8 Faithful Prayers for Soldier Safety

Soldiers are brave, and they are prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect the safety of their homeland. This is an incredibly selfless and courageous act. They need our support and the help of God to stay safe and to promote peace in the world.

As you seek guidance on how to pray for the safety and peace of soldiers, the prayers listed here can guide you. As you ask God for help and protection, He will work within His divine plan to bless them.

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Short Prayer For A Soldiers Safety

Dear God,

Please watch over this soldier. Keep them safe from harm and evil. Help them return home soon with safety and peace. Help this war cease so this soldier can see their family again and know that they served valiantly.

Please help this soldier stay healthy and out of harm’s way as they serve selflessly. Help them know they are supported.

In Christ’s name, we pray, Amen.

You could also offer God a more specific prayer for angelic protection on behalf of the soldier.

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Of David. Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle; – Psalm 144:1

Prayer For A Soldier And His Family

Dear Father in Heaven,

Thank You for blessing us with love and kindness throughout all of our endeavors. We pray today for a soldier who is sacrificing his time to ensure that his country will stay free and peaceful. He will become weary as he works and trains.

Please watch over this soldier. Give him the energy to keep trying and striving with energy and strength. Help him remember the lessons he is learning in his training. Let him know that he is not alone. Fill his heart with Your divine love and the love of his dear family.

Please bless his family. Refresh their minds and remove their anxieties so that they can trust that this soldier will be safe and taken care of. Let them recognize the gratitude in their hearts. Help them know how to connect with and support the soldier as he serves.

Please place a special blessing of peace and comfort over this soldier and his family. Let that peace help them endure the difficult days ahead of them.

We close this prayer in Christ’s name, Amen.

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No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him. – Timothy 2:4

Intercessory Prayer For A Soldier

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Holy God,

Thank You for Your grace and justice. You have created a world of wonder. Yet, sometimes Your children on this earth want to spread hatred and evil. Wars create terror and fear. I pray that You will intercede in the life of a soldier fighting in one of those wars.

This soldier is serving valiantly and they hope to see peace and freedom restored on earth. Please keep them safe. Help them serve with integrity. Help them bring peace to the world so that this war can end and they can return home to the people who love them.

Let them know which choices to make as they serve. Please do not let them add to the terror and evil in the world. Let them know what they can do to increase Your power in their influence.

Watch over this soldier and keep them safe from harm. Help them come home safely.

I pray in Your sacred name, Amen.

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Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. – John 15:13

Prayer For My Soldier Boyfriend

Holy Father God,

Thank You for sending me my sweet boyfriend He is loving and kind. He is sacrificing his time to serve this country. He is valiant and noble, and I pray that You will protect him as he serves as a soldier.

Fill his heart and mind with the support that I have for him. Please let him know that I stand both beside and behind him. I support him, and I will wait for him until he can safely return home. Let anxieties about our future dissolve from his mind.

Please let my boyfriend stay safe as he trains and serves. Keep him away from injury. Let no harm come to his body. Help him become stronger and avoid illness as he travels abroad. I ask that You will give him the intelligence to know which situations to avoid to stay safe. Give him the discernment to recognize when he is unsafe.

Fill my boyfriend with courage. Help him stay strong as he faces the difficulties of war.


prayers for soldier safety

A time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace. – Ecclesiastes 3:8

Short Prayer For Soldiers

Dear Lord,

Please watch over the soldiers serving this noble country. Keep them safe from harm, illness, and injury.

Fortify their minds as they serve in emotionally difficult situations. Bless their souls as they fight against evil and distress. Keep their bodies protected. Help them stay strong and help them become even stronger as they serve.

In God’s name, Amen.

soldier safety bible verse

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful. The Lord preserves the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me. – Psalm 116:5

A Prayer For Soldier Safety

God in Heaven,

Thank You to the soldiers who are so selflessly serving this country. I am so grateful for the sacrifices they are willing to make to preserve the things that matter to this nation.

Please keep the soldiers serving safe. Help them avoid the harm that would befall them. Strengthen their muscles and bodies so they can run without growing faint. Fill their minds with fortitude so that sleepless nights will not weaken their wisdom and ability to understand their surroundings.

Please keep these soldiers safe as they serve. Send guardian angels to watch over them and guide them on the safest paths for their journeys.

In Your name, Amen.

prayers for soldier safety

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. – Psalm 46:1

A Soldier’s Prayer For Safety And Protection

Dear God,

Please watch over me as I serve. Protect the people that I serve and me. Please keep us safe from all harm and injury. Watch over us and protect us in all of our endeavors.

Fill us with Your love and send Your angels to keep us safe. Help us know when we should change our plans to avoid harm.

Please help us know what we can do to strengthen each other. Show us those soldiers and veterans who need extra support, and bless us with the empathy to know how to help them.


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Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him. – Timothy 2:3

Prayer For Safety For Deploying Soldier

Dear Father,

Please watch over these soldiers as they deploy. Keep them safe as they travel to the area where they will serve. Fill their heart with comfort as they head into this new and difficult challenge.

Please keep this soldier safe from injury and harm. Protect them from the bullets and other weapons that the enemy will launch against them.

Protect their mind from the negative effects of war. Help them know that they are not alone and that their nation stands with them. Help them return home safely when they finish their deployment.


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In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. – Psalm 4:8

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