Simple Morning Prayer
Powerful Daily Morning Prayer to Start Your Day Right
Do you have a daily morning prayer you use to start your days off right and get the inspiration you need to go about your daily routines?
Morning prayer is such a wonderful way to prepare for a brand new day.
I am excited to share with you a simple morning prayer that you can use to start your day off now.
This beautiful morning prayer will allow you to link up with the light of the Infinite, the love of Source, and the presence of your guides and angels so you can invoke their support, help, guidance, and assistance to help you in making the most of a brand new day.
Best Time to Say A Short Morning Prayer
You can do this prayer right when you wake up, when you're still laying in bed as a way to start the day off with gratitude and connecting with the Divine.
It could also be done mid-morning or really whenever it feels right to you, but essentially it's always best before you pray, to center your energy and focus your awareness with.
Then when you pray from a solely stream of consciousness mode of mind, your prayers are valid and will be heard to some extent, but you can elevate the vibration of your prayer by connecting with an open heart, a clear mind, and a willing spirit.
How to Use This Daily Morning Prayer
By connecting and praying from a place of elevated vibration, your prayers are more easily heard and your experience of prayer actually becomes something that shifts your energy, connects you with the divine, raises your vibration, and aligns blessings into your life.
So a simple morning prayer that I to do is to begin by closing your eyes and shifting your awareness within focusing your awareness on your heart center, tuning into divine light and life force energy within you.
A Beautiful Morning Prayer to Say Each Day
Let your heart open to the divine light and then aloud or in your mind think or say:
“Beloved Divine Source of All That Is. The One.
Beloved Christ. Light. Solar Logos.
Beloved Guardian Angels, Holy Spirit.
Thank you for another day of being alive on the earth plane.
Thank you for this opportunity to be alive. To cultivate an inner connection with divine light and to progress on my path of embodying my highest divine light.
Beloved Archangel Michael, Archangel Metatron, beloved Archangel Uriel, beloved ascended masters, Holy Beings, guides and guardians of the middle path of highest light.Thank you for all the blessings in my life. Thank you for your support and guidance, for your encouragement and for your love.
I ask that you assist me this day in staying open to the blessings of divine opportunity, in staying positive and centered in gratitude and love.
Help me to maintain a love vibration throughout my entire day.
Help me to stay centered, positive and aligned with the highest divine perspective and outlook for whatever happens in my life.
I ask that you clearly guide and assist me today. Align me with the miracles of divine possibility.
Bless every area of my life. Bless my energy, help me to show up fully shining and embodying divine light through all that I do so that my life is of service to others so that my light creates waves and ripples in the field of all that is, helping others to brightly shine.
I ask that you bring me clear guidance to keep me on track with my highest direction today and helped me to see and receive, to know your guidance, wisdom, and love.
Bring me miracles and blessings of divine possibility and help me today to embody, shine and thrive, living in alignment with divine love and light.
I think you, I love you.
And so it is.You can use the exact words above to complete a morning prayer yourself, invoking your guides and starting your day off with a morning prayer of positivity, of love, and especially, inviting in Source light blessings, divine guidance, and miracles of divine love into your life.
These things are available to you, but you are a human being and you have free will. So if you want guidance, assistance, and higher divine intervention, it's up to you to ask for assistance, and then be open.
Make it a Habit to Say a Morning Prayer for Blessings of Peace and Positivity in Your Life
Once you say a morning prayer and ask for assistance. Then be open! Stay open in a place of having a clear mind, your heart open, willingness within your core and willing to receive the guidance and inspiration of spirit and the willingness to act upon the guidance and inspiration you receive.
With this, you can make today, and make this moment now the very best yet because you are centered in love and open to the miracle, the blessing of divine light that is all around, that simply takes tuning in.
Remember that each new day is an opportunity to cultivate your direct link with the light of the infinite, with the love of source, with higher divine consciousness to embody it through you and to shine.
