6 Good Prayers For Grieving Spouses

Matthew 5:4, Job 1:21
Dear Father, Your Word reminds us that “blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”. You also said, that You are the one who gives and takes away. Father, as I have lost my loved one during this season, I ask that you comfort me right now and that Your heavenly angels will be dispatched around me. So, please relieve me of my anguish in Jesus Name I pray, Amen.

Psalm 147:3, Philippians 4:7
Heavenly Father, I pray for Your peace to be upon me as I am grieving right now in this time of bereavement. Whilst it is normal for one to grieve, I pray that You will give me peaceful sleep and thoughts during this time. I pray that Your peace will transcend all understanding for me in Jesus Name. I ask that You heal my broken heart and bind up my wounds, this I ask, Amen.

Psalm 142:5, Psalm 46:1, Psalm 119:57
Dear Father, I come to you right now because I am dealing with the challenge of the loss of my wife/husband. I ask that you bring relief from my sadness. I speak a fresh blessing in my life. Will you lessen those painful feelings and thoughts because Your Word reminds me that You are my refuge and portion and a very present help in times of trouble. Thank You Father for hearing my cry, Amen.

Psalm 34:18
Dear Father, I thank You for the love that (name husband/wife) and I have been able to show one another during our time here on earth. Father, You understand the pain of loss and grief. But right now, I pray for healing from the pain of losing (name of husband/wife). Your Word says, that You are close to the broken-hearted and You save those who are crushed in spirit. I pray that Your presence, comfort and love will be with me. Father, grant help and guidance as I deal with such a loss in my life, this I ask, Amen.

Psalm 23:4
Heavenly Father, Your Word declares that “even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and your staff, they comfort me”. I ask that You will help me to apply Your Word in the midst of my loss and broken situation, knowing that You are with me. I pray that You will help me to remember the power of Your resurrection, this I ask in Jesus Name, Amen.

John 11:25
Dear Father, I pray that you will console my heart as I grieve for my husband/wife who has gone on to glory. Please bring comfort to my heart as I remember and reflect on Your promises. I ask that as I mourn, You will give peace, security and healing in the midst of my tears. I stand and trust in Your Word, that You are the resurrection and life and that He who believes in You will live, even though they may die. Thank You Father, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.