7 Happy Birthday Prayers for a (Best) Friend

7 Happy Birthday Prayers for a Friend

Birthdays are a great time to celebrate life and God’s mercies for the past years. It feels nice when your friend has a birthday because besides sending them thoughtful wishes, you can use the opportunity to pray for them. 

These prayers also strengthen the bond of friendship with your buddy since you’re acknowledging their presence in your life. You can agree that penning the best birthday prayer can be as difficult as letting your friend’s happy day go unrecognized. 

That’s why we have gathered these seven timeless birthday prayers for a friend to guide you in celebrating them

1) Happy Birthday Prayer for a Friend

Happy Birthday Prayer for a Friend
Prayer to print

“Lord of Heaven, 

Thank You for blessing me with a caring and loving friend I can rely on (mention friend’s name).

Today, I offer this happy birthday prayer for him/her, asking You to walk before him/her in his/her new age. 

Teach him/her how to live by Your word and trust in You more than he/she did last year. Be the source of his/her physical strength to continue chasing his/her goals. 

In Jesus’ name, I pray and trust. Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

Praying for your friend during their birthday adds a touch of love and warmth to their fresh age. The above prayer is more than just a wish; it is a sincere search for blessings on behalf of your mate. 

Imagine how excited you’d be knowing someone is praying for you on your birthday. Similarly, your happy birthday prayers will bring happiness to a friend.

Look no further for the right words to say on your friend’s birthday

Furthermore, speak Jeremiah 29:11 upon them, for surely the Lord knows His plans for them.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” —Jeremiah 29:11.

They are plans for their welfare, to give them a future with hope and not to harm.

Pray these miracle birthday prayers for your brother.

2) Prayer for Best Friend’s Birthday

Prayer for Best Friend's Birthday
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“Merciful God, 

Thank You for bringing my best friend (mention friend’s name) into my life and letting me celebrate his/her birthday.

As he/she begins a new year, I pray that You grant his/her heart desires and let his/her plans align with Yours. May You help him/her grow in strength, wisdom, and confidence, not just age.

Whatever (mention friend’s name) encounters this year, may it bring nothing but joy and assurance into his/her life. 

In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

Whether you’re experiencing a hard time, unsure about a particular situation, or celebrating some life achievements, your best friend will always be by your side.

What a better way to honor their birthday than a touching prayer? It doesn’t matter whether they are far away or near; they need your prayers.

And like Apostle Paul urges believers in 1 Thessalonians 5:11, “encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. ”

3) Miracle Birthday Prayer for Best Friend 

Miracle Birthday Prayer for Best Friend
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“Heavenly Father, 

I am so grateful for my best friend (mention friend’s name), with whom I have come a long way. As he/she celebrates his/her birthday today, may Your goodness and mercy follow him/her all the days of his/her life. 

Bless(mention friend’s name) abundantly with good health, love, and happiness, and make this chapter reflect Your grace. I say this prayer from the depth of my heart, believing You will continue watching over him/her

Thank You, Lord. Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

If you have been sending just plain wishes on your best friend’s birthday, you should change the tradition this time. A simple “happy birthday” is insufficient to grace your loved one’s big day

You can get a bit spiritual with a miracle birthday prayer to declare God’s presence into their next year. Even though birthdays happen only once a year, your best friend will remember this for the next 365 days. 

Do not forget to do what they have been dreaming would be done on their birthday.

While prayers are a wonderful celebration, sending gifts and visiting your friend on their birthday would delight them more.

Also pray these birthday prayers for yourself.

4) Birthday Prayer Wishes for a Friend

Birthday Prayer Wishes for a Friend
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“Dear Friend, 

Thank you for always being by my side. As you celebrate a year older, I thank God for you and pray for more years together. 

I pray that you find favor in the eyes of the Lord in whatever you do and reflect on previous years of your life with testimony of what He has done. I wish you a year filled with countless blessings, my dear friend. 

Happy Birthday dear friend, Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

Are you struggling with finding the right words to wish your friend a happy birthday? Why not send them prayer-like wishes speaking joy and blessings upon their life

That way, you will not only have attracted peace and good fortune to them but also start their new year positively. You can wish them all the good things provided you have enough faith that God will work things out for your friend’s good. 

