100 Bible Verses about Morning Prayer

Psalm 5:3 ESV / 248 helpful votes

O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

Psalm 90:14 ESV / 222 helpful votes

Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

Mark 1:35 ESV / 171 helpful votes

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.

Psalm 63:1-11 ESV / 104 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, ...

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 91:5-7 ESV / 76 helpful votes

You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.

Proverbs 8:17 ESV / 71 helpful votes

I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.

Job 38:12 ESV / 70 helpful votes

“Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place,

Psalm 57:8 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Awake, my glory! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn!

Psalm 5:1-12 ESV / 58 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: for the flutes. A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you. The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers. ...

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 56 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Luke 12:35 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“Stay dressed for action and keep your lamps burning,

Psalm 5:7 ESV / 51 helpful votes

But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love, will enter your house. I will bow down toward your holy temple in the fear of you.

Mark 12:29 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

Luke 1:79 ESV / 45 helpful votes

To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Psalm 104:30 ESV / 45 helpful votes

When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 43 helpful votes

But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalm 51:1-19 ESV / 41 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. ...

Galatians 3:13-14 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”— so that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Romans 8:28-31 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified. What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

John 3:16 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Isaiah 26:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even 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 overflows. ...

James 5:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 27 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 23:18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Job 1:1-22 ESV / 25 helpful votes

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. He possessed 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys, and very many servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the people of the east. His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. And when the days of the feast had run their course, Job would send and consecrate them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, “It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.” Thus Job did continually. ...

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Numbers 19:1-22 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Now the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying, “This is the statute of the law that the Lord has commanded: Tell the people of Israel to bring you a red heifer without defect, in which there is no blemish, and on which a yoke has never come. And you shall give it to Eleazar the priest, and it shall be taken outside the camp and slaughtered before him. And Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times. And the heifer shall be burned in his sight. Its skin, its flesh, and its blood, with its dung, shall be burned. ...

John 3:16-17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Isaiah 26:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the dead.

1 John 5:14 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Numbers 23:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For there is no enchantment against Jacob, no divination against Israel; now it shall be said of Jacob and Israel, ‘What has God wrought!’

Leviticus 18:1-30 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, I am the Lord your God. You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you. You shall not walk in their statutes. You shall follow my rules and keep my statutes and walk in them. I am the Lord your God. You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live by them: I am the Lord. ...

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Psalm 119:147 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words.

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Psalm 143:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Romans 8:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Matthew 26:41 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Isaiah 50:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 55:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Evening and morning and at noon I utter my complaint and moan, and he hears my voice.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

James 1:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Isaiah 33:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for you. Be our arm every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Genesis 12:1-20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran. And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people that they had acquired in Haran, and they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan, ...

1 John 1:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Timothy 4:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ephesians 3:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,

Romans 8:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Luke 6:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Isaiah 60:1-3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Ecclesiastes 10:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

If the iron is blunt, and one does not sharpen the edge, he must use more strength, but wisdom helps one to succeed.

Psalm 88:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But I, O Lord, cry to you; in the morning my prayer comes before you.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

3 John 1:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

1 John 5:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

1 John 5:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

James 5:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

James 4:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

1 Timothy 2:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Mark 11:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

Matthew 6:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

Matthew 6:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Jeremiah 29:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Psalm 141:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let my prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 11 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Hebrews 4:5-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And again in this passage he said, “They shall not enter my rest.” Since therefore it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly received the good news failed to enter because of disobedience, again he appoints a certain day, “Today,” saying through David so long afterward, in the words already quoted, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken of another day later on. So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, ...

John 10:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Daniel 6:4-6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a ground for complaint against Daniel with regard to the kingdom, but they could find no ground for complaint or any fault, because he was faithful, and no error or fault was found in him. Then these men said, “We shall not find any ground for complaint against this Daniel unless we find it in connection with the law of his God.” Then these presidents and satraps came by agreement to the king and said to him, “O King Darius, live forever!

Proverbs 9:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

Psalm 42:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

By day the Lord commands his steadfast love, and at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.

Deuteronomy 4:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Hebrews 5:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.

John 15:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Psalm 4:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Psalm 4:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself; the Lord hears when I call to him.

Joshua 10:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

At that time Joshua spoke to the Lord in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, “Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”

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