What to say to a friend who needs prayers?
“Dear Lord, I pray for my friend right now. I pray that you will help them with the struggles they are going through in this season. For you know exactly what they need in this moment. Draw near to them and let them feel your presence.
What is a good prayer for comfort?
Dear God, our world is hurting and broken. We pray for those who have lost loved ones this week, please comfort them in their grief and loss, cover them with your peace and presence, as only your Spirit can do. We know that in whatever we face, you are our peace and refuge, a very present help in times of trouble.
How do you pray for someone who is going through a hard time?
Prayers for comfort Words can’t express the ache in my heart. I feel pain every day. I pray to you as I am desperate for help. I need to know that you care, that you love me, be my refuge from pain, replacing my distress with peace, and be my strength when I feel weak and find it hard to carry on.
How do you encourage a friend?
5 ways to encourage friends and family
- Reach out. The first rule is that you’ve got to reach out to the person.
- Listen without judgment.
- Learn their love language.
- Don’t try to take over.
- Be specific and change how you offer help.
How can Christians encourage friends?
WAys to Encourage a friend: Pray Showing your friend that you care should extend beyond when they come over to tell you what hardship they’re going through. Ask how you can be praying for them. When you don’t know what to say, pray. When you don’t know what to say, pray!
What’s a good scripture for comfort?
Psalm 23:4. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Romans 8:38-39 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
What God says about comfort?
8. 2 Corinthians 1:3 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, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 9.
How do you pray for someone?
‘ I ask that you put it in my friend’s heart to seek you, so he can find you.” Pray that God brings other people into the lives of your friends who will show and share with them the love of God. God loves using many faces and voices to reveal his goodness to someone.
How do you pray for peace for someone?
Loving God, please grant me peace of mind and calm my troubled heart. My soul is like a turbulent sea. I can’t seem to find my balance so I stumble and worry constantly. Give me the strength and clarity of mind to find my purpose and walk the path you’ve laid out for me.
What is a good Prayer to say everyday?
Dear Lord, help me remember what a difference it makes when I make time with You a priority in my morning. Awaken me in body and spirit each day with a desire to meet with You and to hear You speak words of affirmation, assurance and wisdom over my heart as I prepare to go into my day. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
How do you pray specifically for something?
To pray specifically draws us closer to God and strengthens our faith and relationship with Christ.
- “When you pray, don’t babble on and on as the Gentiles do. They think their prayers are answered merely by repeating their words again and again.
What should I do to comfort my friend?
Don’t be afraid to console them. Give them appropriate verbal and physical support.
What does the Bible say about prayer for friends?
The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, And the Lord restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.
How do I comfort my best friend?
– First, make sure your friend is okay with physical contact! – Physical contact can be very comforting, but ask your friend if they are okay with hugging, cuddling, or any other type of touching before you do it. – Contact can make people feel better, but if they don’t want it, don’t do it.
How to pray for a lost friend or family member?
“When I was in my prime,God’s friendship was felt in my home.” Job 29:4 (NLT)