As always, the light in me is a reflection of the light in you. Keep shining because it is beautiful.
With love and bright blessings,
Turn Spiritual Songs into Simple Morning Prayers
“His song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.”
Are you looking for simple morning prayers to start your day off with the Lord? Have you ever considered using a hymn or spiritual song as your prayer? It’s a good way to be filled with the Lord for the day (Eph. 5:18-19).
I’ve found that when I’m short of words, it’s helpful to draw from the lyrics of hymns, or spiritual songs, especially those with a strong sentiment directed toward the Lord Himself.
Psalm 42:8b confirms this thought by saying,
“…His song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.”
So in this post, I’ll illustrate how you can take the lyrics of a favorite hymn or spiritual song and turn them into simple morning prayers. I hope you’ll not only sing the lyrics, but declare them and turn every phrase into your personal prayer for fellowship with the Lord.
How to Turn a Spiritual Song or Hymn into Simple Morning Prayers
Let’s start with a hymn especially written to direct your heart into fellowship with the Lord in the morning. We’ll use I Come to His Presence Afresh, a hymn on fellowship with Christ by Witness Lee and practice turning it into simple morning prayers:
6 Simple Morning Prayers for Coming into the Lord’s Presence
Try reading or singing the first stanza:
I come to His presence afreshEre the night has passed into morning;And His face I see as it shines on me-The Lord within is dawning.And He speaks to me and reveals to meAll His riches for me today;And with sweet delight I partake of Him,My hunger has passed away.
Try turning any phrase in this stanza that touched you into a simple morning prayer. Here are some examples:
1. “Lord Jesus, thank you, for a new day to come to You. Be so fresh to me.”
2. “Make Your face shine on me.”
3. “Be the dawning of this new day within in me.”
4. “Lord, speak to me and reveal to me all Your riches for me today.”
5. “Be so sweet to me this morning; keep me in Your sweetness all day long.”
6. “I’m coming to partake of You until my hunger has passed away.”
Maybe you came up with others. (You can share them in a comment.)
3 Simple Morning Prayers for the Lord’s Speaking Through His Word
Now sing, read or declare the second stanza:
As Spirit He speaks thru the WordTill my heart in echo is singing,And the fount of life with His grace and pow’rWithin my soul is springing.And He speaks to me and reveals to meAll His riches for me today;And I drink of Him for my every need,My thirsting has passed away.
Now try making this second stanza your personal prayer inviting the Lord to speak to you in His Word. You might pray,
7. “Lord, this morning speak to me through Your Word ’til my heart in echo is singing.”8. “Speak to me in Your Word ’til the fount of life with Your grace and power within my soul is springing.”
9. “Lord, may I drink of You in Your Word for my every need, ’til my thirst has passed away.”
3 Simple Morning Prayers for the Lord’s Tender Dealing, Saturating, and Supplying Your Soul
Finally sing, declare or praise the Lord with the third stanza:
In tenderness He deals with me,While I stay with joy in His presence;And He saturates and supplies my soulWith all His precious essence.And He speaks to me and reveals to meAll His riches for me today;And in every way I partake of Him,
My problems all passed away.
Conclude by making this third stanza your simple prayer for the Lord’s tender dealing, saturating and supplying your soul with Himself,
10. “O Lord, in tenderness deal with me while I stay with joy in Your presence. It’s only in Your presence that I can receive Your dealing.”
11. “Lord Jesus, saturate me and supply my soul with your precious essence.”
12. “Praise you Lord, that while I’m partaking of You in such a way, my problems have all passed away.”
It’s such a great way to start your day, to be filled in your spirit with Christ and to let His words dwell in you richly for the whole day (Eph. 5:18-19; Col. 3:16).
After you’ve tried turning this hymn into simple prayers to the Lord, let me know in a comment how it enriched and refreshed your time with the Lord in the morning.
