I pray, Father, that ________ will roll up her (his) sleeves, put her (his) mind in gear, becoming totally ready to receive the gift that’s coming when Jesus arrives. Challenge her (him) not to lazily slip back into those old grooves of evil, doing just what she (he) feels like doing. She (He) didn’t know any better then; she (he) does now.
Lord, help ________ be skilled at living by starting with a Fear-of-God, let her (him) gain insight into life from knowing her (his) Holy God. It’s through wisdom, that her (his) life will deepen, and the years of her (his) life will ripen. Instruct her (him) to live wisely and wisdom will permeate her (his) life; mock life and life will mock her (him).
Lord, write this truth on ________’s heart: God, her (his) God, is God indeed, a God she (he) can depend upon. God keeps His covenant of loyal love with those who love Him and observe His commandments.
I pray, Lord, that ________ will be able to walk around in freedom because she (he) is seeking after Your word and making her (his) life dependent on it.
You know, O Lord, the desires of _______’s heart. Encourage and strengthen her (him) as You listen to her (him).
Lord, pour pure water over _______ and scrub her (him) clean. Give her (him) a new heart, put a new spirit in her (him). Remove the stone heart from her (his) body and replace it with a heart that’s God-willed, not self-willed. Put your Spirit in her (him) and make it possible for her (him) to do what you tell her (him) and live by Your commands.
Lord, please protect ________ from burning out; keep her (him) fueled and aflame. Let her (him) be an alert servant of You, Master, cheerfully expectant. Let her (him) not quit in hard times but instead pray to You all the harder.
Father, may You give ________ the desire of her (his) heart and make all her (his) plans succeed.
When ________’s heart is broken, let her (him) find You, God, right there; if she (he) is kicked in the gut, help her (him) catch her (his) breath.
Savior, take ________ by the hand and lead her (him) down the path of truth for you are the God who saves her (him).