Sanctification is to be set apart, It means to be seperated from the World unto God. Until you are sanctified, you may not be qualified to be in the presence of God.
No matter your sins and shortcomings, the grace of God and His ceaseless mercies are ever sufficient, to purify and sanctify you.
Below, we have compiled sample prayers of sanctification that will help you renew your relationship with God.
Powerful Prayers Of Sanctification & Purification
Sanctification Prayer For God To Search Your Heart
Heavenly Father, I long to be like Jesus and know that in myself I will always fall short of His standard of perfection and purity, but Lord I pray that You would examine my inner heart and secret thoughts and identify in me those areas that need to be rooted out, so that Christ may live in me and work through me to Your greater glory.
Give me the grace to recognise any impure areas in my life that need to be rooted out, and make me willing to engage in the painful process of having all that dishonours Your name cut away by the Holy Spirit’s scalpel of truth. Help me to keep the eyes of my heart fixed on Jesus Christ my Lord, and grant me the purity of heart and integrity of spirit that is becoming of a vessel fit for Your use.
Begin to search me today O Lord, know my heart, and see if there is any impurity of heart, evil intent or prideful thoughts. May I be willing to be stripped of everything that is not of You, so that I may be pure and holy in Your sight. In Jesus’ name I pray,
Prayer For God To Purify Your Heart
Purify my heart O Lord my God, for I love and trust You and desire to be set apart unto You, in holiness and righteousness all the days of my life. I desire to be holy for You are holy and You have called all Your children to be set apart unto You, and to be refined in the refining fires of Your purifying love and unimaginable grace, so that we may come forth as pure gold in Your sight.
Lord, it is my chief desire to be set apart unto You, “holy unto the Lord,” and ready to do Your will. Lord, I cannot do this in my own strength, but only in the power of the Holy Spirit, Who alone can take my bruised and bloodied heart and change me from the inside out to become more and more like Jesus. May I like Him, walk in spirit and truth and help me to seek to do only those things that are pleasing in Your sight and honouring to Your holy name. Guide me into all truth. Help me to lay aside all the encumbrances of this world that hinder my pursuit for purity. I ask this in the name of my precious Saviour, Jesus Christ my Lord,
Purity Prayer To Reflect The Love Of God
Thank You, Father God, that I have been made clean through the blood of my Saviour Jesus Christ. Thank You, that my sins have been washed away forever, and I pray that as I live the Christian life I may be continuously cleansed through the washing of the Word of God, for Your Word is pure and wholesome, Your Word is light and life. Sanctify me by Your Word of grace I pray.
Help me to look deeply into Your Word of truth, knowing that the more that I am washed and cleansed by the written Word of God, the more I will come to see the lovely face of the living Word of God, my beautiful Saviour, Jesus Christ my Lord.
I pray that my heart and mind may be purified daily by the cleansing flood that comes from You, and I pray that rivers of living water may flow from You through me to others, so that I may reflect the love of God in my life and point others to Christ. May the face of Jesus my Saviour be the only thing that others see in me, for I must decrease so that He may increase. I ask this in Jesus’ name,
Cleansing Prayer For A Careless Christian
Dear Father, I come to You in humbleness of heart knowing that I have wandered so far from You and have not loved You as I ought to.
Lord, I confess that I slipped back into the ways of the world and allowed the lusts of the flesh and the enticements of the world to draw me right away from You. Lord, I have neglected my fellowship with You and I know that my actions and attitudes must have grieved Your Spirit. Lord, I confess my sins and ask for Your forgiveness for my foolish ways and inconsiderate actions, not only to others but to You Lord Jesus.
Wash me clean Lord I pray, and cleanse me of my sins. Search out any wicked ways in me and renew a right spirit within my heart. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation that I once enjoyed and loved.
Thank You, Lord, that You remain faithful even when we are unfaithful to You. Thank You, Father, in Jesus’ name I pray,
Prayer For Purity In The Church
Heavenly Father, we confess the sins of the Church, both individually and collectively, for as Your Body we have not loved You as we ought nor have we followed You as faithfully as You desire.
We have sinned and done so many wrongs and often acted in prideful and rebellious ways, and have not paid heed to Your righteous instruction. Lord, as Your Body on earth and as ambassadors of heaven we have not kept our garments spotless, but have gone our own way and followed our own desires and impulses, there is no health in us, and we are ashamed of the filthy garments that, as Your Bride we are wearing.
Look down on us in compassion and forgiveness we pray, and purify our hearts and cleanse us of all our faults, both individually and collectively.
You have promised that the good work that You have started in each of Your children will be completed in the day of Christ, and ask that in Your grace You would wash us and cleanse us and purify each one of us so that as Your people we may become without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, so that at the appointed time we may be presented to Jesus as a pure and radiant church, to His praise and glory. This we ask in His precious name,
Prayer Of Thanks For Spiritual Sanctification
Father God, how I praise You that the Lord Jesus is not only my Saviour Who died on the cross to redeem me from eternal separation from You, and rose again the third day, to share His life with me, but that He is also my heavenly Advocate, Who is my representative before Your throne of grace and Who by Your mercy is defending me against the accuser of my soul.
