The Birthday Prayer

Almighty God,

On this special day, we come before You to give thanks for the gift of life. We thank You for the birth of [Name], and for all the blessings You have bestowed upon him/her.

We pray that You continue to guide and protect [Name] as he/she navigates the journey of life. May Your love, grace, and mercy be evident in all areas of his/her life. We ask for Your wisdom and guidance in his/her decisions, and for Your strength and courage to face any challenges that may come his/her way.

We also pray for Your blessings upon [Name]’s relationships, that You would bring people into his/her life who will encourage and support him/her in his/her walk with You.

We give thanks to You, Lord, for the gift of salvation and the promise of eternal life through Jesus Christ. We pray that [Name] will continue to grow in his/her faith and that he/she may be a shining light for You in this world.

This is our prayer in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

Psalm 118:24 ESV

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

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Psalm 71:6 ESV

Upon you I have leaned from before my birth;
    you are he who took me from my mother’s womb.
My praise is continually of you.

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Job 14:5 ESV

Since his days are determined,
    and the number of his months is with you,
    and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass,

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James 1:17 ESV

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

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