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31 Strong Prayers For Someone To Be Released From Jail

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If you have someone in prison and you are trusting God for their soon release, then this list of prayer points tagged: prayer for someone to be released from jail may be of help to you.

If you know the trouble of having being imprisoned, you certainly will not want your friend, brother, sister, husband and or relative there.

There’s no freedom in jail.

There’s no true light, no sunshine in prison; everything is dark and gloomy.

Life and destiny is halted and on-hold when in prison.

Many a person are never able to catch up with life when they are released from prison particularly if they were jailed in the prime of the lives and had to serve full term in jail with hard labor.

It is a terrible condition.

But justice must be served, so if for punishable offense you find your friend, brother, sister, husband and or relative in jail, that’s not the end of the world.

God’s mercy is abundant and it prevails above judgment.

That’s why we think it may be a good idea to pray, seeking the hand and help of God in the matter.

You can secure his or her release if you pray and pray right.

Ready to pray?

Let’s go.

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Prayer For Someone To Be Released From Jail   

The following is a list of prayer points tagged; prayer for someone to be released from jail that you can pray to ask God’s help, mercy and intervention in the case:

1. Pray and ask the Lord to have mercy on the person involved, in Jesus’ name.

Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt. (Psalm 123:3, KJV) 

2. Pray and ask the Lord to make a way for him or her out of prison, in Jesus’ name.

Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee. (Jeremiah 32:17, KJV)

3. Ask the Lord to stir the heart of the government at the state and central level to grant pardon in the favor of your prospect, in Jesus’ name.

4. Father, stir the heart of the President of this nation to grant presidential pardon that will favor my prospect, in Jesus’ name.

5. Lord, stir the heart of the President of this country to do a presidential visit to the state and by extension, visit the prison where my prospect is, for good, in Jesus’ name.

6. Lord, let the President visit to the state and prison be for the favor of my prospect resulting in his or her release, in Jesus’ name.

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying… (Ezra 1:1, KJV)

7. Lord, let his case and file be considered for pardon and let it be granted at last, in Jesus’ name.

On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king. (Esther 6:1, KJV)

8. Father, grant also that the state will give pardon to inmates and let it be to the favor of my prospect, in Jesus’ name.

9. Father, stir in the heart of the Governor of the state to visit prisons and in particularly the prison where my prospect is and let him find a reason to grant him pardon and release, in Jesus’ name.

Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh. (Genesis 41:14, KJV)

10. Oh Lord, I submit to you that my prospect committed the crime he was accused and jailed for, but I pray that you have mercy, tender justice with mercy Lord for your name sake, in Jesus’ name.

11. Father, by your power, make a way for his release, make a way for his pardon and release, in Jesus’ name.

Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. (Isaiah 43:19, KJV)

12. Lord, and if my prospect is serving jail unjustly, for offense he knows nothing about, Lord, vindicate him, come through for Him in your righteousness, in Jesus’ name.

13. Lord, yes, please come through for him in your mercy and redeem him from destruction and death, in Jesus’ name.  

14. Oh Lord, send redemption, send deliverance, send your help in your mercy for his release, in Jesus’ name.

Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. (Psalm 130:7, KJV)

15. Oh Lord, heal my prospect in jail, heal his emotions and heal his soul, in Jesus’ name.

16. Lord, breathe on His mind and heal it from hopelessness and depression, in Jesus’ name.

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound. (Isaiah 61:1, KJV)

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17. Lord, grant that my prospect will encounter you even in jail and be thoroughly and genuinely saved, in Jesus’ name.

18. Let him see the light Christ, let him see the way Jesus and be free indeed, in Jesus’ name.

And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands. (Acts 12:7, KJV)

19. Father, restore hope and confidence to my prospect even in the prison, in Jesus’ name.

20. Let him come to find true love in Jesus, let him come to find real life in Christ, in Jesus’ name.

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. (Romans 15:13, KJV)

21. Lord, give your angels the charge over him to keep him from harm and death, in Jesus’ name.

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. (Psalm 91:11, KJV)

22. Keep him from going deeper into corruption, deeper into evil, right there in jail, Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ.

23. Oh Lord, grant that my prospect will be delivered from bitterness and revenge in jail so he does not come out and go in again for another crime or offense, in Jesus’ name.

Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled. (Hebrews 12:15, KJV) 

24. Grant that your word will continue to come to him specially and supernaturally in jail, in Jesus’ name.

25. Give him a reason to read his bible, give him a reason to pray and attend prayer meetings in jail with sincere heart, in Jesus’ name.

And the LORD appeared again in Shiloh: for the LORD revealed himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the word of the LORD. (1 Samuel 3:21, KJV)

26. Father, in your mercy, I ask that you intervene in the case, heal, forgive and help Lord, in Jesus’ name.

27. Oh Lord, may your grace make a way for him with both prison officers and fellow inmates, in Jesus’ name.

28. Father, give him favor before the prison officers in all that he does, in Jesus’ name.

But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison. (Genesis 39:21, KJV)

29. Keep him from sickness, and diseases in prison, Lord, in Jesus’ name.

30. Let him not be a victim of abuse and defamation by fellow inmates, in Jesus’ name.

31. Lord, may you give him strength and courage to hold on and hold still to life until his change comes, until he is granted bail, released and or pardoned, in Jesus’ name.

Now, go ahead and give thanks to God for answer to prayers, in Jesus’ name.


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On and on, there’s so much to pray about bordering on securing the release of your acquaintance from jail, but we believe that this list of prayer points – prayer for someone to be released from jail will help you get started and going.

Then as you go deeper with God truly seeking His face and mercy for his release, He will help you on with dedicated prayers that best fit and meet the need.

That’s why we will we always encourage you to not just pray in understanding only but to pray much more in the spirit.     

That’s because, when you do, you will be able to really pray the mind and the will of God for the occasion. (See Romans 8:26-27, NIV)

Plus, you will be able to pray sufficiently, pray well and exhaust your prayers.

Nothing compels to the result you get in prayer when you pray in the Spirit.

That accounts for the reason why the apostle Paul admonishes believers of all age and time to pray all their prayers, kinds, types and manner in the spirit. (See Ephesians 6:18a, KJV)

That’s the most spiritually advanced way to pray.

And it is the surest way to getting results in prayer.

God bless you.

All the best!   

31 Strong Prayers For Someone To Be Released From Jail


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