20+ Powerful Prayer For Strength During Difficult Times

Going through difficult times is something even people close to you won’t understand. A wise man once said: Some people don’t ask for help because they believed no one is capable or willing. Here are prayers for strength during difficult times which are highly recommended.

Either it’s health issues, debt, loan, school, griefing over losing someone/something important, being bullied, job, or financial issues in general, be fully aware that God says in Psalm 50:15: “Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” With this promise, you know God loves and care for you deeply. The lord works in a miraculous way. Pray and see things changing for your good!

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Use these points while engaging God in prayer for strength and courage in difficult times and see that God is good and his mercy endureth for ever.

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12 Prayer for Strength During Difficult Times.

1. For Comfort and Strength.

As Christians, we need to ask God for comfort and strength to keep on believing in Him and that our strength remains in him.

Prayer Point: God almighty, I need your comfort and guidance in my life. The world around me, it seems that everything has gone from bad to worse and things aren’t working out for my good. I know you are the source of my strength and my Great Comforter. Amen.

2. Prayer for Strength To Weather the Storm.

Ask the Lord to give you the strength to weather the storm and overcome it through his grace.

3. Strength in the Midst of Grief.

Asking God for the power to believe in him in the midst of grief is important. The strength to believe like Job. Remember Job 8:7 “. Though your beginning was small, Yet your latter end would increase abundantly.”. Key into this and pray that God is with you throughout these trying times.

4. Prayer During Times of Weakness.

Lord, when it seems like there’s no strength in me, be my strength and guard. Let your word be my strength when everything within me wants to give up. Amen.

5. For Strength during Difficult Times.

Prayer for strength during difficult times is important. The Lord knows your heart desires and what you’re going through. Pray for his never-ending loving mercies and strength.

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Prayer Point: My ever-loving father, I am experiencing difficult and/or unsuccessful times. The world around me, my business, home, and even my heart seem to have been thrown into disorder. God, be my guard during these uncertain and difficult times. Amen.

6. Prayers For Stressful Moments.

Going through stressful moments, there’s a need to turn to God and ask for his loving hand to guard us, or we may say or do something regretful.

Prayer Point: My Father in Heaven, Alpha and Omega, loving God, at this moment, I need more of You and less of the stuff (mention what you’re going through) that leaves me hungry, stressed, frustrated, and angry. Your Word declares: “It is for freedom that Christ has set you free” (Galatians 5:1, NIV). I’m choosing to believe that’s true. Set me free! In the bondage-breaking, freedom-giving, sweet name of Jesus, Amen.

7. Prayer for Strength and Healing.

Prayer Point: Lord God Almighty, the Great Healer, and Physician, at this moment, all I need is the strength to believe in you during the healing process in which I am experiencing. You’re the Greatest Healer, but I know these times are never easy to share in. Renew my strength in you and let your loving hands guard me through these all! Amen.

8. Prayer To Give Up Control.

There are times when we feel like giving up because the storm is stronger than our anchor, and if we continue, there’s every possibility that it will end in a wreck. I’ll recommend you use this prayer point below.

Prayer Point: Lord, in this period of my life, I feel very alone and confined in this situation I’m facing right now. I don’t know what to do, what step to take, what to say, or where to turn, or other people to seek help. You’re my father, the one who loves me unconditionally. This moment, I’ve tried my human best and I’m giving the problem to You, else it breaks me. I know you’ll have done it already. Thank you, Lord, AMEN.

9. Prayer For a Friend’s Strength.

Is your friend going through issues that you can’t help physically? WHY not lift it up in Prayers to the God of Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow and Forever?

Prayer Point: Dear God, Please keep my family, friends, and loved ones safe. Jesus Lord, friend of all, I lift up my friend to you know who needs your strength in this trying times. I can only help as a friend physically, but the strength that can only come from you is the best. Give them comfort, peace, and the encouragement that they need to press on. Amen.

