21 Powerful Bible Prayers for Peace

In a world where such destruction is so prevalent, finding some room for rest and peace is difficult. These powerful bible prayers for peace will keep you searching for relief, while maintaining strong hope for our future.

Prayer #1

Oh Mighty and Loving Father, we come to you today to ask that you grant us peace in the middle of our raging storms.

Give us the peace we desire within our mind, body and soul, so that our hearts would not be troubled even as the gale sweeps down upon us. As the future presents its own fears, calm our storms and settle our hearts.

Prayer #2

Father, You are great and mighty and worthy to be praised for You have promised to carry me, to sustain me and to hold me steady even into my old age. Thank You that in You there is nothing in life for about which I need be concerned – for I am safe in Your hands.. knowing that You will uphold me with Your righteous right hand.

Speak Your perfect peace into my heart, I pray, in the midst of the troublesome circumstances in which I find myself, and keep me resting in Your love and abiding in Your precious peace – in the strong assurance that You are mighty to save in every season of life.

Thank You for the thrill of childhood, the experience of youth and the lessons of adulthood – and now as I face the twilight years of my life, I thank You Father for Your never failing promises and Your ever present sustaining power.

Flood my mind with Your peace I pray and enable me to sleep at night in tranquility of heart, knowing that the angel of Your presence is with me throughout the hours of darkness. Praise the Lord O my soul and all that is within me bless His holy name, in Jesus name I pray, Amen.

Prayer #3

Lord, help me to really know Your love for me, that any fear I may have will disappear. Thank You for Your peace which surpasses comprehension. Amen

Prayer #4

O Gracious Father, give us peace within our homes. Be present in the middle of our petty arguments and fights. Be present in the homes of couples suffering from emotional, physical and mental abuse.

Dear God, give us the strength and comfort within our minds so that we will have the courage and wisdom to know when and how to walk away.

Prayer #5

Our Lord has promised us peace in these times of trial. He has provided a way for us to come to him in our times of need. The peace he can provide us can guard our minds and strengthen us. In his presence there is peace.

Prayer #6

Heavenly Father as we read the newspapers and watch the breaking news headlines on our TV screens, we recognise that troublesome times are here and men’s hearts are failing for fear of what is taking place in the world.

Lord I know that unless my hope is in You I too will find that worldwide events that are currently taking place will cause me to faint from fear. Keep my heart fixed on You I pray and keep me looking to You each moment of the day and help me to trust implicitly in Your Word.

Overshadow me and all those I love with Your love and grace and draw each one of us into an ever deepening relationship with Yourself and a ever deepening desire to know You more and to serve You better with each passing day – This I ask in the preious name of Jesus, Amen.

Prayer #7

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as he did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it;
Trusting that he will make all things right if I surrender to his will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with him forever in the next.

Prayer #8

Do not look forward to what might happen tomorrow. The same everlasting Father who cared for you today will care for you tomorrow and every day. Either he will shield you from suffering or he will give you unfailing strength to bear it. Be at peace, then, and put aside all anxious thoughts and imaginations.

Prayer #9

Lord Jesus,
we adore your cross
which frees us from sin, the origin of every division and evil;
we proclaim your resurrection,
which ransoms man from the slavery of failure and death;
we await your coming in glory,
which will bring to fulfillment your kingdom of justice, joy and peace.

Prayer #10

I become quiet and focused on the Spirit of God.
Alone with the presence of God, I feel a great serenity.
I rediscover how refreshing it feels to be calm and at peace.
I feel as if waves of peace are washing over me and clearing away any tenseness and anxiety.
I know that I am eternally one with God.
In Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.

Prayer #11

Dear God I ask for peace of mind. I pray that I am calm, collected and tranquil at all times today. I rest and relax in your presence. I let go of all anxious thoughts. I stop rushing and start praying. I let go and I let God. In Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.

Prayer #12

Lord Jesus,
by your glorious passion,
conquer the hardness of our hearts, imprisoned by hatred and selfishness;
by the power of your resurrection,
save the victims of injustice and maltreatment from their suffering;
by the fidelity of your coming,
confound the culture of death and make the triumph of life shine forth.

Prayer #13

Heavenly Father,
Our house is a place where we welcome you.
We give you freedom here.
Dwell within our family, may we feel you near.
Laugh with us, and dine with us, we listen out for you.
And when we sleep watch over us, we give ourselves to you.
We greet you every morning, we wake with you each day.
Please fill this home with heavens peace and lead our hearts to pray.

Prayer #14

Precious Lord, I give you praise for your abundant mercy and grace in all things. I want to thank you for your faithfulness even though at times of fall short in this life. Please grant me peace in my mind, body, soul and spirit. I ask that You heal and remove everything that is causing stress, grief, and sorrow in my life.

Please guide my path through life, and make my enemies be at peace with who I am, for I am Your child. Let your peace reign within our family, at my place of work, businesses and everything I lay my hands on.
I ask these things in your name, Amen.

Prayer #15

O Virgin Mary, Queen of peace,
you who stood at the foot of the cross,
obtain from your Son pardon for our sins;
you who never doubted the victory of his resurrection,
sustain our faith and our hope;
you who are enthroned as Queen in glory,
teach us the royal road of service and the glory of love.

Prayer #16

Father, please grant me peace of mind, and calm my troubled heart. My soul is so uneasy. I can’t seem to find my balance, so I stumble and worry constantly. Give me the strength and clarity of mind to find my purpose and walk the path You’ve laid out for me. I trust Your love, and know that you will heal this stress that I just can’t seem to shake. Just as the sun rises each day against the dark of night, please bring me clarity with the light of the Holy Father. Amen

Prayer #17

Dear God, so much in going on in my life that I don’t know which way to turn and I come to you – broken in spirit to ask You to calm my inner turmoil. I have tried to sort things out in my own way, but it is all futile – and in my poverty I come before You Lord and submit to You – asking You to grant me peace of mind and a quieting to my soul.

Please give me Your peace and Your strength. I know that without You I can do nothing but I also know that Your peace is poured into the hearts of those that trust in You with all their hearts – Lord I trust You now and give my life and future into Your hands,

Thank You God,

Prayer #18

Times are hard Lord Jesus and my soul is getting troubled and afraid – and yet I know You told us NEVER to be dismayed or troubled. Keep me I pray from thoughts that vex my mind, for I know Lord that they are destructive to my soul and serve so positive purpose.

Lord Jesus I know that only You can bring true peace to our troubles hearts. Thank You for the precious gift of peace that You have promised to Your children. Your peace is so different from what the world has to offer – You have promised that You will keep all in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You.. Keep the eyes of my heart firmly fixed on my Lord Jesus.

I ask this prayer in the name of Jesus Christ, my Saviour,

Prayer #19

Lord Jesus,
unite to your cross the sufferings of the many innocent victims:
the children, the elderly, and the persecuted Christians;
envelop in paschal light those who are deeply wounded:
abused persons, deprived of freedom and dignity;
let those who live in uncertainty experience the enduring constancy of your kingdom: the exiles, refugees, and those who have lost the joy of living.

Here is a great video from Pastor Rick Warren where he discusses how to keep from stressing out and to experience God’s peace in your life regardless of your circumstances.

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