7 Powerful Prayers for a Suicidal Loved One

Psalm 66:17-20
Eternal God, hear my cries right now for my suicidal loved one. Father, I cry out to You with a heart longing for peace for my loved one! I thank You because I know You hear my cry and are already in motion to make a change in my loved one’s life. Lord, You hear me because I have not cherished iniquity in my heart, I have continued to praise You therefore You have listened and attended to the voice of my prayer, Amen.

1 John 5:14-15
Oh Precious Lord, Your Word states that I can have confidence in You, so that if I ask anything according to Your will, You hear me and if I know that You hear me in whatever I ask, I know that I have the requests I have asked of You. I am crying out to You right now in hopes that You will change the mindset of my loved one, I pray against suicidal thoughts in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Matthew 21:22
Glory be to Your Name! we know that whatever we ask in prayer, we will receive, if we have faith. We place our trust in You regarding the life of my loved one. Lord we pray against the suicidal thoughts that seek to destroy his/her life! We pray that You will have Your divine way in his/her life so that he/she will not be destroyed by the thoughts of the devil. Let Your love surround them at all times. We know that Your love will keep them forever, Amen.

Psalm 55:22
Father, I pray that my loved one puts his/her trust in You because You are the firm foundation! I pray that they cast their cares on You because You will sustain them, You will never let the righteous be shaken. So Lord, I thank You for being the rock that they can lean on. I pray that they turn to You in the darkest moments because You are the only one who can bring them out of it and build them up so that they are stronger than the suicidal thoughts they battle with; thank You Lord, Amen.

Psalm 34:18
Gracious God, I am so thankful that You understand how I feel right now. My heart hurts for my suicidal loved one right now, but You too feel the same. Your Word states that You are close to the broken-hearted and You save those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles, but You deliver him from them all. Thank You for Your everlasting love, Amen.

Proverbs 17:17
Holy One, please help our burdened heart in this current situation because knowing that our loved one is battling with suicidal thoughts is overwhelming. But Lord Your Word reminds me to stay strong because a true friend shows love at all times and is a brother who is born for times of distress. Father, give us the strength to be a true friend, give us the strength to let go of this burden. We thank You in advance for the renewed strength You have given us in Jesus Name, Amen.

1 Peter 5:7 & Proverbs 17:22
Beautiful One, I thank You for demonstrating the revelation that You love me and care for me. I pray that my loved one experiences this same revelation so that suicidal thoughts are not such a major opposition. Lord, I pray that they throw all their anxieties onto You because You care for them. I pray that there is an exchange of negative thoughts for peaceful ones so that their heart can be joyful, 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.