Hey friends, I’m super happy to share these prayers for the end of the year! ❤️
Before we enter a new year, it’s important to start on the right foot by surrendering our plans and desires to God. How can we do this? By preparing and praying for the new year. This allows us to align ourselves with God’s will and seek His guidance for the year ahead.
Let us pray these 7 powerful prayers using Bible verses as our guide, asking for blessings, protection, and guidance in the upcoming year.
Ready? Let’s go!
Thanksgiving Prayer for the Current Year
As we reflect on the past year, we come before you with grateful hearts. Thank you for your faithfulness and provision in our lives. Your goodness and grace have been evident in our lives. We are truly blessed to have experienced your love, grace, and mercy throughout the ups and downs of this past year.
Your steadfastness has carried us through every trial, and we are grateful for your constant presence in our lives. We praise you and give you thanks for all that you have done for us.
I pray this in the name of your son Jesus, Amen
Bible Verse: Psalm 107:1
Trusting God’s Good New Year Plans
Lord, as we embark on a new year, help us to remember that your plans for us are good and filled with hope for the future. Even when we may not understand what is happening, we trust in your sovereignty and believe you have a purpose for everything.
We surrender our plans to you and ask for your guidance as we seek to follow your will in the coming year. Please help us to be patient and trust in your perfect timing.
Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Prayer for Peace and Divine Protection for the Year
Heavenly Father, we pray for a peaceful and safe new year. We ask for your protection over our lives and the lives of our loved ones.
We know you are our refuge and strength, and we trust your unfailing love to keep us secure. May your peace guard our hearts and minds as we navigate through whatever challenges may come our way.
In the precious name of Jesus Christ, Amen
Bible Verse: Psalm 91
Prayer for Surrender and Trust as we end the year
Lord, as we enter this new year, we surrender ourselves to you completely. We lay down our worries, fears, and doubts at our feet and choose to trust in our faithfulness. Please help us to let go of our own desires and plans and instead seek your will for our lives.
We know that you have our best interests at heart, and we are confident in your plans for us. Strengthen our faith and help us to follow you wholeheartedly.
In Jesus’ name, Amen
Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Direction and Guidance for the New Year
Dear God, as we begin this new year, we ask for your guidance in all we do. Open our hearts and minds to your wisdom and direction for our lives.
We want to walk in your ways and fulfill the purpose you have for us. Please show us the path that leads to righteousness and guide our steps as we seek to honor you in all that we do this year.
In Jesus name, Amen
Strength and Endurance for Upcoming year
Lord, we pray for strength and endurance to overcome any new challenges and obstacles that may arise this upcoming year. Help us to trust in your power and not our own abilities.
We know that through you, all things are possible. Give us the courage to persevere through difficult times and to never lose faith in your plan for our lives.
In Jesus’ name, Amen
Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Renewed Mind and Heart as We End the Year
Dear God, as we enter into this new year, we ask for a renewed mind and heart. Help us to let go of negative thoughts and attitudes that hold us back from experiencing your fullness in our lives.
Instead, fill us with your love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. May we radiate your light to those around us and be a reflection of your love in this world.
In the precious name of your son, Jesus, Amen.
And That’s It, Folks, Prayer for the End of the Year
I hope these 7 prayers assist you to end the year well as you prepare to usher in the new year.
May this new year be a time of growth, renewal, and deeper relationship with our Heavenly Father.
P.S. You may also like my blog post, “5 Ways to Plan and Prepare for the New Year (Christian Friendly).”