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Life has a way of making you move from one place to the other in search of greener pastures whether temporarily or permanently. This could be career-wise, family related, work duties, personal responsibilities and what have you?
Whichever journey you find yourself, could vary from a few kilometres to several miles away and you certainly need God’s protection because he is the only one that knows the end from the beginning. You don’t right?
Wouldn’t you want to commit your journey into the hands of He who has the power to bring you back safely?
I have written a few scriptures and prayers that will help you hand over your every step and movement to the biggest security guard you could ever ask for (Yes!). Don’t worry, His services are absolutely free and all you need to do is open up your heart and pray with all sincerity.
He is always there to hear you and he is closer to you than you can imagine. So, enjoy these bible verses for safe travels – scriptures for safe travels!
Prayer for Safe Travel Bible Verses
Scriptural Verses for Safe Journey and bible verses for safe travel.
1. Luke 21:18 – But not a hair of your head will perish.
Sample Prayer – Father lord, keep every part of my body intact as I travel today, I will never be a victim of an accident and I shall not lose any part of my head.
2. Luke 4:10 – For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee.
Sample Prayer – Lord, as I go out this morning, please give your angels charge over me to always keep me safe and sound now and always.
3. Luke 4:11 – And in their hands, they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Sample Prayer – Dear Lord, let my feet stay safe in the hands of your angels as I move far and wide in my pursuits and journeys. Don’t let me stumble or fall as I go out today.
4. Proverbs 2:8-9 – for He guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones. Then you will understand what is right and just and fair—every good path.
Sample Prayer – Father, I ask for your protection today, you have judged me faithful, therefore keep me as you keep your faithful children from all forms of dangers.
5. Proverbs 3:23 – Then you will go safely on your way, and you will not hurt your foot.
Sample Prayer – My feet are blessed and covered in your hands as I go out today. Help me Lord, to come back safely.
6. Proverbs 3:24 – When you lie down, you will not be afraid. As you lie there, your sleep will be sweet.
Sample Prayer – Lord, anytime I sleep during this journey, don’t let me wake up into commotion and bad news, let me close and open my eyes peacefully.
7. Proverbs 16:9 The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.
Sample Prayer – Father, establish my steps as I take this journey today, do not let my feet slip, bring me back home safely.
8. Proverbs 20:24 The steps of a person are ordained by the Lord— so how can anyone understand his own way?
Sample Prayer – I pray today that you ordain my steps in your will as I travel to another land today. Preserve my life completely, Lord.
9. Psalm 18:36 – You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.
Sample Prayer – I commit my feet into your hands as I go out today. Lord, keep my feet from falling and my life from all forms of dangers.
10. Psalm 19:105 – Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Sample Prayer – Lord, let the power in your word create a lamp in my travel path together and let your light shine around every step I take to and fro.
11. Psalm 23:1 – The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Sample Prayer – My shepherd and protector, please send your guardian angels to protect me with watchful eyes everywhere I go along this journey.
– Father, be my shepherd as I embark on this journey. Don’t let me be in want of any good thing throughout my journey and back.
– As you embark on this journey, may you have all your heart desires in the will of God.
12. Psalm 23:3-4 – He gives me new strength. He leads me on paths that are right for the good of his name. Even if I walk through a very dark valley, I will not be afraid, because you are with me. Your rod and your shepherd’s staff comfort me.
Sample Prayer – Dear Lord and father, I receive your strength and guidance as I embark on this journey. I accept your hand of safety. Amen.
13. Psalm 34:7 – The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.
Sample Prayer – Lord, please deliver me from any evil that may be on my path today, make me an overcomer.
14. Psalm 37:4-5 Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord, trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
Sample Prayer – I commit my journey today into your hands, Lord, please let me go and return with joy, preserve my life and give me peace.
15. Psalm 37:23 – A person’s steps are directed by the Lord, and the Lord delights in his way.
Sample Prayer – Father, as I go out today, please direct my steps in your own way and lead me on the right path.
16. Psalm 37:24 – When he falls, he will not be thrown down headfirst because the Lord holds on to his hand.
Sample Prayer – Heavenly Father, hold my hands throughout my journey today, let me never be a victim of any form of accident, whether big or small.
17. Psalm 37:25 – I have been young, and now I am old, but I have never seen a righteous person abandoned or his descendants begging for food.
Sample Prayer– Lord Jesus, you have never abandoned me from my childhood to this stage, I also invite you to this journey I am about to embark on, lord, be with me till the very end.
18. Psalm 37:28 – The Lord loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They will be kept safe forever, but the descendants of wicked people will be cut off. Righteous people will inherit the land and live there permanently.
Sample Prayer – Lord, guide me and keep me in your safe hands, watch over me during my journey and give me peace.
19. Psalm 91:4 – He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings, you will find refuge.
Sample Prayer – Lord, I commit my ways into your hands, please cover me with your feathers all through my journey and let me come back in peace.
20. Psalm 91:5 – His truth is your shield and armour. You do not need to fear terrors of the night, arrows that fly during the day.
Sample Prayer – As I travel today, I will not be afraid of the devil’s antics, the lord will keep me in my going out and my coming in.
21. Psalm 91:6 – nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
Sample Prayer – Jesus, please keep me from plagues and disasters that may occur on my route today.
22. Psalm 91:7 – A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.
Sample Prayer – Father, whatever bad happens today, let them only occur far away, don’t let me and my loved ones’ experience any of it.
