Posted on Monday, Dec 27, 2021 by K-LOVE Pastors

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year

As we wrap up this past year and welcome the next one, now is a great time to pray and reflect on all we have gone through and learned. Leave the hurts and regrets at Jesus’s feet. Embrace his forgiveness and grace as you prayerfully commit your next year to God. 

Here are 12 prayers to ring in the New Year.


A Prayer for processing and healing pains of the past year 

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, I have lost focus last year and allowed the past to be a brake on my future. Please help me turn my gaze toward you by forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead. Help me to LEARN from my past but not LIVE there. Amen.   K-LOVE

"No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead."

 - Philippians 3:13 NLT

A Prayer for putting God first in the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Lord Jesus, I let worry affect me far more than your Word. Help me to win over fear this year. Lord, as you watch over the birds, you watch over me because I am much more valuable than birds. Help me to trust your care over me, Jesus. Amen.   K-LOVE

"Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need."

 - Matthew 6:33 NLT


Prayer of renewal for the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, in the coming year, I pray for more of You and less of me. I pray my expectations for the coming year are shaped by seeking glory for You. May my expectations be replaced by Yours. I submit my life to You. Amen.  K-LOVE

"I will never forget your commandments, for by them you give me life."

 - Psalm 119:93 NLT

Prayer for strength in the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Lord, I know I need your strength this year. Thank you for the promise that I can do everything through you, Jesus, who gives me power. Help me remember your pledge to continuously infuse energy in me as I look to you and trust you. In your name, amen. K-LOVE

"For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength."

 - Philippians 4:13 NLT


Prayer of blessings for the new year (family & friends)

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, I pray You will strengthen those dear to me to do Your will, walking with You in faith. Call their hearts to you, fill them with your truth, and transform their hearts. Bless them so they can be a blessing to others, for Your glory. Amen.  K-LOVE

"Anyone who does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."

 - Mark 3:35 NLT

Prayer for wisdom in the new year 
 

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, thank You for being so free with Your wisdom for Your children. Please empower me with that gift, lovingly shared, so I might be a blessing to others, conducting my life in a way that honors You. Teach me to seek Your wisdom first in the coming year. Amen. K-LOVE

"Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgement."

 - Proverbs 4:7 NLT


Prayer of expectation in the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, in the coming year, I pray for more of You and less of me. I pray my expectations for the coming year are shaped by seeking glory for You. May my expectations be replaced by Yours. I submit my life to You. Amen.  K-LOVE

"For I fully expect and hope that I will never be ashamed, but that I will continue to be bold for Christ, as I have been in the past. And I trust that my life will bring honor to Christ, whether I live or die."

 - Philippians 1:20 NLT

Prayer for peace in the new year
 

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year As we move from the Christmas season into the new year, God, I am reminded that the call for “Peace on Earth” came with Your birth. May Your peace go with me, before me, behind me, and may those I encounter meet You through me. Amen. K-LOVE

"You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!"

 - Isaiah 26:3 NLT


Prayer for being led by the spirit in the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Father, thank you that you want to be with me and lead me by your Spirit. I know that what you ask of me is always what’s best for me. Please help me to slow down, be quiet, and listen to what you have to say. Give me ears to hear your still, small voice and the strength to follow you no matter what. K-LOVE

"For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God."

 - Romans 8:14 NLT

Prayer to reject apathy in the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Lord, you gave me your very best by sending your son, Jesus, to die in my place on the cross. Help me to offer my very best each day. May I see where you’re at work wherever I go, and may I join in on the job you want to do in and through me today. K-LOVE

“Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically.”

 - Romans 12:11 NLT


Prayer for vision for the new year
 

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Heavenly Father, I’m so grateful that I am a new creation in Christ. The old life is gone, and the new life has begun. Give me a fresh vision for the year ahead. Help me to keep my eyes on where you want to take me. May your purpose be my greatest passion in life.  K-LOVE

"This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!"

 -  2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT

Prayer to fulfil my calling for the new year

12 Prayers to Ring in the New Year Lord, you did not leave me here on this earth simply to take up space. You saved me to serve you and the people you placed in my life. Make me more aware of the needs around me and where you’re working in my world. Help me to stay committed to the call you have for my life and to honor Christ today. K-LOVE

"You didn't choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name."

 - John 15:16 NLT

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