Having an upcoming court case can be an extremely stressful time, and the result can have huge life-changing effects. Here are 21 powerful prayers to pray to our Lord, Christ Jesus, to help you or a loved one be victorious in your court case.
Prayer to Ease Distress
Almighty and everlasting God, You know my heart. You know I am innocent! Take away my distress. Calm my mind. Have mercy on me and hear my prayer. Grant me victory in the courtroom. Come down and bless my case so that the verdict will be in my favor. Settle my legal disputes so that I can be free from the distress that they bring me. Allow the law of the land to work in my favor at this time. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! Amen.
Prayer for Vindication
God of power, please take up my cause! Please defend me against these ungodly people who are using the law of the land to bind me and break me. Rescue me from these unjust liars! Rescue me from the verdict that intends to trap me, set me free from these accusations and assumptions. Thank You for being my greatest defense. Amen.
Prayer to Hear Me Now
Mighty Warrior, You know the hopes of the helpless. Surely You will listen to my cries and comfort me! I know that You will bring justice to me so that I will no longer be oppressed or terrified. Father, I need You now more than ever. I know that You are with me wherever I go. I know that You are with during this court case and in the courtroom. You will be the reason for my court victory. I humbly come before you, Father, and ask you to lend me Your ear and come to my aid. Amen.
Prayer for Refuge
Righteous Savior, I trust in You for my protection. It is in You that I take refuge. As I battle in court right now, it is not the lawyers that I put my trust in, nor is it the judge, but my trust is in You. My court victory is in Your hands, and I know that I will have the victory because You have never failed me. I pray that You hear my cries, and I thank You in advance for helping me win this battle. Amen.
Prayer for Justice
Holy One, hear my plea for justice, listen to my cry for help! I pray that You pay attention to my prayer because it comes from an honest heart. Declare me innocent, for You know those who do right. You see my heart and You know the situation. I pray for victory in court right now, I pray for the scales to weigh in my favor. I pray for a divine touch from You in my court case. Amen.
Prayer to God as My Judge
Hallelujah to my mighty Defender! Take up my case, my and my Lord. Declare me “not guilty,” O Lord my God, for You give justice. I declare justice over my situation, I declare victory in court. I know that You are in control of all things, including this case, so I pray that You have Your divine way over the outcome. I pray that You reveal my innocence to the judge. Amen.
Prayer for Reputation
Awesome God, I thank You in advance for my court victory! I praise You because I know that You will restore me to even greater honor and comfort me once again. I pray against anything that is set to ensure that I lose my court case. I proclaim victory in the courtroom. I declare restoration of my reputation and peace in my mind. I will not lose, for You are fighting in my corner. Amen.
All Things Are in Your Hands Prayer
Almighty God, I come before You, singing with joy, for You are my rock, and You will bring me success with this court case. I enter into Your presence with thanksgiving, for You are my great God and King over all earthly authority. All things are in Your hands, including the outcome of this case. I worship You and kneel before You, my Maker, for You are my God, and I am under Your care. I thank You that my case will be judged fairly. Amen.
Bend down to Listen Prayer
God of hope, hear my prayer. Listen to my plea for help – don’t turn away from me in my time of distress. Bend down to listen, and answer me quickly, for I call to You. My heart is sick, and I have lost my appetite over this court case. I lie awake at night, wondering if the judge will rule in my favor. My opponents have been taunting me and cursing me, and tears flow down my face. Rise up and have mercy on me, I pray. Help me as You have promised. Amen.
Prayer for Calm Words and Body Language
Lord of peace, I am so nervous about this court case. I’m afraid I’ll not be able to speak or act professionally. Calm my nerves, my words, and my body language as I stand before the judge. Enable me to be respectful and polite to the judge and my opponent. Empower me to know what to say and to say it clearly and distinctly. May I remain composed and level-headed and not get angry or over-emotional. May my words and actions reflect integrity and help me receive a positive judgment. Amen.
May the Truth Prevail Prayer
Lord God, Ancient of days, I recognize that You are glorious and strong. I give You the honor You deserve. I worship You, for You are holy. I thank You that the truth stands firm and cannot be shaken. I ask that the truth will prevail in court. Give me favor in my case so it becomes obvious that my testimony is honest and requires justice. I thank You even now, for I know You will answer my prayer. I will be glad and rejoice and shout Your praise. Amen.