References and Further Reading:
18 Morning Prayers to Use Daily & Start Each Day with God
- Compiled & Edited by Crosswalk Editorial Staff
- 2015Oct 14
A morning prayer is a wonderful way to focus your time and attention on seeking God's plan for the day ahead. Whether you need encouragement, peace, strength, or rest, God can meet you in a very real and present way when you come before Him with a humble heart. Seek God's presence each morning before your energy and attention are pulled by all the tasks you have ahead.
1. A Morning Prayer for God's Presence
Lord, may nothing separate me from You today. Teach me how to choose only Your way today so each step will lead me closer to You. Help me walk by the Word and not my feelings. Help me to keep my heart pure and undivided. Protect me from my own careless thoughts, words, and actions.
And keep me from being distracted by MY wants, MY desires, MY thoughts on how things should be. Help me to embrace what comes my way as an opportunity… rather than a personal inconvenience. And finally, help me to rest in the truth of Psalm 86:13, 'Great is your love toward me.' You already see the ways I will fall short and mess up.But right now, I consciously tuck Your whisper of absolute love for me into the deepest part of my heart. I recognize Your love for me is not my performance. You love me warts and all. That's amazing. But what's most amazing is that the Savior of the world would desire a few minutes with me this morning.
Lord, help me to forever remember what a gift it is to sit with You this. Amen.
– Lysa Terkeurst, Encouragement for Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries
2. A Daily Prayer of Thanksgiving
Dear God, Thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life.
Forgive us for when we don't thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you've given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day.
We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy! In Jesus' Name, Amen. – Debbie McDaniel, The Power of Gratitude
3. A Morning Prayer to Follow God Today
Dear Lord, I don't know who or what will cross my path today. But I do know that You are my Rock and my Fortress. You are my Shield and my Strong Tower. Help me to anchor myself to You today. Teach me how to stand strong in You and choose only Your way today.
Help me walk by Your truth and not my feelings. Help me to embrace anything that comes my way as an opportunity to see You at work and as an opportunity to point others to You.
Thank You that You love me and nothing can ever take that away from me! Even if I fail today and fall short, You whisper Your unconditional love deep into my soul and remind me that Your mercies are new every morning. That truly amazes me, Lord. Thank You for meeting with me today.
Would You wake me again tomorrow with the same sweet whisper of Your love? I can't wait to meet with You again. In Jesus' Name, Amen. – Wendy Blight, Encouragement for Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries
4. A Morning Prayer for Strength
Lord, I am weary and don’t know when this “race” will end in my life. I feel I’ve been running forever, trying to outrun this trial. Help me to stop trying to outrun my pain but rather run with endurance the race you have set before me. I know that because of you I am ultimately a victor over the trials in my life.
I know that nothing in this world can separate me from your steadfast love. Please give me a measure of your love today; give me the strength to endure this trial.
Thank you for your love for me that never ends! And thank you for the crown of joy that awaits me forever in your Kingdom! – Adrian Rogers, Love Worth Finding
“You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in You.” Isaiah 26:3
5. A Morning Prayer for Courage
Lord, grant me tenacious winsome courage as I go through this day. When I am tempted to give up, help me to keep going. Grant me a cheerful spirit when things don't go my way. And give me the courage to do whatever needs to be done. In Jesus' name, Amen.
– Dr. Ray Pritchard
“For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7
6. A Daily Prayer of Rejoice
Father, thank you for intervening in my life and allowing me to have a personal relationship with you. Thank you for your love for me today and forever. Thank you for the blessings you’ve given me and my family. Help us use those blessings to bless others. May I live a life of true joy as I see you at work around me today! In Jesus' name. Amen. – Ron Moore
7. A Prayer for Guidance from the Holy Spirit
Lord, I pray you would move the Spirit more boldly in my life. I know that any sin can grieve and diminish the voice of the Spirit, and I pray against the temptation to sin. Help me crave your presence more than I crave sin.
