Friday is for many the best day of the week—it marks the end of the work week and the start of a relaxing weekend. It’s a perfect time to have quiet time, using Friday morning prayer to get closer to God and surrender our lives to Him.

When we speak powerful Friday morning blessings over our lives, we pave the way for God to work in our lives. The words of affirmation in our prayers channel our lives in the right direction because God hears us when we pray. And when he hears us, He acts.

There is a great significance of Friday morning prayers. The end of the week, on Friday morning, is the perfect time to give thanks for the gift of life and for all the good things God has done during the week and to ask His guidance as the weekend approaches. It’s a great time to have an intimate connection with our Heavenly Father.

In this blog are 31 inspiring contemporary prayers for Friday morning, prayers for Good Friday morning, short prayers for Friday, and prayers for someone on Friday morning (and bonus prayers for Friday morning!). All the sample prayers come with Scripture readings to help you have a blessed Friday!

I pray these good morning Friday prayers and blessings will be a blessing to you.

What is a powerful prayer for Friday morning?

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Before we go into powerful Friday morning prayers, we need to understand that the power of our prayers isn’t in our words, the length of our prayers, or the way we pray. The power of prayer comes from God, who lives inside of us.

When we pray, we need to remind ourselves that it isn’t our power that moves mountains, but the power of God in and through our prayers.

A powerful way to do that is by using Bible verses in our prayers or as the foundation for our prayers. You know, God watches over His Word to do what He has promised. So, if we pray Scriptures (His Word), we remind Him of His promises to us and remind our hearts of the same. It strengthens our faith.

In this blog, all prayers are based on Bible verses—to inspire you and give you an idea about how you can do that for yourself. And know that no prayer is wrong. God knows your heart, He knows your motivation and your intentions. It is okay. Just talk to Him. As God’s children, we can talk to Him at any time of the day.

You are His daughter—He is your Father.

10 Powerful prayers for Friday morning

Here are ten powerful Friday morning prayers and blessings—with Bible verses. They can inspire you for your personal Friday morning prayer message.

#1 Friday morning prayer for work

Bible verse:

“Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!” Psalm 90:17 (ESV)

Prayer: Dear Lord, on this last day of work, help me give my best. Bless the work of my hands. I also want to thank you for the past work week and commit next week into Your well able hands. When I go out to work, remind me to work as if for You, not for my earthly boss. I know it is You who blesses me and my work. Give me the wisdom, patience, and understanding to fulfill my responsibilities today. In Jesus’ Name I pray. Amen.

#2 Friday morning prayer for protection

Bible verse:

“The Lord keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.” Psalm 121:7-8 (ESV)

Prayer: Father God, on this beautiful day, I ask You to protect me. You promised in Your Word You would watch over me. Do so for me this morning, Friday evening, and throughout the weekend, please. Protect me from what I don’t see. You are my defense, my strong tower. I hide in You. Thank You, Lord. I am grateful for Your love and protection. Amen.

#3 Friday morning prayer for family and friends

Bible verse:

“This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:12-13 (NLT)

Prayer: Lord God, I commit my family members and friends into Your mighty hands. Bless my family today. Gracious Father, I love them very much; help me love them with the same love as You love me. I want to obey your commandment. Please keep them on this beautiful Friday, and usher them into the weekend. In Jesus name. Amen.  

#4 Friday morning prayer for her

Bible verse:

“’For I,’ says the Lord, ‘will be a wall of fire all around her, and I will be the glory in her midst’.” Zechariah 2:5 (NKJV)

Prayer: Father, You are my God, my everything. Be a wall of fire protection all around me and let Your glory be in my midst. You said in Your Word that You would be a protecting wall around her. I claim that to be for me, Your daughter. As You protected Zion, protect me. I shelter under Your wings. Father God, cherish me with Your love. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.  

#5 Friday morning prayer for my husband

Bible verse:

“Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, ‘This is the way you should go,’ whether to the right or to the left.” Isaiah 30:21 (NLT)

Prayer: Holy Father, I commit my husband into Your hands. I pray he will hear Your promptings. Guide him as he goes. If he is going the wrong way, please adjust his steps. I know You love him even more than I do. I thank You for giving him to me as my husband. I want to love him with the love You have given me. Bind us as one and secure our steps. Help my husband to lead us, his family, and be a good spouse and father. He is the head of this family, but You are the overall head. Thank You for guiding his steps. Amen.

