Prayer For A Son On Drugs
11 Powerful Prayers for a Son On Drugs
Helping your child through a period of addiction can be one of the most devastating experiences you will ever experience. These powerful prayers for a son on drugs will encourage you to learn on the strength and shoulder of the Lord.
Father God, I don’t deserve Your grace and mercy, but I ask in Jesus name that You would enable me stay away from drugs and those that would seek to draw me back into the destructive world of drugs and drug abuse.
Lord Jesus, I know that I am weak and that in my own strength I could so easily be drawn a moth to a flame if I did not have You to sustain me and support me.
Lord, You have promised in Your word that Your strength in made perfect in my weakness… Lord help me to keep my eyes fixed on Jesus; help me too take every thought captive and give each one to You and help me I pray to lean on You from this day forward – knowing that I can do all things through Christ , Who strengthens me – Thank You in Jesus name, Amen
Lord it is my prayer that You would free my son from the drugs that have become almost an addiction to him.. and which have almost broken the family apart and caused us all such pain and distress.
Father You know the anger that seems to lurk within him and the explosive outbursts that are so difficult to cope with.Lord He needs Jesus in his life and the indwelling Holy Spirit in his heart and I ask that You would convince him of his need for Jesus – and convict him of: “sin and righteousness and judgement”… just as Your Word has said..
and bring Him I pray, to recognise that this addiction to drugs is not Your will for anyone and is ly to end in tragedy if not dealt with soon. Thank You Jesus. Amen
Dear Lord, I thank You that You care for people me who have gone so far astray from the way of truth. Thank You that You have never given up on me despite my addiction to drugs.
Thank You that I can come to You to seek for deliverance and know that You will not turn me away.
Thank You that Your mercies are new every morning and thank You that You are faithful and true to Your word – even when we prove faithless.
Lord I know that Your Word promises a way of deliverance to all who seek You and I believe that in Jesus is found healing and wholeness, salvation and security – deliverance and joy. And Lord I ask for You to deliver me from these drugs and free me from being in bondage to this cursed addiction.
Help me I pray. Save me Lord and set me free from these drugs on which I have become so dependant. Give me the means to break loose from drugs and the ability to see it through to the end. I know that on my own I will fail but Lord I do believe that in Christ I can be set free – help me Lord in Jesus name, Amen
Dear Lord, please release my son from the angers that dwell inside of him. Almighty Father, take him in your hands and guide him to better choices, for a life without the need for drugs or alcohol.
That the trouble that he is now facing, is left behind him. Lord, my son is a wonderful young man, give him the courage and the faith to believe in himself, and realize how much he is loved and cherished.
Father, hear my prayers for him and all others that are living the same kind of life. Heal them Lord, let them rejoice in a life of self respect, love for themselves, and most of all the Glory of your love. I know in you, that he and all the others can find peace and happiness. O’ God our Father, please hear my prayers. Amen.
Dear Lord I bring my brother to You whose reliance on drugs and addiction to medication is causing me and the family serious concerns and sadness.
Lord we really don’t know what to do and we seem to have run ideas and suggestions and there is no one but You to whom we can turn.
Lord he is prone to mood swings – sometimes seeming depressed and at other times hyper active.. and yet at other times is only able to sleep – sometimes for the best part of a day.. Help us we pray to help HIM..and release him Lord, from this unhealthy reliance on drugs.
Heal him of the negative effects that they are having on his physical and mental health and return him to normal health and strength we ask in Jesus name, Amen.
Lord, you as our creator, we trust in your name so we call for your help day and night. I have so many fears day and night, deep in my soul I cry every second of my life because of lost my son due to his extreme drug addiction for many years.I pity him a lot. If i could only embrace and tell him how much I really love and care for him as a mother,yet now he wouln’t understand it.
Lord, you know how I feel every moment I think of my son.I didn’t realise that the world can be so cruel to me as he choses drugs more than anything else in this world.I have always tried to mold him to become good boy yet things turned differently as I imagined.I hurts a lot to see my son being sick physically and mentally.
I will never stop begging for your help and for those parents who are suffering the same problem as I have.Abide us in those hard moments. Amen.
You are a loving God and we praise and thank You for all Your goodness to us and to all men – We bless You for our lives and for all the joy and grace that You so readily bestow on all Your creation.
But Lord we lift up an increasing number of men and women who suffer from drug addiction and pray that You would provide them with the grace and strength to reach out to You for the necessary help and guidance that they may need – as they take the important steps to recovering their physical, emotional and spiritual health.
