A Sad Heart – A Prayer Against Sadness

A Prayer Against Sadness

Peaceful, Loving Father, I humbly ask that you heal this ache in my heart, Oh Lord. Allow me to find that joy that I once knew.

The sadness of my heart consumes me. But I will not give in, for I am stronger than the mind games the devil tries to play on me.

Psalm 107:19-20  Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.  He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

Psalms 30:2   O LORD my God, I cried unto you, and you has healed me.


I will not give up

Even though I am hurt and the pain lingers on each day, I will not give up, for the battle is already won.

This sadness sickens my soul. These tears that hit my pillow at night longs to see happiness once more and I pray that You will open up a way for me.

Psalms 118:17  I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

Isaiah 41:10  Fear not, for I am with you. Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you, yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.


Give me Strength to overcome this sadness

I need You, Lord, now more than ever. This sadness in my heart craves to find that wonderful joy only You can give and that peace that passes all understanding. My heart cries out to You.

Give me strength, oh gentle Savior. In Jesus’ name, love, joy, peace and happiness will follow me wherever I go and this sadness within me will be destroyed, Amen and Amen!

Jeremiah 30:17  For I will restore health unto you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

1 Peter 2:24  Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.


Charles Stanley: Living Above Your Circumstances

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74 thoughts on “A Sad Heart – A Prayer Against Sadness”

  1. i am really blessed by these prayers for these are the prayers i need for my situation. i trust in the lord for breakthrough , for my heart is troubled and sad. i request prayer for my financial challenge.

  2. Dear Father God,
    Oh Lord,my God.
    My heart cries out to Thee.
    I am hurt and the pain linger on each day.
    I thank You,Lord,You has healed me.
    I need You,Lord,today and always.
    Through our Lord Jesus Christ.
    The sadness within my heart will be destroyed.
    Replace with joy,love and peace.
    There is no room in my mind for dark thought,and no space in my heart for unhappy feelings.
    Every condition and every task will be easier.
    In Jesus mighty name,love,joy,peace and happiness will follow me wherever I go.
    The sadness in my heart will go away.
    Hallelujah
    Amen and Amen.

  3. Love, Peace, Joy, Happiness will follow me wherever I go
    Lord Jesus, the sadness is gone by the precious blood of Jesus
    Amen & Amen

    1. Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ I pray for you to bring favor and new fruits of blessings into her life. May you move her into a new level of blessings, thank you in advance for your promises that whatever we ask in Jesus name, we will receive. Let your will be done in Jesus name.

  4. Believe in God, and all blessings will be answered
    God shuts a door for a reason
    Stop knocking on it, God will open at the right time because I pray and believe in the Lord. AMEN!!

    1. Dear saints, I am A deaf married woman from Namibia. Thank You, God And all blessings for my family. Please pray for my son staying in the prison. That God will change in his life. He will trust and believe in God. In Jesus Christ name, Amen.

  5. Dear Heavinly Father,
    I thank you Lord God that you have faith in me to guide my way all through this day.
    To keep me safe and secure.
    To provide for my every need, even before l ask.
    To eliminate the darkness in my life.
    To show me the right and worthy way, determine my direction and my mind.
    Take away all negative thoughts and attitudes and replace with love and positivity.
    Dear God I thank you for all the wonderful gifts you have given me and I pray now, for my circumstances to change and l humbly ask for a renewal of hope
    In Jesus mighty name I pray
    Amen and amen

  6. Dra.Lily Dahlia

    Dear Father God,
    I thank you Lord,to give me the strength and bring peace in my heart,that peace,that passes all understanding.
    I need You Lord,today and always.
    My heart cries out to Thee.
    Through Our Lord Jesus Christ.
    The sadness within my heart will be destroyed.Replace with joy,love and peace.
    There is no room in my mind,for dark thought,and no space in my heart for unhappy feelings.
    I thank you Lord,for the gift of this day.So I start this day with a clean mind and a happy heart.
    Thank You Lord Jesus,for everything You have done for us all.
    Bless us with Your love,goodness and mercy.
    In Jesus mighty name.
    Amen and Amen.

