7 Faithful Prayers For Pastors

Church leaders are called to a life of prayer and service. As you pray for your pastor, be sure to include prayers for strength, guidance, and protection. These Bible prayers will help get you started. We can ask the Lord to support them as they support us on our path to God.

These prayers on pastors call for Our Father to help.

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You could also share a prayer for Church growth if you want to support your Church.


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Have a prayer for your pastor spread around shrines and holy places with the prayers request.

Dear Jesus Christ,

When I think of pastors, the first thing that comes to my mind is a man—strong and tall. He works long hours to take care of his congregation. He must have a strong back as well as a big heart. He must also know how to pray without ceasing.

Watch over him Christ and allow him to continue his good work.


Short Prayer For Pastors

Let my prayer for my pastor come from a heart filled with grace and peace.

Let my service for my pastor be an expression of faith that will honor You, God.

Let my commitment to my pastor never waver so I can serve as long as the Lord sees fit to have me do so.

Let my love for my pastor be a reflection of Your love for us all.

Let my thoughts about a pastor never be judgemental, but always look to the heart.

Help me to remember that my pastor is not perfect and cannot do everything alone. Stand by his side and help him serve in Your name.


Prayer For Pastors

Prayer For Pastors And Leaders

We also have prayers for Church leadership if your Church is in need of help and support.

Jesus Christ my Lord, my Savior, I am yours.

I pray for pastors and leaders in churches today who are burdened for their sheep and discouraged by the call on their lives because of all they face on a daily basis.

I pray that your Holy Spirit would fill them with light rather than darkness, joy instead of sadness, and a clear mind in the midst of so much they can’t understand.

I pray for Your care to surround them when they are too tired to go on or feel no one is listening that You would bless their time away from the crowds when they seek You alone.


Bible Verses for Pastors

Prayer For Pastors Wife

Father in Heaven,

I come to you on this day to pray for my Pastors wife. Thank You for her work and support. Thank You that she keeps him diligent in the Word of God, faithful in prayer, and constantly serving You. Oh Lord, help keep her strong and healthy.


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Prayer For Pastors And Family

Dear Jesus Christ,

I pray that my pastor’s family might find health, safety and a deeper relationship with you. I pray that their relationship to you would affect everything they do. I pray for busyness to be overcome by Your presence; distractions to be silenced by Your voice; concerns about human approval to be dissolved by Your favor.

I ask You to open their eyes to see the needs around them and to strengthen them for the challenges they will face in fulfilling Your purpose for calling them.


Bible Verse for Pastors

Intercessory Prayer For Pastors

Dear Jesus Christ, please protect pastors from evil, please help pastors minister to the spiritual needs of their flocks.

Intercede in any threats that lie before them and lift them from harm on this day.


Prayer For Pastors Strength

Jesus Christ my Lord, with love and compassion I pray for my pastor and his strength.

I pray that you would lead him with your Holy Spirit to proclaim the gospel with wisdom. Guide him in his ministry of the Word giving him the ability to reach out to others through teaching, preaching, and pastoring. May he be armed by your power so he can stand strong against Satan and his attacks.

Your Holy Spirit is the only source of his strength, so give him the patience to endure through challenging circumstances. May he seek your wisdom to teach with accuracy and authority, effectively building up the body of Christ until we all come into unity in our belief in you.


Prayer For Pastor Healing

Oh Holy Father, please hear my prayer for Pastor _________.

We know that You are the One who heals and that You love our pastor more than we can imagine. Please relieve him of his pain so he may continue to serve Your people with strength during this difficult time. We pray for the healing of _______’s ills, both physical and emotional.


Prayer Submission

Have your prayer for pastors submitted all over the world:

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These prayers for pastors will invite the Lord to help in this time of need. The Bible says that “all things work together for good” (Romans 8:28). Comfort and peace are found in prayer, which can be said at any time with no obligation.

Bible Verses for Pastors

Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. – Timothy 4:2

The Bible is clear that pastors have a vital role to play in the life of the Church. This verse reminds us that it is our responsibility to support our pastors as they carry out their God-given duties following their god-given vocation.

Pastors are called to be shepherds of their flock, and we must do everything we can to help them as they care for us. This includes praying for them, listening to their sermons, and obeying their teaching. When we do this, we are following the Bible’s word.

Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching. – Timothy 5:17

This verse underscores the importance of supporting pastors and other religious leaders. By showing them honor, we not only acknowledge their service but also express our gratitude for their guidance.

This verse also reminds us that we are called to emulate their example. Just as they have devoted themselves to serving God, we too are called to live out our faith in a way that brings glory to His name. When we support our pastors and other religious leaders, we not only honor them but also fulfill our own calling as followers of Christ.

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