Give those that are addicted to drugs the will, perseverance, courage and ability to take the first step to regain their health and wholeness. Comfort and succour friends and family members that are affected by those that are trapped in drug addiction.
Give courage and hope to all who are seeking to break its demonic hold over the lives of so many and may the power of Your love and grace transform their lives – knowing that Jesus Christ alone is able to break the power of drugs, return a soul into freedom and bring beauty for brokenness – this we ask in Jesus name, Amen.
Father, in the name of Jesus I believe that my child will be delivered from the spirit of drugs and alcohol. According to your Word I confess and believe that my child is free from the bondage of drugs and alcohol. Thank you that you are bringing my child back from the land of the enemy and that they will be in their right mind and sound in body.
I thank you that my child is whole and redeemed from every evil work and that they have complete control over their body. I believe that my child is set free and delivered because I have called upon the name of the Lord. Keep me in perfect peace as I wait for my appointed time with my child.In Jesus name Amen.
Lord, I bring my child to You with such a heavy heart knowing that the precious child You blessed me with has become caught up with drugs.. and their life is spiralling control. Help us Lord I pray to know what to do and show us how we can help to stem and to stop these drug-related activities.
Wherever the blame for this situation lies.. I pray Lord that You would help us to address it so that our child is able to be freed from this drug-related trap. We pray in the name of Jesus that You would step into this situation and whatever it takes.. I pray that You would convict our child of the need to call out to You for help – for You alone have the power to help and heal their life.
Give me the strength I pray to support my child.. in prayer or therapy or any other way so that they may be enabled to leave this drug-related past behind.. and step out into the future having been freed from this bondage. And help I pray.. for me to trust in Your many precious promises and not lean on my own understanding. This I ask in Jesus name, Amen.
Loving Lord Jesus we lift up all those who are suffering today from some form of addiction to drugs – whether they are prescribed medicines from a doctor or unlicensed drugs that have been gained illicitly – all addiction is detrimental to health and wholeness and Lord we want to lift up all who are addicted in one way or another.
Lord .. we believe that You were sent to heal those that are broken and damaged, crushed and hurting – in bondage to drugs or addicted to some form of medication.. and we plead Your grace and mercy over such people and pray that You would meet each man or woman at their particular point of need – and deliver each one.
Raise up those that would stand in the gap in prayer.. and bring friends and relatives who will be supportive to those that need to be liberated from their drug dependence or delivered from some form of addiction. Into Your hands we commit each one and thank and praise You for all that You are going to do in these lives – in Jesus name we pray, Amen.
Lord it breaks my heart that my beautiful daughter has somehow become involved with drugs and she has almost become a different person with her mood swings, depression and anger. Lord this is not what I want for my daughter and pray that You would help her to reverse this terrible addiction, which has had such a devastating impact on all our lives.
We love her so much and I know that Your love for her exceeds our own (if that is possible) and I pray that in Your grace and mercy You would help her to break free from this addiction to drugs and medication.. and that You would help us to give her the help and support she needs during this most difficult time.
Give me wisdom I pray to know what to do and how to help with her. I feel at a loss to know what to do but my eyes are on You Lord. Visit us all with Your peace I pray and restore the joy and happiness we once had – this I ask in Jesus name, Amen.Check out this amazing video from Pastor Rick Warren as he discusses how to be set free from self-destruction.
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Prayers for Addictions
This «Prayers for Addictions» page
to help and encourage those
who are fighting an addiction battle.
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We have several prayers
including an audio prayer.
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Before we share the prayers on this page,
we first want to share the other pages
that we have on this topic.
POWERFUL Addiction PRAYER
Prayer for Yielding to God and following him more closely
For tips on Conquering Addiction:
«How to Stop Drinking and other addicitions»
For more Power Prayer:
Addiction Spiritual Warfare Prayer
For Addiction to Pornography go to our page:
Get Free from Pornography
For Becoming a VICTORIOUS CHAMPION
Champions for Christ!
Prayer for Help
You know what I crave.
You know my struggles.
I call out to you.
You have all the answers on how to be free.
Cleanse my thoughts and cleanse my body.
Renew my mind as I read your Word.
Guide me through this valley to a place of victory.
In Jesus’ name I pray,
Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com
Next we are going to present an
Addiction Prayer from Ora Mosley.
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Prayer for Tobacco and other Addictions
Next, we present to you the following devotional-prayer.
It is specifically written for a
Copenhagen tobacco addiction.
Nevertheless, you can use it to fashion a prayer
that meets your specific need.
Every heartfelt prayer
is a welcome prayer to the Lord.
Friend and Enemy
Oh,what a friend I have in you my dear Copenhagen; you've always been very closeto my heart.
