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End of year prayers

Prayers for the end of the year 

By Bibi Babatunde-Ikotun

Hi lovely people, how have you been? The year is slowly coming to an end and I believe in prayer for everything. I don’t know how your year has gone and if you’re like me you may have experienced some highs and lows. However, God has instructed us to give thanks in every situation (1 Thessalonians 5:18) and pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:16).

This post is not about the importance of prayer but it will be imperative to mention something cogent about prayers. Listen, prayer is not only about supplications I.e asking God for stuff. 

It’s not bad to ask for stuff, God enjoys taking care of our needs. However, prayer does something supernatural in us. It strengthens us, it refreshes us, it opens our minds to the revelation of God’s word and so much more. Prayer does WORK in us! It helps us come into the fullness of all God has destined for us. It’s so beautiful to pray and stay in prayers.

So here are some few prayers to pray as we head towards the end of the year.

  • Lord Jesus, I want to thank you for all that has happened this year. Thank you for you for all the blessings that I enjoyed. Thank you for seeing me through the difficult seasons. Thank you for keeping me and my loved ones safe and sound. Thank you for your protection even in the midst of a global pandemic. If I had a billion tongues, it won’t be enough to thank you for everything. Thank you God!
  • Lord Jesus, as this year comes to an end, I want to enjoy a deeper revelation of your love. I know there’s a lot more of your love that I’m yet to experience. You’ve poured it into my heart through the Holy Spirit as you said in Romans 5.5. I’m ready to receive your love and develop stronger convictions of your love for me. 
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that the eyes of my understanding is flooded with light. That any wrong opinions I have about you and your nature, are corrected as I study your word. That I no longer know you by what people say about you but I know you for myself. Open my eyes to see you as the compassionate father that you are. Every false ideas about you is changed in my heart today.
  • Lord Jesus, please direct my steps as I prepare for the new year. I’m open to your leading because I trust you’ll never lead me astray. Lead me in my family, my career, my finances, my ministry. Your word says John 10.27 that we as your sheep follows you when we hear your voice. I hear, I follow and I submit to your complete will. My next year will be solely according to you leading. 
  • Lord Jesus, I pray that the last few days/weeks continues in glory! I pray that all my expectations are met. I pray that no calamity shall befall me and my loved ones. I pray that this end will end on a glorious note. I pray that at the cross over night, my mouth is full of amazing testimonies of your grace. 
  • Add other prayers as led

I hope you are able to speak these words to God as we move towards the end of the year. If you can speak in tongues, pray in tongues as well over these prayers.

I decree that your life continues to go from glory to glory.

With love,

Bibi Babatunde-Ikotun


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