How do I pray to restore a family relationship? How do I pray to restore my relationship with my friend? Showing the power of prayer for restoration of relationship. The Bible tells us that our enemy, the devil, comes to rob, kill and destroy. One way he will do that is to destroy your relationship with those closest to you. Prayers change relationships! So how do I pray?

 Broken relationships can bring so much pain! How do I restore a relationship?

Start by declaring who you are in Christ!

Father, according to your Word in Psalm 34:17, your eyes are upon the righteous and your ears are open to their prayers. I know, by your grace, that you have made me righteous with the very righteousness of Jesus. Therefore, I have absolute confidence that you will hear me and answer my prayers.

Your Word also tells me in Ephesians 2:6, that I am seated in Christ Jesus, far above all the powers of darkness. And according to Luke 10:19 I have been given absolute authority over all the power of the enemy.

A suggested prayer if the broken relationship involves you

Heavenly Father, please forgive me for what I have said and done in destroying this relationship (be specific). I choose to forgive and release _________ and will no longer judge or blame him/her for his/her actions or words spoken against me. I also choose to forgive myself.

In the Name of Jesus, I take my authority and resist the devil and the all the powers of darkness; principalities and powers, and rulers of darkness in this world and spiritual wickedness in high places. I cut off their power lines between the heavenly and earthly realm; I cut off their communication lines and I cut their supply lines from the heavenly to earthly realm, in Jesus’ Name.

Now that they are cut off, spirits of darkness that have come to steal, kill and to destroy, in Jesus’ Name, I cancel your assignment to bring division between myself & ____________. Harassing spirits, antagonizing spirit, spirits of pride, strife and confusion (name other spirits you sense are operating), I bind and break your power over us and command you to go in the Name of Jesus and become part of the footstool of Jesus.

In the Name of Jesus, I take hold of the fiery darts of the evil one, in the form of wedges (make a gesture of grabbing) that have been placed between myself & ____________ and pull them out (gesture of pulling out) and in Jesus’ Name ask that any poison be neutralized.

I ask you to establish a godly, fruitful relationship between us, in the Name of Jesus. Heavenly Father, if there are any areas where we have allowed the devil a foothold, I ask you to make us aware of them, to repent and forgive.

Father God, I ask you to move by your Holy Spirit, according to Proverbs 20:27, searching all the innermost parts of myself & ____________ even in the subconscious and unconscious memories to reveal to us unresolved issues and unhealed hurts so we will recognize them and seek your help, in Jesus’ Name.

I ask you to move by your Holy Spirit to mobilize ministering spirits according to Psalm 103:20-21 and to minister to us. Thank you, Father that you have heard my prayer. I now call forth a fruitful relationship to be established between us.

I call unity and that we live without offense and the Holy Spirit to establish us in righteousness, peace and joy. In Jesus Mighty Name I ask it. Amen.

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