Beautiful birthday prayers to thank God for a friend or family member on their birthday and to help you wish them a very blessed birthday. Birthdays are a wonderful time to celebrate the life God has given us and to encourage our friends and family with uplifting words. Below is a compilation of Birthday Prayers and encouragement to give to someone on their special day!
Short Birthday Prayers
Give thanks to God for the birthday of a special friend, boyfriend, girlfriend, or family member with one of these short birthday prayers and religious birthday wishes.
- Today I ask God to bless you with every kind of joy on your birthday and always. Happy Birthday!
- May God bless you today on your birthday and every day after. May you be comforted by His presence in your life, and always follow His guiding light. Amen
- I pray on your birthday that your faith in God continues to grow as you grow older and that you find comfort in God’s love for you. Wishing you many blessings on your special day.
- Happy Birthday! Remember that for every day of your life there is Someone taking care of you, and may God continue to hold you in His gentle hands and bring you peace.
- On your birthday, I pray that your day is filled with joy and peace, and I give thanks to God for all that you bring to my life.
- May God’s loving presence in your life be felt strongly on your birthday and every day.
- When God created you, He had a purpose for your life. He has planned all your days before one of them came to be, so remember that you are truly special in His eyes. Happy Birthday!
- On your birthday, I pray that you feel His presence working in your life and that you are filled with the wonder and glory of God’s unfailing love for you.
- On your birthday, I thank God that He made you. You have brought so much happiness, laughter, and wisdom into our life. Raising a glass in celebration of you, and sending many best wishes for your birthday.
- May God bless you on your birthday, and always.
- Happy birthday to you! Today I celebrate the life that God has given you and give thanks to Him for the many blessings you bring to my life.
- May the LORD bless you on your birthday, and may your day be filled with joy and your year full of many blessings. Happy Birthday.
- Today I thank God for the gift of life. I am so blessed to have you in my life, and I look forward to celebrating many more birthdays together. Happy Birthday!
A Simple Birthday Prayer
Dear God, today I bring my loved ones before you on their birthday and pray for your blessings and guidance over their life. Thank you for leading them and guiding them in life. Help them to appreciate how cherished and loved they are. Endow and shelter them in the year ahead. May they know your peace and strength when they wake and your solace and rest when they lay down to sleep. May their future be filled with hope. Amen.
A Birthday Prayer of Blessings
The Lord enlighten you
through the teachings of Jesus Christ
and strengthen you as you walk in his light.
The Lord give you joy
as he shows you his Fatherly mercies
new every morning.
The Lord give you wisdom in happiness,
comfort in suffering,
rest in death,
and one day,
the peace of eternal life.
Birthday Prayers For Your Wife
- Dear God, Thank you for giving me my wife, for everything that she is to me, to our family, and to everyone who knows her. Bless her with happiness on her birthday and joy in You for the coming year. In Jesus’ Name, Amen
- Dear God, Thank you for my remarkable wife! Please bless her today and over the next year with the energy that she needs for her work, a stronger relationship with you, and happiness in everything she does. Amen
- Dear God, I praise you daily that you gave me my wife, and especially today on her birthday. Thank you for her great love for you and for others. My prayer for her is that she would grow to be more like Christ and to know deeply the love that He has for her. In His Name and for His glory, Amen
- Heavenly Father, bless my wife today with a happy day full of friendship and surprises! Amen
Birthday Prayers For Your Husband
- Dear God, I thank you for my husband. Thank you for the way he provides for our family and loves me unconditionally. Thank you for the way he trusts in You for everything and points others to do the same. Thank you for how he loves our children, has fun with them, and does so much for them. On his birthday and beyond I pray that you would bless him with contentment and deep joy in You. Amen
- Dear Father, thank you for my wonderful husband! I am grateful every day that you gave him to me! Bless him with happiness, friendship, and fulfillment in all that he does on his birthday and beyond. Amen
- Heavenly Father, thank you for my husband and for the gift of our marriage. Thank you for the fun that we have and the love that we share. Please help us to love each other even more, and grant us the contentment and happiness that comes only from knowing you. Amen
- Thank you Lord for my incredible husband on his birthday! Bless him today and every day with love, laughter, stability, and happiness!
