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Powerful Short Prayer for Peace With Bible Verses

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Are you drained and weary, perhaps feeling like you’re losing it? Life may be hectic at times and feel like there’s no way out when you’re caught up in it.

To be honest, finding inner peace should be one of the most important things in life. However, we live in a world where it’s hard to find that peace. 

It seems like there is always something going on that causes anxiety and stress, from the news cycle, global conflicts to family dramas. Even when we think we’re safe, our minds are still racing with worries about what could go wrong in the future. 

We have a collection of prayers written by people from all walks of life who want to bring peace into their hearts and into the world around them. Whether you need help calming your mind after a long day or have been praying for peace for years these prayers will help you feel better about yourself and your place in this crazy world.

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Prayer for Peace When Going Through Sickness

Lord, I’m feeling weak and broken. The suffering of this illness is weighing me down. You’re the Lord of Peace and I pray for that peace right now because I feel like am losing it. Your word say’s come all who are weary and I am feeling very tired right now. I come to you praying for peace, the peace that surpasses human understanding that kind of peace is what I seek today.

I know you’ve heard my prayer, and I’m confident in this because I know you’re working on it. While I wait for you, please give me peace. In the name of Jesus, amen.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Matthew 11:28-30 28

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Peace After Losing A Job Prayer

Lord, am hurt, tired, and frustrated. It’s now two days after I lost my job, I still feel the pain it brought, I was with the company for over ten years and it seems like a dream that it’s gone. My life has been turned upside down as well as my family.

The bills are piling up and we don’t know how to make ends meet now. Even though am going through all this, am reminded of your word in Phil 4:6-7, I will not be anxious about anything, in everything even what am going through, I present it to you today in prayer with a grateful heart, and as you have promised that your peace will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, I receive it now. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself is the Rock eternal.

Isaiah 26:3‭-‬4 NIV

Prayer for Peace at Work

When I’m at work, there is so much noise and mayhem that it often overwhelms me. This can be a very hectic place to live out my Christian life. Prayer helps me stand strong because you are with me in the midst of this chaos.

Lord, thank you for your help during these busy days! I pray for peace over my heart and peace within our office walls. Make me a peacemaker and use my influence to help others feel your peace. I pray for the confidence to make decisions and be at peace with them, even if no one else shares my views. So help me God.

In Jesus’ name, amen!

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

Philippians 4:8

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Peace When Dealing with Loss

I’m hurting, I lost my dad recently and it’s really hard right now not having him here by my side anymore.

He was the rock in this family who always made sure we were okay, now it’s up to us to be there for each other. I feel like he is with me though because of my faith in Christ. So today as am writing this prayer for peace, I pray that you will heal our hearts and help us move forward without him forgetting that he has left a legacy behind here on earth.

Thank you for his life, thank you that he is in a better place right now and we will see him again. Though this suffering is very severe, I am certain that you will assist us in overcoming it. Lord, may our hearts be filled with peace and healing. Please help us deal with the tragedy of this loss and heal from the deep anguish we are now feeling. We adore you, dear Lord; thank you once again for your guidance over the years which has brought us to where we are today.

In Jesus’ name, amen!

13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13 NIV

Prayer for Peace in Difficult Times

When I am stressed out and anxious about everything coming at me right now with work, school, family responsibilities, and all the rest of it; help me Lord to take deep breaths and remember that you are always with me.

I need you to keep my heart and mind in Christ Jesus because I have been struggling with anxiety for a long time now. In your word, it says that when we seek first the kingdom of God everything else will be added unto us so help me Lord to do just that today. Prayer is what helps strengthen my faith and pushes away fear from taking over; please give me peace during this difficult season.

In Jesus’ name, amen!

The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.

Romans 8:6 NIV

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Prayer For Peace Of Mind And Heart

Dear Lord, today I pray for the peace of mind and peace of heart. May I find the strength to face my problems instead of running away from them, knowing that with You on my side, nothing is insurmountable. Please help me to remember that You are always with me and that my faith in you will carry me through.

Help me remember that the only thing more important than any problem I might be facing is Your Peace which surpasses all understanding! Amen. Today I chose to rest on your word in Psalm 23.

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures,

he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.

Psalm 23

Prayer for peace after a stressful day

Dear God, I come to you today with a heavy heart. I am tired and exhausted from the long day that has passed. I cannot find the strength to carry on, but I know that you are hereby my side. Please help me to release these feelings of worry and stress so that I can rest in your arms tonight. Your word says you give sleep to those you love. grant me a peaceful night’s rest. I love you and trust in your will for me, Amen

2 In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves.

Psalm 127:2

Today I am feeling so overwhelmed and exhausted that the thought of getting through this day is almost too much to bear. Help me Lord, as you know my present pain and suffering. You say in your word to not worry about tomorrow because you will take care of it, so I am holding on to your promise right now.

Today is the day that I choose to rest in you and ask for your Peace which transcends all understanding. Even though my mind is racing with anxiety about tomorrow please help me release these worries so that they do not keep me up tonight. In Jesus’ name Amen.

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Prayer to get Peace of Mind Over our Finances

Dear Lord, I pray that you will grant me peace about my financial situation. I know that everything comes from You and whatever happens, is for a reason; however, sometimes it can be difficult not knowing where we stand with money and bills right now. Please give us the strength to carry on without fear or worry. May we always remember that you are in control and will provide for us when the time is right! Amen

19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19

Deuteronomy 8:18 But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.

Prayer for peace in family relationships

Dear Lord, help me to remember that all I have and am is because of You. Help me to take a step back from the situation with my family members today so that I can find clarity for what it is they need from me.

Your word says you will never leave us or forsake us which means even in this difficult time we are not alone. Please bring restoration into our relationships as only Your Peace can heal these wounds between myself and those closest to me today! Amen

20 Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.

1 John 4:20

Bible verse about peace

Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you   and keep you; 25 the Lord make his face shine on you   and be gracious to you; 26 the Lord turn his face toward you   and give you peace.”’

John 20:21 NIV Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.”

John 14:27 NIV Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

Romans 15:33 The God of peace be with you all. Amen.

Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.

Psalms About Peace

Psalms 29:11 The Lord gives strength to his people;   the Lord blesses his people with peace.

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have those who love your law,   and nothing can make them stumble.

Conclusion: 

May God help you find inner peace through prayer during your most difficult times. By finding peace within ourselves we can spread peace throughout our world. May these prayers be a source of comfort and hope while you search for what it means to have true inner peace. Remember there is no greater gift than being at one with yourself, others, and God. Let this collection bring you closer to all three each day as a reminder that every single person on earth has the Right to Peace.

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