Pulling down strongholds prayer


Prayers, Declarations and Confessions

Confess and repent of every sin in your life, and ask God to forgive you your trespasses. Also, ask God to forgive those who have sinned against you and claim your righteousness in Christ.

Thank God for his protection.


Reference Scripture: 2 Corinthians 10:4-5; “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

SCRIPTURE: Psalm 59:1
PRAYER POINTS: Lord separate me from all those and everything that is destroying my destiny in the name of the Lord Jesus

SCRIPTURE: Philippians 4:6
PRAYER POINT: I command every stronghold of fear, worry and anxiety to be pulled down in your life.

SCRIPTURE: James 1:20 PRAYER POINT: I decree and declare that every stronghold of anger to be destroyed in Jesus mighty name.

SCRIPTURE: 1 Corinthians 15:33
PRAYER POINT: Any agent of darkness masquerading as a friend, be exposed and disgraced in the name of Jesus

SCRIPTURE: Jeremiah 5:14 PRAYER POINT: I command every evil mouth with satanic anointing speaking against  my business, my family and my properties to be closed forever, in the name of Jesus

SCRIPTURE: 2 Thessalonians 1:6 PRAYER POINT: O lord  God  give enough trouble to those who trouble me so that they won’t have enough time to trouble me, in 2016, In JESUS Name.

SCRIPTURE: Proverbs 18:21 PRAYER POINT: Every curse issued against my life, my business, my family  be broken, in the name of Jesus.

SCRIPTURE: Psalm 120:1
PRAYER POINT: Repeated chains of problems, your time is over, you will not cross over with me to 2016, be destroyed in the name of Jesus

SCRIPTURE: Joel 2:25 PRAYER POINT: I pursue, overtake and recover my properties from the hands of spiritual robbers in the name of Jesus.

O lord as I enter 2016  let me find  favour in your sight, in my going out and coming in from January to December, in  the name of Jesus

Thank you, lord,  for answering my  prayers. In Jesus name, I pray, Amen.


Pulling Down Strongholds


2 Corinthians  10:3  Jeremiah 1:10 Isaiah 2:11-12  Isaiah 13:11, Jeremiah 18:6-7 Isaiah 44:24-25

Declare that  every weapon of  wickedness fashioned against you will not function in the name of Jesus

Break any curse placed on you by witchcraft in Jesus name

Ask God to make every tongue contrary to your peace permanently silenced in the name of  Jesus

Ask God to make  every satanic giant standing against you to fall

Ask God to reveal the secret of every hidden  giants to  you

Ask the  Lord to make you His battle axe

Command every satanic embargo on your goodness and  prosperity to be scattered

Pray for the  anointing to pull down negative strongholds standing against you

Declare that every weapon of wickedness being fashion against you will not function in Jesus name 

Pray that  every evil imagination against you would experience woeful failure in Jesus name

Command the  strongholds of fear, worry and anxiety to be pulled down in your life

Reject the control or domination of  any contrary spirits

Command every evil  to  take their hands off you because you have been bought by God

Break all curses placed on you though witchcraft in Jesus name

Free yourself from every dark spirit,   evil influence and satanic bondage

Take authority over and  order the binding of every strongman in every area of your life

Bind, plunder and render to nought every power of the  oppressor

Command every  evil sexual or   marriage covenant to break in Jesus name

Disband all the hosts of  darkness set against you

Pray that every weapon designed against you, verbal, written or otherwise would fail 

Walk of Victory

Luke  10:19,  Psalm   8: 35 – 37, 1 Corinthians 15:57, 1 John 5:4, Psalm 44:5, Revelation 3:5


Ask the  Father  to send His angels to  break,  cut  and  destroy  all fetters, bands, and bounds of whatever kind which the enemy has placed on you in the name of Jesus

Pray to the Father to let the  anointing for spiritual breakthrough come upon your life

Reject every spirit of heaviness, slumber and paralysis in the name of Jesus

Let the hand of the Lord be upon you for good in Jesus name

Memorise  and meditate on the scriptures, particularly the ones that promise you victory

Resolve not  to allow doubt to enter your mind,

Reject every though of failure and  doubt

Reject every dream, vision and prophecy that tells you your prayers are not answered

Bind the spirit of failure and command it to loose its grip over your life in the name of Jesus

Refuse to negotiate with sickness/infirmity in your life in the name of Jesus

Claim abundant life in the name of Jesus


In 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 (NIV) we read, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds” (NKJV).  Now before we talk about how to pull down strongholds (spiritual strongholds) we need to answer the following questions:

