Prayer for Power over My Enemies

Dear Lord, You are my shield and my exceedingly great reward. Since I am Abraham’s seed through faith in Christ, I possess the gate of my enemies. (Galatians 3:14, 29, Genesis 22:17) I belong to the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. The gates of hell cannot prevail against me. (Matthew 16:18) Your Word makes me wiser than my enemies. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. Deliver me from those who fight against me. Cause them to be at peace with me, and save me from the hand of all who hate me, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Scripture Affirmations

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil;
For You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil;
My cup runs over. (Psalm 23:4-5)

The Lord will cause my enemies who rise against me to be defeated before my face. They shall come out against me one way and flee before me seven ways. (Deuteronomy 28:7)

I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised;
So shall I be saved from my enemies. (Psalm 18:3)

He delivered me from my strong enemy,
From those who hated me,
For they were too strong for me. (Psalm 18:17)

Oh, how I love Your law!
It is my meditation all the day.
You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies;
For they are ever with me. (Psalm 119:97-98)

Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
You will revive me;
You will stretch out Your hand
Against the wrath of my enemies,
And Your right hand will save me. (Psalm 138:7)

Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies;
In You I take shelter. (Psalm 143:9)

When my ways please the Lord,
He makes even my enemies to be at peace with me. (Proverbs 16:7)

I do not rejoice when my enemy falls, and I do not let my heart be glad when he stumbles; but I forgive him and pray for my enemy to come to the knowledge of the truth. (Proverbs 24:17-18, 2 Timothy 2:25-26)

Therefore when my enemy is hungry, I will feed him. If he is thirsty, I will give him a drink. For in so doing I heap cleansing coals of fire on his head and lead him to the knowledge of the truth. (Romans 12:20)

See also Prayer to Overcome Demons

About the author 

Michael Christian

I am a Christian pastor and author. I help everyday Christians hungry for more of God renew their minds, experience the joy of His presence, be guided by His Spirit, and fulfill their divine purpose.

I'm fascinated by God's truth and have never pursued a richer or more rewarding field of study. The Holy Spirit is a wonderful Teacher. (Need help with something? Ask Him!)

I have a great wife, Debbie, the love of my life, two handsome and talented sons, two wonderful daughters-in-law, and three way-cool grandsons. I served for thirty years as a teaching pastor, administrator, technical director, and publisher at a wonderful church called Jubilee on the Ridge in Paradise, California.

I've dealt with my share of challenges but God has been overwhelmingly good to me all the time. I am ordained through the Church of God, headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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