Spiritual Warfare Prayers to Overcome Jealousy and Envy


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Prayer for Deliverance from Jealousy

Heavenly Father, I come before You today acknowledging the struggle within my heart. Jealousy, like a noxious weed, seeks to invade my spirit, overshadowing joy and contentment with its dark foliage.

Lord, in Your mercy, deliver me from the grip of jealousy. Help me to uproot these feelings, recognizing them as contrary to Your will for my life. I desire to walk in freedom, not bound by the chains of envy and discontent.

I ask for Your strength to combat these emotions and for the wisdom to focus on the blessings You have bestowed upon me. Replace my jealousy with gratitude, my envy with contentment.

May my heart rejoice in the successes of others, celebrating their achievements as if they were my own, knowing that we are all part of Your divine tapestry.

Proverbs 14:30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

James 3:14-16 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such 'wisdom' does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.

Prayer To Bind The Spirit Of Jealousy

Wonderful Counselor, I bind that spirit of jealousy that's attempting to consume my life. I curse it out completely in the name of Jesus, for it is more than cruelty and overwhelming fury.

Remove it now, mighty God, along with the hatred, anger, fear, and insecurities that fuel it. In Jesus' mighty name, Amen.

Proverbs 24:19-20 Fret not yourself because of evildoers, and be not envious of the wicked, for the evil man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be put out.

James 3:16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

Prayer To Be Set Free From Thoughts Of Jealousy

Everlasting Father, I desire to be as holy as You are. Set me free of the thoughts that consume my mind which cause jealousy to arise.

Substitute the negativity and cruelty within my heart with Your peace and love, and gentle kindness. Amen.

Proverbs 27:4 Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Prayer for Overcoming Comparison and Envy

Almighty God, comparison and envy are the twin thieves of joy and peace. They seek to rob me of the happiness found in Your presence and the fulfillment of walking in Your purpose.

I pray for the strength to overcome the temptation to compare myself with others. Remind me that my worth and identity are found in You, not in earthly achievements or possessions.

Help me to celebrate the diversity of Your creation, embracing my unique role in Your plan. Let me be inspired by others rather than envious, motivated to pursue my calling with passion and dedication.

Free me from the snare of comparison, and let Your love be the measure by which I assess my life and worth.

Galatians 6:4-5 Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load.

2 Corinthians 10:12 We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.

Prayer To Help Control Emotions

Lord, our emotions have a major part to play in displaying our actions. We ask today that You help us to control them as they arise.

Anger, hate, jealousy, malice, and pride will be replaced by Your warm and comforting love, peace, tranquility, and compassion, as we step out today to execute acts of kindness towards one another. Amen.

Proverbs 14:30 A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

James 4:2-3 You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. Yet, you do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

Prayer For Overcoming Envy

Prince of Peace, help those who are struggling today. May they experience Your love and show love in return to all they come into contact with.

Help me to not be envious of my neighbors and friends, but rather to be happy for them and encourage them to go even further. Cleanse me of anything that breaks Your heart, oh Savior.

Help me live a righteous life, Heavenly Father. Because on this day I declare it, I decree it and speak it into my life, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!!!

James 3:14-15 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.