  7. I just want to thank you for your powerful words of pray each and everyday it gives me hope and the faith to hold on God bless you

  8. Please pray for me and my children. The pain of my husband’s passing, their dad, is still so constant and unbearable. Please pray that the Lord God hears our cries today and brings us closer to peace and joy again. Amen.

    1. Dear Heavily Father,
      I pray to you with all my heart.
      I thank you for all the wonderful gifts you have given me…l now pray for the sadness in my heart to be taken away and replace with joy and happiness. I pray to you Lord heavily father to hear my cries, my hopes,
      I thank you Lord for the encouragement and strength.
      In Jesus mighty name
      Amen

  9. Please pray for me I am going through somethings dealing with my family myself and other things. I am just tired and need healing from all of this and there to be peace and love in my life and in my family life as well. Also praying for my husband to find me that God has for me because l am tired of being alone.

    1. I know what it feels like to be alone, most Christians would respond by saying you are never alone, Christ is with you. The truth is that while we are in this fleshly body, it desires intimate relationship. The prayers above are definitely encouraging, I reccomend listening to a sermon by Charles Stanley living above your circumstances. Because that’s what it’s going to take while you are waiting on God to answer your prayers. Hope this helps in Jesus name I pray….Amen!

  10. Oh loving Savior Jesus Christ, only you know the sadness of my heart. Locate me Lord so I can experience that joy, peace and happiness. God I know you know my name. Amen. I am expecting a breakthrough for me and my family in Jesus Christ name. Amen.

  11. I give You thanks my dear Heavenly Father,for You are my strength,give me energy to stand strong throughout my day.
    The sadness within my heart will be destroyed,replace with joy,love and peace.
    I start this day with a happy heart.
    There is no room in my mind for dark thought,and no space in my heart for unhappy feelings.
    I thank you for the gift of this wonderful day.
    I am blessed.
    I am not worry about anything.
    Because my dear Lord Jesus Christ always be with me.
    Thank you Lord Jesus,for this day,You give me peace and light for my way.
    In Jesus mighty name I pray.
    Amen and Amen.

  12. Marie vonne Auguste

    Peace shall follow me all the days of my life. Even when its hurt. Please help me to pray that my kids will be closer to me. Help me Lord. Amen.

    1. O Lord, please be near this child of yours during this time of saddnes. Enter her heart and keep her in your grace and sight. Always stay beside her keep your angles near and you Lord in you refuge and give her strength dear lord. We always pray these sacred prayers in your precious mighty name Amen.

  13. I love the positive response of the heart. Yes, I am sad, but my redeemer lives. He will mend, and heal the sadness in my the heart.Continue to fight , the word fight, the enemy brings to your the mind. God is always greater than the negative thoughts in our mind.

  14. Please pray for me – My Daughter and have never gotten along though the years – and its very sad now – causes fiction in the family – she’s 48 and I am 72 – I pray that God Heals us both – that we may have at least Harmony – this breaks my Heart!!

    1. I pray that we both resolve issues with our children. I pray and ask God to bring us close to our children. And from this point forward never let us be estranged from our kids.

    2. I know what u are going through because I am going through a little of what u are going through. I will be praying for u just hang in there.

    1. In the name of jesus i plead the blood over your financial troubles. With mustard seed faith i believe your financial troubles are resplved.

  15. Please pray for me
    My heart has been sad for a long time
    Lord, give me Peace, Joy, Love, Health, Happiness
    Thy will be done
    Amen & Amen

    1. Be strong,courageous,and firm, fear not nor be in terror before them,for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you.He will not fail you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6

    1. Lord please heal this child of yours. Clean her temple as you would clean freash linen. Keep her in your Mercy Lord. Send your Angels to comfort her in this time. Lord Jesus we praise you most high and for ever worship you Lord. In you Mighty name we pray Amen.

