Lord Jesus I know that You are close to those that are broken-hearted and grieving in their soul and that You rescue those that are crushed in spirit. Draw near to Your many children who are facing times of sadness and loss and draw each one ever closer into Your precious arms of love and support.
Thank You that You are wonderfully good to all who wait for You and seek You, and I pray that those of my brothers and sisters in Christ who, – for whatever reason – are facing times of grief and hardship in their lives - that in Your grace and mercy You would draw very close to each one and gently carry them on Your shoulders, as a Shepherd carries a little lamb that has been torn by the briars.
Be close to all that are grieving today I pray, and flood their souls with hope – knowing that underneath are Your everlasting arms.
Give me a heart that is sensitive to those that are grieving, the wisdom to know when to speak words of comfort or when to keep silent. And Lord I also pray that You would use my life to be a channel of encouragement and hope, through whom the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ will flow into their hearts – to heal and help.
Thank You Lord that You are a God that answers prayers.
I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is
faint in me.”
Category: Prayers for Grief
Loving heavenly Father, thank You that You sent Jesus to heal the sick – both sickness in the body and the sickness of the soul. Thank You that through His death and resurrection Jesus broke the power of sin and sickness… of death and hell, and how we praise and thank You for Your tender love and deep compassion to all of us, who were dead in trespasses and sin and without hope in the world.
Thank You that Jesus is our eternal Saviour and great Physician and that He came to bear all our sicknesses, afflictions – all our suffering and pain.
I pray that You would come and visit me in my sickness and that You would grant me relief and release from the illness that is eating away at my strength and causing me such discomfort and pain. Lord, I believe that Your power of old is ever new and that You are willing and able to make me well.
Grant me the grace and patience to wait Your timing knowing that Your strength is made perfect in my weakness – touch me today I pray and bring me back to full health and feed my heart with Your love so that I may draw ever closer to You with every passing day, I ask this in Jesus name,
no balm in Gilead; is there
no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?”
Category: Prayers for Recovery