Overcome Anxious Thoughts With These 7 Prayers for Anxiety

Anxious thoughts can easily become overwhelmingruining your day, disrupting a good night’s sleep, and wrecking your mindbut these 7 prayers are designed to soothe your anxious mind. Turn your worries into peace, by putting your faith in God. Renew your faith with these prayers for anxiety, or click play on the below meditations and listen to the prayers, as you fall asleep tonight.

Hope for the Hopeless

Dear God, fill my heart and mind fresh with your presence and peace. As I sleep, may Your Holy Spirit guide my dreams. Give me faith just like You gave faith to Elijah and the single mother. You were faithful to them, and I believe you’ll be faithful to me as well. Now, renew me as I rest in You, fill me with trust, Lord, and increase my faith, like You did with this single mother. Make me strong for tomorrow. In Jesus name, amen.

Steadfast Under Trial

Dear God, You are good and You are true. You see me in my trial, and though You have the power to stop it, You choose to allow this test. I don’t always understand why, but use this to refine me. Make me better. Help me to see you and keep my eyes focused on heaven. In the Name of God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen.

Unshakable Faith

Holy God, in light of the uncertainty going on in the world right now, we know that You have not left us to handle things on our own. Instead, Lord, You remain on Your throne as You always have and always will. You are high and lifted up! You are all-seeing, all-knowing, and almighty God. Thank You, Father, for being a constant presence in the midst of uncertainty. Thank You for never leaving us or forsaking us. In You, we find peace. We will follow the words of Your Son, Jesus, and believe that You can turn our troubled hearts into hearts of peace. Right here, right now, we release every bit of anxiety and tension caused by the unknowns. We believe You are sovereign. We believe You are in control. And we believe You are on Your throne. In the mighty name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

Jesus Calms the Storm

Dear God, fill my body and soul fresh with your presence and your peace. As I rest, may Your Holy Spirit guide my sleep. Give me trust that Your power and goodness will overcome every trial just as You calmed the storm and showed the disciples Your goodness. You were faithful to them, and I believe You’ll be faithful to me as well. Thank You that I can trust You to lead me through every storm. Now, renew me as I rest in You. Bring me joy and strength for for tomorrow.

Creation By God’s Word

Creator God, how wonderful are Your works. The heavens declare your glory. Even the rocks and trees cry out your goodness. By Your very breath…Your very word…all things came to be. How beautiful You are, my God and my Savior. I ask for Your presence, Your peace, and Your perfect rest tonight. In Jesus’ holy name. Amen.

Waiting on the Lord

Lord God, I so often find myself waiting.  At the grocery story, the bank, on the phone, and its hard.  It reminds me of how often I wait on you too Lord.  I confess it can be discouraging, so lift up my heart to live on your time and not mine..  In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Calm Your Mind Before Sleep

Dear God, let Your peace fill your child’s heart and mind as they rest.  As they fall asleep now, may Your Holy Spirit guide their dreams. Give them faith and courage just as You gave Peter faith and courage while he was in prison. You were faithful to Peter, and I believe that You will be faithful to this sleeping child as well. Thank You for surrounding and protecting them with Your angels. As you say in Psalm 91, “The angel of the Lord is a guard, he surrounds and defends all who fear You.” Now, renew this child as they rest in You. Fill them with trust. Bring them joy and strength for tomorrow. In Jesus name, amen.

Do you have a go-to prayer for calming your anxious mind? Let us know in the comments.

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