17 Powerful Prayers for Strength During Difficult Times

Prayers for Strength during Difficult Times
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Prayers for Strength during Difficult Times!! Who has never experienced difficult and challenging moments?

Indeed, to a greater or lesser extent, all of us have been through some dire situation.

Prayers for Strength during Difficult Times
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Heavy, striking, and embarrassing stories and cases leave deep emotional marks. This negative emotional charge can cause different reactions to each person.

When times are tough, and fear threatens to lead us into trouble, we turn to God to ask His heavenly power to help us in our situation.

Seeking help in any of the following prayers will give you the strength, hope, and encouragement you will need in difficult times.

Here are 17 powerful prayers for strength during difficult times.

Prayer for strength and courage in difficult times

Pray #1

God of the Heavenly Host, my Father, You are by my side. Even in a valley shrouded in a scary ghost of death, You are by my side, giving me every breath I take.

In this time of strife and shadows, I need Your strength. Father, strengthen me with Your Spirit. Give me the strength to resist the enemy’s slings.

I ask this in the name of Your Son, Jesus Christ, Amen.

Pray #2

I have nothing to fear with you on my side. I will be strong and courageous even in difficult times.

Terrified or discouraged because the Lord, my God, will be with me wherever I go. I don’t need to figure it all out. You know the best plan for my life.

Show me your supernatural power, teach me to walk in faith. I choose to have confidence in your ability to overcome all obstacles in my life.

Like Joshua, you will give me the land and every place where my feet step. “Through you, we push back our enemies; through your name, we trample on our enemies.

In Jesus’s name, I pray, Amen.

Pray #3

My father, if I fall, support me and lift me. I give you all my problems, and I will trust, because only with the Lord can I win. I overcome this moment with the power of Psalm 91:

Blessed Jesus, in the comfort of your Love, I present to you the memories that haunt me, the anxieties that perplex me.

The despair that scares me, and my frustration at my inability to think clearly.

Help me discover your forgiveness in my memories, know your peace in my anguish, touch me, Lord, and fill me with your light and hope. Amen.

Pray #4

God of all consolation, help me with my problems, look at me with the eyes of your mercy.

Console me with the feeling of your presence; protect me from the enemy; give me patience in my affliction.

Restore me to health and guide me to your eternal glory; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen

Also Related: 25 Powerful Short Prayers to Pray During Hard Times.

Prayer for strength when you feel abandoned

Pray #5

Loving Heavenly Father, You loved me with immeasurable Love. You are Love.

I pray that my inner being – my soul – will be strengthened by a love that is wider than I can understand, deeper than I can imagine, and more than I could ever know.

While encouraging and encouraging me, let me know more fully the mystery of the gospel revealed in my life.

I pray in the Love of Christ. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength for difficult times at work

Pray #6

Eternal God, I pray that everything will work out for me when I enter my workplace.

I pray that even if I don’t like my job or even if it is difficult, you allow my mind to focus on doing a good job.

Father, I pray now that I work as if it were for you instead of people because you are my strength.

Most Holy God, the omnipresence of strength and mercy, give me today the immensity of your love and presence in every step of my workday.

In this difficult moment that I face today in my work, I know that I will overcome the barriers and continue fighting only with your help. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Pray #7

Your sacred cloak covers me and keeps me from fear of defeat and doubt of victory.

May the Holy Spirit shine within me. Allow me to feel your presence in me to nourish myself with the strength that I need so much in my work today through your greatness.

I ask most of you in this prayer to hear your voice through my heart, guiding me in the best decisions that I need to make in this challenging time.

Your word is a weapon. It is the power and the instrument to achieve unimaginable miracles.

I know that my faith in you, dear father, breaks down barriers and makes me believe that the best is yet to come.

Pray #8

My father, if I fall, my father supports me and lifts me; I give you all my problems, and I will trust, because only with the Lord can I win.

If I’m downcast, give me the highest dose of the power of the Holy Spirit. Righteous God, I know you came to save your people from life’s challenges and to offer us compassion.

Therefore, Lord, I will trust you, and I will not fear, because you, God, are my salvation. In this work situation, I declare that You are my daily strength and my guide. In you, there is victory.

So, Father, I say this prayer of thanks, knowing that You will always make the right path for me. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Pray #9

Heavenly Father, I pray for this hardship that I face with a colleague and co-worker. You know from the heart that I want to live in peace, understand and take care of everything I find.