Thrugood times and the bad, you've never abandoned me. I've entirely depended onyou thru the most horrific times of my life. You truly have been my bestfriend. You have always sought me and wrapped your arms around me. You haveplanted seeds of desire for you; how great are thou.
Ihave protected you from wicked people who have talked poorly of you. I have hiddenyou and justified our close nit relationship. How dare someone talk badly aboutmy best friend….you can't be the sin everyone is saying. You must love me….and never would you mean to bring harm to me. You've been a great and powerfulforce in my life.
Mydearest friend Copenhagen,my newest friend, Jesus Christ,
has convicted myheart about you.
Hehas shown me the darkness of our relationship. The lies and deceit that youhave taught me has trickled into other parts of my life.
Youhave attacked my integrity, my faith, and my direction toward the Lord.
Youhave warped my mind and now I must rewire my thinking. You have also attackedmy lovely wife with lies and deception.
You'rethe same snake that deceived Eve in the Holy Garden. You are the Prince of theEarth, but no longer the reigning source of my heart, mind, and soul. In thename of Jesus Christ, I release you into the hands of the Father; may his willbe done.
I plead the blood of Jesus Christ of Nazareth over my wife, family,and me. I demand you to leave with your lies and deception immediately! I'm anew being in Christ, and I firmly stand on this from this day forward.
Copyright © 2008 Tim Miller
Used by permission
I encourage you to say these often:
I will dwell on the good, godly things
that God puts into my life.
I will satisfy myself with the good, godly things
that God putsinto my life.
to read a Food Addiction Prayer
written by a visitor to this site.
We invite you to the bottom of the page
to read several new addiction prayers
from another visitor to this site.
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Please consider writing your own original prayer for addiction
and sending it to us on the form below.
We all need each other.
We also suggest that you look through our Full Armor of God pages.
Those pages are designed to add strength to our life.
Here is an example:
The Shield of Faith
They are all posted on our Bible Devotions page.
Prayers for Addictions
«Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can't find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.» Psalm 69:1-2 NLT
«O Lord, I have come to you for protection; don't let me be disgraced. Save me and rescue me, for you do what is right. Turn your ear to listen to me and set me free.
Be my rock of safety where I can always hide. Give the order to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress. My God, rescue me from the power of the wicked, from the clutches of cruel oppressors.
O Lord, you alone are my hope.» Psalm 71:1-5a NLT
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What Other Visitors Have Said
Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page…
Rescue from the leavened quicksand
Heavenly Father; I cry out to you to help me … for I am sinking fast into the leavened quicksand. Addiction is pulling me into the deep darkness of despair …
My God is able
I pray for the addicts, I pray for the children in the cross fire, I once was lost, (life of an addict) but now I am found. I ask this for my son. …
Trusting in YOU L-RD
Yahweh Rophe Only YOU can change the path of my son. I repent for the days of his childhood when I failed him because of my addiction to alcohol. I feel …
Addict for too long
I need you father god , addiction to drugs has left me alone , I need you for you are the only one who really knows me, and has never left my side , I …
Take one if you will and slip away another day. A day used someone else walked, yours gone you just talked Not to add but …
I have a sex addiction
Pray for me that I loose the desire to just have sex with anybody it could be a stranger and I don't care I just want to have sex. I meet people off line …
Forgive him bring him your light
Pray fir my lost soul son who is wrapped up in drinking, drugs, smoking. He is depressed. Suffers form sleep path era and wastes his money on indulgences. …
Dear lord please help me hold on I am tired and I can't be strong. My life is crumbling from the inside out. I am worthy of your love I have no doubt. …
My child don't you know how it makes my heart grieve To see you struggling so just to believe? Don't you know that I love you — that my heart breaks …
How Do I….
How do I let go of all of my grief? How do I turn to You and completely believe? How do I let go and hand You my fear? How do I trust You with …
Look To Me
Look to me my child when you're down and out. Hit your knees and call my name when you're full of doubt. Lift your heart and your eyes to the heavens …
Unworthy of You, Your grace and Your love. Unworthy of Your Son sent from above. Unworthy to even utter Your name. I'm just a lowly sinner …
The Devil is Calling
The devil is calling; please help me be strong. For what he is asking my heart knows is wrong. He plays on my fears as he calls out my name. But …
I need help from addiction
PLS pray for me to be forever free
She wrote: I am in a world wind of darkness. I can't break the addiction of drinking, my finances are getting worse. I need to find a job or I will loose …
Prayer for Food Addiction
Dear Heavenly Father, You alone, know ALL my needs, and all my body's needs, having created it. Food has been my «comforter» for wayyyy too long. …
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11 Encouraging Prayers for Your Son
We love our sons so much and desire God's greatest blessings and guidance on their lives. We spend endless hours caring for, teaching, helping, training, protecting and encouraging that we often miss out on one of the greatest resources God has given us to lead them — prayer.
