The Prayer Diet

Utilizing a prayer diet is a great way to lose weight. Like many things in life that are difficult, praying to god can make it easier to make positive changes in your life.



The most important aspect of a Prayer Diet, is consistency. You must pray on a daily basis, every morning, in order to keep your goals front of mind. By starting this dialogue with god every morning, with his help, you’ll get the energy to make the daily changes needed to become healthy by eating better and exercising.

Here is a great prayer example for you to say each morning to help focus the mind on your goals.

A Prayer to Lose Weight

Guide me lord, as I strive to lose weight You are my light and my anchor, and with you I know all things are possible.

Help me this day to make healthy choices and give me the strength to fight against destructive cravings that negatively effect my health.

You said, “The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down. As I bow before you today, raise me up help me towards my goals.

I have been taught that anything that replaces God is an idol. Help me to reject any unhealthy habit in which I seek false comfort. For you are my one true comfort and salvation.

In your name I pray, Amen.

A Prayer for Strength to Succeed

Lord, I come to You today to ask for affirmation. I have done all things and stayed away from all the food I am not supposed to have. Bless me, Father, for more strength to keep it this way.

Give me the grace to be stronger and encourage me to keep pushing on. With you, my God, nothing is impossible. I believe that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Thank you, Father for listening to my plea. I pray this with all Your angels. Amen.

A Prayer to Resist the Cravings

Today I pray to You to grant me the strength to stay away from anything that is unhealthy - alcohol, junk food, carbohydrates and mycotoxins.

I pray that this will help me lose the weight I have gained. Help me stay focused on being healthy and fit, dear God. I believe that I can do all things through Christ, your Son, who truly strengthens me.

May this enable me to steer away from all the unhealthy choices that I face each day. I pray that this strength will keep me focused on disciplining my body and do my workouts religiously. I pray that anything I do, eat or drink only be for Your greater glory.

I pray for a support group to push me towards the finish line. I ask for all these in this prayer, O Lord. In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.

Use these prayers, or write your own, and make sure to say it every day before your first meal. Keep focused. The prayer diet is a great way to...

For more, read Ten Encouraging Weight Loss Affirmations!

Lose Weight Healthily

As you continue towards your goals, make sure not to fall for easy-outs and false prophets. There are plenty of people that will gladly take your money and hand you a box of magic pills that will solve all your problems. However, like most things in life, it takes time and work to make real change.

So, lose weight healthily by eating right, and exercising each day.

Weight Loss Resources for Christians

From Spark People: Bible Verses to Inspire Your Weight Loss.

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