Lord, please give me wisdom moment by moment as I work alongside them to not harbor heartbreak and insecurity and maintain my position in a kind and authoritative way.

Lord, I confess my insecurities of feeling that I am not safe from being criticized behind my back.

Cleanse me every day of these concerns and help me address my concerns with integrity within my work.

Lord, take me, my co-workers, and this situation to a place of reconciliation to resolve the problem so that we can work in peace.

Father, thank you that surround me with your Love. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength to overcome trials

Pray #10

Most sweet and most loving Lord, you know my weakness and the misery that afflicts me; you know how incredible are the pains and the pains in which I lie.

You know how frequently I am oppressed, tried, distraught, and full of anguish. I come to you to be helped, comforted, and relieved.

I speak to the one who knows everything and knows my every thought; to the one who alone can fully comfort and help me.

You know what I mostly need and how poor and suffering I am. Here I place myself in front of you, destitute and naked, asking for grace and begging for mercy.

Refresh my hunger; warm my coldness with the fire of your Love. Illuminate my blindness with the light of your presence.

Turns into an occasion for patience everything that weighs on me and hinders me.

Lift my heart to you and don’t let me succumb under the weight of evidence.

Prayer for strength for difficult financial times

Pray #11

Lord our God, In the name of Jesus your Son, we ask for your mercy and your interference, as we currently suffer financial problems that afflict us.

Help us to face this economic crisis in the best way and be victorious. Increase our faith and give us the strength to help the needy and the helpless, as many people suffer from dishonest and greedy people.

May with your grace, we can fight and pray to improve our lives. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Pray #12

Merciful God, we know that your Love is infinite and that you care about all areas of our life. In this time of financial insecurity, help us trust that all our security is in you.

Merciful God, we ask that you give our home the wisdom to cope with this current economic crisis. Please help us protect our children, provide for their needs, and give them hope.

Open up new opportunities for us and provides the resources we need to live with dignity. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength In case of unemployment

Pray #13

Lord, you give a man to collaborate in the work of your creation. But today I am out of work.

I looked for some and will look for more, but I did not find anything. I feel empty, useless. Save me from discouragement. In forced leisure, keep me available to help.

Awaken my imagination to new possibilities in me and around me. Rekindle my hope. Develop my energy. Make me keep confidence in you and in myself.

We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength In case of failure

Pray #14

I tried to succeed. I did everything to improve my situation. The opposite has happened.

I failed this exam, which would have allowed me to progress, or we preferred to give advancement to another, or even I ultimately failed in this endeavor.

Lord, I am calling you. Soften my bitterness. Don’t let my confidence crumble. Give me the strength to start over, otherwise or even elsewhere, if necessary.

We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength in time of betrayal

Pray #15

Lord, a loved one (a friend, my spouse…) betrayed me.

The friendship (Love) that lit up my life is scorned, trampled underfoot. And my heart is bleeding. I feel like everything is falling apart around me.

Lord Jesus, Give me the strength to overcome this difficult time. I ask for your courage, strength, and hope. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength in time of weariness

Pray #16

Disgust and weariness give me a taste of bitterness this evening. Your comfort, Lord, seems so far away.

I worked, struggled. I come to throw at your feet the weight that overwhelms me.

It is derisory, no doubt, compared to the sufferings of the world. But this weight is mine; it weighs on me now. You whose burden is light, help me carry with you, support others, and support myself.

Do not allow the little flame of hope to ever go out, deep within me. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for strength during an illness

Pray #17

You put in me the passion for living and moving forward.

When nothing is going well, and I say, “What’s the point of fighting?” I can still turn to You, pray to You and ask You to help me.

Give me a passion for living and moving forward. You chose me to make life triumph. You cannot let me down.

Lord, be my comfort, bring me this breath of hope that will sustain me all day.

You are my companion waiting for better days. With You, I will resume the road of life. And without end, I will proclaim your Love.

In conclusion

The prayers that we present here are sincere prayers that will help people go through anguish times and those who cannot get out.

The prayer for strength in difficult times is powerful because our God is mighty to save.

He said in his word, “Call to Me, and I will answer you and show you great and almighty things, which you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3).

Let’s not despair when we find ourselves in difficult times. Let’s stay calm and have the willpower to get ahead.

There will always be trial periods in life in which faith in God and self-confidence go hand in hand to overcome any moment of adversity that may arise together.

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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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