Help me grow in the fruit of the Spirit and so walk closer with Yourself. I pray for guidance from your Spirit- let your will and promises always be a meditation of my heart. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
– Kenny Luck, Every Man Ministry Devotional
8. A Prayer for God's Grace Daily
Lord, thank you for your abundant, abounding grace. Thank you that we don't have to earn a drop of the mighty river of grace that flows freely for us today.
Thank you for the unexpected, unmerited favor you've showered on my life. Help me put myself in the path of your love and grace.
Help me not neglect the disciplines I need to meet with you regularly and to drink from the water of life. Thank you for your rich love. Amen. – David Mathis
9. A Prayer to Love the Life You Have
God, help me love the life I live right now. Show me the good things I often overlook and help me be content with what I have.
Forgive me when I compare myself to others, forgive me for longing for things outside of you and your kingdom. Thank you for loving me right where I am, right as I am. Help me keep my eyes on you.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen. – Nicki Koziarz, Encouragement for Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries
10. A Prayer for a Heavy Heart
Father, my heart is heavy. I feel I have to carry the burden alone. Words overwhelmed, distraught, exhausted seem to describe where I am. I am not sure how to let you carry my heavy load, so please show me how. Take it from me. Let me rest and be refreshed so that my heart won't be so heavy in the morning. In Jesus' name. Amen. – Ron Moore
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your mind in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7
11.A Morning Prayer for God's Guidance
Dear Lord, help me remember what a difference it makes when I make time with You a priority in my morning. Awaken me in body and spirit each day with a desire to meet with You and to hear You speak words of affirmation, assurance, and wisdom over my heart as I prepare to go into my day. In Jesus' Name, Amen. – Traci Miles, Encouragement for Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries
“If any of your lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.” James 1:5
12. A Simple Morning Prayer
God, please enlighten my mind with truth, inflame my heart with love, inspire my will with courage, enrich my life with service. Pardon what I have been, sanctify what I am, and order what I shall be. Amen – Author Unknown
13. The Prayer of Jabez
“Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, 'Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let Your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.'” 1 Chronicles 4:10
14. The Difference Today
I got up early one morning
And rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish
That I didn't have time to pray.
Problems just tumbled about me,
And heavier came each task;
'Why doesn't God help me?' I wondered.
He answered, 'You didn't ask.
I wanted to see joy and beauty
But the day toiled on gray and bleak
I wondered why God didn't show me
He said, 'But you didn't seek',
I tried to come into God's presence;
I used all my keys in the lock.
God gently and lovingly chided,
'My child, you didn't knock.'
I woke up early this morning,
And paused before entering the day;
I had so much to accomplish
That I had to take time to pray.
– Author Unknown, The Difference
15. A Prayer for the Work Day Ahead
Father, thank you for all the ways you’ve blessed me, specifically with this job that pays my bills and puts food on my table. Thank you that ALL work has significance because work is good.
Help me bring you glory today, through my actions, my words, through the good work I do to bring order to my little corner of the world. Help me view my work as a blessing and not a curse.
Give me grace and strength for the hardest aspects of my job. In Jesus’ Name I pray, Amen. – Renee Davis
16. A Morning Prayer for a Full Life
Dear Lord, thank you for your many blessings. Thank you for the lives we have been graciously given, and help us to use our limited time for good. Help us to pursue our lives to their fullest. Remind us that living for you is the only path to true fulfillment. – Greg Laurie, Harvest
17. A Morning Prayer for Cares and Concerns
Dear Father in Heaven, so much in my life is broken. I have so many concerns and cares, and they weigh me down.
While I desire to cast my cares upon You, I find I usually pick them back up again, and they only add more anxiety and stress.
Please help me learn to cast my cares on You as I learn what it means to rest and trust in You. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. – Chrystal Evans Hurst, Encouragement for Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries
18. A Prayer for Hope Today
Lord, help me to hear you saying, “I am your hope” over all the other voices. Lord, your word says, you are the hope for hopeless so I'm running to you with both hands stretched out and grabbing on to you.
