An abusive relationship isn’t just limited to physical violence. It can include sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, and may involve controlling also.
A lot of individuals are experiencing severe emotional, verbal and physical abuse in their relationship, and want to leave before it becomes too late.
If you’re such a person, these powerful prayers on how to get out of an abusive relationship are for you.
1. Prayed for Courage.
Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.
Almighty God, please help me because I’m suffering severely in an abusive relationship.
I pray that You give me the courage, strength, and resources to be able to protect myself, and my kids. I also pray for those around me who will also be affected.
Father, I ask that You bring people into my life to help me. I pray for Your healing and the softening of the anger that’s ravaging my heart. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
2. Prayer to Get Out of Domestic Abuse.
1 Corinthians 7:15 – Yet if the unbelieving one leaves, let him leave; the brother or the sister is not under bondage in such cases, but God has called us to peace.
Dear Lord Jesus, You see the type of cruelty that I’ve had to endure in this violent relationship. Hence, I humbly ask that You give me the strength that I need. And Your divine protection to get out of it.
Father, surround me with Your love and care and send me the right help, so I can walk out of this domestic abuse alive and in one piece. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
3. Prayer to Walk Out of a Violent Relationship.
Proverbs 22:24-25: Do not associate with a man given to anger, or go with a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways and find a snare for yourself.
Heavenly Father, You are Omnipresent, hence You see how violent, bitter, cold and callous my partner is. I pray You will grant me the grace to leave and never to look back.
Break any yoke that binds me to my abusive and violent spouse, so that I will be able to get away as fast as I can. Thank You, Powerful God, because I believe You will grant me this simple prayer request.
In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
4. Prayer for Freedom from a Contemptuous Relationship.
1 Timothy 3:2 – An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach.
Dear Father in Heaven, You understand my situation and You know why my spouse still has a firm grip on my heart.
Almighty God, I ask that You uproot this unrequited love that has kept me emotionally captive from my poor heart.
Save me from this contemptuous relationship and help me to walk out not further scarred physically or emotionally. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
5. Prayer to Walk Out of An Abusive Marriage.
Titus 3:2 – to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.
Almighty and Everlasting God, You know how I have painfully endured several years of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse in my marriage.
However, I always took everything in just because of my precious children. Lord, the situation has become very ugly, my life is constantly under threat because of the catastrophic anger that resides in my hubby’s heart.
O Lord, I fear losing my life in this charade of a marriage. Hence, I beseech You to come to my urgent rescue before it becomes too late.
Thank You Merciful God, because I know that You will come and save me as You promised me in Your word. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
6. Prayer to Leave An Abusive Spouse.
1 Corinthians 16:13 – Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
My Father, I need Your help to stop loving and caring about my abusive partner. Help me to stop loving him (or her) more than I love myself, so I can move onto the next path You have set for me.
Father God, Your word tells me that You are close to the brokenhearted, You, therefore, know my heart’s desire to walk out of this physically abusive relationship.
So I ask that You help me achieve this, give me double for my troubles and beauty for ashes because I need the ugliness I feel to be washed off.
Thank You for this prayer request that I’m awaiting answers to. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
7. Prayer for God’s Help.
Isaiah 41:10 – So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Heavenly Father, I feel depressed and miserable and I need help to get out of this toxic relationship. Abba Father, I have been in this difficult relationship for many years.
I have been verbally and mentally abused even physically too. O God, the thought of taking my life has always played in my head.
However, the thought of leaving my children with one parent who doesn’t even care is the only thing that has held me back.
Merciful Jesus, I’m at a point where I want to throw in the towel and just walk out, but for many reasons, I can’t seem to bring myself to do it.
Hence, I ask that You please help me Yourself or send me help. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
8. Prayer to Get Out of Abusive Marriage.
2 Timothy 1:7 – For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity but of power, love, and self-discipline.
O Merciful and Loving God, I have been used and abused, I need You to show me that You haven’t forgotten or abandoned me by getting me out of this harsh relationship.
Almighty Father, I need to get out of this abusive marriage. My husband (or wife) is verbally, emotionally, and physically abusing me even in front of our kids.