  16. My dear Father in Heaven.
    I praise and give You thanks for always be my side,give me the strength,so that the sadness in my heart within me be destroyed.
    Dear God,I pray that today,Let me rest and not be weary about anything in my life.Amen
    I start this day with a happy heart.
    I accept God’s gift with gratitude and see the wonder all around me.
    There is no room in my mind for dark though and no space in my heart for unhappy feelings.
    Every condition and every task will be easier.
    In Jesus mighty name I pray.
    Amen and Amen

  17. Uplifting and encouraging words…My heart rejoice in you Lord !

    Pray also for me ..for lifetime partner … for God said in His word that ‘ fwo is better tna one “

  18. Please pray for my husband. My husband and I are divorcing. I know he is hurting just like my children and I are. He is mixed up with a group who call themselves Israel United in Christ. I pray that God would open his eyes to these false prophets and remove his heart of stone and give him a heart of flesh. Please pray for him. Thank you.

  19. Please my lord you come first in my life and I pray and beg you to help heal this pain I cannot stop crying I have no friends or any support from no one but you and my 4 year old daughter needs me all she has is me . Please god and everyone pray for me for I just want peace I just want to be happy and to find work so I can provide a home and food for my dAuhjter and me . In the name of Jesus amen

    1. Your prayer has been heard by many and I your sister on earth also pray for you and your daughter. Take comfort in the fact that you will never be alone with the love the Lord by your side and his disciples on earth today. x

    2. Lord please comfort Alexis. You know her needs and you will provide for her. Jeremiah 29:11-13 “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to help you and prosper you not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”. God is with you Alexis always. He his so faithful. Keep praying to him. He will bring the right people into your life and open doors for opportunities as well to help you and your daughter. God bless you.

  20. Brenda Parks-Brown

    God knew what I was going thru and sent the right prayers at the right time. God is an on time God! My sadness is gone and my tears are all dried up! Amen!

  21. I praise You my dear Father in Heaven.I need You each and every day and forever.
    Dear Father, I give thanks to You for always be my side,give me the strength, so that the sadness in my heart within me will be destroyed.
    I know that ,In the name of my Lord Jesus Christ,Love,joy,peace and happiness will
    follow me wherever I go.
    The sadness in my heart will go away.
    Thank you Lord,for all You have given for us all and help us all.
    In Jesus mighty name I pray.
    Amen and Amen.

  22. Please pray for me to remove all those blockages in my life to be remove in Jesus name, help me to find a prayer to quiet my heart and remove all fear and anxiety from me, help me to stay focus on the mighty one in Jesus’ name amen

  23. Please pray for me as I’m troubled with guilt and remorse of my dog buddy disappearance. Ever since he went missing a week ago I been feeling anxious and troubled. I need this to go away and God to help me be patient and wait on him. If its his will for my pup buddy to come home with us again. And have faith that God is taking care of him.

    1. Raciela P. Manuel

      Hope your doggy friend will come home the soonest so that both of you will feel each other’s love… I feel you ‘coz I have a dog daughter too and I love her soooo much. Don’t know what to do if I lose her too because she’s the only one giving me happiness and love.

  24. I praise You dear Heavenly Father,how I love You, i adore You.I lift Your mighty name over all the earth, and I lay my life before You.
    I humbly request that You strengthen me everyday in everything I do in my life.
    And thank you for give me strength, when I feel so sad in my heart.
    I humbly ask that You heal this ache in my heart,
    oh.Lord.
    I will not give up,because my Lord Jesus,be my side.I pray that You open up away for me.
    Thank you Lord.
    In Jesus mighty name.
    Amen and Amen.

  25. My Lord your word is yes and Amen, i know the moment i read this, all the sadness in me is out and am in joy and happiness now.. thank you Lord, your word is yes and Amen… I LOVE YOU SO MUCH ALMIGHTY FATHER

  26. Bless all of you. I have no answers. We all have our crosses to bear. And when one cross hits, then another, then another… it’s very hard to keep putting our faith (if we have one) in front of our worries. Sometimes there is no time to recoup when they hit back to back many times over.

    I know this first hand by receiving many crosses to bear, especially over the past 3 years. Trying each time to put them in the Lord’s hands before the next would hit. There was a final blow that caused me to have a heart attack. There were no blockages or parts of my heart not working. The doctors diagnosed me with, “Broken Heart Syndrome.” Also known as: “Stress induced heart attack.”

