Best Powerful Prayers For Single Women

As single ladies, we have many questions and concerns.

Will we ever get married again? How do we overcome loneliness? Is there a secret to being a good single mother?

Our schedules may be limited if we have children and a job. How do we make the time count that we spend talking to God? What are powerful prayers for single women? 

Today I want to give you some of the best prayers any single woman could pray.

What are good prayers for single women?

And whatsoever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17 ESV

Our prayers should bring honor to God by an attitude of gratitude.

Regardless of what we are going through, we know from Scripture that there is so much to thank God for, beginning with His character qualities.

  • He is faithful when others are not.
  • God won’t leave us when others will.
  • He will never change when others do. Consequently, we are blessed immeasurably just by knowing God personally.

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 ESV

With this as a base for our prayers, we can address the things that are common concerns for single women:

  • The desire for a future husband
  • Feelings of loneliness
  • War room prayers for common temptations of single women
  • Fears of being single
  • Being a single mother
  • The pain of a broken heart
  • Having trouble forgiving
  • Wanting more joy in the journey
  • Where does a single woman fit into a couple’s society

What makes powerful prayers for single women?

“And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.” 1 John 5:14

It doesn’t matter what we are concerned about, there are certain requests we can always include that make our prayers powerful.

For example, the following requests we know are always God’s will and can help us not only survive but thrive in our season of singleness.

  1. Wanting to be conformed to the image of Christ (Romans 8:29)
  2. Desiring the Mind of Christ and God’s wisdom (Philippians 2:5, James 1:5)
  3. Asking for God to point out areas that we need to grow in (Psalm 139:23, Psalm 51:10)
  4. Wanting to love God and others more (Matthew 22:37-39)
  5. Asking for a desire for God’s will in our lives (Psalm 37:4)
  6. Help with transforming our thoughts (Romans 12:2)

Imagine praying powerful prayers to the God of the universe! We can. And as a result, we can expect powerful answers.

“Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” Jeremiah 33:3

Examples of powerful prayers for single women

You can fill in the blanks with your own situations and concerns.

Prayers for single women who fear being single

Dear Heavenly Father, I have been single now for _____________, and I sometimes fear I will be single for the rest of my life. I long to be a good wife to the right man. But I fear that will never happen.

I know that fear does not come from you, so that means this fear is something the evil one is trying to harass me with.

Lord, I know that the evil one does not want me to not trust you. Your word records King David as saying “When I am afraid I will trust in you.” Lord Jesus, I choose to trust you.

And LORD, many Bible verses say to be thankful. I choose to thank you for this time of singleness even though I don’t understand it.

I ask that you will guard my single heart and help me to desire your will in my life.

Help me to be conformed to your image. I ask that I might love you more than the desire for a life partner. May you be my heart’s desire first and foremost. Then may your love spill over into others as I serve them.

Help me to wait on you to give directions for the next steps in my life.

In the name of Jesus, Amen.


You can download here this powerful prayer for the fear of being a single person forever.

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Prayers for single women who need to forgive

Dear God, I am having trouble forgiving ___________ because they ____________ to me. My heart is broken and It hurts so much when I think about it.

I know Lord that others can’t meet all of my needs, so I confess to you that some of my hurt is wanting him to validate me by doing the things I want.

Lord, help me to remember that you are the only one who can give me dignity and worth. I can’t expect that from others.

Thank you that you loved me enough to die for me. I am ever so grateful that you will never leave me and that you are always faithful.

And so even though I don’t feel like forgiving, I choose to give that hurt to you, letting you take care of the consequences that he deserves. I know that you have said that vengeance belongs to you, and you alone.

In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

You can download this powerful prayer here for being able to forgive

Prayers for single women against sexual temptation in a relationship

Dear Father, lately I have had the great temptation to ______________. I want so desperately to feel loved and cherished by _________________. Lord, I need to know for sure if it is your will for me to be seeing him.

I ask you to first help me to understand that I am loved and cherished by you. Help me to learn to love you more.

Change my thoughts through God’s word. Give me your desires for the outcome of this relationship. Lord, I choose to trust you because you know the right person for me.

And Lord, because you love me so much, I ask you to bind satan who is tempting me to do wrong. Guard my heart against sexual temptation.

Give me the courage to say “no” when I need to and to make the right choice instead. Thank you that this is a prayer you love to answer.

Lord, I commit my marital status and my love life to you in the midst of trials every day in this single season. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

You can download this powerful war room prayer for single women here

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Final thoughts on powerful prayers for single women

Many single women find it hard to pray due to all the distractions and concerns in their lives. Consequently, they need their time with God to count and be meaningful.

It is the power of prayer that gives us courage for today and hope for tomorrow because we have experienced God’s love and God’s grace through Jesus Christ. He is an ever-present help for the many challenges we face as single Christian women in today’s world.  

We can be sure that when we approach single life with an attitude of gratitude, and when we pray according to God’s will, our prayers will be powerful, accomplish the most, and glorify God.

These are the best powerful prayers for single women as we try to conform to the image of Jesus!

If you don’t know Jesus, you probably have questions. The people at Chat About Jesus have answers. You can text, call, or chat with them online any time of the day or night.

If you like to color, check out the “Prayer – Hotline To Heaven” coloring collection. It will give you hours of enjoyment as well as reminders of the importance of powerful prayers for beginners.

If you like to color, check out the “Prayer – Hotline To Heaven” coloring collection. It will give you hours of enjoyment as well as reminders of the importance of powerful prayers for beginners.

If you have never used Bible verse coloring pages before, you can sample the one below for free.

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