Fill me up with hope and give me a tangible reminder today that hope is an unbreakable spiritual lifeline (Hebrews 6:19-20).
God, you know those things in my heart that I barely dare to hope for, today I give them to you, I trust them to you, and ask that you because I know that you can do more than I could ever guess, imagine or request in wildest dreams (Eph 3:20). God, you are my hope and I trust you. Amen. – Wendy can Eyck
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Morning time and especially early morning is a wonderful time to connect better with God. These are the most precious and pious moments to connect with the Divine. By way of a good and simple Morning Prayer you can ask lord for encouragement, peace, strength, guidance and support.
Through a simple communication with God in the form of a prayer said in all faith and humility, you can feel God’s presence each morning. So say your morning prayer at the earliest after getting up and before your attention is pulled in different directions and the energy is used for all the tasks you have ahead.
Here are 5 helpful morning prayers to start your day beautifully:
Morning Prayer # 1
Dear Lord, You have blessed me with a beautiful new day. As the day begins afresh and clean, so I ask You to renew my energy.
Oh Lord, please fill my body and mind with Your strength and purpose. Please put clean and pure thoughts in my heart.
Let my heart be pure and full of kindness and compassion for all.
I pray you to forgive my errors of yesterday and bless me to walk on the path shown by You.
Please take my hand, shine through me so that every person I meet may feel Your presence in me.
This is the precious day I begin anew; Lord let nothing separate me from You today for I cannot make it by myself.
Video: A Short Morning Prayer
Lord, guide me to walk on the right path today and always.
Help me to keep my heart pure and kind.
Protect me from my own negative thoughts, careless words, and sloppy actions.
Help me differentiate between right and wrong. Guide me to recognize the opportunity which is right for me and embrace it.
Keep me focussed on my goals and save me from distractions.
Let my thoughts be noble and actions in the right direction.
Teach me to stay grounded and humble.
Bless me with good health, energy and wisdom to discharge my duties and responsibilities effectively and successfully.
May I always be in gratitude to you for giving me the gift of life.
Morning Prayer # 3
Dear God, I thank you for gifting me a brand new day.
You are my source of strength and energy. I do not what is in store for me today. Therefore, I pray to you to become my shield and carry me when I am too weak.
Please grant me determination and courage as I go through this day. Whenever I feel giving up, strengthen me to keep going.
Grant me a cheerful spirit when things don’t go my way.
And give me strength to do whatever needs to be done.
Lord, guide me how to anchor myself to You today and stay strong.
I pray that You be with me always. Teach me to enjoy the sunrise, the chirping of birds and the cool breeze.
I praise You, Lord, for allowing me to live another beautiful day in life.
Morning Prayer # 4
Lord, as I begin my day, I pray that You fill me with Your Grace. Help me to have an attitude of gratitude for all that you have given me. I thank you for health, home, food and the money. Cover me with your protecting shield and keep me safe from harm.
As I follow you, bless my family, my home, my career, my food and my finances. Bless me to have a cheerful day and protect my mind from negative thoughts and worries. Help me to see a reflection of you in others as well.
Guide me to share the joy of life with others around me so they will be drawn to you. Amen!
Morning Prayer # 5
Dear God, Thank you for waking me up and blessing me with a gift of a great day in my life. As I soak up the nourishing light of a new day, my heart is filled with gratitude and joy.
I thank you for providing me my job and an income to support me and my family. I also thank you for the provisions that You have given me. Please continue to guide, support and watch over me and my family.
I pray that You will use me as You see fit today. Amen!
Benefits of Prayer
Praying regularly has many direct and indirect; visible and not so visible benefits.
People have reported to be receiving strength, guidance, and support. They feel that God is with them and is working through them. Prayer brings more faith which in turn increase their confidence and hope.