23. Psalms 91:8 – You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
Sample Prayer – Father, in my journey today, let my enemies take my place in any trap that has been set before me.
24. Psalms 91:10 – no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent.
Sample Prayer – Today, I decree and declare; no harm shall befall me and no disaster shall be my portion in Jesus name.
25. Psalm 91:11-12 – For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
Sample Prayer – Gracious Lord, send your angels to me to protect and preserve my life in all my ways and all the day.
Scriptures for Safe Travel
26. Psalm 112:7 – He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
Sample Prayers – As I go out today, my ears will not ear evil and my heart will not be disappointed. Lord, keep me emotionally and mentally stable today.
27. Psalm 121: 1-2 – I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.
Sample Prayer – O Lord, my helper, as I travel today, help me and deliver me from every evil occurrence.
28. Psalm 121: 3 – He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Sample Prayer – Great Lord, guide my feet and the hands of the driver of the vehicles that will take me to my destination, whatever the mode of transport may be.
29. Psalm 121: 6 – The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
Sample Prayer – As I go out today, let every living and non-living thing cooperate with me to do me well. Nothing shall harm me throughout my journey.
30. Psalm 121:7-8 – The Lord keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.
Sample Prayer – Lord Jesus, as written in your word, keep me from every form of harm that may come my way and watch over my life today and always.
31. Psalm 139:9-10 – If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.
Sample Prayer – Let your mighty hand of love guide me throughout this journey as I travel far and near.
32. Zechariah 2:5 – I will be a wall of fire around it, declares the Lord. I will be the glory within it.
Sample Prayer – Lord, please build a protective wall of fire around me as I embark on this journey, let your firewall cover me from any destruction.
33. Deuteronomy 28:6 – You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.
Sample Prayer – Father, as I embark on this journey, let me be blessed beyond my comprehension, don’t let me come back with bad news.
34. Deuteronomy 31:8 – The Lord himself will go before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forget you. Don’t be afraid and don’t worry.
Sample Prayer – In Jesus’ mighty name, I declare myself, friends and family covered, protected and saved by your mighty presence wherever we go from henceforth.
35. Joshua 1:5 – No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you.
Sample Prayer – Lord, I pray that you will be with me at the beginning, during and at the end of this journey.
36. Isaiah 26:3-4 You, Lord, give true peace to those who depend on you because they trust you. So, trust the Lord always, because he is our Rock forever.
Sample Prayer – As I travel today, Lord, give me peace roundabout. Keep me and my family in perfect peace and let us meet again with joy.
37. Isaiah 43:4 – Since you are precious and special in my sight, and I love you, I will hand over people in place of you, nations in place of your life.
Sample Prayer – Lord, no matter where I go in this world, spare my life in the face of disasters.
38. Isaiah 43:5 – Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. From the east I will bring your descendants; from the west, I will gather you.
Sample Prayer – Bless and protect my family and everyone who travels with me daily. Cover them all under the precious blood of the Lamb. Let all enemies that wish me bad be put to shame.
39. Philippians 4:7 – And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Sample Prayer – Lord, let your peace that made the storm still, fill my heart as I embark on this great journey. Let me also return in peace.
40. Exodus 13:21 – By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so they could travel by day or night.
Sample Prayer – Whether I travel in the day or in the night, Lord, let your pillar of cloud and fire go before me and make my path straight.
41. Matthew 21:21-22 – Jesus replied, Truly I tell you if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you shall say to this mountain ‘be removed and cast into the sea’ and it will be done. If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.
Sample Prayer – I decree and declare by faith that my journey is pleasant and safe. I shall go out in peace and come back with joy.
42. Psalms 4:8 – In peace I will both lie down and sleep for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
Sample Prayer – As you have promised me safety in my sleep and kept to it, please keep me safe also in the journey I want to take.
43. Psalms 5:12 – The Lord surrounds the righteous with favour as a shield.
Sample Prayer – Father, as I go out today, be a shield for me and protect me as the apple of your eyes.
44. Psalms 32:8 – I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.
Sample Prayer – Lord Jesus, please guide my heart as I steer my vehicle throughout this journey. Teach my hands on the steering wheel, oh Lord.
45. Psalms 119:133 – Direct my footsteps according to Your word, let no sin rule over me.
Sample Prayer – Lord, I commit this journey into your hands, please order my steps throughout and make me come back in peace.
46. Ephesians 3:20 – Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly, abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.
Sample Prayer – My Lord, you are the one that is able to do exceedingly, please let this journey profit my soul and body and let me return safely by your grace.
47. Proverbs 3:4 – I find favour, good understanding and high esteem in the sight of God and man.
Sample Prayer – You have granted me a favour, now I pray your favour will see me through in my journey and make everyone I meet on my way be a blessing to me.
48. Proverbs 3:5 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.
Sample Prayer – I have put my trust in you, Lord, let me not be ashamed on this journey I want to embark on I lean on only you to see me through.
49. Proverbs 3:6 – In all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths.
Sample Prayer – Lord, I acknowledge you for all my safety in the past, now, prove yourself again in my life and keep me safe throughout my journey today in Jesus’ name.
50. Isaiah 58:11 – The Lord will guide you continually, watering your life when you are dry and keep you healthy, too. You will be like a well-watered garden like an ever-flowing spring.
Sample Prayer – Father, guide me continually at every stage of this journey, let me be like a fruitful tree that cannot be cut down in its prime time, save me and bring me back in peace.