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5 Inspirational Prayers of Adoration That Will Draw You Closer To God

Learn how you can give a prayers of adoration with these 5 prayers. They will inspire you to praise God and give Him the glory. 

God created us to worship Him, and we see many people in the Bible taking their time to worship Him in their everyday lives. 

If we are to grow in our faith, then we have to devote ourselves to praying and worshipping God always, not only when we need anything from Him. When we adore God, we are focusing on who He is, and not what He can do for us. 

Adoration is the reverence, strong admiration, and devotion we show God. Psalm 5:7 tells us that because of God’s unfailing love, we are to enter His sanctuary and worship Him with our deepest awe. 

But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy; In fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple.

Prayers of adoration

Our heart and soul is to be sold out to God when we are deep in worship and forget everything else around us. He is worthy of our praise and worship! (Learn the difference between praise and worship here)

We should enter the presence of God with awe in our hearts and acknowledge the great God He is, and there is no other like Him. 

David created a beautiful prayer of adoration which will inspire you to adore God as you lift up prayers to Him. 

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory, and the majesty. Everything in the heavens and on earth is yours, O Lord, and this is your kingdom. We adore you as the one who is over all things. – 1 Chronicles 29:11

What Does Adoring God in Prayer Do for Us as Believers?

I was pretty surprised when I went digging to find that the word adore or adoration isn’t found in scripture, but the origin of the word of adore actually has its roots in worship and praise. In our modern times this word has been lessened to mean to love or like…”I adore chocolate” or “Isn’t that baby just adorable.

But the original intent for this word is to be an expression of honor and worship!

adore (v.) late 14c., aouren, “to worship, pay divine honors to, bow down before,” from Old French aorer “to adore, worship, praise” (10c., later adorer), from Latin adorare “speak to formally, beseech, entreat, ask in prayer,” in Late Latin “to worship,” literally “to call to,” from ad “to” (see ad-) + ōrare “speak formally, pray” (see orator). Meaning “to honor very highly” is attested from 1590s; weakened sense of “to be very fond of” emerged by 1880s. Related: Adored; adoring. (source)

So, the word adore may not be in scripture but the practice of it sure is! As believers of Jesus Christ, we have been reconciled to God through our amazing Savior, and we have direct access to Him.

 We can go into the presence of God boldly and pour out our hearts to Him, and let Him know how much we love Him. 

Our relationship with God becomes closer when we adore Him, and He in turn pours out more of Himself in us! It’s wonderful. 

By showing our reverence for God when we praise and worship Him, He dwells in our midst as the King of Glory. 

Psalm 22:3 tells us that God in His holiness is enthroned in the praises of His people. He responds to our praise with His presence where we find His joy. God reveals Himself to us when we are close to Him and hold Him in reverence. 

When we adore God daily, we invite Him into our hearts, and He brings healing and restoration into our lives. 

Being in His presence renews our strength and helps us grow in our faith in Jesus Christ. By giving God first place in our hearts, we demonstrate that we love Him with our all like He desires. 

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. This is the first commandment. -Mark 12:30

We adore God as we enter into a time of prayer. We connect with God when we pray, and He has invited us to approach Him with boldness knowing that we will receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. – Hebrews 4:16

He does not ask much of us, merely a thought of Him from time to time, a little act of adoration, sometimes to ask for His grace, sometimes to offer Him your sufferings, at other times to thank Him for the graces, past and present, He has bestowed on you, in the midst of your troubles to take solace in Him as often as you can. Lift up your heart to Him during your meals and in company; the least little remembrance will always be the most pleasing to Him. One need not cry out very loudly; He is nearer to us than we think.

― Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God

Now let’s look at 5 adoration prayers that will help you as you adore God. 

Prayers of Adoration to God

I am a big believer on letting your prayers come from you heart and not to just recite them as you read them. God wants to hear your heart…

Prayer of adoration

Especially when dealing with adoration you want this to come deep from within you. So, read through these prayer and let them inspire you to pray a personal prayer of adoration to our Lord and Savior, Jesus!

Prayer of Adoration #1

Lord, I lift up my heart to You in love and adoration, and praise you for your greatness. You are the great and mighty King and all glory belongs to you. Words cannot describe how awesome You are. There is no other god that can be compared to You and there is none above You. You are the Creator of heaven and earth, and everything belongs to You. My heart bursts with joy when I think of you. Thank You, for all You have done and everything You will do. In the name of Jesus, amen.

Prayer of Adoration #2

Heavenly Father, I give You all the glory because You are the King of kings and the Lord of lords. You are worthy of all my praise and worship, and I am filled with awe when I think about the great things You have done upon the earth. You are holy and righteous and You rule your people with justice. I praise You because You are faithful and true, and I know that I can always trust in You. May Your Kingdom be established in all the earth. In Jesus’ name amen.

Prayer of Adoration #3

Lord, I will meditate on Your unfailing love, which You have poured out into the world. Your love for us is so great that You sent Jesus to die for our sins. This was the greatest act of love that You have shown us as our loving Father. I worship you Lord in Your glorious splendor, and I do it with a lot of gladness in my heart. 

Adoration prayers

Prayer of Adoration #4

Heavenly Father, I bow before You in worship and I praise Your name because of Your unfailing love. You are faithful in all Your promises, and You always keep Your Word. You are trustworthy and Your promises preserve my life. Your word gives me life, and it is a light for my path in life. I praise You for Your beautiful Words that are soothing to the soul. Bless Your name forever and ever. In Jesus’ name!

Prayer of Adoration #5

Lord, all the nations of the world worship You for your great glory. You are the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. You are gracious and merciful, and You are always ready to forgive Your children when they sin against You. I always feel close to You when in Your presence, which is divine and holy. I love You, Lord. You are truly beautiful and I am in constant awe of You. May Your name be praised in all the earth.

Hebrews 13:15 says that we should offer through Jesus, a continual sacrifice of praise to God and proclaim our allegiance to Him. Having been reconciled to God through Jesus, we have direct access to Him and we can approach His throne of grace with boldness. Hallelujah! 

God longs to hear our praise and worship and to transform our lives as we continually remain in His presence. 

The book of Psalms is full of verses that will help you as you learn how to adore God in your prayers. I encourage you to open up the Bible and ready through some of them. They will inspire you to come up with adoration prayers that touch the heart of God. 

Well, I hope this prayers have inspired you to adore God and. Feel free to drop me a comment below. I would love to hear from you and find out what God is doing in your life. 

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Friday 10th of March 2023

The church I attend have a 24 hour prayer vigil tonight. I decided to stay home and pray because of weather the word adoration was one of the first words posted on wall this site has been very helpful in my prayer time Thankyou and GOD Bless You

Eunice Kironyo

Monday 31st of October 2022

this is very helpful thank you

Trish Burns

Sunday 21st of August 2022

Stunning. Just what l needed


Monday 8th of August 2022

Amen 🙏🏼

Meshach Danladi Samuel

Friday 21st of January 2022

Thank you may enrich you with wisdom more my spirit was stirred up while praying