3 Prayers to Soften and Heal Hard Hearts
Take a walk through a few prayers to soften our cold, hard hearts, inspired by the story of Jacob’s ladder or stairway to Heaven in Genesis 28, where God spoke to Jacob, blessed him, and promised not to leave him.
1. Father, thank You for who You are
Before you start praying for a softened heart and healed spirit, worship the Lord God for who He is, according to Genesis 28. Jacob received the Lord’s blessing and named the place Bethel, but he didn’t look up in gratitude.
2. Holy Spirit, give me insight into my heart
We see Jacob’s heart was self-centered, cold, and closed in Getting the Love You Wantu2013 Genesis 27. Ask God to reveal the hardness of your heart; I pray for a softened heart, an unselfish love, and a compassionate spirit.
3. Jesus, soften and heal hard hearts – both mine and theirs
I’m not sure whose heart you’re praying for or why that heart is hard, but I do know that you need to humbly bow down and pray for a softened heart free of cold, hard fear.
What does God say about breaking someone’s heart?
The Good News: Though you may feel defeated, God is closer than you realize; He is always with you and can heal your heart. u201cBut God demonstrates his own love for us in this: Christ died for us while we were still sinners.u201d
How do I know if God has hardened my heart?
Lack of ability to perceive, remember, or grasp events or ideas coming from God. Insensitivity to sin, sinfulness. Failure to follow God’s commands, the way of Jesus, or the voice of the Holy Spirit.
Does God prepare our hearts?
To study God’s Word is to seek God’s Word; the Bible says Ezra prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD; similarly, to seek the Word of God productively, we must prepare our hearts; and we should all learn from Ezra to do so when we want to study God’s Word.
How do you pray for someone who broke your heart?
God, give me the strength to let go and pursue love again; give me the compassion to let go of what has been lost and follow in your ways; and please, bless and watch over this man I loved; we may have parted ways, but I still thank you for putting him in my life.
Will God restore a broken relationship?
After all, a famous quote says, u201cIf God can restore us back to himself, he can restore any relationship back to us.u201d We read about Jesus going up to Jerusalem for the Passover feast in Luke chapter 2 verses 13-16.
Can God soften hardened heart?
The best part about softening our hearts toward God is that we don’t have to do it on our own; God gives us a softened heart when we come to Him in faith seeking healing for our hardened hearts. God is so rich in forgiveness and love that He will begin softening your heart as soon as you ask Him in faith.
What causes a hardened heart?
Heart calcification can be triggered by normal aging, conditions like kidney disease or diabetes, or even physical trauma to the chestu2014but the exact mechanism is still unknown.
Why did God hardened Pharaoh’s heart?
So, according to God, He hardened Pharaoh’s heart so that He would have to send the plagues on Egypt in order to demonstrate to both the Egyptians and the Israelites that He is the one true God. The Egyptians used to worship a plethora of gods, each with their own unique ability and realm of control.
How do we clean our hearts before God?
Here are some important factors to think about in your quest for purity.
- Get a New Heart. We are not born with a pure heart.
- Love What God Loves. This is the crux of the matter: having a heart that fears and loves God and desires to do the things that bring Him glory.
How do we prepare for the LORD?
Here are five spiritual ways to get ready for Jesus’ return.
- Pray. If you want to know what God knows, start by asking Him.
- Listen. We often think we know what God wants for us, but God’s knowledge isn’t always obvious.
- Watch. Saint Paul advised us to watch and be ready.
How do you know God is preparing you?
So here are three signs that God is preparing you for a major breakthrough that could be right around the corner: God doesn’t build on uneven ground, God doesn’t try to grow seeds in bad soil, and God will cleanse you of all sin before bringing you into his presence.
Can you pray for someone to love you back?
As a believer, one of the best things you can do is pray for someone you love to return, as prayers can help heal broken relationships. God has a unique way of creating relationships; all you have to do is tell him who you love through prayer, and your soul mate will appear.
How do you pray for a man that has hurt you?
Please give me eyes to see them from your perspective and a heart to want to forgive so that I can be the loving Christian you have called me to be. I ask for patience while you work out your will and show me how to be the loving Christian you have called me to be.u201d
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.