Prayer for a Friend


On this page you’ll find a prayer suitable for praying for a friend or loved one, an ancient Irish blessing for sending in a message, and a short night time prayer for a friend. There are also two prayers from the writings of the Apostle Paul, featuring a famous prayer from his letter to the Ephesians, and another notable prayer from the book of Colossians.


As you pray, it’s also worth considering some biblical role models for friendship and prayer. To this end there is an overview of the friendship between David and Jonathan (from the Old Testament) and a look at how Jesus prayed for his disciples, whom he also called his friends.