#6 Happy Friday prayer

Bible verse:

“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 (ESV)

Prayer: Good Lord, this is a special day because You made it! This morning I enter this joyful day, the great day You made. Thank You, Lord, for this happy Friday—from this morning to Friday night. If anything happens today that wants to steal my joy, prompt me to remember Your promises. I choose to rejoice in this day. Thank You, Lord. In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.

#7 Friday blessings prayers

Bible verse:

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)

Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for Your blessings that abound on this Friday. Your plans for me are good! I receive Your good gift for this day and walk in Your way today and forevermore. My future is secure, I don’t have to be afraid. You are my Rock and my Staff. You will never leave me nor forsake me. Holy Father, establish Your plans for me. Help me not to disturb Your plans but to align my steps with Your steps for my life. I surrender control. In Jesus’ mighty Name. Amen.

#8 Friday morning prayer to start the weekend well

Bible verse:

“And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.” Genesis 1:2-3 (ESV)

Prayer: Father God, as the weekend approaches, I want to thank You for the work of the past week. As You rested on the seventh day, help me also relax on Your holy day. I surrender my free time to You—have Your way. I want to focus fully on You on the blessed day of Sunday. Help me to rest so I can recharge for the new workweek. Thank You, Lord. Amen.

#9 Good morning Friday prayer for success

Bible verse:

“Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.” Joshua 1:8 (NLT)

Prayer: Holy Father, You are the source of my success. Without You I am nothing. On this Friday morning, help me not to get swayed away by the last busy working day of the week. I want to focus on your Word and meditate on it, so You can bless me. Thank You, Lord. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

#10 Powerful Friday morning prayer for healing

Bible verse:

“He sent out his word and healed them, snatching them from the door of death.” Psalm 107:20 (NLT)

Prayer: Holy Lord, thank You for sending Your word to heal me and keep me in good health. You keep me alive and protect me from the snare of the fowler. No sickness can come closer as You are my defender. I want to live a healthy life so I can enjoy Your blessings. On this Friday morning, heal me from all my infirmities and keep me well throughout the weekend. I know You alone can heal me, nothing else. I receive my healing, in Jesus’ Name. Amen. 

All these prayers can be prayed on-the-go, or while you are in your Christian prayer room. Your location doesn’t matter.

Consider also using Bible verses to create your own biblical morning affirmations.

What is a simple prayer for Friday?

Lord Jesus Christ reminded us to keep our prayers short and simple. In the Lord’s prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), Lord Jesus didn’t use many words; yet that is the way He told His disciples to pray.

When I got born again around my 25th birthday (after having been an atheist for my whole life), I didn’t know ‘how to pray’. But I knew how to say ‘good morning’ and ‘good evening’. So that is exactly what I did. In the morning I would say, “Good morning, God” and in the evening, right in my bed before I closed my eyes, I would say, “Good night, God”.

I can tell you I always felt God’s presence when I said that.

You see, it doesn’t need many words to reach God.

Here are 5 examples of short, simple prayers for Friday morning.

5 short Friday prayers

#11 Short thankful Friday prayer

Bible verse:

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (ESV)

Prayer: Thank You Father for this Friday. I am grateful and give thanks in everything. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

#12 Short Friday morning prayer

Bible verse:

“Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 (NKJV)

Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank you for Your great mercy. You are faithful today and forevermore. Have compassion for me today and through the weekend. Amen.

#13 Friday prayer Christian

Bible verse:

“’And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12: 30-31 (ESV)

Prayer: Father, today I just want to say I love You. You are my Rock, my Redeemer, and my Strength. Help me love others like myself. Thank You. Amen.

#14 Friday good morning prayer

Bible verse:

“Morning by morning he wakens me and opens my understanding to his will.” Isaiah 50:4 (NLT)

Prayer: Good morning Lord, I am grateful for another Friday in my life. You woke me up today and I don’t take that for granted. Amen.

#15 Simple prayer for Friday

Bible verse:

“Give us today the food we need.” Matthew 6:11 (NLT)

Prayer: Father, thank You for bringing me to the end of the week. I pray, provide for me today and throughout the weekend, in Jesus’ Name. Thank You. Amen.  

What is the morning prayer for someone on Friday?

The Word of God guides us to think of others and do things for the benefit of others. One of the most powerful things we can do is pray for others. We can pray for their well-being, their health, and their happiness. As well as praying for someone who doesn’t know God or who needs help during difficult times.

