10 Powerful Prayers for Families in Crisis

So many of our families have been in crisis for some time, and today is more difficult than ever. Here are 10 powerful prayers to help you pray for other families in crisis, and also for your own family.

Prayer for Families in Crisis Around the World
Eternal Father, strong to save, we lift up families around our globe who are in crisis. So many are suffering from epidemics and other diseases, from abject poverty, from homelessness, hunger, war, and from violence because of their faith. We ask for Your people to minister to these families in their desperate need, so they will see the love of Christ in action. Give them relief and comfort. Amen.

Prayer for Wisdom for My Family in Crisis
O Lord, my Solid Rock, I come to You on behalf of my family in crisis. We have to quickly make a number of decisions. Please give us Your wisdom and guide us in each step. May we make well-informed decisions for our family that will make the best of this misfortune. We pray that You will enable us to recover all that has been lost. Give us discernment and foresight on how to turn this situation around. Amen.

Prayer for Comfort and Healing for My Family in Crisis
Our merciful Savior and Healer, please come alongside my family as we pass through this crisis. Bring comfort and soothe our troubled hearts. Minister physical and spiritual healing. We thank You that You are our loving God, ever-present and near to the brokenhearted. We thank You for the abundance of Your loving devotion. Be merciful and heal us, for we are in deep distress. Amen.

Prayer for Peace and Calm for My Family in Crisis
O God, our constant help in trouble, be a shelter in the storm for my family. As we endure this crisis, bless us with supernatural peace and calm. Hear our cry for mercy and accept our prayers. We take refuge in You, our rock of refuge. Let us not be undone by this crisis, but rather prevail through it and become stronger than ever. We thank You that You are our shield and You save the upright in heart. Amen.

Prayer for Unity and Joy for My Family Through Crisis
O God, our holy Three in One, bring unity and joy to my family, even as we are in the midst of this great trouble. May these stressful times not bring dissent and disagreements, but rather bind us together as one. May we help and support each other through this crisis. Bless us with the inexpressible joy of the Lord despite these dire problems. May we sing and praise You through the storm. Amen.

Prayer for Family in a War Zone
Lord our great Protector, minister Your safety to us in this present danger. Calm our anxieties as war rages around us. Defend us from harm to our bodies, our property, and our peace of mind. Place an impenetrable shield around us. May all adversaries retreat. We thank You that You are our stronghold in times of trouble. We thank You for not forsaking those who seek You. Amen.

Prayer for Family’s Faith and Trust in God in Time of Crisis
Father, You are our mighty Fortress, never failing in Your care and provision for us. When we are tempted to be fearful or anxious because of this crisis, remind us to place our faith and trust in You. You alone are our help through these prevailing dangers. We know the great adversary seeks to do us harm, but we resist him and flee to You for help. We know You do not ignore the cry of the afflicted. Amen.

Prayer for Family to Overcome This Crisis
O Lord our Advocate, we thank You that You contend with those who contend with us. We thank You for fighting our battles for us. And now, merciful Lord, strengthen us to be overcomers in this crisis. In the name of Jesus, we declare that no weapon formed against us shall prevail. We thank You that You work all things together for the good of those who love You and are called by You. Amen.

Prayer for My Family Members
Gracious Father, I lift up my family members to You who are suffering through crisis. We thank You that You help us in our weakness. We thank You that when we don’t know how to pray, Your Holy Spirit intercedes for us with groans too deep for words. We thank You that when You are for us, nothing can be against us. And now, we pray that You deliver us from this time of affliction. Amen.

Prayer for My Family’s Loss
My God of restoration, we ask for Your care and comfort as we mourn this loss. We are grateful that no trouble or distress and not even death will ever separate us from Your love. We thank You that when faced with this great calamity, we are more than conquerors through You who love us. Lift us out of this time of grief and loss and set us in a safe place. Bring joy and hope to us, once again. Amen.

Author Bio
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years. If you would like to reach out to contact Natalie, then go here to send her a message.