Prayer for Grieving Friend: When you’re suffering from the loss of a loved one, you can pray for any of the comforting verses found in the Bible. We’ve put up a lovely collection of sympathy prayers for you below, whether you’re struggling to find the right words to describe your feelings or you just want to send a sympathetic, Scriptural, and consoling prayer for a friend.
How to Pray for Someone Who Is Grieving
Prayer is communication with God. He instructed us to throw our troubles onto him, so we should heed his advice. Grief, despair, and an untamed sense of loss weigh heavily on your mourning friend. Pray to the Lord to take good care of him or her in those areas. Before you pray, think about sharing a Scripture with your friend. God’s Word has much consolation to share. Although praying a prayer or reading a scripture is not a miracle cure, we know that God’s Word is potent and that His Spirit is present when we pray for one another. Your friend or relative can find a lot of solace in these truths at this difficult time.
Prayer for Grieving Friend
Prayer For Those Who Mourn
Give comfort to those in mourning, eternal God, so they can face each new day with hope and the knowledge that nothing can undo what has been done for the good. May their lives be filled with happy memories, friendship-filled days, and your unwavering love.
Prayer to Renew our Hope
You are the God of life, O Lord. All things were made for your glory, and despite the fact that the world is fallen and been damaged, you sent your Son to provide healing, redemption, and restoration. That task has started, and while we wait for it to be finished, we lament.
But, we do not grieve as hopeless people do. You’ve committed to returning. Finally, you will triumph over death, and you will create a brand-new world. We have faith that everyone who has died in faith will be raised up and made new again in the likeness and image of your Son on the day we rise to see you.
Prayer for Friends Isolated by a Public Health Crisis
Loving Jesus, I offer prayers for my friends who are experiencing house isolation as a result of the public health crisis that is engulfing our country. I pray in particular for my elderly and single friends who are lonely at home and miss human contact and hugs. I ask that You would be especially present to them in a real way out of Your great compassion. O Lord, Your wisdom knows no bounds. I beg You to minister to their needs and to teach me how to benefit them from a distance. Amen.
Jewish Blessing of the Mourners
Those who are worn out and crushed by this mourning, let your hearts consider this: this is the path that has existed from the time of creation and will exist forever. Many have drunk from it and many will yet drink. As was the first meal, so shall be the last. May the master of comfort comfort you. Blessed are those who comfort the mourners.
Prayer for a Friend Whose Spouse Has Died
God, You are the one who helps the grieving. I ask that You provide my good friend, whose spouse has passed away, comfort and safety. My acquaintance must now make many difficult decisions and start a new life on their own while simultaneously suffering the loss of a longtime friend and lover. Give my friend peace in walking with You, wisdom in her choices, and joy in having family and friends around her. Amen.
Prayer to Come to Jesus
Father in heaven, my good friend is grieving very deeply. The grief process is extremely difficult, and the anguish we experience with the loss of a loved one weighs heavily on us. I beg you to carry her weight and free her from her toil. I also ask that you give her the rest of her soul that you have promised. You are a kind savior with a humble heart. That is precisely what my kind friend needs at this time. She needs a kind companion to ease the burden because she has been brought low. I ask that you do that for her so that she can rest as she grieves.
Prayer for Friends Whose Child Has Died
Lord of Mercy, I offer prayers to my cherished friends who have lost a kid. The grief they are going through right now is indescribable. But I am aware that You are close to those who are grieving. Lord, mend their broken spirits and heal their broken souls. Help them find solace in one another and the light in the shadows. Blessed Jesus, You have undoubtedly borne our woes. I ask that You help them get through this difficult time. Help me to treat them as good friends and to provide for their needs. Amen.
Prayer for a Friend Grieving a Parent’s Death
Father, please console my friend, whose parent has passed away. I’m grateful that my friend is aware of You and is able to approach Your throne of grace fearlessly in times of need in order to receive mercy. provide my friend comfort in recalling pleasant memories and inner tranquility. Our best solaces come from You, dearest Father. My friend’s soul may be touched by Your Divine Holy Spirit, who will provide joy and hope amid this deep sorrow. Please enable me to offer comfort and support to others during this difficult time. Amen.
Prayer for a Friend Grieving the Loss of a Dream
Lord, our Prince of Peace, I offer my prayers on behalf of my friend, who has lost a dream due to unlucky events. Be kind to him, help him to rise, and show him that there is still hope and that You have even greater plans for him. Allow me to be a source of solace and inspiration for him, and aid him in focusing on You and discovering the purpose You have for him to fulfill. Amen.
Praying for a Friend Suffering the Loss of Financial Security
Our Wonderful Provider, God, I offer prayers for my friend who has lost their financial stability. She regrets all the things she used to take for granted and is anxious about the future. Lord, assist her to have a steady heart and to trust in Your provision for all of her needs rather than to fear this bad news. We hope that the Lord will be kind in bringing her back to a position of security as she trusts You. You know she has always been generous to others who are less fortunate. Amen.
Prayer for a Friend Separated from Friends and Church Family
Lord our Provider of Strength I pray for my friend who recently moved to a new city and is mourning the departure of her church family and long-time friends. This change has been challenging, and I hope that my buddy will be able to stay in touch with us while also embracing her new life and making friends who share her values. Bring my friend to a good church where he can find a new family. May the knowledge that You are the closest Friend we could ever hope to have bring peace to my buddy. Amen.