O Gracious God, I have prayed that he’d turn a new leaf for years now, but that hasn’t happened. Right now, I need him (or her) to be out of my life, so I can provide stability for my kids.
Thank You because I know You will grant my request in Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
9. Prayer for a Way Out When You Are Trapped in An Abusive Relationship.
Psalm 27:14 – Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!
Heavenly Father, I’m trapped in a distant relationship where I’m constantly abused and blackmailed. Dear God, I desperately need Your deliverance as all attempts to save myself have failed.
Each time I try, he finds me in any location I move to. Lord, I’m losing hope and faith in life, it seems the only way out is death, but I don’t want to go down that path.
So I’m asking from the deepest part of my broken heart that You be merciful to me, Lord, and save me. Give me a way to escape from this hard relationship that has left me physically and mentally stressed and emotionally drained. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
10. Prayer for When You Desperately Need to Get Out.
Mathew 14:27 – But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid
Dear Holy God, I have endured an egoist alcoholic who is also very violent, abusive, and manipulative. Father God, because of the limited fixed income I have been in this dark spot for many years now.
O Jesus, the horror that I’ve been through has totally changed me, I’m always afraid and can’t sleep as a result. Dear God, it appears I’ve wasted my entire life and now I’m clearly running out of time to be happy again.
O Lord, guide me out of this darkness, shine a light for me to follow in Jesus’ name I pray. Amen
11. Prayer to Walk Away from A Troubled Relationship.
Psalm 56:3-4 When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?
Dear Powerful God, I know I have been guilty of looking at my situation and not You. Sleep eludes me every night because of the torturing and life-threatening situation around me.
I need a break from all of these troubles, so I ask that You give me the strength and courage to get out of this situation. Thank You, dear Lord, because I know this unfavorable situation won’t last forever.
Thank You too, because You will help me to live the life that You, God intended for me. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
12. Prayer to End a Hurtful Relationship.
Isaiah 41:13 – For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.
Dear God of All Grace, I’m deeply sorry, my relationship with You hasn’t been how it should.
Even though I have failed You many times, I have tried to be a submissive wife for as long as I can remember. But all I have ever gotten are insults and humiliations.
Father, I feel emotionally stressed as a result of these. It feels like You have abandoned too. So I pray that You get me out of this messy situation that I’ve tried all I could to make work.
If You don’t do this for me, Lord no one else will. So I ask that You do as soon as possible in Jesus’ name. Amen.
13. Prayer to Get Out of a Hostile Relationship.
Matthew 10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Almighty and Everlasting God, I’m praying for Your help to get me and my kids out of this demeaning and degrading house of horror.
I feel broken and abandoned, called demeaning names countless times by my hubby who is cruel down to his soul.
Dear Lord, You can’t leave me with a spouse who shows severe signs of paranoia, delusion, jealousy disorder as well as bipolar disorder.
God, I want to end this severely toxic situation for the good of us all, so help me, dear God. I know You will make a way out for me because I trust You completely. In the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ, I have prayed. Amen.
14. Prayer for Healing from the Negative Impacts of Abuse.
Psalm 147:3 – He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Dear Father in Heaven, I humbly request that You replace all the overwhelming negative emotions and thoughts in my heart with Your peace and calm.
Gracious Holy Spirit, cleanse my heart and mind and make me whole again, so I can move past this sad phase of my life like it never happened.
I’m on the watch dear Father because I’m confident that You will heal me. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
15. Prayer of Thanks for Mighty Deliverance.
Psalm 9:1 – I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart.
Lord Jesus, Your word says if I ask anything in Your name You will do it, and indeed, You have done that.
Dear God, thank You because You have never disappointed me every time I placed my trust in You. I’m grateful because You heard my prayers and have healed me, made me happier, healthier, and filled me with inner peace and blessings.
Thank You for listening to me and for lavishing me with Your love and protection. Father God, thank You because Your words did not return to You void over my life.
Most of all, thank You because You granted my request and saved me from the abusive relationship that almost took my life. Amen.
With the above prayers to get out of an abusive relationship, you’ll find strength and courage to take the way out of that harmful relationship that God will provide for you.
More so, you will receive grace to find joy, peace, and hope again. Please share this article with your loved ones.