    All we can do is the best we can, when we can, wherever we can. Talking to people is comforting to know there are others out there carrying the same cross. Also, I have found that feeling sad is sometimes comforting; it causes me to be still and quiet.

    Take time to be kind. There is always time to be kind.
    Lucy

  27. Ever since a heartbreak 3 years ago, I have been sad, angry. I never thought I will end up like this now. I feel disappointed in myself and I can tell even my family is disappointed in me. How can I wear a smile when I am weeping inside?
    My little business isn’t doing well. I have lost money. I have no helper, nobody who cares about me. I feel mocked. When will God answer my prayers?

    1. Just lift it all up to the Lord. Surrender all your pain, heartaches, disappointments, everything… Only He can heal you. But be patient and have full trust in Him. Will be praying for you 🙂

  28. My name is Josean and I’ve been going through a lot and I believe in Jesus and God. Also, I just feel like I’m here all alone. For the second time, I’ve lost my family and just a few days ago I lost another brother who was shot and killed. I don’t know what’s in store for me but I am scared. I just ask that everyone keep me in their prayers. I’ve been homeless, lost my job and I’m to the point where I just want to give up completely.

    I’ve been through a lot. Shot in the head at 16 years old, I’ve seen death. I just wonder why am I still going through all this pain. I can barely bare this anymore. Idk what to do. I’ve lost everything that mattered to me. These tears won’t fix anything. At the end of the day, I’m still heartbroken and sad every night. I just ask that God comes into my life and help me. Show me the way, in Jesus name I pray, amen ????????????????????????

    1. Sandra,
      My heart is sad for you Josean…….it is an evil world out there,I pray God will lift you up, and show you a better way.

      Carol Ann,
      Your in my prayers Josean

      Josette
      Put it all in Creator’s hands. Let him do for you.

      Misty
      Know that you are never alone and there are so many that care… i pray that you soon will feel the warmth from those blanketed around you, that you find strength to hold on for Gods plans are mighty.

  29. I am a Christian of little faith. I try to be good and follow my heart, but it has led me to do some “not so good things” in my life. I am a 34 year old male who has been homeless for a month. I became homeless when my EX had me put in jail (long story) for 3 weeks. I lost everything. My love, my daughter, my home and my job.
    Luckily I was a able to get my job back and have a home lined up soon. But I hit more walls on my path to recovering (an even longer story.) But the reason for this comment from me is because I feel I have suffered a great loss for the past 30 years. Parents divorce, sexually assaulted as a kid, drugs, death of a girlfriend in my arms, lost connection with family, leading to today…I have extreme depression, paranoia, anxiety, possible P.T.S.D. from everything that has happened.
    I try reaching out to GOD, I talk aloud on long nature walks explaining my feelings and my heartbreak asking for guidance, a smoother path, happiness, etc etc etc but it seems like I am unheard. I hear my own voice talking back to me asking myself questions, just to make it easier to talk aloud. I probably come off as schizophrenic but it’s never negative towards me. I’ve used that inner voice since I was a kid.
    But it feels like I’ve never been heard, ignored even. The things that are making me survive on the streets, I know are from my own strengths. The voice, also my own.
    Some would say that’s GOD working through me, than why a lifetime of pain? What am I doing wrong? Do I need to read a bible? Pray more? Beg for forgiveness for all my mistakes? What exactly? What lesson do I have to learn from all this? Losing everything and losing my mind to gain it all back? It would be easier if my faith hadn’t died a long time ago. I still know there is a force out there higher and greater than all of us, I am just to blind to see it in my case I guess. Sorry, for the long message.

    1. Please stay strong. Your story is not my story but I fell your pain. And we are his chosen ones. We will have a testimony that will blow our minds. The doors are opening and this is the season that we are going to another level. Just stay strong. It’s hard I know. Right now I’m broke, depressed and waiting on the lord for my breakthrough and it’s in the way. So rejoice. Love you all.