Righteousness and Justice Prayer
Gracious God, You are my King. I rejoice and am glad, for righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne. May Your divine fire burn away all the lies of my enemies in this case. May all injustice that has come against me melt like wax before You. May my just cause be recognized by the court. May those bringing false accusations be disgraced. May I triumph in this legal affair. I praise You, my Lord, for You are supreme over all the earth. Amen.
Counsel Me Prayer
Lord Jesus, my Wonderful Counselor, please hear my cry for help, for You are my only hope. I bring my requests to You and wait expectantly. I know You hate evil and cannot tolerate pride and lying. In Your unfailing love, come alongside me in this court case as my Wise Counselor and Defender. Guide me in the right steps I need to take to conquer this court case. Make Your way plain for me to follow. Help me to speak clearly, confidently, and convincingly when I give my testimony, so I win my case. Amen.
Rescue from the Power of the Wicked Prayer
Lord, my Deliverer, You are far above all judges and juries in this world. You know that I love You and hate evil. I thank You for protecting the lives and welfare of those who live with integrity and love You. I thank You in advance for rescuing me from the power of the wicked. May light shine on me and on the justice of my case when I am in court. Because my heart is right, may I be filled with joy when I win this case. Amen.
A Mighty Victory Prayer
Lord God of heaven’s armies, I sing to You, for You have done wonderful things for me. I pray that You will win a mighty victory for me in court. Show Your power to deliver me from this unjust case. Reveal my innocence to everyone in that courtroom. I thank You for Your promise to love and be faithful to me. I rejoice that everyone will see this astonishing victory. I can’t help but praise You and sing for joy as I anticipate a great day in court! Amen.
Judge with Fairness Prayer
Faithful Father, I praise You with joy, for You are my God of justice, and You always judge with fairness. I humbly ask that You look down from Your throne to see my legal situation before the court. Mighty King, who loves justice, you have established fairness for You are holy. I praise your great and awesome name. Act now with justice and be my defender in court. Give evidence against those on the other side, and prove my case is right. Thank You for answering me when I cry to You for help. Amen.
Bless Me with Favor Prayer
God of truth, please bless me with favor in this court case, for I have been careful to live a blameless life of integrity. I have refused to have anything to do with crooked deals. I have rejected perverse ideas and stayed away from evil and deceit. I have not tolerated slander against others or a prideful heart in myself. I have looked for faithful people who are above reproach as partners and friends. Please, Lord, free me from the grip of these false accusations and allow my case to be dismissed in my favor. Amen.
Prayer Against Unfair Charges
Lord and Judge of the earth, I praise You with my whole heart. I will never forget all the good things You do for me. I thank You for redeeming me from this legal situation. Come against these unfair charges and make the truth evident. Give me justice in court. I thank You for crowning me with Your love and tender mercies. You fill my life with good things. You give righteousness and justice to all who are treated unfairly. Thank You for crowning me with love and tender mercies. Amen.
Intercede for Me Prayer
My God, my Help and my Strength, thank You for listening to my desperate prayers. Thank You for not rejecting my request. I know that You will intercede on my side and give me success in my day in court. I thank You for looking down from Your heavenly home. I thank You for hearing my cry. Please release me from these charges. I praise You for sitting on Your throne forever and caring enough about me to reach through time and space on my behalf. Amen.
Unfailing Love Prayer
Just and mighty God, I praise You, for You are compassionate and merciful. In Your unfailing love, You are kinder to me than I deserve. Your constant love toward those who fear You is as high as the heavens are above the earth. You are tender and compassionate to me like a father with his children. As I go into court, I pray You will hold my hand and give me the words to say. Help me to receive satisfaction from the judge. Settle this case in my favor. Amen.
Wisdom in Decisions Prayer
Gracious Father, I need to make a number of important decisions regarding this court case. Please guide me and give me divine wisdom in knowing what to do. Help me decide what sort of trial I should request, and who I should call as witnesses. Assist me in meeting all the deadlines. Help me gather all the materials and witnesses I need to prove each part of my case, and to disprove the other side. Help me determine if my evidence will be admitted in court, so I can win this case. Amen.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.