7-Day Faith and Hope Prayer Challenge

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Looking for a way to be encouraged in your faith? Try this simple 7-day faith and hope prayer challenge.

Prayer challenges can be helpful in setting a clear plan for a short amount of time to pray for a certain theme or cause.

If you want to learn more about what a prayer challenge is and how to participate in one, you can read our article on it here.

This prayer challenge has a theme to build your faith and hope in the Lord. It gives you a Bible verse to read and a prayer request for the day.

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The shorter length of this prayer challenge is to help you see if you like following a prayer plan like this and if it is helpful to your time spent with the Lord.

This might be a great choice for someone just starting quiet time or getting back into having a devotional time. It can also be helpful supplement to someone who wants to add some variety to their quiet time with an additional component.

You can do this on your own, with friends, with a Bible study, or any other group that you think might enjoy this type of challenge.

See our accompanying video series here on YouTube.

Here is the 7 day plan. If you would like a printable plan, you can download it here.

7-Day Faith and Hope Prayer Challenge

Day 1

Bible Verse:
“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.”
— Romans 15:13 

Prayer Request:
In your prayers, ask for joy and peace in believing and for the Holy Spirit’s power to make your hope overflow.

Day 2

Bible Verse:
“Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.”
— Hebrews 11:1 

Prayer Request:
Pray for a profound strengthening of your faith and hope, placing your trust in God’s promises that may not be immediately visible.

Day 3

Bible Verse:
“But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.”
— 2 Thessalonians 3:3 

Prayer Request:
Pray for faith in God’s protection, and that you would see His steadfast presence in your life.

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Day 4

Bible Verse:
“For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees?”
— Romans 8:24 

Prayer Request:
Pray for strength to maintain your hope and trust in God’s promises, even when you can’t see them realized yet.

Day 5

Bible Verse:
“Let’s hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful.”
— Hebrews 10:23 

Prayer Request:
Pray for steadfast hope in the unwavering faithfulness of God, and to boldly profess your hope in Him.

Day 6

Bible Verse:
“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through perseverance and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”
— Romans 15:4 

Prayer Request:
Pray for God’s Word to encourage you and help you persevere.

Day 7

Bible Verse:
“And hope doesn’t disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.”
— Romans 5:5 

Prayer Request:
Pray for the enduring hope in God that never falters, a hope sustained and strengthened by the Holy Spirit’s presence in your heart.


We hope that you found this prayer challenge encouraging. Looking for more prayer challenges? Check out our post about prayer challenges here.

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