new year, we seek strength and stability for my families, communities, and nations. Lord, help us find strength in times of difficulty that may rear their ugly head.

We pray for perseverance when the going gets tough. Help us to stand firm in our faith, trusting You are in control. Give us the courage to keep pushing forward and not give up, no matter how difficult the journey may be.

Help us develop character strength, be aware of our weaknesses, and trust in You as our rock and foundation. We pray for resilience, endurance, and determination.

Thank you for the ability to keep going when the burden seems too heavy and the task too great. Remember that You are our source of strength and hope for a better tomorrow.

We ask this in Jesus’ name, Amen.


Exodus 15:2

The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; he is my God, and I will praise Him; My fathers God, and I will exalt him.

2 Samuel 22:3

The God of my strenght, in whom i will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; my Saviour, you save me from violence.

Colossians 1:11

Strenghthened with all Might, according to his glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy.



Prayer Of Abundance

Prayer Of Abundance

Heavenly Father, I pray for fruitfulness and the ability to reap from where I sow in hundred folds; there shall be a great abundance.

Thank you for the gift of the power to get wealth. Establish your covenant in my life.

Gracious father, it’s a new year; I trust you to do something new in my life and my family. Make a way in a place that seems to look like a wilderness and cause Waters to flow in areas that seem to be deserted. Amen.


Deuteronomy 8:18

But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he shares unto thy fathers, as it is this day.

Genesis 26:12-13

Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold: and the Lord blessed him. And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great.

Isaiah 43:19

Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.



Prayer of Courage and Perseverance

Prayer of Courage and Perseverance

Almighty God, We come before you this new year to ask for Your strength and courage. Please help us to persevere through the difficulties and challenges that life presents and grant us the confidence to face them with courage, grace, and humility.

Nourish us with the courage to keep going and the resilience to pick ourselves up after we fail. Remind us of our worth in Your eyes, and help us to keep pressing on despite our adversity.

Help us to be mindful of Your promises, Oh God, and strengthen us to trust in Your faithfulness. As we enter this new year, our hearts may be full of hope, courage, peace, and joy.

As we seek You, grant us the courage and perseverance to continue this journey. Please help us to do the right thing, even when it is hard, and to understand and accept when we make mistakes. Amen.


Psalm 31:24

Be of good courage, and he shall strenghthen your heart, all you who hope in the Lord.

1 Chronicle 28:20

Be strong and of good courage, and do it, do not fear nor br dismayed, for the Lord God;my God; will be with you, until you have finished all work for the service of the house of th Lord.

Joshua 1:17

Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.



Prayers For Forgiveness

Prayers For Forgiveness

Heavenly Father, I plead for forgiveness of my sins; please do not remember my past sins. Lord Jesus, I confess I am a sinner; I call upon thee to have mercy today. I ask for the grace and mercy to forgive and to be open to forgiveness.

Eternal rock of ages, I believe and trust you, and I seek for the forgiveness of my sins, purify o Lord! And make me White as snow.

Lord Jesus, imbibe in me the spirit of forgiveness, humbleness of mind, mercies, humility, and kindness to forgive my fellows when they wrong me, just as you’ve forgiven me. Amen.


Psalms 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good and ready to forgive; and plenteous in Mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins are as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow, though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.


Prayer For Resilience

Prayer For Resilience

Heavenly Father, We come to You today asking for strength and resilience in times of trouble. We know that no matter what life throws our way, You are always there with us.

Please help us to stay strong and brave. Help us not be afraid but stand firm in our faith that You will be there for us. Help us to remember that You are with us in times of joy and sorrow and that You are our rock and our refuge.

Help us remember that You give us the strength to overcome obstacles and stay resilient even in the most challenging times. Help us trust and lean on You when we feel weak and discouraged.

Remind us that You are our hope and help in times of trouble and will never leave or forsake us. Please help us to face our trials and tribulations and give us the wisdom to learn from our experiences.

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.


James 1:2-4

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.

2 Corinthians 4:8-9 

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed.

Job 17:9

The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.



Prayer of Adoration

Prayer of Adoration

Dear Lord, Thank you for a new year; you have created everything and made them brand new by the day. You are worthy to receive all Glory, honor, and power.

