Prayer for the hardest times

Although we all face challenges, some situations in life are more extreme than others. When you’re at your limit–and life seems like it’s falling apart–it is very hard to keep the faith.

But don’t give up. Even though you might not see it now, God is still with you. Jesus has not abandoned you.

Remember, God can make a miracle. So pray for it. Also, he can send people to help you. So ask for help too.

Dig deep into your faith. Don’t be afraid. Trust in the Lord to deliver you!

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Prayer for the hardest times

Audio message about this prayer from Vincent:

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Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

John 17:25-26

For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,

Philippians 1:29

Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.”

John 6:68-69


O merciful Lord,

Only you truly know how hard life is for me. Only you know how much I hurt. Where can I go but to you?

The pain is so deep, I can hardly bear it. Only Christ on the cross helps me understand.

And so, I hold on tight to my Lord. I offer my wounded heart wide open to your mercy. Only my soul fully knows how much faith means to me now.

I seek heavenly justice, and I receive the peace that only a handful will know, a deep intimacy with Christ granted to those that suffer deeply, as I do. As he did.

So despite the pain, betrayal, and injustice—I will believe.

Despite the hurt, my trust in God is unshakable.

And beyond my earthly limits, I am free & at peace, in Christ, my Resurrection, my Life.

In Jesus name,


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