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30 Prayers against Procrastination.

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30 Prayers against Procrastination.

Procrastination is when you delay or put off doing tasks or making decisions, which goes against the biblical call to be diligent and responsible stewards of our time and resources. While it might feel relieving in the moment, it can lead to several problems that hinder our walk with God and our effectiveness in His service.


Here are 7 negative effects of procrastination from a Christian perspective


1. Missed Opportunities for God’s Work: Delaying tasks can cause you to miss important opportunities to serve God and others.

2. Increased Stress: Putting off work often leads to a last-minute rush, which can increase stress and make it harder to experience God’s peace.

3. Poor Quality of Work: Rushing to finish tasks at the last minute can result in lower-quality work that doesn’t honor God.

4. Damaged Relationships: Consistently not fulfilling commitments can hurt your relationships with others, impacting your witness for Christ.

5. Guilt and Regret: Procrastinating can make you feel guilty and regretful for not managing your time as God would want.

6. Lower Self-Esteem: Constantly putting things off can make you feel inadequate and lower your confidence in God’s calling for your life.

7. Lost Spiritual Growth: Delaying decisions or actions can cause you to miss out on opportunities for spiritual growth and deepening your relationship with God.






Scriptures on Procrastination


  1. Proverbs 6:9-11 (ESV): "How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man."

  2. Proverbs 12:24 (ESV): "The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor."

  3. Proverbs 13:4 (ESV): "The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied."

  4. Proverbs 14:23 (ESV): "In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty."

  5. Ecclesiastes 11:4 (ESV): "He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap."

  6. James 4:17 (ESV): "So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin."

  7. Colossians 3:23 (ESV): "Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men."









Prayer Points


1. Heavenly Father, I come against the spirit of procrastination in my life, in the name of Jesus Christ.

2. Lord, grant me the discipline to overcome delay in my tasks, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

3. I break every chain of procrastination holding me back from achieving my goals, in Jesus’ name.

4. Father, empower me to seize every opportunity promptly, in the name of Jesus Christ.

5. I declare that I will no longer put off what I can do today, by the power in the blood of Jesus.

6. Lord, give me the wisdom to manage my time effectively, in Jesus’ name.

7. I reject the spirit of laziness and lethargy in my life, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

8. Father, help me to stay focused and diligent in all my endeavors, in the name of Jesus Christ.

9. Lord, strengthen my resolve to complete every task You have assigned to me, in Jesus’ name.

10. I bind and cast out every spirit of distraction and diversion, by the power in the blood of Jesus.






11. Father God, fill me with the zeal and enthusiasm to accomplish my daily tasks, in the name of Jesus Christ.

12. I declare that I will not be overwhelmed by the enormity of my tasks, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

13. Lord, grant me the grace to start and finish all my projects on time, in Jesus’ name.

14. I come against every spirit of fear and anxiety that leads to procrastination, in the name of Jesus Christ.

15. Jehovah , give me a sense of urgency in fulfilling my divine purpose, by the power in the blood of Jesus.

16. I declare that procrastination shall have no place in my life, in Jesus’ name.

17. Abba Father, help me to prioritize my responsibilities wisely, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

18. I break free from the cycle of delay and stagnation, in the name of Jesus Christ.

19. Jehovah, renew my mind and help me to cultivate a proactive mindset, in Jesus’ name.

20. I rebuke every spirit that causes me to waste time, by the power in the blood of Jesus.







21. Lord, help me to stay organized and on track with my goals, in the name of Jesus Christ.

22. I declare that I will not miss any opportunity due to procrastination, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

23. Father, fill me with the strength and determination to be productive, in Jesus’ name.

24. I bind every spirit that makes me procrastinate on important decisions, in the name of Jesus Christ.

25. Lord, help me to take immediate action on the tasks before me, by the power in the blood of Jesus.

26. I declare that I will be a good steward of my time, in Jesus’ name.

27. Father, grant me the motivation to tackle challenging tasks head-on, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

28. I come against every spirit of confusion and indecision, in the name of Jesus Christ.

29. Lord, help me to trust in Your timing and not delay in doing Your will, in Jesus’ name.

30. I declare victory over procrastination in every area of my life, by the power in the blood of Jesus.




I COVER THESE PRAYERS IN THE BLOOD OF JESUS. AMEN.


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