Therefore, if you are a believer then you will gain better if you begin your day with a prayer.
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Simple Morning Prayers for the Early Risers
The light beaming from the glorious sun’s rays peek through your blinds. You can feel the light warming your face and you immediately rise with a smile on your face and an invigorating drive to for the day.
You jump your bed ready to rise and greet the day. And then…you wake up because that’s not at all how any normal day begins, right? Everyone has a morning routine. Some are a little more labor intensive while others are less involved.
Either way, each morning should start with two things – prayer and coffee.
After you’ve had your morning jolt of heaven in a cup, it’s important to begin each day with a conversation with your Lord and Savior. Instead of hitting the snooze button or choosing to prolong your morning routine, strive to be an early riser and spend some intimate time with God. Keep in mind, Jesus never hits the snooze button, so why should you?
If you’re any early riser and need simple morning prayers to start your day, keep reading and get inspired. These prayers can be recited when you’re eating breakfast, as you get your children ready for school or perhaps as you drive your daily commute to work.
Prayer of Thanks:
Thank you for this beautiful new day,
Help me live today, hand in hand with you.
Short, sweet and to the point. Each day that you’re able to wake up and embark on the endeavors of a new day is a great day.
It doesn’t necessarily have to be sunny weather in order for things to have beauty – sometimes just the ability to have opportunities and live is beautiful enough. Each day, ask God, to stand by your side.
It’s important that He hears your voice and that you be rejuvenated by His.
Prayer for a Good Day:
Lord, I trust in your unfailing love, in your promises.
I give this day and all that it holds to you.
May I walk in your goodness, knowing your gentle hand will guide me, and keep me.
Each day is up to the individual. Yes, there’s no doubt that hurdles and other catastrophic obstacles will come into play from time-to-time, but it’s important to realize that only you have the power to exude a positive mind frame.
If you continue to bask in negativity, then you’ll find that the rest of your life is filled with those negative connotations. Allow the Lord to embody your simple morning prayer and ask Him to give you strength and guidance when you need it.
The power of Jesus can get you through anything.
Pray for the Early Morning:
I come before you O Lord
As the sun rises may your hope rise up in me.
As the birds sing may your love flow me.
As the light floods into this new day,
May your joy shine through me.
I come before you, O Lord
And drink in this moment of peace,
That I may carry something of your hope, love and joy
Today in my heart.
Even though you’re only one person, with an invigorated spirit you can accomplish great things. You have the power to achieve greatness.
Therefore, each day ask your Lord and Savior to replenish your desire to forge forward and to provide you with the strength to be successful. Listen when God speaks to you and do your best to carry out his wishes.
Follow the path that He’s laying before you and look for ways you can continue to hold Him high.
Prayer for the Tiresome Days:
Father, clear my sleepy head and fill my mind with expectation
Awake my slow body and energize my heart with love in action.
Ignite my spirit and set this day on fire with promise.
Make the ordinary extraordinary.
Engage me, show me your kingdom alive
Help me to see that every waking moment is full of promise because of you.
Let’s face it, every day does not begin with sunshine and rainbows – figuratively or physically speaking. There will be days when you’re just tired and you need inspiration to get up and continue on. On these days, turn to this simple morning prayer and ask God to make the ordinary extraordinary.
Ask Jesus to help you see the bigger picture and to get a better understanding of what He wants you to achieve. It’s important to look beyond the horizon without losing track of what’s important.
Don’t be afraid to ask God for guidance and strength during this tiresome day – allow Him to assist you in being the best version of yourself that you are capable of being.
“My voice will come to you in the morning, O Lord, in the morning I will send my prayer to you, and keep watch.”
This is a beautiful scripture that references the intimacy of the Lord and His children. We all want nothing more than to be under the guidance and supervision of Jesus Christ. Each day we pray to Him for the strength and hope to honor His name by achieving great things. And because we want to be safe, we ask that He look over us and our loved ones.