Birthday Prayers for a Son
- Dear Lord, we thank you for my son his birthday. Thank you for the kind, caring, and a fun-loving young man he is becoming. Bless him today and during the year ahead with happiness, success in his learning, and friends who point him to You. Amen
- Heavenly Father, thank you for our precious son, and thank you that you love him even more than we do! We pray that he would keep growing in love for You and others this year and that you would bless him with many people around him who love him. Amen
- Dear God, thank you for our son. You know how grateful we are for him. As he grows, help him to trust in you with all of his heart and not to trust only in his own understanding. Amen
- Dear God, thank you for our son. You know how grateful we are for him. We pray that as he grows he would love you with all of his heart, soul, mind, and strength. Amen
- Heavenly Father, thank you for our son on his 1st birthday! Thank you for helping us through the first year. We trust that you have a plan for his life which is perfect. Watch over him as he grows. We pray that he would come to know you and will be a blessing to those around him. Amen
- Dear Lord, thank you for my son. Please bless him with health, happiness, friendship, and success over the next year. Amen
- Heavenly Father, thank you for giving us another year with our son. We ask that he will grow in godliness over the year to come. Our desire is that he cares more for your Kingdom and for other people than he does for wealth, fame, or human success. In Jesus’ Name and for His glory, Amen
Birthday Prayers for a Daughter
- Dear God, on my daughter’s birthday and beyond, let her walk in the security that comes from knowing who you say she is: treasured, delightful, known and protected. Bless her today and in the coming year, Amen
- Heavenly Father, we thank you for the gift of our precious daughter. Thank you for her happy and kind nature, and the joy she brings to our family and everyone who knows her. We ask that you would bless her with a happy day today, and with many good things for the year ahead. Amen
- To my dear daughter, today on your birthday I pray that you will be guided by God’s hand in everything that you do, that you will find comfort in Him, and be encouraged in the knowledge that He holds you in the palm of His hand and watches over you.
- Heavenly Father, on my daughter’s birthday I pray that she will always find confidence in You, God, even when hard times come and she doesn’t know what to do, by keeping her eyes fixed on You. Amen
Birthday Prayers for a Sister
- Heavenly Father, I thank you for my magnificent sister and for all the joy and happiness she brings to my life. I am grateful for the companionship and loyalty she gives me every day, and for the laughter and fun, we share. I pray that you bless her today and every day and that she feels circled by Your love always.
- To my dear sister, may God bless you with abundant joy on your birthday and always!
- Dear Father, I thank you for my sister, for all that she means to you and to me. Grant her peace, happiness, and contentment in You today and everyday. Amen
- Happy Birthday to my dear sister! Today I celebrate the life that God has given you, and give thanks to Him for the many blessings you bring to my life.
- Dear sister, may the LORD bless you on your birthday and may you always remember that He holds you in the palm of His hand and is always there for you. Happy Birthday.
Birthday Prayers for a Brother
- Happy Birthday to my brother! May God bless you on your birthday today and on all the days of your life. Thank you for being such an awesome, caring, fun-loving brother, and I pray that we can always support and love each other through the ups and downs of life.
- Happy Birthday dear brother. May God’s blessings be upon you today and every day. May you be guided by His love for you, and find comfort in His care. May you grow to know and love Him more each day. Amen
- Dear brother, every year, you keep astounding me with how you live your life. I’m so proud to call you my brother. May God be with you as you celebrate your birthday today and all the days of your life. Enjoy your day.
- May goodness and mercy follow you today and in the years ahead. Happy Birthday, brother.
- I thank God today for this milestone in your life. You are a true blessing to me. May your paths be straightened by the hand of the Lord. Happy Birthday, my wonderful brother.
- Today I ask God to bless you with every kind of joy on your birthday and always. Happy Birthday, brother!
Birthday Prayers for Friends
- Wishing the happiest of birthdays for the best of friends! Praying for God’s richest blessings for you over the year ahead.
- Dear Lord, I pray for my friend on his/her birthday. Thank you for his/her kind and generous nature and his/her sense of humor! Please give him/her grace and strength to deal with everything that the next year holds. In Your name, Amen
- To my dear friend, today I pray a special birthday prayer for you. May God’s blessings be upon you today and every day. May you be guided by His love for you, and find comfort in His care. May you grow to know and love Him more each day. Amen
- Heavenly Father, I thank you for the friendship that [friend’s name] and I share. Thank you that we share the same sense of humor, the same interests and the same desire to grow, but most of all thank you that we share the same Lord Jesus. I pray that [friend’s name] will grow to know and love him more this year. Amen
- “I thank my God every time I remember you. In all of my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy” (Philippians 1:3-4). Happy Birthday, dear friend!
Birthday Prayer to a Family Member
Heavenly Father, We praise You for all Your gifts to us. In a special way, We thank You for (name). Bless him (her) always in Your love. Bless us too, Holy Father, And this food with which we celebrate. Help us all to praise You and give You glory Through Jesus Christ our lord.