We serve a merciful and loving God.
He grants favour to his children and showeth mercy.
Are you in need of God’s mercy and favour over your life, your family, or over a situation today?
Then you’re on the right article because we’ve listed some prayer points for mercy and favour that you can use to pray concerning that situation below.
But before we proceed, let’s take a simple look on favour.
What is Favour
Favour is defined as a liking, approval, an act of kindness, support for someone beyond what is usual or what the person deserves.
It is a very bad thing to lack mercy and favour in life. This is because, there are times when some situations are beyond our control or limit, and only God’s mercy and favour can help.
These kinds of situations or problems can result in a life of struggles and frustration.
To overcome these difficult situations in our lives, we need God’s mercy and favour and below the Prayer points for mercy and favour comes.
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To enjoy God’s mercy and favour, there are some necessary things to be done for Prayer to be answered speedily, and below they come
1. Repent of any sin and from secret unholy dealings that might be a hindrance.
2. Stay connected to God.
3. Decide to live in obedience to God’s word and trust God to help you with the decision
4. Walk in love daily.
5. Be a person of prayer and trust God for the grace to always pray.
With that said and done, below are 20 prayer points for mercy and favour from God.
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20 Prayers for mercy and favour
Mercy and favour go together most of the time. Here are 20 prayer points on mercy and favour of God that are powerful.
1. Lord, I thank you because my joy is multiplying as I receive unlimited favour of God in Jesus Name.
2. Lord, in whatever way that I have sinned against you and disobeyed your word and instructions, please show me mercy according to your loving-kindness and forgive my sins according to your mercy that endures forever in Jesus name.
3. Lord, I seek your mercy and favour in my life, in my studies, in my business, and so on (mention those areas where you want God’s mercy and favour), in Jesus name.
4. Father, by your mercy, listen to my cry and give me testimonies in Jesus name.
5. Psalms 102 verse 13 says: “You will arise and have mercy on Zion; for the time to favour her, Yes, the set time, has come. Oh Lord, arise and show me mercy, for it is time for me to experience your favour in name of Jesus.”
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6. Oh Lord, I do not put my hope and trust in my strength, I put my hope and trust in your favour to bring me things in my life in Jesus name. ( Psalms 44 v 3)
7. Lord, let your favour be evident in my life everywhere I go so that I can expand your Kingdom everywhere I step my foot on testifying to your goodness in the name of Jesus.
8. Father, please let me experience your favour wherever I go and wherever I turn in Jesus Name.
9. Oh Lord, let your mercy and favour make me stand out among my peers in the name of Jesus.
10. Father, let your favour make me be at the right place at the right time in the name of Jesus.
11. Let the favour of God upon my life, always attract the right people into my life, into my path in the name of Jesus.
12. Almighty God, by Your mercy, I decree that the hand and plans of the enemy shall not prevail over my life, in the name of Jesus.
13. Oh Lord, by Your mercy, let the devil not triumph over me in the name of Jesus.
14. Oh Lord, by Your mercy, where others have failed, let me succeed in the name of Jesus.
15. Father, wherever the enemy has knocked me down, let your mercy lift me up and restore me, in the name of Jesus.
16. Every struggle in my life, by the mercy and favour of God, has come to an end in Jesus name.
17. Father, let the anointing of supernatural and uncommon favour rest upon my life from today in the name of Jesus.
18. I command doors of supernatural favour to open unto me from today (mention any specific area that you needs the door of favour to open unto you) in the name of Jesus.
19. Father, I pray that the lack of favour in my life comes to an end today in Jesus name.
20. Almighty God, let your favour speedily connect me with men that will help my destiny and my cause in Jesus name.
50 POWERFUL BIBLE VERSE FOR MERCY
God is a merciful Father and the bible has recorded it in several verses, among are the listed bible scriptures on God’s mercy.
But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire compassion, and not sacrifice,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Surely goodness and loving kindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
For the Lord is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.
He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience;
They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,
For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
To the Lord our God belong compassion and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against Him;
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
For He says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
The Lord is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in loving kindness.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
2 John 1:3
Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.
So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He hardens whom He desires.
May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.
“And His mercy is upon generation after generation Toward those who fear Him.
but showing loving kindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
The Lord’s loving kindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.
So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs but on God who has mercy.
The Lord is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works.
2 Samuel 24:14
Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let us now fall into the hand of the Lord for His mercies are great, but do not let me fall into the hand of man.”
For the Lord your God is a compassionate God; He will not fail you nor destroy you nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.
1 Chronicles 16:34
O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands.
For the righteous man is taken away from evil
Those are prayers for mercy and favour from God.
Continually use these prayer points daily and see the mercy and favour of God manifest in your life in Jesus mighty name.