Father in heaven, there’s none like thee and none to be compared unto thee, at this beginning of the year, do wonders in my life.

O Lord my God! Let your name be forever praised, for your name alone is excellent. Thank you for the remarkable life and another chance to continue a great life; let the wonders of your Glory be seen in my life.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.



Psalms 148:13

Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

Revelation 4:11

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure, they are and were created.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Prayer Of Love

Prayer Of Love

We pray for the love shared between two people this new year, for it is the strongest bond in the world. We pray for the strength that love gives us, the courage and wisdom it brings, and the comfort and solace it provides.

We give thanks for the beauty of love, a gift that brings us joy and hope and can even bring us closer to the divine. We ask for the strength and courage to be open to love, to share our deepest emotions and trust in another.

We pray for the wisdom to understand love in all its forms and know how to nurture and care for it. Oh, divine love, grant us the ability to open our hearts and to give and receive love.

May we never forget the precious joy and peace it brings. We pray for the courage to love ourselves and to love our neighbor. Amen.


1 Peter 4:8

 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

1 John 4:8

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Ephesians 2:4-5

God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ.



Prayer for Renewal

Prayer for Renewal

Dear Lord, help us to start this New Year with a fresh perspective, a renewed spirit, and a desire to make the most of the days ahead.

We pray that you will bring us back to the path of renewal and peace with an understanding heart and a patient spirit. Show us how to love one another and ourselves amid our struggles and uncertainties.

We come before you, humbled and weary. The world has seen turbulent times, and we feel the weight of the darkness that envelops us. We ask for your guidance, Lord, to help us return to joy and contentment.

We thank you for the gift of life. May we never forget the power of hope and the possibilities that lie ahead when we open ourselves up to your grace and mercy.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


Titus 3:5

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore, we do not loose heart. Eventhough our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.

Psalm 23:3

He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness. Foe his names sake.



Prayer for Guidance

Prayer for Guidance

Heavenly Father, guide my steps as we begin this New Year. Guide us in all we do, and help us make decisions that will bring Glory to You. We ask for guidance and strength to make good decisions and live honestly.

O Lord, grant me the grace to accept the guidance of Your will in my life. Let me be guided by the wisdom of Your Word, that I may make the right decisions and find the path that You have set before me.

Help me be humble and open to Your direction so I may understand Your will for me and walk in it.

We pray for discernment to know when You are leading us and the strength to follow Your leading. Guide us through the darkness and help us see the truth of Your will.

Let us be patient in Your timing and trust in Your promises. We ask for Your guidance so that we may be faithful servants of Your will, in Jesus’ name.



John 14:26

But the helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the father will sendin my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that i said to you.

Proverbs 11:14

For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.

Isaiah 30:21

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.


Prayer for Healing

Almighty God, we come to You in the New Year with an open heart and mind. We pray that You would heal any pain, hurt, or struggles we are currently facing, find peace and healing in You, and be strengthened and comforted by Your presence in our lives.

We come to you seeking your healing touch. We are weary and heavy laden, yet we lay our burdens at your feet, knowing that you will give us the peace that passes all understanding.

We cry for your healing hand to restore us to wholeness and health. Give us the courage to face our situations with hope and faith that you will guide us. Show us how to receive your healing in our hearts and mind and be made whole.

We ask that you fill us with your peace and love and help us to be patient in the healing process.



Jeremiah 33:6

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

Jeremiah 30:17

But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the LORD.

Isaiah 38:16-17

You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.


Prayer for Protection

Gracious God, I pray for protection for myself and my loved ones as we enter the New Year. Shield us from any harm, provide for our needs, and guard us against any danger that we may face.

Lord, we come before you today, asking for your protection. We ask that you cover us with your mighty wings and guard us against any harm that may come our way.

We rely on you to be our rock and pillar of strength. In times of need, we know that you will be our refuge and shelter, shielding us from the storms of life. We are grateful for your love and kindness.

Guide us and equip us with the strength and power to defend ourselves against any evil that may come our way.

We thank you, O Lord, for your faithful protection and promise to serve and honor you in all we do.

In your holy name, we pray.


Proverbs 2:11

 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.

Psalms 20:1

 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

Psalm 34:19

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all.






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