    2. Yvonne Marie Miller

      Jay do not despair, do not give up, do not stop reaching out to your Heavenly Father because He does hear you and He will bring you though this time of hurt and pain. You have traveled a difficult path and for a long time but sometimes Jay that is what God asks us to do. He breaks us down so He can build us up again better than we were, its a little like being under construction. God demolishing a building then re-builds something new and pleasing to His eye. Sometimes we need to go through these stages so that we can receive the best God has for us in our lives. As I read your story its as if you we’re being stripped and there is a mass of broken pieces everywhere in your life. But as your heart and soul begins to get restored and reshaped, you are being healed Jay, you are being renewed, and when you have gotten rid of everything that has you bound, just like the new building, you will be new,whole and ready to walk in your true purpose for God. That is just how my heart sees Gods great Plan for your life and God is always faithful He will never break His promises. God Bless.

  30. Why Jesus never hears my prayer? I’m having a really hard time now! I just want to study. Why’s everyone looking down on me?!! I hate my life! I wish I’ve someone else’s life.. it would be amazing.. ????????????

    1. Yvonne Marie Miller

      Dear Tina, The Bible tells us that God does answer our prayers. John 16:24. But there are a few things we should remember…God’s answer may not always be what we were hoping for. His answer sometimes is simply “no.” And His answer might be something we’ll never really understand. In any case, His answer is always the best answer for us. He loves us so very dearly, and His answers to our prayers are always what we need …even if they are not really what we want. If you’re praying for something and it seems God does not answer, “please keep on praying” until God speaks to your heart and tells you to stop. Keep on praying until He says yes or no. God has an amazing plan for your life Tina and His plan will be reveled only in His time. I held you up today in prayer, that your studies will progress well, and that God will work though them to bring about a successful career. God Bless.

  31. Thank you Lord Jesus in advance for everything «» I believe you are my strength in each day of my life. Kindly continue to guide my way, lead my path so I can follow according to your riches in Glory. I need you Lord, I can’t do anything without You. Be alwyz the first and the center of my life, in Jesus Holy mighty name I pray «» amen

  32. Lord I pray for my little daughter Gesselle Ganslandt to be protected against evil fighters, drunkerds, evil deceitful people. Father, give her courage and encourage. My daughter Gesselle: To become brave and not give heed to strangers and evil people. And please don’t discourage my little girl Gesselle Ganslandt. Bless her with good dreams and energize her body, mind and soul. My heavenly Father, I’m standing alone at this young age with this little infant. Father, bless all the other children and don’t discourage them. Heavenly Lord. Amen

  33. Please help me pray for my sadness due I lost my youngest daughter who is 15 years old on December 02,2016. She took her own life and now left me crying and missing her so much everyday. We needs healing from all this sorrows. My husband,me and my kids went to alots this month of December,2016. We miss and love her dearly. We needs help praying so we can have the strength to moving forward. Thank you really much for praying for us.

    1. I can’t imagine what are you guys going thru. But just this week I started to read the Bible and pray more. I am going thru a tough path myself but I don’t want to run away from God.
      I want to run close to him. Because I know it is where I can find the peace and happiness I’m looking for. In this moment I pray for your family, I asked God to restore your soul and your family for this loss. Amen!

  34. Loved the prayer a lot and helps me out too with my broken heart.
    God’s words touched the ones with a broken heart.
    Will keep all the broken hearts in my prayers. Thank you for sharing this post Christianity.com. God bless you’ll Christianstt.com

  35. Tuzna sam puno, toliko da boli…svaka suza, svaka kap, svaka misao….molim se da mi oci ponovo vide, molim se da ponovo cujem, molim se da dusa nadje ponovo radost, jer sad je tako mracno i tiho oko mene.

    Translation:(I’m sad a lot, so much that it hurts … every tear, every drop, every thought … .molim that my eyes can see again, I pray that once again I hear, I pray that the soul finds joy again, because now it’s so dark and quiet around me.)

  36. Amen! Great prayer for so many troubled in their hearts. God bless you more

    Almighty Father,
    Many hearts are troubled deep
    Tears flow as they are sorrow filled
    Only Your great love and compassion can heal
    And bring these hearts to peace
    Amen! 

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