50 Pastoral Prayers for the New Year

Pastoral prayers are powerful, especially when they are said at the beginning of the year. It is usually a prayer of agreement, and even the word of God acknowledges that prayers made in agreement are potent; how much more so when a spiritual authority prays as well?

Here Are 50 Pastoral Prayers For The New Year

  1. Dear God, as we step into the beginning of this year, all our thanks go to you. We appreciate your loving kindness and your thoughtfulness towards us. Thank you for every good thing we enjoyed in the past year. They are all indications that you love us so much, and we remain thankful.

 

  1. Heavenly Lord, our hearts are filled with great joy as we lift our hands to admire your holy name. We thank you, dear Lord, for your overwhelming love. The intensity of love you showed us this year swept us off our feet.

 

  1. Father, we come to you with thanksgiving, praising your holy name for how far you helped us pass through the year that ended without scratching. We appreciate you for all your help.

 

  1. The blessings and gifts we enjoyed in the year that passed give us more than enough reasons to thank you, Lord because we know and trust you that greater and better things will come forth in this new year.

 

  1. Dear Lord, We express our gratitude for the many blessings you bestowed upon us last year. We appreciate you, Father, for you are good and your mercies are unending. We acknowledge your blessings, and we honor your name. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Lord, as this year kicks off, we refuse to forget your goodness and mercies. From our hearts, we acknowledge your hand and help, and we call you the father of all the good works we experienced in the past year.

 

  1. Dear Father, we appreciate your great grace. Even at instances when we didn’t let men see your light in us last year, you didn’t give up on us but held us so close. We thank you, almighty.

 

  1. Heavenly God, you have been so good to us, and it is unavoidably obvious to us. We extol you, dearest Father, and we look up to you as our helper in time past and up until now.

 

  1. Dear God, as we begin a continuous journey in this new year, may we not lack guidance. May you guide us until every form of confusion flees from us this year. Hold us closely, God, and show us the way. Amen

 

  1. Father, we thank you for your leadership throughout the past year. In this new year, we ask for discernment to make accurate choices. Help us to be right in our approach. Teach us to live for you, oh Father.

 

  1. As we begin to enjoy new mercies in this year, we open our hearts to you, and we ask that you continue to see us through even as we step into this year. Amen

 

  1. Abba, we appreciate you for the wisdom you have granted us. We thank you so much because you are set to grant us a deeper level of wisdom to run with in this new year.
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  1. Dear Father, we thank you for the new year, and as we ascend to greater heights, we hold you dearly with the confidence that you will lead us safely even in this new year. We receive wisdom from above, and our minds are open to embrace your wisdom this year in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. As the new year kicks off, we are full of hearts full of thanksgiving and praise for you, Lord. We know that your presence will continue to overshadow us in this new year. May our minds not deviate from knowing that your presence is with us, and as we continue to behold you this year, grant us grace and change our lives in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Abba, as we step into this new year, we receive the zeal to do what you want. Help us to be full of enthusiasm for godly things. This year, go beyond morals and make us spiritually intelligent. As you work on our spiritual lives, may our health, finances, and social lives blossom in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, you are our most reliable, tested, and trusted helper. We know with full assurance that you will not leave us without help in this new year, as you have promised. Help us to trust you, oh Lord.

 

  1. Father, we open our hearts to you, and we ask that even at the year’s beginning, you make available to us the courage and strength to do your bidding. May our actions not differ from your will, we pray. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, we ask that in this new year you grant us a heart with a deep desire for the growth of the fruits of the spirit in our lives. May compassion not cease from us, and may it rub off on anyone that encounters us. May hurting hearts be healed by the effulgence of love in our hearts. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Father, we pray that you empower us to be solution providers in this new year. Grant us what it takes to make this year count. Help us to recognize your words with us in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Abba, we appreciate your awesome power. Thank you for saving our souls. Thank you for insisting on us even when we were so hardened and not paying attention to your words for our lives.

 

  1. Dear God, we pray that you bring serenity to our environment. We pray for peace and strong unity in our world. May every form of violence and conflicting issues come to an end.

 

  1. Father, we pray that you keep us inspired. May this same energy and more that we are basking in at this beginning period of the year run with us until the end. Keep us inspired and motivated this year for your glory.