No matter the situation at hand, God asks us to stand in the gap and pray. Praying for someone on Friday morning is a nice way to help that person, whether they will ever know you prayed for them or not.

When you are praying Scriptures over someone’s life, you can replace the pronouns with that person’s name. A great way to pray this way for someone is by using a Psalm 91 personalized prayer.  

4 Prayers for others on Friday morning

In the example prayers, I have put an X in those places—you can insert the name of the one you are praying for.

#16 Friday morning prayer for the interest of others

Bible verse:

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 (ESV)

Prayer: Lord, this morning I pray for X. You said I shouldn’t think of myself only, but also about others. Please bless him/her. Help me also to regard others higher than myself, without denying myself. As You love both them and me the same. Thank You, Heavenly Father, for granting my request for X. Amen.  

# 17 Prayer on Friday morning to love others

Bible verse:

“This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you.” John 15:12 (NLT)

Prayer: Father God, help me love others as You love me. I can’t do that by myself, I need You. I surrender myself to You and trust Your guidance. I pray Your love will spread from me to others. In Jesus Name. Amen.

# 18 Special prayer for someone on Friday morning

Bible verse:

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

Prayer: Lord God, I am praying for X. He/she needs You more than ever. Let X know You are close and will never forsake him/her. Strengthen X. He/she is going through difficult times. Give X the victory he/she needs. You are the God of victory. Reveal Yourself mightily. In the Name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.

# 19 Friday morning prayer for someone who is struggling

Bible verse:

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 (NKJV)

Prayer: Father, I know You hear me. Please, X is in need of your help—urgently. I am sorry to ask You to speed up things, but it pains me to see X struggling. Please, make a way. Deliver X. Let X know you are her/his refuge and strength. Shelter X under Your wings and comfort her/him. Thank You, Father God. In Jesus’ name. Amen.


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What is the prayer for Good Friday in the morning?

Good Friday is a day like every other day—the day God created. We can pray any prayer on Good Friday. However, if you want to pause and reflect on what Lord Jesus did for us, spending time in God’s Word and praying around Scriptures related to Good Friday are perfect ways to express gratitude.

Praying around Good Friday Bible verses will deepen our faith and help us express our gratitude for Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross. They can also guide you in spiritual warfare prayers.

Again, no prayer is wrong. If you don’t know what to pray, you can tell the Holy Spirit and ask Him to come alongside you and guide you in your prayer. That is a powerful way to pray!

You can also get inspired by other people’s prayers. To help you on your way, here are 6 great prayers for Good Friday morning.

6 Prayers for Good Friday morning

#20 Good Friday prayer Christian

Bible verse:

“Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:4-5 (NKJV)

Prayer: Lord, thank You for Good Friday. This morning I want to say sorry for all the things I have done wrong. Please forgive me. I also want to thank You for giving me peace instead of punishment. You went on the cross so that I can live. I am grateful. Help me remember this every day of my life, not just today on Good Friday. Thank You. Amen.

#21 Prayer for Good Friday morning

Bible verse:

“What we do see is Jesus, who for a little while was given a position ‘a little lower than the angels’; and because he suffered death for us, he is now ‘crowned with glory and honor. Yes, by God’s grace, Jesus tasted death for everyone’.” Hebrews 2:9 (NLT)

Prayer: Hallelujah! Lord, You reign! You humbled Yourself but are now glorified forever. You tasted death for me so I can live forevermore. Forevermore in Your presence. What a gift that is. This Good Friday morning I want to pause and think of Your sacrifice. I am grateful. Please, Lord, cover my family with Your blood that You shed on Calvary. Revive them. In Your mighty Name, I pray. Amen.

#22 Good Friday morning prayer

Bible verse:

“At about three o’clock, Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ which means ‘My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?’” Matthew 27:46 (NLT)

Prayer: Lord Jesus, You have suffered so much for me. You felt Your father’s rejection so that I could be accepted. Today, I am quiet in Your presence and in awe of Your love. You loved me so much that You were willing to die for me so that I could live. I am sorry You had to go through this. I know You are with the Father now, united with Him, sitting on Your Throne. One day I will be with You in heaven. I am looking forward to that day. Thank You, Lord. Amen.

#23 Small prayer for Good Friday

Bible verse:

“For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.” Matthew 12:40 (NLT)

Prayer: Thank You, Jesus, for being in the grave for me. But the good news is that You rose again! You didn’t stay there. Today I remember Your gift. Thank You. Amen.

