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Prayer for Boldness and Courage To Speak the Right Words

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Do you feel like you lack the courage to speak up for what you believe in?

Maybe you find yourself holding back out of fear of rejection or ridicule and are struggling to break free.

Prayer for boldness is a powerful practice that can help you overcome your fears and step out in faith in the Holy Spirit.

In Acts 2:1-4, it was the day of Pentecost when the disciples were gathered together, they will filled with the Holy Spirit and started talking in tongues.

The Holy Spirit is the Advocate whom God has given us to help us and give us the knowledge and wisdom to act according to the will of God.

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever. John 14:16

Many times when you feel lost for words or not sure how to handle a situation, ask the Holy Spirit for guidance in what to say and do.

for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what you should say. Luke 12:12

Whether you’re being called to share your faith in Christ with others and finding it difficult to stand up to what you believe in, prayer for boldness can give you the strength and courage you need to take action.

Through prayer, you can ask God to fill you with His Holy Spirit and give you the confidence to speak up and stand firm in your beliefs.

It’s a simple but powerful practice that can transform your life and help you become the bold, courageous person you were called to be.

Today, we will explore what the Bible tells us about boldness and prayers that we can pray to receive courage and strength to take action.

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Prayers for Boldness

1. Prayer for Boldness to Evangelize

Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. Ephesians 6:19-20

Heavenly Father, I thank You for calling us to be Your chosen instruments to preach the Gospel to others. I pray that You give me the strength and courage to spread the good news with love, and hope to those who hear. I ask for the constant infilling of goodness and grace as I move forward in boldness. This I pray in the name of Jesus Christ Your Son. Amen.

Prayer for Boldness to Evangelize

2. Prayer for Boldness to Obey God’s Commands

If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. Deuteronomy 28:1

Dear God, there is nothing more that I desire than to be obedient to Your commands. You are a God of steadfast love, and your mercy knows no bounds. I pray that You give me the strength to fulfil my assignment and calling, in accordance to Your will. In the Mighty name of Jesus I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Boldness to
Obey God's Commands

3. Prayer for Boldness and Confidence

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16.

Father, in the name of Jesus we pray. Strengthen us with courage as we move forward in boldness, declaring the Gospel to the ends of the world. Fill us with Your mercy and grace, and increase our faith as we carry out our calling in total commitment. We give You all the praise and glory, for You alone are Holy and You alone are worthy to be our one true God. Amen.

Prayer for boldness and Confidence

4. Jesus Encourages us to Pray Bold Prayers

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8

Dear Jesus, Your teachings are of boldness and strength in words and works. I ask that You double my portion of anointing so that I pray bold prayers and speak bold words of wisdom and strength. My prayer is that through the Holy Spirit I save lost souls to Christ, and increase the Kingdom of God for Your glory. I ask this in Your name, the name above all names. Amen.

Prayer for Boldness

5. Prayer for Boldness Against Negativity

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. Romans 8:26-27

Precious Holy Spirit, though my spirit is strong, my soul is weak against the negative criticisms that I face in sharing the good news. I know there is nothing impossible for You, so today I ask for a breakthrough in my circumstance that I may go from strength to strength in Your name and receive the biggest encouragement my soul desires to be nourished. In the name of mighty Jesus I ask. Amen.

Prayer for Boldness against Negativity

6. Speaking God’s Word with Boldness

Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. Stretch out your hand to heal and perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus. After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. Acts 4:29-31

Dear God, we Your servants are ready to carry out Your good works. Fill us with the abundant flow of the Holy Spirit to touch our lives and the lives of our family, so we are all blessed to Glorify Your name. May we always remember to speak with boldness even in the face of negativity, and pray for healing and deliverance in the lives of many. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.

Prayer for Boldness To Preach

7. Bold Prayer Against Fear and Discouragement

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

Dear God, Your word is a lamp to my feet, and I pray that I always walk boldly in Your Word. Turn my eyes away from negativity and let me put my full trust in You, even in the midst of those who are against me. May I find delight in your Word and always obey Your commands. I pray that my fear be replaced by Your courage and strength. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

Bold prayer against fear

8. Prayer of Trust and Protection from Negativity

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? All day long they twist my words; all their schemes are for my ruin. Psalm 56:3-5

Heavenly Father, I put my trust in You in all that I do. You have given me a body, soul and spirit. I pray in all circumstances, my Spirit fights the flesh and overcomes its worldly desires that are of no good to me. May I ignore negativity and find comfort in You, Almighty God. Forever and ever. Amen.

9. God is Our Strength and Defense

Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense, he has become my salvation. Isaiah 12:2

Dear God, there is none like You. Even when we are constantly failing in righteousness, You show us Your unending mercy. You are my one true God, who delivers nations, heals the sick, and does the impossible. How can I not have boldness when I put my trust in You. I believe that I am strong in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in Him I will find all the comfort and encouragement I need, to complete His perfect good will for all. Amen.

10. We Have the Spirit of Power within Us

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7

Heavenly Father, remove this shy and timid feeling inside of me and replace it with the spirit of power, love and self-discipline. Let me not be afraid to share the good news to the people around me so they may be saved. Put the right words in my mouth that what I say comes directly from you. I am not fluent in my speech and I ask that you pour out Your Holy Spirit upon me that I may say the right words which glorifies Your kingdom and saves their souls. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.

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