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Prayer For Football Players

Having a personal prayer for your football players is very important. Off-the-field distractions are to be expected when you play football, so it is important that the football players stay focused on what’s most important. Here is a sample prayer for your team:

Prayer for Football Team to Win

1. Almighty Father,

As we gather to play this game, we ask for your blessing and guidance. Help us to exhibit good sportsmanship and respect towards our opponents. Let our actions on the field reflect your teachings and values. Amen.

2. Heavenly Father,

We pray for strength and courage as we engage in this competition. May we play with integrity and honor, striving to do our best while showing kindness and respect to all. Amen.

3. Dear Lord,

Grant us the wisdom to make good decisions during this game. Help us to support and encourage one another, lifting each other up in times of challenge. Amen.

4. Loving Father in Heaven,

May the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie guide our actions today. Let us play with fairness and humility, always mindful of your presence. Amen.

5. Gracious God,

We ask for your blessing on this game and all who are participating. Fill our hearts with kindness and understanding, as we strive to do our best and glorify you in all we do. Amen.

6. Heavenly Father,

Help us to remember that it is not whether we win or lose, but how we play the game that truly matters. Grant us the strength to compete with dignity and honor. Amen.

7. Lord of all creation,

We ask for your guidance as we enter into this competition. May we show respect and appreciation for our opponents, recognizing that they are also your children. Amen.

8. Almighty God,

Grant us the grace to accept victory or defeat with grace and humility. Help us to learn from our experiences on the field and grow stronger in character. Amen.

9. Dear Heavenly Father,

As we prepare to play this game, we ask for your blessing and protection. May your presence be felt among us, guiding us to play with honor and respect. Amen.

Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 9:24

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.

Prayer For Football Players

Dear God,

We pray for the football players of [team name]. May they play with grace and skill. May they be strong, fast, and ready to fight for the ball. May they have fun and enjoy each other’s company on and off the field.

We thank you for these athletes’ efforts as they train to be the best in their sport. We ask that you bless them with good health, happiness, and success in their games this season.


Dear Lord, thank you for the opportunity to play football. Thank you for the opportunity to play in this game and to help my team succeed. Please watch over me as I play and keep me safe from injury. Please give me strength and endurance so that I may be able to make it through this game with poise and determination. Help my teammates stay focused on the task at hand so that we can all play our best game. Please help us win this game so that our fans will see how much we love them and appreciate their support! Thank you for all that you do, God! Amen!

Prayer For My Football Team To Win

Dear God,

Please protect our football players and bless them with good health, strength, and teamwork.

Protect them from injury, disease, and weakness.

Help them to be good sportsmen on the field and off the field.

May they perform well as a team and never cheat or hurt their opponents.

Dear Lord, please guide our football players as they play their games this week. Please help them to have the strength, courage, and endurance to make it through each game safely. Help them to remember that health is more important than victory. And help them to enjoy playing their sport, knowing that it’s not about winning or losing but about having fun and doing their best.

We ask this in your name and for your glory. Amen.

Dear God,

We thank you for the opportunity to play football. We pray for strength and guidance on the field, and for a victory today.

We pray for our opponents as well, that they would be able to play their best game today and that the outcome would be a victory for all those involved.

In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen

A Sports Parent’s Prayer

God, I thank you for the wonderful blessing it is to watch my children play sports. Thank you for the smile that it brings to their faces and for the ways in which sports help them to grow in virtue and skill. I ask that as they participate, you protect them from injury and harm and bless them with the grace to reach their full potential. Bless their coaches so that they may embrace their role and have the courage to always do what is right for the children you have entrusted to their care.

Grant all sports parents the graces we need to be supportive and to have perspective. May we seek not our own will for our child but yours, and in doing so, be free to let them enjoy this experience no matter the result. May each of us—child, coach and parent—glorify you through our actions and come to know you better through this experience. I ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer For Soccer Players

Whether you play football or coach it, getting to play the game you love is a blessing, and every time you step on the field is a gift from God. Here are 10 powerful prayers for football players. Along with the prayers are printable images for you to use or share.

Player’s Prayer of Thanksgiving for Football
Dear Lord, I know that all things are from you through You and for You. I know all things from You are to be received with a glad and thankful heart. Football is no exception, and so I thank You, Lord, for this good game, which gives me the chance to run and sweat and work. I thank You that it teaches me how to work toward something beyond myself and how to be a trustworthy teammate. Lord, I praise You for the gift of football. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Coach’s Prayer for Players
Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for each and every player on this team. Thank You for the gifts that You have given them. I pray that they will exercise those gifts today with great skill. Give them speed, smarts, and, above all, safety. Keep each and every one of them from injury. Thank You, Lord, that they get to play this game today. Amen.

Player’s Prayer for Protection
Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that today You will keep me and everyone on this field safe from harm or injury. I have come here to glorify You by playing for You. As I run, tackle and block, keep me from losing my temper. Help my opponents to stop when the whistle blows. Lord, I pray for a fair game. I pray against broken legs and torn ligaments. Keep me safe and secure in the palm of Your hand. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Coach’s Prayer for Patience
Dear Lord, I pray that You would be with me today as I coach this game. Help me to remain patient. I pray that when a player misses a block or tackle, runs the wrong route, or the referee makes a call I disagree with, that I would keep my cool and handle each situation with calmness and grace. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Player’s Prayer for Unity
Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for my teammates. My brothers and I pray that in the heat of the game we would have each others’ backs and that we would not come down hard on one another. If one of us misses a blocking assignment or fumbles the football or throws an interception, Lord, give us grace to encourage our teammate and to lift him up. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Coach’s Prayer for Wisdom
Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that You would give me the wisdom today as I call the plays in this game. Give me the wisdom to call the right plays at the right time and help me not to second-guess myself. I thank You, Lord, that You have been with us as we have prepared for this game. I pray that I would approach it with wisdom now. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Player’s Prayer for Strength
Dear Heavenly Father, I have worked hard for this game and spent hours in the gym preparing. Send power through my muscles as I run, block, and tackle. Send power through my teammates as well. Help us all to be able to take a hit and give one back. Make our bodies tough and solid. Give us the strength we need in this game. Amen.

Coach’s Prayer for Endurance
Dear Heavenly Father, I pray that as I coach this game and teach these boys about teamwork and unity, that You will give me endurance. When I feel like giving up and giving in, give me the grit I need to carry on. Help me to be a good example to the players and help me to praise Your name. Help me rely on You all along the way. Amen.

Player’s Prayer for Humility
Dear Lord, I know that only one team can win this game today. I pray that if we win, You give me the humility to celebrate our victory graciously. Keep me from conceit and boasting. And if we lose, I pray, Lord, that You would give me the humility to keep my head up and not sulk. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Coach’s Prayer for Your Glory
Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for the good gift of football. I pray that my coaching, the players playing, the referees officiating, and even the fans cheering, would all be pleasing in Your sight. I can do nothing without You, Lord, and that includes coaching a football team. I pray that You would be with me and that this game would be played for Your glory. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Mothers Prayer For Football Player

Dear Lord, please help our football players win this game.

We ask that you bless their bodies and minds so they can perform at their best.

Please keep them safe from injury, and let them know that you have their backs.

If anyone gets hurt during the game, please heal them quickly so they can get back in the game.

We know that our team is not perfect and makes mistakes sometimes, but we ask that you guide our players in making good decisions on the field and off.

We pray for our opponents too—that they may play fair and with honor; may they leave our stadium with pride in themselves and their school; may they return home safely to their families at the end of the day.

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