Prayer for Comfort: 7+ Reassuring Prayers, with Bible Verses
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If you’re looking for a prayer for comfort for yourself, your family, or a friend, you’ve come to the right place!
Whatever you, your family, or your friend are facing, these powerful, scripture-based prayers will help ease your mind. God cares about you and loves you so much!
If you are wondering, “What is a good scripture for comfort?” there are many, but one of my favorites is Psalm 119:76, which says, “Now let Your unfailing love comfort me, just as You promised me, Your servant.”
If you’re searching for the prayer for God of all comfort, it is:
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Below you will find over 7 prayers of reassurance for peace and strength. May they help relieve any anxiety that you have, bring about a calmness, and comfort your heart and mind.
Simple Prayer for Comfort
God of All Comfort,
You are all-powerful, and You know all things.
I come before You to ask for Your comforting hand.
Please rain down Your perfect peace that passes understanding,
And I ask You to fill me up with the strength that I greatly need.
Your pure love has the power to drive all fear far away from me.
May Your reassurance relieve my anxious mind and bring about calm.
In Jesus’ name I pray,
There is no fear in love; perfect love drives out all fear. 1 John 4:18a
Prayer for Comfort and Strength for Family (Praying for God’s Comfort to Your Family)
Thank You for promising to lead us and be with us.
You will never fail us, so we can have courage and not be afraid.
Lord, You know that we need Your comforting touch right now.
Please cover us with Your peace and relieve our anxious hearts and minds.
Thank You for promising to give us strength and help us.
You will grant us protection and deliver us in our time of need.
We thank You for this, and we praise Your great name!
The Lord Himself will lead you and be with you. He will not fail you or abandon you, so do not lose courage or be afraid. Deuteronomy 31:8-9
Prayer for Strength During Difficult Times
You are the one who never fails to come to my rescue.
I can always depend on You, You always listen.
As I go through this trial, this storm, I pray that You would hold my hand.
Even though I am facing difficulty right now, one day I will rejoice
Because I will see You, and no one will ever be able to take away that joy.
Please help me to trust You completely and not rely on my understanding.
May I sense Your presence and Your comforting reassurance.
Thank You for always being close when I call on You.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6
Prayer for Comfort and Strength for a Friend
You know that my dear friend needs comfort and strength right now.
I pray that You would bless them with Your reassurance
And give them all of the strength that is so vital at this time.
Lord, please let them have a strong sense of Your presence.
Please help them to know that You are near and that You love them.
May they be strengthened with all Your glorious power
So they will have all the perseverance and patience they need.
In Christ’s Name,
We also pray that you will be strengthened with all His glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy. Colossians 1:11
Short Prayer for Peace and Strength
You have said to be strong and courageous
Because You are with me wherever I go.
I ask for Your peace and strength.
You know the trial I am facing right now.
I pray that You would fill my mind and heart with peacefulness
And grant me the power and energy I need for what lies ahead.
In Your holy and precious name,
This is my command – be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9
Prayer for Peace of Mind and Heart
Father of Peace,
Thank You for never failing me or abandoning me.
You care about all of the details of my life,
And You know that I am in great need of Your precious peace.
Please quiet my mind and heart and touch them with tranquility.
It is Your will for me to be thankful in all circumstances,
And I ask that You would help me to be grateful in this one.
Thank You that I can always turn all of my worries over to You
Because You care for me. You love me with an amazing love.
Please fill me completely with peace because I trust in You.
Leave all your worries with Him, because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
Prayer for Peace
You said to consider it a chance for great joy when trouble comes my way.
Because my faith is being tested, my endurance has a chance to grow.
You have been called the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace,
And I ask You to spread Your perfect peace over me.
May I feel a quietness, a calm enter my mind and heart.
I pray that the load of my worries, my anxieties would be lightened.
Thank You for hearing my cry for help, thank You for being my rescuer.
Now may Your unfailing love comfort me, and may I have peace in You.
Now let Your unfailing love comfort me, just as You promised me, your servant. Psalm 119:76
Prayer for Peace in the World
Father of All,
You are the only source of hope,
And You know that all people everywhere desperately need Your peace.
You are a shield for the oppressed, a haven in troublesome times.
Blessed are all those who trust in You and take refuge in You.
You do not give a spirit of fear but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
I pray that Your amazing peace would be known far and near,
That a calmness, a hush of serenity would be felt all around the world.
May Your will be done, and may Your name be blessed forever!
The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know Your name trust in You, for You, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for You. Psalm 9:9-10
It is my hope that these Prayers for Comfort were a blessing.
I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.
Thank you, and it is my prayer that you, your family, and/or your friend are comforted. ❤
Prayer for Comfort: 7 Reassuring Prayers
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To read, “What does it mean that God is the God of all comfort?” click here: GotQuestions.org
Here is Hillary Scott singing the comforting song “You Can Rest.” I pray it is a blessing to you. 🙏