The below prayers for your son cover many topics such as self worth, protection, purity and wisdom. These will equip you for the battle against Satan's attacks and give you discernment for handling situations that arise.
You can cast your cares on Jesus and find peace in God's favor and love for your son as you speak these prayers!
1. A prayer for your sons discernment
Lord, I pray that my son will develop an eternal perspective and purpose, not an earthly one. Help him to see life–and every challenge–through Your eyes, eager and unafraid to share with others the good news of Jesus wherever he goes.
I pray that they will set his minds on things above, not just what’s going on here, and that he will be rooted and grounded in Your love. I pray that he will come to understand the extent of Your own love for him–that it surpasses all the head knowledge they will acquire in school.
I pray he will be filled up with You from morning ’til night.
~ Rebecca Barlow Jordan
2. A prayer for your own wisdom
Lord, Your Word says «If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him» (James 1:5). Lord, I need that kind of wisdom to know when to speak to my son and when to be silent.
«Do not let any unwholesome talk, lecturing, judging, or accusing come of my mouth, but only what is helpful for building my son up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen” (Eph. 4:29).
Let me also be «quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for my anger doesn't bring about the righteous life that God desires» (James 1:19).
~ Cindi McMenamin
3. A prayer for a son who has turned from God
Dear God,You know our hearts, you hear our prayers, and care about all that concerns us. You understand the burden we carry and how we want, more than anything, to see our loved ones come to you. Help us to remember that you love them more than we ever could.
And you desire to extend your great love and forgiveness, your mercy and hope. Thank you that nothing is too difficult for you. Thank you that your power is unlimited and you came to set the captives free.
Thank you that you wait, arms open, for the prodigal to return, that you look for his arrival to lavishly celebrate that he’s come home. We praise you for you are Redeemer and Rescuer, Savior and Lord.
We know and believe that there’s no pit so deep that your love can’t reach us still. We understand that your mercies are new every morning, and your faithfulness is great.
Lord, we ask that you would halt the plans of the enemy over these we love as we bring them before you right now. We pray that his schemes be demolished and that your plans for good, for a future and hope, would prevail. Would you open blind eyes that they might see your Truth. Would you rescue those walking in darkness and heal the deep wounds of those who’ve been hurt.
We pray for the miraculous intervention of your Spirit to draw them to yourself, to work strong on behalf of our loved ones who are lost and wandering.
For you came with good news, to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for captives and release for the prisoners.Though we deserved penalty for our wrong, you stood in our place and took the blows on our behalf. You choose to die, so that we can live. Forever and free.
Lord, forgive our unbelief. Forgive the times we’ve doubted that you could ever change a distant heart. Forgive our hard-heartedness, our weariness, or forgetfulness to “pray continually.” Thank you that you never give up on us. Remind us of how you’ve changed our own hearts.
How your miracle of life and hope has sprung up deep within our souls. We love you Lord, we need you, and we thank you that you hear our prayers and are at work even now. Powerfully. Faithfully. Miraculously. Thank you for the gift of our Savior, God with us. Thank you for your goodness and love.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
~ Debbie McDaniel
4. Scriptural prayers for your son
1. Create in my son a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within him (Psalm 51:10).
2. May my son walk after You, God, and fear You and keep Your commandments and obey Your voice. May he serve You and hold fast to You (Deuteronomy 13:4).
May my son be strong and courageous and not fear or be in dread, for it is You, Lord, our God, who goes with him. You will never leave him or forsake him (Deuteronomy 31:6).
May my son walk before You, God, as King David walked, with integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that You have commanded him, and keeping Your statutes and rules (1 Kings 9:4).
Timothy, may my son be an example to believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity (1 Timothy 4:12).
~ Brooke McGlothlin, Proverbs 31 Ministries
5. A prayer for your sons relationships and influences
First, oh Lord, forgive us for the times when we have misplaced our priorities so that we haven’t been available to model a strong relationship with You in front of our kids.
Help us to understand the power of our influence in our children’s lives and to reorder our schedule so that we can be available to both directly and indirectly offer the godly influence that our sons desperately need.
Second, while we do pray that our sons would be protected from negative influences, we also pray that you would surround them with friendships and mentor-type relationships that portray what it means to have an authentic relationship with Christ.In turn, we pray that you would raise our sons up to be the influencers of the next generation.
