Prayers for Comfort – Find Strength and Peace in Difficult Times
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted,” Matthew 5:4 says, and we can rest in God’s wisdom and tender mercies. We may not understand why God allows tragedy to strike us, but we can rest in his wisdom and tender mercies.
May these prayers for comfort meet you in your time of loss and grief, as God is with you and wants to be your great Comforter. This difficult time will not last forever, says the Lord.
A Prayer for Comfort When You’re Hurting
Debbie McDaniel writes, “Some days feel too hard. We’re hurting. Fighting fear and worry at every turn.” “We pray for those who grieve today. We ask for your comfort to surround those who weep,” she writes.
A Prayer for Comfort in God’s Presence
In her letter to her husband, Lisa writes, “I entrust him to you knowing that you will be with him on this journey.”
A Prayer for When Time Doesn’t Heal a Broken Heart
Cortney Whiting writes, “I am so thankful that you are God and I am not.” You are my strength. You are strong for my loved ones when I can’t be. Thank you God for the comfort, grace, and joy that only you can provide.
A Prayer for Those Hurting from Loss
In his book The Power and Love of God, Gregory Coles writes, “We thank you God that you alone are our Refuge, our Strong Tower, our Defender, and our Peace; we know and believe beyond any doubt that your power and love will never fail.”
A Prayer for a Friend Who Is Hurting
We ask that you show yourself strong on their behalf, reminding them that nothing is too difficult for you, Debbie McDaniel writes. We ask that you extend your hope and compassion to our loved ones right now, reminding them that you are still here. We know that only in you do we have hope to face dark and uncertain times. We ask that you show yourself strong on their behalf, reminding them that nothing can ever separate us from you.
A Prayer to Comfort You in Grief
Lord, I pray that they sense your presence, Anne Peterson writes, and that you would comfort them with the comfort you give. I pray this in Jesus’ precious and holy name, she says of her friend’s grieving husband, who is losing his wife at the age of 39.
A Prayer for Comfort When You’re Grieving
Father, grant me gospel joy; help me to rejoice in Christ even as I grieve, as David said, “my tears have been my food day and night” (Psalm 42:3).
Prayer for a Friend’s Healing
Lisa Samra writes to Jesus, asking for God’s assurance that this life is not the end; help him grasp the truth that he will be with you forever, and heaven will be his forever home, despite the pain and suffering he is currently experiencing.
Prayer for God to Meet Us
We thank you that nothing in our future is unknown to you; grant peace to those who are afraid of what lies ahead; and thank you for your Son, Jesus Christ; we pray in his precious name.
A Prayer for the Grieving Heart
Jennifer O. White writes, “My soul faints, but you are the breath of life within me.” “I don’t know what Your comfort will look or feel like, but I trust You to bless me and my family with everything we need.”
A Prayer For Those Mourning Loss
Forgive us for wallowing in times of despair and hopelessness; death is difficult, but we are promised to be reunited with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ in heaven. Relieve feelings of anger, confusion, depression, anxiety, and all other maladies of the heart and soul; help us to adjust to life without the oncoming storm.
A Prayer for Loss of a Dream
In Jesus’ name, Amen, she writes in her personal and family journal, “I know You are good. Your ways are perfect. Your plan for me is perfect.”
A Prayer for When You Grieve a Loved One in Heaven
Please help me! Hear my prayers. Give us strength. Be persistent in your love, she writes. I am tired, spent, and just so sad.
Scriptures to Read When You Are Seeking Comfort
Psalm 46:1: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” John 14:27: “You turn my wailing into dancing.” Matthew 11:28: “In my distress, I called to the Lord, and He answered me.”
How do you pray for someone who is going through a hard time?
Father, please keep an eye on my friend, keep her safe, and comfort her during this difficult time. May your love settle upon her, and may she dwell in your acceptance and truth. May she rest in your peace and find restoration in your care.
How do I ask God for comfort?
Dear God, please give me strength when I am weak, love when I am lonely, courage when I am afraid, wisdom when I am foolish, comfort when I am alone, hope when I am rejected, and peace when I am in turmoil.
How do you pray for someone who is hurting?
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 does the Bible say about prayer in difficult times?
Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Psalm 34:10b Those who seek the Lord lack nothing good. Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peaceu2014because they trust in you.
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.
How do you pray for someone in need?
“Dear Lord, I pray right now for my friend, that you will assist them in overcoming the challenges they are facing in this season, because you know exactly what they need at this time. Draw near to them and let them feel your presence.”
How do you ask God for forgiveness for hurting someone?
Please forgive me for what I’ve done to you; I’m praying for forgiveness in the hopes that you will see my mistakes and understand that I didn’t mean to hurt you. I know you know I’m not perfect, and I know what I did was wrong, but I hope you will forgive me, just as you have forgiven others like me.
What to say instead of praying for you?
How Do You Say “I’m Praying for You” to a Stranger or Friend?
- U201cI’ve been thinking of you and what you’re going through.
- U201cI can’t imagine how that must feel.
- U201cI’ve been thinking about your situation.
- U201cI hope this doesn’t come across as too strong.
How do you become strong when someone hurts you emotionally?
So, here are some strategies for dealing with new situations: 3. Let go of the need to be right.
- Recognize the offense for what it is.
- Resist the urge to defend your position.
- Leave the need to be right behind.
- Recognize and apologize for any role you may have played in the situation.
- Respond, not react.
What is a comforting prayer?
We pray for those who have lost loved ones this week, that you comfort them in their grief and loss, that you cover them with your peace and presence, as only your Spirit can do.
What God says about hurt feelings?
u201cPut away all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking, with all malice: u201cAnd be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another…u201d (Eph. 4:31u201332.)
What God says about struggles?
Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Deuteronomy 31:6,8 Be strong and courageous; have no fear or dread of them, for the Lord your God is with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.
What does Psalm 27 say?
When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
How do you keep faith in God in hard times?
How to Maintain Your Faith in the Face of Adversity
- Pray to God, the universe, or whatever higher power you believe in for the strength to love to your full potential.
- Be generous to others.
- Get inspired.
- Surround yourself with people you admire.