Some Scriptures would also come in handy to inspire and uplift your friend as they honor their birthday today.

Here’s an example:

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.” — Proverbs 9:10-11.

Also save these short beautiful happy birthday prayers for your daughter.

5) Birthday Prayer to an Amazing Friend

Birthday Prayer to an Amazing Friend
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“Dear Lord,

On this special day, I bring my amazing friend to You, (mention friend’s name), praying that Your blessings overflow in their life.

May this new age bring the change he/she has been hoping for and transform his/her life completely. 

Please give him/her the confidence to step out of his/her comfort zone and explore different growth opportunities. I pray that he/she finds solace in You and encounter a deep sense of fulfillment in all areas of life. 

I pray this, trusting in You. Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

The above short prayer is ideal for any friendship. You don’t have to write a long, wordy paragraph to show your love.

Your sincerity and faith in God matters when praying for your friend on their birthday. 

You can attach a few friendship quotes to the prayer in text messages or cards to remind your buddy that they’re cherished.

A good example is, “Life is an awful experience when you don’t have friends” —Sarah Dessen. 

6) Blessing Prayer Birthday Wishes for a Special Friend 

Blessing Prayer Birthday Wishes for a Special Friend
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“My Special Friend, 

Happy birthday! I pray for God’s favor in all aspects possible as you begin a new year. May you succeed in whatever plans you have. 

With the power of the Holy Spirit, I believe we will celebrate many more days like this together. No matter what the past year has shown you, my friend, the Lord has a bright future for you. 

Enjoy your day, my dear friend.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

Sometimes, it’s not just about sending birthday wishes to your friend but how optimistic you are concerning their next page in life. The above blessing prayer can go a long way in making your special friend feel special through actions and not just words. 

However, praying for your friend should be part of your daily devotions, even when it’s not their birthday.

Ask God to protect, guide, and give them the knowledge to maneuver through different life matters more courageously. If you know of something specific they’ve been praying for, intercede on their behalf, and God will see them through. 

7) Birthday Blessings to My Friend

Birthday Blessings to My Friend
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“Dear God, 

I bow before You in intercession for my dear friend (mention friend’s name) celebrating his/her birthday. Lord, I pray that You may bless him/her with inner peace and joy in the year ahead. 

May the candles he/she blows today symbolize light and love over his/her life.

I ask for Your protection and guidance in (mention friend’s name) life so that he/she may make pleasing decisions. May You deepen our bonds and bless us with more birthdays and celebrations. 

In Jesus name, I pray. Amen.”

Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.

As your close friend’s birthday approaches, it’s expected to be searching for birthday prayers for them across the internet.

Your presence here already shows that you are a loving and caring friend who wishes the best for others in their celebrations

Your prayers can bring confidence and assurance to your friends that they’re favored as they turn a year older. Getting a loyal and loving friend who prays for you is rare in this century; yours is so glad to have you. 

Remember not to be selective with which friend you can pray for because these prayers are effective on anyone on their birthday and life after.

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Pray to Your Friend More Than One Prayer

You can pray for your friend on their birthday with as many prayers as possible, not just one. There are many things to speak about your loved one to God that cannot be covered in a single prayer. 

Do not focus only on the fact that it’s their birthday, but pray for their general wellness in more years. Most importantly, do not forget to thank God for them while you pray and for yourself to remain a good friend. 

Print these Prayers and Offer Them to Your Friend

You can print these prayers and offer them to your friend on their birthday. They will be so happy to receive a card with happy birthday prayers instead of ordinary wishes.

You can also personalize the card with their favorite color and their name fancily written on it. They will cherish the gift. 


Cheers to your friend’s happy day! Being the fantastic mate that you are, you could not let it go un-prayed for. Regardless of your other birthday plans such as dinner, a party or sleepover, one task remains crucial: happy birthday prayer. 

Hopefully, the above sample will be effective as you celebrate your dear one in a special way. A prayerless friendship offers many opportunities for the devil to come between you and cause disasters. 

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