10. Prayer In Times of Doubt.

Prayer Point: Lord God Almighty, I’ve reached that point in my life where I desire to be a person of faith, but I am so weak and so often afraid. One day at a time Jesus, teach me to grow, increase and believe. I choose faith over fear. Give me the ability to rejecting the lies of the enemies and rulers of darkness, and celebrate the absolute truth of Your Word throughout the days of my life, Amen.

11. Prayer for Family Strength.

While we go out everyday chasing money, we should ensure that we commit our family into the hands of the Lord. If any of your family members is going through financial issues, health, grief, etc, use this prayer point below.

Prayer Point: My Father in Heaven, today, I bring before you, my family. I pray that you give my family strength in difficult times and in times of plenty, help us not to stray from you. Let the blood of Jesus Christ that speaks better things than the blood of Abel, speak for us all in Jesus Christ name, Amen.

12. For Joy in Good and Bad.

Prayer Point: Though the sorrow may last for the night, but Joy comes in the morning. Lord, I pray for the grace and strength to believe in you, both in good and bad times. The bible proclaims: You delight in me and rejoice over me with singing. Today, from the bottom of my heart, I invite you to fill me with Your joy, which is my strength. Amen.

Prayer For Strength And Courage in Difficult Times.

1. Prayer for Strength and Power.

Oh my father, creator of the Universe, the creator that was NEVER created, I need your strength in my life, because without you, am nothing. I recognize all these areas in where am weak. Give me the power to overcome all these, to the glory of your name.

2. Prayer For When I Feel Discouraged and Beaten.

Jehovah Jireh, the lord my provider, I come before your throne, asking for help from the throne of love, to learn from my mistakes and move on. Grant me the strength to move forward with the re-assurance of Your complete forgiveness, mercy, and grace. I don’t deserve it. But the death of your son Jesus Christ on the cross of calvary made it available to us all.

3. Prayer for Strength and Protection.

Each day, the world is getting more dangerous to live in as believers and Christians. But today, am on my knees, fervently asking that you give me the strength to continue, no matter what the news carries. My provider, guard and  protect every members of my family, my home, my loved ones, and every believing Christians around the world who needs your protection now. Encourage me with your word, strengthen me to play my part in protecting the orphans, widows, and everyone in vulnerable positions. Amen.

4. Prayer for Restoration of My Soul.

Lord God Almighty, Jehovah Elshada, Jehovah Elohi, My father who loves me and sacrifice his son on the cross of Calvary for my sins, I pray that you restore my soul, give me the calmness and healings that comes from you alone.

5. Prayer for Life Guidance.

I need you every time, oh my blessed saviour, God, King of all Kings, be a lamp unto my path, direct my footsteps and lead me towards the path you’ve prepared for me. I appear to have reached a crossroads in which an important decision must be made. I pray you give me the strength to push FORWARD in making the right decisions that will change my life for good. Lord, give me the Holy Spirit to help guide and navigate me to spreading the gospel and living a life that wins souls for your kingdom, Amen.

6. Prayer for Strength and Resilience.

Every morning, I wake up, not by my strength or power, but your loving mercies towards me. Morning by morning your mercies I see. Today, I ask that you help mold me, bend me to becoming a better person. Please give me a fresh strength and vitality today to walk in Your ways and thrive in Your grace in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

7. To Find Strength and Identity in the Lord.

Lord, use me, guide me towards the purpose of my creation on planet earth. Give me the grace to live a purposeful life that at last, Jesus Christ will be proud to call me to your right side.

8. Prayers for Strength in the Bible.

Lord, your word proclaims in Psalm 46:1-3 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. By the power of this scripture, I’m declaring that I won’t live a life of fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” The Lord is my shepherd and I shall NEVER Want or Lack.

Psalm 119:28: “My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.”

Psalm 73:26: “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

Final Conclusion.

Through these prayer for strength during difficult times, It’s my heart desire that you find comfort in some of these prayers for strength. God, the creator of the Universe, is ever ready to answer us. No matter any issues you’re currently going through, he’ll see you through it all, and don’t forget to glorify his name forevermore.

In our weakness, we are strong in Christ (2 Corinthians 12:9-11).

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