The Gunfighter’s Prayer is a prayer that was traditionally recited by gunfighters and outlaws in the Old West. It is a deeply personal prayer that reflects the danger and uncertainty of life in a lawless and violent era. The prayer is a heartfelt plea for protection, guidance, and forgiveness in the face of mortal danger. It acknowledges the fragility of life and the inevitability of death, while also expressing a strong faith in God and a hope for salvation. This prayer has become a popular symbol of the rugged individualism and spirituality of the Old West, and it continues to be recited by many as a reminder of the courage and resilience of those who lived in that era. While it may have originated as a prayer for gunfighters, the Gunfighter’s Prayer has a timeless message of courage, faith, and redemption that resonates with people from all walks of life.
Please read the prayers below which will provide guidance for Gunfighters Prayer. May God Bless You!
Gunfighters Prayer 1
Make me fast and accurate. Let my aim be true and my hand faster than those who would seek to destroy me. Grant me victory over my foes and those that wish to harm me and mine.
Gunfighters Prayer 2
Make me fast and accurate. Let my aim be true and my hand faster than those who would seek to destroy me. Grant me victory over my foes and those that wish to harm me and mine. Let not my last thought be “If I only had my rifle”; and Lord if today is truly the day that You call me home, let me die in a pile of empty brass.