A Sad Heart – A Prayer For Sadness

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Prayer For Sadness

Oh Merciful Father, You who knows our innermost being, I come before You today with a heavy heart. Lord, the world around me feels dark and dreary, and I find myself in the depths of sadness. My spirit is low, and joy seems so distant. As David cried out in his time of distress, so I cry out to You, Lord, from the depths of my sorrow.

I know that You hear me, Lord. I know that You see my tears, and not one falls that You do not take notice. I trust in Your unfailing love and Your promise to be near to the brokenhearted. Even in my pain, I cling to Your promises.

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 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 56:8 You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.

Seeking God’s Comfort

Dear God, I need You now more than ever. This sadness seems to envelope me, casting a shadow over every part of my life. But I believe in Your Word, which promises me comfort and peace. I believe that You are the God who heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds.

Pour out Your healing balm upon my soul, Lord. I need Your comfort, the kind that transcends human understanding. I need the peace that comes from knowing that even in my sorrow, You are with me.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles.

Psalm 147:3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Hope for the Future

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

Oh God of Hope, I lift my eyes to You. Even in my deepest despair, I have hope because You are in control. I have hope because I know that my present pain will not last forever, but joy comes in the morning.

I look forward to the future with hope, knowing that You hold it in Your hands. I trust in Your promises of a better tomorrow, a future filled with hope and peace. My heart may be sad today, but my spirit rejoices in the hope of Your salvation.

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Psalm 30:5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

Cultivating A Heart Of Gratitude

Dear Heavenly Father, even as sadness fills my heart, I choose to give thanks. I am grateful for Your love, Your grace, and Your faithfulness. Even in this season of sorrow, I see Your hand at work. Every breath I take is a testament to Your sustaining grace.

Help me cultivate a heart of gratitude, Lord. Let my heart always find reasons to thank You, even when joy seems elusive. In every situation, I want to be able to say, “The Lord gives, and the Lord takes. Blessed be the name of the Lord.”

1 Thessalonians 5:18 Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 9:1 I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.

Give Me Strength To Overcome This Sadness

Sovereign Savior, my Gentle Jesus, my heart cries out to thee, Oh Lord, my God. Ease the hurt, relieve the pain, I release it unto You. These tears that fall and glisten, as the sun rises, long for that unspeakable joy they once knew.

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.

Dear Lord, I surrender my sorrow to You. I cast all my cares, all my pain, all my sadness on You, knowing that You care for me.

In my weakness, You are my strength. In my sorrow, You are my joy. I thank You for Your steadfast love that never ceases and Your mercies that are new every morning. Even in my sadness, I will trust in 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.

A Sad Heart - A Prayer Against Sadness

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  1. Father God, I bring my sister who has lost her husbsnd before you. Please ease the pain and loneliness which she is experiencing at this time. As she mourns her lost, give her the strength, joy and peace that only you can supply during this difficult time. In Jesus name I pray with thanksgiving. Amen

    1. I am feeling sadness but don’t know why exactly. I feel I’ve slowly lost motivation. I have been blessed but I also feel that I’ve allowed life troubles to overwhelm. I want to feel happy and motivated and full of life like I was once like. Not just focus on issues or problems or what I could of done better. I pray that God can instill in me motivation and to live a fuller life.

  2. Dear lord,
    I’m so sad don’t know what to do or say there is so many things going on in my life, I need you to help me and guide me on what to do, in Jesus name amen🙏

  3. Please pray for my depression and anxiety disorder..i cant go on living another day like this..its hell on earth..i would rather end my life. Please pray for me

    1. I pray for you to get better. You shall one day find peace in your heart and find something you love. Lord God is here for you, amen

  4. Heavenly Father,

    Today is one of those days that I cry, I hurt inside and I have no one to talk to but I know that God you are always there listening to my words and I thank you.
    I cry as I write this and pray Lord Jesus that the burdens be lifted and the hurt be washed away. I pray throughout the day for many different things, including just your presence in my life.
    I know God my prayers are heard and I just ask that you continue to help and protect my family and me as we go through our hurts and struggles.
    I Love you Lord oh God and I thank you for what you’re doing, what you’re about to do, and pray for your continuance in my life. Amen.

  5. My God is kind, deliverer mighty, holy,
    He heals me when am broken.
    In him, I live and move and have a being.
    Glorious is my father in heaven.
    Thanks for this message.
    I needed to meditate on it.
    Be blessed for sharing.

  6. Good afternoon Father God thank you for another day of life. Thank you, Jesus, for a new opportunity that waits for me. let your holy spirit help me on how to fulfill my duties for your glory. Thank you, Father God. I am honored to be your faithful servant in Jesus’s name I pray amen amen amen

  7. Good morning Father God . Thank you for another beautiful day . Pls lord protect me and give me financial freedom in Jesus mighty name amen.?

  8. Dear lord, please help me cause my daughter is blaming me for everything that is happening in her life. She is being attacked by evil spell with friends. But how come she is blaming me. Lord I need prayers for me to be able to help her facing all this situations. She left my house because she didn’t want me to talk to her. Amen

  9. 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.)

  10. 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

  11. I claim the sadness is gone dear Lord give me the peace only you can give me today and everyday
    Thy will be done
    Amen & Amen

  12. Amen
    In the name of Jesus I declare a complete healing for my son Taylher Annius from diabetic
    Thank you for this beautiful prayer
    God bless you all Christianstt

  13. Glory to god i need prayers for me an my children we just lose our mom am praying for wisdom and understanding lord give me strength and health in the mighty name of Jesus amen

  14. In The name if The Father,The Son and The Holy Spirit Amen
    Ooh Merciful Lord Jesus I thank you for having brought me all this far and so happy that ever since I started reading these prayers my life has changed spiritually I continue to pray that I receive The Holy spirit for the rest of my life Amen

  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. 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.
    Amen and Amen.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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!

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

      1. I claim Love Peace Love Joy Health Happiness by the precious blood of Jesus. Ease my weary mind
        I let go and let God
        I can do nothing with out you Lord
        The old I cast out into the sea, its a new day
        Thank you Lord Jesus
        I will bask in the glory of your Love Grace and Mercy
        Thy will be Done!
        Amen & Amen

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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

  30. 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 “

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. 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!

  34. 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

  35. 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.

  36. 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 🙂

  37. 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

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

      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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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 a lot 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!