Pray 31 Day 25 ~ Prayers for the Addicted

“Everything is permissible for me”–but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible for me”–but I will not be mastered by anything.” 1 Corinthians 6:12


I don’t want to be held captive anymore.

Help me to love you more than pleasure or the illusions of painlessness.

I no longer want to cower in fear that my addiction will overtake me. Instead, I want you to be my greatest love.

I no longer want immediate satisfaction that dissipates in no time at all, but I want something lasting.

Addiction, is an empty well and I have found it wanting more.

Wanting truth.

Wanting liberation.

I turn away from these destructive idols I have built up, and ask that the surpassing riches of knowing you would satisfy.

Set me free, and then use me to bring freedom to others.

In your name,



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