Breath Prayer

“Pray without ceasing”
1 Thessalonians 5:17

Breathe in.
Breathe out.

Pay attention to the breath of life within you.

The following words and phrases can be used to focus your attention while distractions are shed.

Rhythmically repeat the word or phrase, breaking as indicated by the slash (/), inhaling and then exhaling.

What happens when you let go and let God?



Come/Holy Spirit

The Lord/is my shepherd (Psalm 23:1)

Rest/in me

Come Lord Jesus/hear my prayer (1 Corinthians 16:22b)

Be still and know/that I am God (Psalm 46:10)

Be not/afraid (Isaiah 43:1)

Jesus/fill me

I have called you by name/and you are mine (Isaiah 43:1)

Do not/ be afraid. (Luke 2:10)

The Lord/is my shepherd. (Psalm 23:1)

I am/Who I am. (Exodus 3:14)

Be still/and know that I am God. (Psalm 46:10)

I am/your Father. (Malachi 1:6)

You are precious/to me. (Isaiah 43:4)

Follow/me. (Mark 2:14)

My thoughts/are not your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8)

Peace/be with you. (Luke 24:36)

Do you/love me? (John 21:16)

Where is/your faith? (Luke 8:25)

Your faith/has saved you. (Luke 7:50)

Your sins/are forgiven. (Luke 5:20)

Lean on me/and you will find rest. (Matthew 11:29)

I will be/with you always. (Matthew 28:20)

When did I/see you? (Matthew 25:37)

I have heard/your prayer. (Isaiah 38:5)


Or you can create your own.


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