“that I have intense sorrow and continual anguish in my heart.”
O God, I come to You filled with hurt and sadness and even anger because of my great loss. Lord I know that You have a plan for each of our lives – but I am in such pain and grief that it is hard to focus on the truth that You do care and that You have had to face deep grief and loss too. Lord my hurt and pain runs deep and I feel that my heart is breaking – I ask you to touch my hurting heart.
I know Lord that You are the God of comfort and that You have been with me every step of the way and ask You to draw ever closer to me at this time for I feel that my whole world has been shattered.
I find it hard when people who don’t understand try to say words that they think are comforting but sometimes it makes the hurt even worse and I feel hurt and so very, very alone.
Lord I know it is true that in time the pain will lessen but please be with me – hold me close and stead me, for I know that without You I could not face another day – another hour.
I keep thinking about that song we used to sing when I was younger,
never a heartache, and never a groan, never a teardrop, and never a moan, ever a danger but there on the throne, moment by moment He thinks of His own.
Hold me Lord I pray, and keep me moment by moment…
Moment by moment I am kept in Your love,
Moment by moment I’ve life from above,
Looking to Jesus till glory doth shine,
Moment by moment, O Lord, I am Thine
Thank You Lord that You are my God,
Category: Prayers for Grief
Heavenly Father, thank You for the ministry of the apostle Paul, the magnificent treatise of Romans and the clear exposition of every aspect of our great salvation. Thank You that salvation is not by works of the Law, nor is it dependent on race; parentage; nationality; education or anything else but by faith in Christ Jesus - Israel's Messiah and God's only begotten Son, who died on the cross to pay the penalty for our sin and rose victorious from the grave, so that we too may rise to life immortal. Help me to have a heart of compassion for the lost, and give me opportunities to share the good news of the gospel with others... in Jesus' name I pray, AMEN.
Source: Verse of the
day for Romans 9:2