What are the weapons we fight with?  Well, we know they are not of the world, and they are divinely powerful (v. 4).  All those pieces of armor we talked about earlier, though they were discussed as being mainly for defense, can also be used as offensive weapons.  And we have many other weapons too, such as obedience, humility, joy, love, and of course prayer.  And all of these come from God.  In fact, we could say that God is our weapon against sin and all the forces of evil.  For example, if we have love, if we have faith, if we have prayer that we use to battle with, they all are of God.  We have no love in ourselves, no faith in ourselves, and we cannot pray by ourselves.  We can do nothing of ourselves, not even seek God.  He seeks us out and draws us to Him.  Then He puts love and faith and prayer into us.  We battle by the power of God alone.  All the weapons He gives us, we could say, are instruments to channel His power through us.

 What is a spiritual stronghold?  The word “stronghold” (achurooma), in 2 Corinthians 10:4 (as it is translated in the NIV), could also be rendered as a strong fortification.  And from verse 5 we must conclude that “arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God” (NIV) is what is housed in and really is what makes up this fortification.  Hence, a stronghold (a spiritual stronghold) is a place in the mind where there is an accumulation of thoughts that seem to give a good reason to sin.  It is an accumulation of arguments for evil.  This place in the mind is a place of moral darkness where demons like to go and where they feel comfortable and protected—because wherever sin is harbored that is where demons dwell.

How do we recognize a spiritual stronghold?  That is, how do we know if we have a stronghold?  Is every sin a stronghold?  Well, I would say, to the degree that you harbor sin and habitually sin, to that degree you have a stronghold.  If you are not willing to let go of a sin, then yes, you have a stronghold.  And I am of the opinion that if you have a sinful habit you also have demons in your life—because demons like to go where sin is harbored.

But, basically, you know that a person has a stronghold in his mind when lies become truth to him.  And, when that stronghold is extra strong, that person will profusely argue against the truth.  For instance, when people argue and say there is nothing wrong with abortion, or homosexuality, or adultery, or lust, or the occult, then you know those people have strongholds because we know those things are wrong.  They have believed a lie.  Here then are…

Five Ways to Pull Down Strongholds

1.  Submit to God in humility.  If you are praying for a friend, ask God to humble him.  If you have contact with your friend, counsel him to submit to God.  Humility is the weapon used against pride.  We need to break down pride first because it is the sin that protects and holds together all the strongholds.  Thus, when pride is removed Satan will flee (Ja. 4:7), and the strongholds are weakened.

2.  After pride is removed—which could be considered as a stronghold in itself—ask God to expose all other strongholds.  Make a list of each one as God reveals them to you.

3.  Repent of all sin that makes up each stronghold and determine not to think that way any longer.

4.  Replace every lie with truth; and for every lie memorize a verse of truth.  For example, for the lie, which says, “I am a failure, I can do nothing right”—memorize Philippians 4:13, which says, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

5.  Build strongholds of truth.  Don’t be satisfied with memorizing just a few verses.  Build huge strongholds of truth by memorizing many verses.  Try to memorize at least three verses for every lie.  The more verses you have committed to memory the better your defense will be against Satan.

This post is from the book Prayer A to Z, and is also in the book Purpose of Prayer.


For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

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We thank You that You give Your church power over all the power of the enemy and nothing by any means will harm us. This power is in Jesus – His Word, His name and His blood. (Luke 10:19)
We thank You that the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in You. In Jesus’ name we agree that every evil stronghold in our life, families and the USA is pulled down, every argument and high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of You is cast down, and every thought is brought into captivity, including ______. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5)

In the name of Jesus’ we take authority over and command every evil stronghold to be broken in our life and families including ______.

In the name of Jesus’ we take authority over and command every evil stronghold to be broken in the USA including in:

– Corrupt government, schools, courts, businesses, news, and media, and

– ________. (Matthew 18:18, 2 Cor 10:4-5)

We thank You that this is done. (Luke 10:19)

We exalt You in our lives, families and the USA and we agree all Satan’s works’ are destroyed. (1 John 3:8)
We praise You for giving us authority over all the power of the enemy and we rejoice that our names are written in heaven. (Luke 10:19)


…cry out to God and intercede as God leads you (Romans 8:26) ..ask God for each American to cry out for the Holy Spirit and God’s Word  (Luke 10:13, 2 Tim. 3:16-17) We thank You for answering us. (Mark 11:24)

In Jesus’ name. Amen. (John 16:26-27)


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