Heavenly Father, today I lift my hands to the heavens in adoration to You for who You are. You alone are God, Lord God Almighty, King of Kings and Lord of Lords!
I call out to You because You deserve all the honor, glory and praise. I pray travelling mercies while on this trip I am about to take.
Psalm 23:4 Though I walk through the valley of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Father, due to the envy and strife I have faced because of this journey, I pray that You take care of every obstacle that may try to deter me.
You already know the destination Lord and the challenges I face. So I pray that Your Army of Angels will go before me and make every crooked path straight, for You are in control and know the way of the righteous.
Though I walk through the valley of death, I will fear no evil, for YOU are with me! Psalm 23:4 Click To Tweet
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I will be kept covered by the Blood
Heavenly Father, I will trust You, and I have faith to believe that I will be kept covered by the blood of Your precious Son, Jesus Christ.
I can make this trip because of Your everlasting love. You are my refuge and my fortress and I declare that I will be kept safe.
Psalm 4:8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
Committing this journey into His hands
No accident or incident can befall me because You are the lamp unto my feet and the light unto my path.
You have given me a sound mind and wisdom to listen to Your still small voice within me. In the name of Jesus, I commit this journey into Your hands, SO BE IT… Amen and Amen!
May the Lord bless you with travelling mercies today, both you and your family.
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Bible Verses for Travelling Mercies
Deuteronomy 28:6-7 – Blessed shall you be when you come in and blessed shall you be when you go out. The Lord shall cause your enemies who rise up against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.
Psalm 91:1 He who dwells in the secret place of the most High will abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 23:4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 91:11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.
Psalm 121:7-8 The Lord will keep you from all harm–he will watch over your life; The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and for evermore.
Ephesians 2:10 I am God’s workmanship and a new person in Jesus Christ so that I can do the good things He planned for me long ago.
I often wondered if there’s a prayer suitable for setting off for a journey or adventure. As I am not English native speaker, I pray in my mother tongue, but people from all over the world travel for ages and it seems that our fears remain the same.
What you can find below is a compilation of a few prayers I found online. You can pray by saying one (or more) of them, or combine favorite parts of different prayers into your own, personal one, as I do. Everything is up to you 🙂
Simple prayers for a safe journey
(simple, straight from the heart, easy to remember – I like them most)
„In the name of God I go on this journey. May God the Father be with me, God the Son protect me, and God the Holy Ghost be by my side. Amen.„
„Lord, be our guide and our protector
on the journey we are about to take.
Watch over us.
Protect us from accidents.
Keep us free from harm to body and soul.
Lord, support us with Your grace when we are tired.
Help us be patient in any trouble which may come our way.
Keep us always mindful of Your presence and love.
Prayer addressed to guardian angel
„My holy angel guardian, ask the Lord to bless the journey which I undertake, that it may profit the health of my soul and body; that I may reach its end; and that, returning safe and sound, I may find all at home in good health. Do thou guard, guide, and preserve us. Amen.”
Roman Catholic Prayer+
„O Almighty and merciful God, who has commissioned your angels to guide and protect us, may they be our companions from our setting out until our return. Clothe us with their invisible protection; keep from us all danger of collision, of fire, of explosion, of falling; and finally,having preserved us from all evil, and especially from sin, guide us to our heavenly home. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.”
Orthodox Christian Prayer+
„Be mindful, O Lord, of those who travel by land, by sea, and by air; of the old and young, the sick, the suffering, the sorrowing, the afflicted, the captives, the needy and the poor; and upon them all send forth Thy mercies, for Thou art the Giver of all good things. Amen.”
„O God, our heavenly Father, whose glory fills the whole creation, and whose presence we find wherever we go: preserve those who travel; surround them with your loving care; protect them from every danger; and bring them in safety to their journey’s end; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”
Jewish Wayfarer’s Prayer
„May it be Your will, o Lord, our God and the God of our ancestors, that You lead us toward peace, guide our footsteps toward peace, and make us reach our desired destination for life, gladness, and peace. May You rescue us from the hand of every foe, ambush along the way, and from all manner of punishments that assemble to come to earth. May You send blessing in our handiwork, and grant us grace, kindness, and mercy in Your eyes and in the eyes of all who see us. May You hear the sound of our humble request because You are God Who hears prayer requests.
Blessed are You, our Lord, Who hears prayer. Amen.”
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Irish blessings for those who travel
„May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields and,
Until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.”
„May God grant you always…
A sunbeam to warm you,
A moonbeam to charm you,
A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.”
„May the Saints protect you
And bless you today
And may troubles ignore you
Each step of the way.”
„God be on your road every way you go.”
Prayers for someone else’s safe travel+
I’m praying for the safe travel of (…), please guide & protect her/him that she/he may reach her/his destination safe. I’m praying also for the pilot of the plane – give him the presence of mind that he may able to do his duty and responsibilities for their safety as they travel. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.”
„May God in heaven protect you on the way to and may His angel accompany you.”
Travel with God,
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