Paul’s Prayers (How to Pray Effectively for People)

Prayers of Paul

Dr. Lynn Hardaway

This list comes from “A Call to Spiritual Reformation” by D.A. Carson and shows every single prayer Paul prays. *

(All quotations are ESV)


Romans 1:8–10

8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. 9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you 10 always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God’s will I may now at last succeed in coming to you.


Romans 10:1

Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.


Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.


Romans 15:5–6

5 May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, 6 that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.