 

  1. Abba, we ask that you show our families and nation mercy. May the same mercy spread to grant our leaders wisdom on what to do and what not to do to make this nation a better place. Lord, take away every form of conflict and injustice in our land. Amen
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  1. We thank God for our health. We are so excited about this opportunity, and we do not take for granted the fact that we are hale and hearty in this place today. We thank you, Lord.

 

  1. Father, we pray at the church. In this cooperative spirit, we ask that you reunite the church. Bring unity to the church, help us understand how much you love the body, and teach us to live with the brethren in the same manner. Amen

 

  1. Dear God, we ask for healing and comfort for people who are hurt by one infirmity or situation or another. For those who are victims residing in war-torn areas, we ask, “Dear Lord,” that you comfort them and grant them restoration. Heal those who are physically ill and restore mental sanity. Amen

 

  1. We ask, oh Lord, for your spirit to be poured out afresh upon us. May your Holy Spirit in us not be left dormant this year, but may we show the needed diligence and willingness to make the investments in us profitable. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, we raise a cry for those people who are suffering from the shackles of one tough time or another. By extension, may no one around us suffer from a mind, body, or spirit full of defects. Amen

 

  1. We pray to the Lord for a renewed mind. Make us commit to your work at greater levels this year. May our hearts long for your kingdom to be established on earth.

 

  1. In this new year, we ask, “Oh Lord, lead us in the way of righteousness.” Grant us the grace to live just lives. Take away every guilt and sin with your blood. Cleanse us and make us candidates for your dear kingdom in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, in this year that has just begun, we ask that you grant us a deeper passion for you. Cause your love to spread upon the earth; teach us truth and justice. Lord, help us not to live as half-baked Christians in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Father, we ask that you protect our loved ones from harm this year. Make us spend the rest of our days this year under your canopy, in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. We ask that you strengthen us and make our hearts open to your promises. Make us full of hope, make our minds believe your word, and hold on to the truth that everything is possible so long as we can put in effort and trust in you.

 

  1. Dear Lord, supply our parents, spouses, children, relatives far and wide, and my friends with wisdom on how to navigate through the seasons this year. May they not get frustrated and depressed as a result of the confusion over the things to do this year. Amen
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  1. Father, we pray that you help us bring out and shine the light you have embedded in us. By the power of your hand, may our potentials not be hidden, but may your spirit prompt us to be the best that we can for your glory.

 

  1. Dear God, we have received help from you this year. We acknowledge that by our strength we cannot make a move. So, Lord, we look up to you from now until the end of the year.

 

  1. We ask for your blessings upon our lives massively this year. As a people and as a church, we declare that this year may not end without us tapping into your blessings in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Father, grant us the wisdom to get the right people around us. May the wrong relationships not cause us destruction. But lead us to a fruitful year in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Abba, we appreciate your investments in our lives up until now. We pray that all the value you have placed in our lives will not be wasted and that your pleasant plans for our lives will begin to unfold from this year onward. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, we receive the grace to follow you more diligently and cordially than we did last year. Make us more relational in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Abba, may our lives be pleasing sacrifices unto you in this new year, in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Father, we thank you for helping us throughout last year. We now have the grace to face every challenge or tough situation that comes this year. Amen

 

  1. Dear Lord, may our relationship with you in this year wax stronger and better. Help us to seek you better in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Heavenly Father, shower your blessings upon us this year and may you get glory from our lives. Amen

 

  1. Abba, we ask that your continuing mercies lead us to a glorious year ahead in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Father, help us to behold you in this new year and beyond. May our gaze not shift from you, and may you grant us a sound mind in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. Almighty Creator, we receive the grace to begin and end the year successfully. May we not repeat the mistakes we made last year, but may your love grant us open and lighted eyes.

 

  1. Dear God, grant us the grace to trust in your word. May your word be our watchword throughout this year and beyond. Amen

 

  1. Infallible father, we trust in you because you are not a man. May your fatherly love towards us not cease in the name of Jesus. Amen

 

  1. We thank you, Lord, for all your precious blessings. May your name be praised in our lives even throughout this year, in the name of Jesus. Amen

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