13 Powerful Prayers for Reconciliation with an Ex

The breakdown in a relationship can be emotionally devastating.

The one whom you had considered your best friend, with whom you had shared intimacy and created many fond memories with has now exited your life leaving a void that has the potential to have a lifelong effect.

Amidst the hurt, however, there is still hope and God is able to restore your relationship if you seek Him in prayer for reconciliation with an ex.

May you allow God to guide and direct you through these prayers as you surrender to Him and allow Him to heal your hurts so that you can overcome the challenges that have affected the relationship.

1. Prayer of Confession.

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 KJV

Oh Lord, you have been so good to me and I thank you for your love, constant care, and protection.

I pray now that you will forgive me for all the sins that I have committed and cleanse me from all unrighteousness. Help me Oh Lord to forgive in as much as you have forgiven me.

Lord, I pray that you will forgive me of any unkind words spoken to my ex, any unfair treatment, or any selfish behavior that has caused this separation. I pray that you will come into my heart today and purify me.

In Jesus’ name, I pray.  Amen

2. Prayer For Unity

Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment. 1 Corinthians 1:10 KJV

Oh Lord, I come before you and I praise you for your ability to mend broken relationships.

You are not a God of discord and division and at this time I place my trust in you and ask that you will unite us so that we can restore the bond that we once shared.

Lord, I pray that you will grant us harmony in our relationship and help us to work together to overcome the difficulties in our relationship at this time. I humbly ask that you help us to be in one accord in the quest to restore our relationship.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

Also Related: 13 Prayers for Restoring A Broken Relationship.

3. Prayer for Healing in the Relationship

The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Psalms 34:18

Oh Lord, you are a constant friend and comforter and I thank you for your abiding presence day by day.

Lord, this separation has engulfed me with so much sadness, pain, and loneliness. I pray that you will comfort me and erase every thought of sadness and emptiness and fill me with your unspeakable joy from on high.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

4. Prayer to Overcome Fear

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.  We love him because he first loved us. 1 John 4:18 -19 KJV

Oh Lord, I thank you for your perfect love towards me. Each day you have proven your unconditional love towards me in the outpouring of your many blessings.

At this time Oh Lord, the devil has sown discord in my relationship and I pray that you will help me to be bold as I explore ways to mend our broken relationship.

Restore our love for each other and help us to place our confidence and hope in you.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

5.Prayer to Overcome Challenges

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6 KJV

Oh Lord, you are such a great God and I am happy that I can come to you with my challenges. You are always available to listen and solve all my problems.

You have allowed me to share a good relationship with my partner, but right now the devil has attacked our relationship. I pray that you will speak to our hearts and I trust that you will reunite us once again.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

6. Prayer of Hope

Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. Jeremiah 17:7 KJV

Oh Lord, I continue to wait patiently on you because I know you are a God that never fails.  As I wait on you, I pray that you will help me to live in total obedience to you.

I trust in you knowing that you have the ability to mend our relationship and strengthen the bond that we once shared.

Speak to our hearts as I continue to look to you in hope knowing that you are able to answer my prayers, as long as I continue to trust in you.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

7. Prayer For Guidance and Direction

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5,6 KJV

Oh Lord, you are my help and sustainer, and day by day you continue to lead me in a path of peace and safety.

Father, I pray for guidance as I rely on you to guide and direct our path in restoring this relationship.

You are able to do anything and I know reconciliation with an ex is nothing outside of your capability.

Guide and direct me Oh Father and restore our peace and happiness. In your name, I pray. Amen

Also Related: 27 Powerful Miracle Prayers for Marriage Restoration.

8. Prayer of Restoration

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you. Joel 2: 25 KJV

Oh Lord, you are the great healer and restorer and there is nothing too hard for you to do. I pray that you will restore our relationship and help us to walk in unity according to your will.

I know you want what is best for us so I pray now that you will destroy all the evil plans of the evil one and restore the love that we once shared. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

9. Prayer For Peace in our Lives

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:7-8 KJV

Oh Lord, I pray that you will come near to me and grant me your peace. God, sometimes my mind is filled with negative and depressing thoughts.

Fill me with your peace and help me to focus on things that are pleasing to you.  This period in my life feels so unbearable at times.

I pray now and ask that you will not leave me in despair but you will abide in my heart as I wait on you to restore my relationship with my ex. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

10. Prayer to Face the Future

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Jeremiah 29:11

Oh Lord, you are the Alpha and Omega – the beginning and the end. There is no God like you and because of this, I place my life in your care as you guide me towards the future.

Order my steps in your word O Lord and as I seek reconciliation with my ex. I pray that you will equip me with the qualities that will create even more happiness in my relationship when it is restored.

Thanks for your leading as I continue to trust in you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

11. Prayer For God’s Help

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalms 46:1 KJV

Oh Lord, you are worthy of praise and I thank you for your constant love and care. I come to you in distress as my relationship with my partner is under attack.

God, you understand my feelings of abandonment and rejection because your son, Jesus Christ, also experienced hurt during His ministry on earth.

Lord, you were able to restore sight to the blind, you made the dumb talk and you even raised Lazarus from the dead. I come to you in faith and plead for your help in restoring our relationship.

I pray that you will reignite the love that we once shared. Hear my prayer O Lord and I will not fail in giving you all the honor and praise that you so truly deserve. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

12. Prayer for Ex.

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. James 5:16 KJV

Oh Lord, you are my comforter and friend and I thank you for the privilege of prayer.  I come to you at this time on behalf of my ex.

God, I pray that you will pour out your abundant blessings in every area of his/her life – spiritually, physically, emotionally, and financially. Continue to guide and protect him/her and grant her/him your peace that passeth all understanding.

Thank you for the wonderful times we shared and help us in this difficult time to place our trust in you as we look forward in hope of a happy reunion. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

13. Prayer of Gratitude.

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm 28:7 KJV

Oh Lord, you are the giver of good gifts and I come to you with praise and adoration on my lips.

Your loving kindness and your abiding presence day by day continue to sustain me and even while I experience this difficult period in my life, I can still feel your sweet presence which continues to comfort me.

Thank you for my ex and even in our season of brokenness, I continue to praise you in advance for the restoration of our relationship. Thank you Lord and may my life be a reflection of your constant goodness towards me.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen

Conclusion

You can place your total confidence in God as you seek reconciliation with an ex.

God is a shield and help and He is interested in your total welfare, which includes mending your broken relationship.

Be guided by the Holy Spirit to experience the desires of your heart as you seek to place your reliance on God and trust Him to do what He says He will do.

God is a healer of broken hearts and no good thing will He withhold from you.  While you may feel forsaken by an ex, understand that God will never forsake you and His sacrificial love for you can never be diminished.

May God fill you with joy and peace as you continue to live in hope of a grand reunion and celebration with your ex.


David

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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