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11 Prayer Points For Spiritual Growth (With Bible Verses)

prayer points for spiritual growth

Here’s a list of prayer points for spiritual growth that will help you cover your need for a healthy spiritual growth.

Do you desire to grow spiritually in Christ!

Every Christian should! You should!

Growth is part of nature; spiritually too, God wants you to grow.

His plan is that you grow into Him in all things in Christ. (Ephesians 4:15)

But what does Spiritual growth really means!

Simply, spiritual growth means to conform to the image of His son, to be like Christ in all things. (See Romans 8:29)

Now, in this post on prayer points for spiritual growth, we will help you with scriptural based prayer points that are tailored towards spiritual growth.

Pray these prayer points for spiritual growth in faith and then watch the Holy Spirit grow you through the word until you become like Christ in thought, will, purposes and emotion.

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prayer points for spiritual growth

Prayer Points For Spiritual Growth

The following are 11 prayer points for spiritual growth to meet your prayer need:

1. Prayer For Grace

Lord, I thank you for making grace available through the knowledge of your word. I commit myself to receiving of the word of your grace for my spiritual growth, fitness and up keep, in the name of Jesus Christ.

“Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” (Acts 20:32 (NIV)

2. Prayer For Patience

Lord, I know that it is through faith and patience that I will obtain the promise and come to spiritual maturity. So I pray that you make me strong with patience. I ask that the fruit of patient will increasingly manifest in me, in Jesus name.

“Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness.” (Colossians 1:11)

3. Prayer For The Spirit Of The Fear Of The Lord

Father, I pray and I receive the Spirit of the fear of the Lord; that I may hate evil, lies, pride and arrogance, and so that I may be wise unto salvation, in Jesus name.

“The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.” (Psalm 19:9) 

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4. Prayer For Revelation, Wisdom And Insight

Father, I pray that you give unto me the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of you. I pray that the eyes of my heart be flooded with light that I may know the hope to which you have called me. I pray that I may through revelation knowledge know how rich are your glorious inheritance in me the saint. I also pray that I may know something of the power that raised Jesus from the dead, and which also exalted him above all, in Jesus name.

“Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,” (Ephesians 1:15-20)

5. Prayer For God’s Fullness

Lord, I pray for strength in my inner man by your Spirit. I declare that Christ dwells in my heart by faith. I pray that I may become rooted, grounded and established in love, in the name of Jesus Christ. Above all, I pray that I may be filled with all of your fullness Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ.

“That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.” (Ephesians 3:16-19)

6. Prayer For Exact Knowledge Of God’s Will

Father, I pray that you fill me to the brim with the exact knowledge of your will in wisdom and spiritual understanding, in the name of Jesus Christ, so that I may worthy of your call and be fruitful in every good work.

“For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;” (Colossians 1:9)

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7. Prayer For Spirit of Excellence

Father, I ask that you fill me with the spirit of excellence in all that I do, in the name of Jesus. Let love and excellence be the motivation of my life, in Jesus name.

“That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;” (Philippians 1:10)

prayer points for spiritual growth

8. Prayer For Increase In The Labor Of Love

Father, I pray that I become love-ruled, love-dominated and love-motivated in all things. Take away from me every iota of selfishness, hate and anger, in the name of Jesus. And let the love of Christ rule in my heart always, in Jesus name.

“And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;” (Philippians 1:9)

9. Prayer For Fruitfulness

Lord, I am a fruit-bearing branch of the body of Christ, cause me to be fruitful. And by all means prune me for more fruitfulness so I may bring forth much fruits unto righteousness, in Jesus name.

“Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.” (Philippians 1:11)

10. Prayer For The Word To Produce In You

Lord, I pray that as I open my heart and receive of the ministry of the word by the Spirit, it will produce in my life. Your word is working effectively in my life causing me to mature in grace, faith, love, truth, righteousness, boldness and in power, in Jesus name. And cause me to be all the more sensitive to the Holy Spirit, my Teacher, Guide, and Instructor.

“For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.” (1 Thessalonians 2:13)

11. Prayer For Deliverance From Evil People

Lord, as I go about the pursuit of spiritual growth, please lead me to the right people and places, in Jesus name. Help me not to fall prey to wicked and designing people who lure and desire to take advantage of others for their own pleasure. I declare that I am sensitive to the Spirit, I am guided by the Spirit and I am led into spiritual growth by the Holy Spirit, in Jesus name.

“And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith. (2 Thessalonians 3:2)

Thank you Lord for answer to prayers, in Jesus name. Amen!

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Final Word

We trust that these prayer points for spiritual growth meet your need.

They are scripturally based and are bound to produce results.

We know that prayer is one of the ways to appropriate redemptive rights.

(You also need faith and patience).

God desires that you grow up spiritually; through prayers you are birthing the desire of God in and for your life.

Thus, when you pray these prayer points for spiritual growth in faith, truth and sincerity, you will be releasing the power of God to bring about situations, circumstances and opportunities for your growth spiritually.

And to add: to grow spiritually, you must give yourself to the study and meditation of the word.

Thus, when you add these prayer points for spiritual growth to study and meditation in the word, your profit and growth will soon be noticeable.

And don’t also forget to pray these prayers in the spirit; that way, you will be touching other areas that border on spiritual growth that are beyond what your natural mind can comprehend.

“Pray always with all manner of prayer in the spirit.”

11 Prayer Points For Spiritual Growth (With Bible Verses)


11 thoughts on “11 Prayer Points For Spiritual Growth (With Bible Verses)

  1. Honestly all i’ve prayed for was just an “encounter and the “filling of the holy spirit in my life.” i never thought why i didn’t feel or see anything untill i noticed i’m just a sinner that gave his life to christ. “a babe” so jesus lead me what to say, and what to pray about. ‘spiritual growth and maturity’ that i may be filled with the meat of the word of God.. in all, this article is a good guide on how to achieve spiritual growth.. after this i believe i will have divine encounter and the holy spirit will fill my life, and i will work for christ, and understand my purpose and spiritual gifts. Thank you. I am femi from nigeria

  2. Being a babe, i didn’t really understand why i wasn’t filled with the holy spirit while i prayed for it. Until something told me to realized that i need to be mature spiritually in order to be fed with the meat of the word and power of God. This article really helps. I’d like more light please. Thank you. Praise be unto God. Amen!

    1. Okay.
      Can you reach out to us on WhatsApp at +2348052117273 for more light.
      Chat with us, telling us what area of God’s word you need light on….just like you stated here.

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