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10 Powerful Prayers to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Are you needing prayers to break the spirit of rebellion in yourself or loved one?

Since the fall of man in the Garden of Eden, we have gone against God’s authority and disobeyed him.

We think we know better and yet being rebellious impacts us negatively. The most important is being separated from God’s love, presence, and power. 

The good news is Christ Jesus came to set us free from rebellion so we can have a close relationship with God. When we commit to prayer and God’s word we can break the chains of rebellion and submit to God’s will. 

Through these powerful prayers to break the spirit of rebellion we will be delivered and healed from rebellion and learn to submit to God’s authority.  

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Prayers to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

The desire to break rules and disobey authority is a wicked spirit that needs to be uprooted. Rebellion can cause pain and heartache to the people around us and lead to broken relationships. 

Through these prayers to break the spirit of rebellion we can be delivered from its bondage and walk in victory, peace, and obedience to Christ.

When we obey the Lord, we demonstrate our love for him, and loving God is the greatest commandment. 

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” John 14:15 ESV

Prayer Against the Rebellion of Children

It takes discernment and intention to notice the spirit of rebellion in our child’s life.

It can start small or it can be obvious when the child is disobedient and stubborn.

The word of God encourages children to be obedient to their parents and the Lord so they can be blessed. 

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear God, thank you for our wonderful children. We pray and wage war against the enemy fighting for our children’s lives. Protect them from his schemes and empower them through their parent’s love and the good influence of friends and family. 

Help us as parents to show them the right path to take so that they’re not caught in the devil’s snares. We uproot any rebellion in their lives and dedicate them to you. They will serve your purpose and obey you as they grow up. Cover them with your feathers and hold them safely in your loving arms. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen. 

Prayer to be Aware of Rebellion

There are times we don’t realize the error of our ways. We can have rebellion in our hearts but it’s subtle and we struggle within.

We need God to open our eyes and guide us to see areas where we’ve been rebellious and ask him for deliverance. 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear Lord, forgive me for the times l have disobeyed you and defied your authority. Give me an awareness of the rebellion in my heart. Help me to submit to your authority. May my heart desire to be molded into the character of God and become more like him. 

Surround me with friends who inspire me to obey you and remove the friends who lure me into rebellion. Guide me and give me the wisdom to make the right decisions in line with your word. Amen. 

Deliverance Prayer from a Rebellious Spirit

Rebellion stops us from receiving good things in our lives such as God’s blessing, favor, and power.

In the end, we don’t enjoy the full benefits that come with being Christians. God’s word assures us that when we pray, we will be delivered from this demonic spirit

“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.” Psalm 34:17 NIV

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear Lord, we come to you because we know that all power on heaven and earth belongs to you. I pray to be delivered from the spirit of rebellion in my heart through the blood of Jesus Christ. 

We trust and believe that when we cry out to you, you hear the cries of our hearts and help us. May l overcome stubbornness and disobedience and instead surrender my will to you Lord. 

Remove the root of rebellion in my heart and mind. Cut it off and set me free from it. Guide me so that I turn toward the truth of your ways and choose obedience and restoration to you. In the name of Jesus Christ l pray. Amen. 

Prayer for a Rebellious Teenager

The teen stage is the one most commonly associated with the sin of rebellion.

Our kids are subjected to serious peer pressure and can succumb to it to fit in.

Fight for your teenagers’ soul and ask the Lord to break the spirit of rebellion in them. 

“But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.” Acts 5:29 ESV

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for our teenagers who are made in your image. Strengthen them so they can resist the temptation to rebel against you Lord. Release them from the grip of the Spirit of rebellion. Surround them with the right friends who give them wise counsel.

Holy Spirit, empower them to make good decisions and to keep company that doesn’t influence them to become rebellious. Give them the strength to refuse and walk away from situations that compromise their values and beliefs. 

Help them to be confident in their identity in Christ and stand firm on Christ’s principles and teachings. Protect them from the traps of the enemy and bless them where they go. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen. 

Prayer for Strength to Break the Spirit of Rebellion 

The enemy puts fear in our hearts and makes us feel that we need to fit into the world or we’ll be left out.

His promises for a better life are all a lie. Since the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve disobeyed God and suffered the consequences of their actions. 

