Updated: Feb. 1, 2018

 

Teenage Prayers: Protect My Eyes | Prayer for Pure Thoughts

Dear Lord Jesus Christ, I pray for Your direction and guidance in protecting my eyes from seeing things that are not honorable to You or anyone else. I pray to always seek the way out. I pray my feet will run from temptation and my hands will guide me to Your Word.

I pray You will send me accountability partners (those people who are Christian, strong in their faith, of the same gender as me, who can encourage, support, pray, and help guide me in this walk of sexual purity). I pray You will cut those things out of my life that will cause me to stumble. I pray You will point those things out to me and give me courage, strength, patience, and integrity to do what is right in Your eyes.

I pray for wisdom and knowledge so I can protect my thoughts through Your Word, worship, and praise.

Lord, I pray for forgiveness for those times my eyes didn’t honor Your creation. I ask for forgiveness when I have fallen into temptation. Help me to be reminded that I am forgiven and give me patience to continue to work and walk in this journey. Help encourage me when all I feel is failure. Help lift my eyes to You when all I want to do is focus on me.

I cancel those assignments against my future spouse, future children, and future generations. Help me set the foundation for lasting marriages and healthy families. I pray against the powers of darkness that seek to destroy Your will for my life. Help me to see How mighty You are. I pray all these things in the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ, Amen!

 

Prayer Scriptures

“I will not set before my eyes anything that is worthless. I hate the work of those who fall away; it shall not cling to me.” (Psalm 101:3)

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light,” (Matt. 6:22)

“I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” (Psalm 119:11)

“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” (1 Cor. 10:13)

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)

“Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD.” And you forgave the guilt of my sin.” (Psalm 32:5)

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” (1 Cor. 1:18)

 

Baskets of Blessings,

Nina Daugherty

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