Prayer for a difficult situation

Nobody wants to suffer. Nobody likes to feel hurt and pain. One thing that happens sometimes when things get difficult is that people move away from God. They might even get mad at him. So they stop praying. They put down their Bible. They might not go to church anymore. And eventually their heart grows cold. 

One of the problems we might face is that we want fast, easy solutions. But life and faith don’t work that way. We are complex creatures. Life is messy sometimes. But it’s also beautiful and worth living, even if we struggle.

Jesus shows us a more excellent way. He shows us how love, faith, and forgiveness can lead to miraculous changes. It may take time, and it may not go as we planned, but God’s plan always shines through somehow.

So double down on your faith when things get tough. Don’t set any rigid expectations. Instead, take the time to seek God. He will reveal his truths to you in due time. Have confidence that God’s Spirit is constantly at work. Let him surprise you with what you will learn about him and about yourself. Let God’s love speak to you.

Prayer for a difficult situation

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Can a mother forget the baby at her breast
    and have no compassion on the child she has borne?
Though she may forget,
    I will not forget you!

Isaiah 49:15

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Prayer for a difficult situation

O merciful Lord,

I’m facing difficulty. It’s so hard for me. I feel lost and confused. I just want to run away.

Help me, O Lord, I need you. Don’t let me grow cold. Instead, let me grow closer to you than ever.

Remove the obstacles and change the hearts. Let me love as long as it takes.

Your Word has told me, and I believe. Christ did not reject me. Instead, he bled for me. He took away my shame.

Tell my heart again, O Lord, I am your beloved child. Christ, my Rock, my Savior, may his Spirit prepare me come what may.

In Jesus name I pray,


30 thoughts on “Prayer for a difficult situation

  1. I need a miracle for my exhusband and I to come up with a fair decision with regards to the house we both own jointly
    Our lawyers can not come up with a fair split of the money’s after the things are paid I need it asap can not drag on with situation I am full of fear and uncertain I pray that things work out so I can put this behind me

  2. I need a miracle Now. I am facing homelessness again in 2 months time.Been in this situation 3 yrs after losing my life long home to a reverse mortgage on the coldest day of the year. Been bouncing from place to place never finding a anything sustainable nor affordable . We need a home of our own for us and our 4 precious rescue cats. NOONE will help us we have tried everything. We are at a loss. The local hotel we are staying at, struggling to pay for we have to leave by the middle of May and out into the street . We need a miracle. We need a home of our own. Please pray for us

    • I’m so sorry to hear about your situation Pammy. It must be so hard for you! I can’t believe it’s been 3 years. I don’t know if it will help, but this organization might have some resources for you:

      I will be praying for the Lord to open the doors for you!

      Send your providence and mercy, O Lord… pour out your blessings and your peace…. send your mighty Spirit in abundance…

  3. I have a court case, i want God to give me victory i want the case to end. Secondly i want a happy home, prosperity and blessings.

  4. Hello, I’m a 11 year old girl who is worried that they might not do well in secondary school. Please pray for me. I feel like I am moving further and further away from Jesus and the Holy Spirit. I am really worried about my schooling and if I might not go to heaven because I havent been reading the Bible often. I have repented to all of my sins and I know that God and Jesus have forgiven me. But I still keep sinning and worrying that I might be a lukewarm Christian. I want to give my full commitment to God. Please pray or me.

    From, Brooke.

    • Dear Brooke,
      You are a daughter of God! He will not turn you away because you haven’t been reading the Bible. Read the Bible because it is good for you. Read the Word to know Jesus better. But it is not an obligation. Remember, we are all sinners. Nobody goes to heaven for being perfect. We go there because of what Jesus did and does for us. We go to heaven since God loves us.
      If you can, please find a kind, wise person to talk about these things. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Don’t worry so much! It is clear that you have a heart that wants to please God. Let your heart love and be loved by Jesus.
      I will be praying for you!

  5. My nephew is missing, he has had some mental issues he spoke to his grandmother and father and didn’t make much sense, he is suicidal his walk away and turned of his phone its been about 8 hrs sense he spoke to anyone his about 18 or 19yrs old.. please send me a Pray to pass on to his loving family and friends that are Praying for his safe return. 🙏Thank you and God Bless 🙏❤

    • Dear Martha,
      I just saw this message. Oh dear… I’m sorry I didn’t respond sooner. Did your nephew come home?

      Please Lord… send Martha’s nephew home… restore him and bring him peace and healing… protect him and cover the family with your abundant Spirit… let your grace transform them and may they be unified in the heart of Christ… in Jesus name, Amen.

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