Thank You, that He not only identified with my sin and paid the redemption price, but that He also covered me with His robe of righteousness and caused me to be made blameless in Your holy eyes, by grace through faith. I am not worthy to gather the crumbs under Your table, but You are the ever-living Lord of mercy and grace, Who has reached down to adopt me as Your child.
I can do nothing but praise Your holy name and offer You my heart and life to be a living sacrifice, separated and holy unto the Lord. May You be glorified in my life, and may I never cease from praising You in spirit and in truth all the days of my life.
I pray that I may grow in grace and in an ever deeper knowledge of my Lord and Saviour, Whom to know is life eternal and in Whose name I pray,
Prayer For Soul Cleansing
Father God, be gracious to me I pray, according to Your loving- kindness. Father, my sins are heavy against me and my soul is troubled for the many wrongs I have done against You, and for the many evil thoughts and unholy attitudes I have allowed to influence my heart and rule my life, for far too long.
I have sought to condone my wrongdoings, and ignore the voice of my conscience within, and I ask Your forgiveness for my foolish pride, in ignoring the gentle promptings of Your Holy Spirit.
Forgive me I pray, and restore to me the joy of Your salvation, for You have promised that all who truly confess their sins will be forgiven and returned back into a right relationship with You, and cleansed from all unrighteousness.
Lord, the sacrifice of my heart is brokenness before You, my soul is truly contrite and my desire is to return into a right relationship with You. I know that the consequences of my wrong choices may remain with me for a long time, but I ask that in Your grace and mercy You would forgive my sins, cleanse my soul and restore me into a right relationship with You, and my heart will rejoice in God my Saviour, in Whose name I pray,
Purification Prayer For A Prodigal Christian
Lord, I have grieved Your Spirit and have lived an unholy and unrighteous life-style. I am not worthy to be part of Your family. But Lord, according to Your loving-kindness and tender mercies, I pray that You will cleanse me of my sin and wash me white as snow, in the blood of the Lord Jesus, my Saviour.
Lord, I acknowledge my sin and my rebellions ways. Loving Lord, Your Word has promised that if I confess my sin You are faithful and just to forgive me and to purify me from all my unrighteousness. Lord, I do confess that I wronged You in so many ways, and pray for Your forgiveness.
Teach me Lord, to follow Your ways from now on. Restore me into fellowship with the Father, I pray. Create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me. I ask this in Jesus’ name,
Prayer For A Pure And Humble Heart
Heavenly Father, the Lord Jesus Himself said that those who are pure in heart are truly blessed, but Lord I know that of myself I can never attain the standard of purity that You require. Lord, I know that only as I allow the Holy Spirit to live in me, work through me, teach and train me will I come to that purity of heart that only comes from You, as I am conformed into the image and likeness of the Lord Jesus.
Lord, for too long I have been smugly comparing myself advantageously with others around me, and believing that I was pure in Your eyes. But now that I have come to realise that the only standard to which You are comparing me is the Lord Jesus, I humbly kneel before You, at the foot of Your throne and ask your forgiveness for my self-indulgent pride and ego-centricity. May I look to Jesus and live as He lived in spirit and truth, seeking only to do Your will and to live a life that honours You.
Search my heart and purify my thoughts, and may Your indwelling Holy Spirit identify any pride and self-importance that is lurking within. as You conform me day by day into the likeness of the Lord Jesus. Help me to make the right choices in my life, the choices that honour You. In Jesus’ name I pray,
Sanctification Prayer To Flee Fornication
Dear Lord God, I seek a true inner sanctification that only comes from You and I come to You, knowing that I stand unclean, impure and wretched before Your perfect throne of purity and truth. Lord, I ask Your forgiveness for the way that I have not honoured You with my body, knowing that I have engaged in many unholy acts and unchaste thoughts. I confess that I am unworthy to even kneel before Your perfect presence, and yet I do understand that Christ died to pay the price for all my sins and all my impurities. Thank You, that by believing in Jesus Who died to pay the price for all my sins, You have washed me clean from every dishonouring act. Thank You, Father.
Help me Lord, to flee fornication and all the accompanying evils that flow from illicit s3xual relationships and unclean thoughts, knowing that my body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, Who dwells in me and lives within my heart. Help me to keep my outward actions and inner thoughts pure before Your eyes, whether I am in the public view or in a secret place, and away from the gaze of the world’s eye.
Sanctify the eyes of my heart and help me to keep the focus of my mind on the Lord Jesus, and develop in me I pray, thoughts, words, deeds and motives that are pure in Your sight and that will honour Your Holy name. In Jesus’ name I pray,