15 Powerful Bible Verses about Praying for Others – Encouraging Scriptures

15 Powerful Bible Verses about Praying for Others: Inspirational, Motivational & Encouraging Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Praying for Others.

What does the Bible say about Praying for Others? Why should we pray for others?
I pray these inspiring scriptures and words are a blessing, motivation and encouragement to us all.

Key Bible Verse:
Romans 1:9, NLT Day and night I bring you and your needs in prayer to God…

Dear Friends, May we always remember that “Prayer is not the least we can do for someone; prayer is the most we can do.” (Unknown)

Brothers & Sisters, “The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.” (James 5:16b, NLT) When we combine our earnest prayers with other acts of kindness, love, and service, powerful things happen. May we continually listen to the leading of the Holy Spirit, and regularly pray for others in love. Amen.

15 Encouraging Bible Verses about Praying for Others
1. Pray for others: Ask God to help them
1 Timothy 2:1, NLT I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them.

2. Pray for others even when you feel misunderstood or hurt by them
Job 42:10, NIV After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before.

3. Pray for those who have been good to you
Numbers 6:24-26, ESV The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
Related: May God bless and keep you always!

4. Pray for those who use you, persecute you, and abuse you
Matthew 5:44, ESV But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Romans 12:14, ESV Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
More On: Loving Your Enemy

5. Pray for your family and friends; and all of your loved ones too.
3 John 1:2, NIV Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. Related: 12 Bible Verses to Pray over your husband; 31 Prayers for your children; Prayer for my family today; A Letter to my Dad on His Birthday; 10 Birthday Blessings for Mom; A Prayer for my friend on her birthday

6. Pray for those in authority
1 Timothy 2:24, NLT Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. Related: Why should we pray for our country?

7. Pray for others in pain, Pray for others in joy
1 Corinthians 12:26, ESV If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

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