Through the power of the Holy Spirit, we can have the strength to break the chains of the sin of rebellion. 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear God, thank you for giving me a spirit of power and courage. Give me divine strength to break the spirit of rebellion in my life. I stand firmly on your promises and your presence which give me the courage to fight and resist disobedience. In the name of Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

Prayer to Break the Generational Curse of Rebellion

Generational curses are evil spirits that run through a family line. They are cycles of sin and disobedience that repeat from one generation to the next.

Examples include divorce, addictions, diseases, or poverty. Engaging in spiritual warfare helps to break these curses with the power of Jesus Christ. 

“I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.” Ezekiel 36:26 NIV

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Almighty God, open our eyes to see the rebellion in our families. Uproot the sin of rebellion from our generational line. Cleanse us from sin with the precious blood of Jesus Christ. Redeem us with your righteous right hand. 

Remove our heart of stone and give us a heart of flesh. May the next generation be filled with the spirit of obedience and a desire for the things of God. May they know you and your word and serve you all the days of their lives. In the name of Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen. 

Prayer Against a Rebellious Spirit in the Church 

When we disobey the Lord in the church it leads to an ineffective church.

As the body of Christ, we are his ambassadors on earth and we are the light of the world.

Rebellion separates us from the Lord and without his power and presence there is chaos instead of unity in the church

“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 NIV 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Heavenly Father, thank you for the church which Christ paid for with his precious blood. We pray against the spirit of rebellion in the church. Give us a spirit of discernment to see the areas and situations that are against your word.

We invite your presence in our church so that we would not be lured to the things of the world. Give us courage as a church to obey your commands instead of following the standards of the world just so we can fit in. 

Renew our minds so that we give ourselves fully to you and your service. May the Holy Spirit lead us to repentance and submission to the will of God. In the holy name of Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen. 

Prayer to Break the Rebellion Spirit in our Community

In today’s world, rebellion in the community leads to broken families, crime, corruption, violence, addiction to drugs and alcohol, and illegal behavior.

There will be chaos when we don’t submit to God’s authority. Let’s ask the Lord to break this wicked spirit in our communities. 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Father God, we repent as a community from our rebellion. Open our eyes to see the lies of the enemy and turn to you for help. Redeem our community and deliver us from disobedience. Touch our hearts through your word so we will receive salvation and submit to you. 

May your word influence our leaders, young people, elders, and all children and transform their hearts and minds to start obeying you. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen. 

Prayer to Break the Jezebel Spirit in our Loved ones

Jezebel was an evil queen in the Old Testament. She killed God’s prophets and worshipped false idols.

A Jezebel spirit is a demonic spirit that is deceptive, destructive, hateful, seductive, proud, stubborn, and disobedient to the Lord.

We need to call upon the Lord to break this spirit in our families, friends, and loved ones.  

“For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, he has rejected you as king.” 1 Samuel 15:23 NIV 

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Christ Jesus, you are our King and our Lord. Deliver our loved ones from the spirit of Jezebel and the work of darkness. Cast out the spirit of rebellion, idolatry, and arrogance in their hearts. We cannot live without your presence. Do not reject us O Lord. 

Forgive us and surround us with God’s love. Give us a desire for the things of the spirit not the things of this world. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

Prayer for an Obedient and Submissive Heart 

As believers, we are in a spiritual warfare for our souls.

The enemy lures us to be rebellious while the Holy Spirit invites us to a life of obedience, surrender, and submission to the Lord.

Every day we have a choice to choose the Lord’s way. 

“So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t know any better then.” 1 Peter 1:14 NLT

Prayer to Break the Spirit of Rebellion

Dear God thank you for your unconditional love and presence in my life. Your love compels me to obey you and follow your will. I surrender my own desires at your feet and choose to walk according to your word. 

I know that there is a spiritual warfare for my mind and I put on the full armor of God to fight the schemes of the enemy. I declare victory over my mind and take captive every thought to make it obedient to you. 

I put on the belt of truth, the gospel of peace on my feet, the breastplate of righteousness, the helmet of salvation, the mind of the Lord, the sword of the Spirit, and the shield of faith that quenches every fiery dart. I receive all the blessings that come with obedience to God’s authority. In Jesus’ name l pray. Amen. 

The sin of rebellion causes chaos, confusion, and destruction in our lives.

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It’s been there since the Garden of Eden and is part of our sinful nature. However, it stops us from experiencing God’s goodness, power, presence, and blessings. 

Through these powerful prayers to break the spirit of rebellionmay we find courage to stand firm against disobedience.

Our Lord Jesus Christ died for our freedom and he will deliver us from stubbornness and rebellion so that we can walk in submission to the Lord. 

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