Coronavirus Prayer of Comfort

 

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Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali

Comforting Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you that as a believer in Jesus Christ I can rest in the same promise that You made to Israel in 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, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

In this time of unprecedented chaos and uncertainty in our nation and world, I ask You to lead me in the paths of righteousness. Teach me how to draw comfort from You on a daily basis. Direct me to Scriptures, music, and fellowship opportunities that exalt Your Name and encourage me.

If I get anxious or overburdened with all that is happening, remind me to practice what is written in the old hymn, All Your Anxiety:

“Is there a heart over bound by sorrow? Is there a life weighed down by care? Come to the cross, each burden bearing. All your anxiety leave it there. All your anxiety, all your care, bring it to the mercy seat, leave it there; never a burden He can’t bear, never a friend like Jesus.”

Enable me to share the same comfort You are giving me with those You have put in my realm of influence, such as my friends, relatives, children, and grandchildren. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

In Jesus’ precious Name, thank you for the comfort of Your Word, the Bible. Amen.

P.S. If you cannot say “the Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” like David did in Psalm 27:1, we encourage you to look at the salvation tab.

Prayer About Trusting in God as My Fortress and Refuge During the Coronavirus Crisis

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Photo taken in Colorado.

Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Cara, Photography and Editing: Ali

Protecting Heavenly Father, in Jesus’ Name, thank you for the image Psalm 59:16 portrays of You being all around me. I praise You for being my strong anchor against all foes. But I will sing of Your power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Thank you for the promise of power in Your Word. “You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.1 John 4:4

What a wonderful comfort it is to know that as your child, I can always find refuge in You, my fortress. Teach me how to better grasp the concept of Your faithfulness and to experience it through Your Word.

You have told me many times in Scripture that You want to be my first line of defense. Therefore, I bring You the following concerns about the Coronavirus: ___________________.

I ask that you will direct all of my family with the wisdom of where to go and not to go. Encourage each of them to rely on their Godly training in all situations. Provide protection and comfort to them in this difficult time.

I release these concerns to You so that I, by faith, may receive Your mercy, grace, and help in my times of need. “Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16

I ask that unbelievers and believers in many parts of the world who are suffering from this crisis would turn to You as their Savior or as their shelter and refuge.

Thank you that I can rest in Your powerful might, which is stronger than any method of self-defense I could ever devise.

I ask and pray these things to You in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

P.S. The promises in these verses will only work for you if you are a born again believer in Jesus Christ. If you need guidance in making this decision, see the Salvation tab on our blog. There is no more critical time to make this decision than now.