We pray that you would allow godliness and righteousness to dwell in their hearts so richly that these evidences of your truth spill them and to every person they encounter.
Through it all, we pray that they would not be prone to laziness or complacency, but that they would believe that even a single candle burning in the dark makes a difference and would boldly stand up for truth, even when it’s unpopular.
~ Alicia Michelle
6. A birthday prayer for your son
Dear Lord, on this day that we celebrate ________’s birth, I pray for blessings and joy over ________.
You knew everything about him before his birth and You have a plan of prosperity and hope for his life! Let him feel confident and ready for the year ahead knowing that You have an order to his steps and a purpose for his life.
Help him to find joy in every circumstance in life, knowing that You work all things out for good. I thank You for ________, for loving him with unconditional love, and for the promises You have spoken over his life. In Jesus Name, Amen.
7. A prayer for your sons body image and purity
Dear Jesus, we weep with you over the number of our kids who are buying into the lie that sexual pleasure is something to experiment with.
We pray that our sons would treasure their sexuality as a true gift from You, and that they would honor that gift by saving it as a precious treasure to give their future spouse.
We ask that you would help them to be strong in the face of their own desires and that they would choose purity in the face of temptation.
Lord we also ask that you’d protect our sons from the idea that they must do anything and everything (including abusing their bodies through eating disorders, drug abuse, or other harmful behaviors) in order to attaining a “preferred” shape or figure.
We pray you’d protect our sons from that kind of destructive thinking, and that if they’re tempted to take these kind of drastic measures, that you’d send someone in their lives to stop them.
Help them to remember over and over that their identity is not in how they look on the outside but what you see as their potential and worth on the inside.
We pray that our children would treasure their health as a gift from God and that they would have a passion to eat nutritious food and to stay active in order to do their part to take care of this treasure.
~ Alicia Michelle
8. A prayer for your sons self worth
Dear Jesus, help my son know that we are all born as sinners and separated from God because of our wicked hearts. However, at an early age, him grasp the life-transforming concept that he does not have to live as a sinner under that condemnation.
Teach my son that he has the opportunity to accept a new, beautiful identity that is called “good,” not because of what he has done or what he looks , but because he is secure in who YOU say they are: treasured, delightful, known and protected. Let him not place their self-worth in accomplishments he may or may not achieve, but let him discover these deeper truths about who You believe he is and build every decision he makes on that sure foundation.
~ Alicia Michelle
9. Prayer for your sons purity
Lord, I pray that You will create in my son a clean heart and that You would constantly renew a right spirit within him, keeping his thoughts and actions pure and motivated by love.
Guard him from temptation, and let him know You are always faithful to give him a way out and help to endure. May the words of his mouth and the meditations of his heart always please you and edify others.
~ Rebecca Barlow Jordan
10. A prayer for protection over your son
Lord, I pray Your emotional, physical, and spiritual protection over my son. Keep evil far from him, and help him to trust You as his refuge and strength. I pray You will guard his mind from harmful instruction, and grant him discernment to recognize truth.
I pray You will make him strong and courageous in the presence of danger, recognizing that You have overcome and will set right all injustice and wrong one day. Help him to find rest in Your shadow, as he lives in the spiritual shelter You provide for him.
Let him know that the only safe place is in Jesus,and that his home on earth is only temporary.
~ Rebecca Barlow Jordan
11. A prayer for your sons view of money and possessions
Heavenly Father, help us to model a healthy example of how to handle possessions and money. Help us to work hard, but to not wear ourselves out in order to get rich so that our children can witness a positive, godly view of hard work and the pursuit of success.
We pray that our sons would persevere in whatever vocation you give them and that they would work with cheerful hearts as if they were serving you directly.
We pray that our sons would see at an early age that money and possessions are a gift from You and thus must be always held with an open hand so that You can use those gifts to bless others.We ask that our sons would find their value in their true identity as a child of You, not in the possessions they do or do not have.
We pray for contentment and gratefulness in whatever situation they’re given—rich or poor.
We pray they would have a steadfast commitment to work hard with the talents you’ve given them so that they could support themselves, their families and use their money as a way to bless others in need.
Ultimately, we pray that they would discover that the greatest “wealth” they could possess would be in relationships, especially in a relationship with You. In Jesus' name, Amen.
~ Alicia Michelle
We hope these prayers have been able to guide your thoughts and calm your soul as you seek God's will for your son. Join other moms who are praying for their sons in the comments below and experience the power of a praying community. Gain support and encouragement for the work that God has called you to!
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