Proverbs 23: 17-19 The Prayer of Expectation

proverbs 23 prayer of expectation

This Prayer of Expectation is based on:

Proverbs 23:17-19 (AMP)

Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord all the day long.

For surely there is a latter end [a future and a reward], and your hope and expectation shall not be cut off.

Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your mind in the way [of the Lord].

How can we ever desire God to answer our prayers when we don’t have any expectation on what we are praying for?  We must not only Pray, hope, have faith and believe but we must wait with expectation!

We must expect what we are praying for or it will never show up!

Prayer of Expectation:

Father God, I come before you today and I know that you love me and that you have a plan for my future.  This is a plan of hope and goodness because you are a good God.  As I wait expectantly upon you, may I never envy the sinner.  May I never be jealous of how you are blessing others around me because I know that I am next.  My time is coming!  I will continue to walk in a worshipful fear of you on a daily basis.  Even though things may not look the way that I want them to in the natural, I believe that you have a beautiful future and reward for me.  May my hope and expectation grow more and more each day as I look to your salvation and deliverance.  Continue to direct my mind, heart and soul into the things that please you.  May my feet ever walk in your path.  I love you Lord and I wait in expectation on the fulfillment of your promises and ALL the prayers that I have prayed, in Jesus Name, Amen

Proverbs 23:17-19 King James Version (KJV)

Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long.

For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

 Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.

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18 thoughts on “Proverbs 23: 17-19 The Prayer of Expectation”

  1. Thank you so much for all the words and inspiring messages u give to us and for all the testimonies it really uplift my spirit never ever to give up for what God has promised us my son to be delivered from drugs and for god to come through for us financially

  2. Dear Lord, my house has been for sale for a bit now, but I have no more money to pay mortgage on this and other house. I’m borrowing money every month. I am sick and will be for likely another month. Please bring my buyer quickly and let them want to close fast. I have to get out. My daughter is visiting soon and i am still sick. Please God, help this happen soon. Thank you

  3. My car has been in a body shop of a friend for over eleven weeks. I was promised the car back in three to four days. I have repeatedly tried to get my car and see my car. I have been ignored and promised pictures of the work on car. I have been denied excess to my car although I have done all that I was supposed to do. I feel betrayed and hurt because I considered this man to be up on the level. I need the car back in my possession. This has destroyed a friendship. I have kept level headed but am losing patience. I am frustrated and distressed.

  4. Lord bless my expectation for receiving a job offer from the employer I went for interviews to. We were many Lord and we all need the Job but kindly turn your eyes on me and bless me.
    My God I have been praying for this kind of Job since 2016 and the opportunity is now.
    I beg you My Lord in the name of Jesus this grant me this favor, all glory and honor will be yours. I know Lord your promises are Yes and Amen.

    I pray n trust in your wonderful works Amen

  5. Good morning everyone, I’m asking for pray to sell my house quickly and to move into my moms house to get out of 90,000.00 Debt. Thanks to all of you in advance for standing in agreement with me ♥️.

  6. I need for people of faith , to join us in prayer in selling our home. And to have clear vision to see where God have us to live. We want to fulfill God’s purpose in our lifes. Thank you.

    1. Hello, I’m in the same position in believing to sell my house quick and I will Pray the same for you. Amen . Chrystal

  7. Thank you for these scriptures. Truly a Blessing that I can find a scripture for each situation and the ability to walk by faith and trust God in everything for what my need is.

    Thank you so much,

  8. Please pray for my family! My husband is a surveying and mapping consultant. For the past 2yrs there is no job and we have been living from hand to mouth :believing God for intervention. My 1st son is seeking for admission in the University and some transactions on the ground, we are full of expectations. God should fulfil His promises in our life and engage me with good work. Age is not on my side but I know He can make ways for me. Thanks

    1. I stand in agreement with you for the job your husband need and that your son will get into university. He is a God of promise. He said He would send His Son and He did. Your deliverance os today. Amen!

      1. I pray that the Lord will heal my husband after his second stroke both physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. I also stand in faith that the Lord will help us with our medical bills and normal bills. Thank you Lord for what you did on the cross for us.

  9. Please pray for my family! My husband is retiring from the military and no wants a divorce!! We have 3 kids in college and another amen home! Bless us to get on the same path and be obedient to God and his commandments!!! I’m in physical pain please take this pain away!!!! Make me whole again with a clean heart to serve you God! Amen

    1. The most effective prayer you can pray, despite your pain, is for the will of God to be done over all lives involved. And, you may also pray that God will send someone across his path who can reach him.

  10. this really have a great impact on me in expectation of my admission letter for this year in UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN.
    I pray God hasten my expection. AMEN !!!

  11. I really thank you for these scriptures, there of great help to me and my business. May the good lord richly bless you.

  12. Hello. Please , can you pray for me, for my family and all of my life will be refresh in God. What is my true calling in Jesus’ . What must I will do in this earth.

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