7 Powerful Prayers for Father Passing

Romans 6:4
Lord I mourn right now at the loss of the person I loved intensely – my father. I thank You for blessing me with him. I thank You for giving me hope in this sad time. We were buried with you in baptism into death, so that just as You were raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. Thank you for allowing my father to live again in perfect peace in Your kingdom, I pray that this hope comforts my family and I during this difficult time, Amen.

Philippians 3:20
Dear God, our commonwealth is with You in heaven and from it we await You a Savior – Jesus Christ. Lord we magnify Your Name because it is You who will change our lowly body to be like Your glorious body, by the power that enables You to subject all things to Yourself. Father, we thank You because we know that our father who passed is with You in his glorious body in heaven. So, we thank You because we know that his death on earth is not the end of his life. Lord, we find comfort in knowing that we too will get the opportunity to be with You in heaven and reunite with our father, Amen.

Isaiah 41:10
Eternal Savior, I will not fear for You are with me! You are my God, Your Word declares that You will strengthen me and help me. Lord, You see my heart, mind and soul! I ask that You strengthen each area of me as I struggle to stay strong during the passing of my father. Lord please uphold me with Your glorious right hand! I pray that Your divine strength keeps me all the days of my life, I pray that Your Word surrounds me and resonates in my heart during this hard time. Lord I love You, adore You and need more of You right now, Amen.

Romans 8:38-39
Dear Lord, we are convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present or the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of You which is in Christ Jesus. Lord, even though we have lost our father, we have not lost Your love and neither has he. So, we thank You for Your love which surpasses all things and we bless You that Your love is our comfort as we mourn. Lord, we pray that Your love envelopes our family so that we do not become broken and bitter by the pain that we feel right now, in Jesus Name, Amen.

John 14:1-8
Father, honestly right now my heart is troubled. But Your Son tells me that in Your house are many rooms, if this were not so He would not have told us nor would he have told us that He was going to prepare a place for us there. Your Son also said that He will return and take us with Him so that we can be where You are. Lord, I know that my father is with You in heaven and I thank You that a place was prepared for him there. Lord I pray that the idea of my father living eternally with You brings peace to my heart, Amen.

Psalm 34:18
Oh God, I am so broken-hearted without my father. I know that he is with You in heaven but the loss hurts. I do not know how to find peace with this so please help me. Your Word tells me that You are close to the broken-hearted and that You save those who are crushed in spirit. Lord I pray that You make my spirit feel whole and at peace again. I need to feel more of You in this painful period so that I do not remain broken-hearted or crushed. Lord I do not want this loss to break me, so Lord strengthen me and let me feel Your presence more intensely, Amen.

Matthew 5:4
Righteous One, Your Word says that those who mourn are blessed because they are comforted. But Lord I do not feel blessed or comforted right now. I pray that Your divine comfort reaches my heart and fills me with Your peace during the loss of my father. Lord I love and adore You. I believe Your Word, but honestly I just don’t feel it. I pray against the plans of the enemy to keep me in my sadness and mourning because You are my God and Your Word tells me that You are God of every good thing. My joy is in You, my peace is in You; so, have Your define way in me Lord, this I pray, Amen.

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