#24 Good Friday prayers of the faithful

Bible verse:

“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit.” 1 Peter 3:18 (ESV)

Prayer: Father, remember the sacrifice of Your Son, and do not judge me. I want to be faithful to You, help me to live a life pleasing in Your eyes. Revive my spirit and help me put my flesh to death. Let Your life in me grow and myself decrease. In Jesus Name. Amen.

#25 Happy Good Friday prayer          

Bible verse:

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 (ESV)

Prayer: yes Lord, You loved me so much that You gave Your only Son to die for me. I can truly say today is a happy Good Friday, because of Your sacrifice and love. I walk in Your gift and know that I will never really die. You will accept me when I come into Heaven, not because of my righteousness, but because of Your Son’s sacrifice. Thank You. Amen.

What is the best prayer on Friday?

To be of a blessing to you, I created 6 more prayers for Friday morning! I pray they will inspire you to spend time with God in His special place.

What is the best prayer for Friday? Any prayer that is close to God’s heart!

 It doesn’t matter whether you have prayed before or use many words or eloquent words in your prayers. All that matters is that you seek God’s face in prayer. That makes you a prayer warrior, nothing else.

Here are 6 BONUS prayers for Friday morning, to start your weekend right. Each of it can be used during your Christian morning routine.

#26 Friday morning prayer for a clean heart

Bible verse:

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 (NIV)

Prayer: Holy Spirit, please come and dwell in me. I need You. Give me inner peace. Father, I want to be spirit- let, help me recognize the voice of the Spirit and understand the Spirit’s promptings. Let my heart be clean this Friday and throughout the weekend. In the Name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen.

#27 Prayer for Friday morning and the approaching weekend

Bible verse:

“Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, Lord.” Psalm 89:15 (NLT)

Prayer: Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for calling me to worship and adore You. You are worthy to be praised. On this Friday morning, I want to commit to walking in the light of Your presence. Guide me. Usher me into the weekend and let me remember You each step of the way. I love You, O Lord. In Your Holy Name, I pray. Amen.

#28 Friday morning prayer for guidance

Bible verse:

“He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.” Psalm 23:3 (NIV)

Prayer: Dear God, thank You for this new day. You are my guiding light. Help me recognize Your divine guidance today. Refresh my soul. Direct my paths so I will walk in Your will forever more. Thank You. Amen.

#29 Friday morning prayer for wisdom

Bible verse:

“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” James 1:5 (NIV)

Prayer: Lord, as I am about to enter the weekend, give me wisdom, Your wisdom. I want to make wise decisions and not lean on my own understanding. You said in Your Word that You give generously when we ask. Father, I ask for wisdom. I receive my request. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

#30 Blessing prayer for Friday morning

Bible verse:

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV)

Prayer: This Friday morning, I open myself fully to You, to receive all that You have in store for me. Bless me. I am grateful for Your countless blessings and I am stretching myself out to receive even more. I know I can do that because You said You would bless me abundantly—even more than I can ever ask or imagine. Now Lord, help me use Your blessings to do good work. To be a blessing to others. Thank You. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

#31 Friday morning prayer to be used by God

Bible verse:

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Prayer: Glorious God, fill me with Your Spirit and use me for Your glory. Let the words of my mouth draw others to You. I truly want Your light to shine through me, not my light. Help me reflect Your love and Grace to others. I know I pray according to Your will. Thank You. Amen.

I pray that the Friday morning prayers in this blog have been a blessing to you. You can use each of them as inspiration for your own prayers. And if you need more guidance in your prayer life, why not read a book about praying and fasting?

Take-away prayers for Friday Morning

Friday morning is a great time to pause and reflect on God’s goodness. With a powerful Friday morning prayer, we come closer to God and open the way for Him to work in us throughout the day and during the weekend.

Whether it is Good Friday or any random Friday, in the morning we can come to the Throne of Grace and intercede for ourselves and our family and loved ones. No prayer will not be accepted. God is a faithful God. He knows our needs before we pray.

When you start Your Friday morning prayers, remember that it isn’t your words or the length of prayer that counts, it is the power of God’s Word and the indwelling of the holy Spirit. That makes your Friday morning prayers and blessings effective.

May God bless you as you pray.

Thank You, Lord, for another Friday. Thank You for giving us life, In Jesus’ Name. Amen.