Prayer About Grief

Heavenly Father,

I come to You in the midst of my grief. I am hurting and struggling to understand the reasons behind this loss. I trust in Your sovereignty and acknowledge that nothing happens outside of Your knowledge and permission.

I ask for Your comfort and peace to surround me and fill my heart and mind. Give me the strength and courage to face each day and to place my trust in Your goodness and love.

I also ask for Your healing touch to mend my broken heart and to bring me comfort and hope. Remind me that You are always with me and that You will never abandon me.

I pray for those who are also experiencing grief and for those who have been left behind. I ask that You bring them comfort and hope and give them the strength to face each day.

I trust in Your goodness and love and I look forward to the day when I will see You face to face, and I will understand the reasons behind my grief. I thank You for Your love and for being my rock and refuge.

I humbly make these requests in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

Psalm 34:18 ESV

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
    and saves the crushed in spirit.

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John 14:27 ESV

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

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2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

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Romans 8:28 ESV

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

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