Prayers For Hard Times – 5 Prayers For Strength During Hard Times
We’re looking at five prayers for hard times based on five powerful passages of scripture in 2 Corinthians 4:8-10. We’re afflicted in every way, but not crushed. We’re persecuted by others, but God hasn’t abandoned us. We share in Jesus’ death in our own bodies so that he can rise again.
Isaiah 26:3-4. Perfect, absolute peace surrounds those whose imaginations are consumed with you. For Yah, the Lord God, is your Rock of Ages! “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you,” Jesus says. Don’t yield to fear or be troubled in your hearts; instead, be courageous! Psalm 91:1-4 TPT. Father, I know you can save me from these trials; I will rest in Your faithfulness.
What do you pray for in difficult times?
I pray to you because I am desperate for assistance; I need to know that you care, that you love me, that you will be my refuge from pain, that you will replace my distress with peace, and that you will be my strength when I am weak and unable to continue.
How do I pray to God in times of need?
I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand… For I, the LORD your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’
What does the Bible say about praying in times of trouble?
Isaiah 26: 3-4 You keep those of steadfast mind in peaceu2014because they trust in you. 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.
How does God help us in difficult times?
Go to God’s promises when trusting Him in difficult times. God’s Word is full of promises that teach us about having faith in God during difficult times. He tells us not to worry, to pray, and He will give us peace like we’ve never known. He tells us that He is right there with us, in the trenches.
What is a good prayer for someone dying?
u201cThank you, God, for being with us right now; thank you, God, that you never leave us, that you never forsake us, but that you love us; we trust you, and pray this in your name.u201d
How do you pray for suffering?
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 I pray to God for a miracle?
Repeat the Catholic “Miracle Prayer” to help you focus: “Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me, and I forgive all others for what they have done against me in Thy Name.”
How can I beg God for help?
God can answer vague prayers, but being specific creates a stronger bond between you and Him. Tell God what you want or need and ask Him to provide it for you.
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 can I put God first in my life?
10. Take a look at your god’s first life planner.
- Write down when you’ll spend time in God’s Word.
- Make a weekly to-do list.
- Plan family activities.
- Set aside time for rest.
- Find encouragement with verses that remind you that with God, anything is possible!
- Prayer reminders for praying throughout the day.
Can God Be Trusted?
God can only be trusted to keep his promises; he cannot be trusted to keep our agendas. This is why it is so important to have a relationship with God; we can then hold God to the promises he makes to us, rather than assuming that the promises he made to others in biblical times automatically apply to us.
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.
How do you know when God is telling you something?
Repetition, or when a theme or message jumps out at you repeatedly, is one of the most obvious ways God tries to get your attention. It can be through Scripture, sermons, articles, podcasts, or any other means He chooses.