Prayers In Times Of Weakness, Trial, Tribulation, Difficulty

We have collected some of the best Prayers In Times Of Weakness, Trial, Tribulation, Difficulty to use in request to God. May these prayers for safety bring you comfort and peace of mind. May these prayers for strength encourage your spirit and strengthen your faith.

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God is our refuge

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change,
though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;
though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble with its tumult.
God is in the midst of the city; it shall not be moved;
God will help it when the morning dawns.
The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.



Prayer for Anxiety

O my Lord! I seek refuge in You from anxiety and sorrow, weakness and laziness, miserliness and cowardice, the burden of debts and from being oppressed by men.

In Time of Distress

O my Lord! It is Your mercy that I hope for so do not leave me in charge of my affairs even for a blink of an eye and rectify for me all of my affairs. None has the right to be worshipped except You.

Trials and Tests Produce Endurance

Dear Lord,

We come before You, exhausted, hurting, and in need of restoration. The hardships we face can sometimes seem unbearable. We are tired of experiencing pain and depression. Please help us to understand that the trials we face and the tests we face are to produce in us endurance, hope, and a strong character. Please continue to give each one of us the strength we need to not only get through each day, but to do so with JOY! We lay down our pride, our selfish desires, and our negative attitudes. We ask that You transform us from the inside out in Jesus’ name AMEN!

Prayer in Time of Trouble

Lord, in every need let me come to You with humble trust saying, “Jesus, help me.”
In all my doubts, perplexities, and temptations, Jesus, help me.
In hours of loneliness, weariness, and trials, Jesus, help me.
In the failure of my plans and hopes; in disappointments, troubles, and sorrows, Jesus, help me.
When others fail me and Your grace alone can assist me, help me.
When I throw myself on Your tender love as a father and savior, Jesus, help me.
When my heart is cast down by failure at seeing no good come from my efforts, Jesus, help me.
When I feel impatient and my cross irritates me, Jesus, help me.
When I am ill and my head and hands cannot work and I am lonely, Jesus, help me.
Always, always, in spite of weakness, falls, and shortcomings of every kind, Jesus, help me and never forsake me.

Prayer For Christians To Persevere In Troubled Times

Thank You Father that Your grace is sufficient for all Your children, including those that are facing severe persecutions and dangers in so many parts of this war-torn world. But Lord they are all our brothers and sisters in Christ and we are all one in Him, and the pain that individual believers are suffering becomes a corporate distress for the Body of Christ. And so Lord we lift up all those that are having to contend with so many dangers and difficulties in foreign parts of the world.

Comfort and strengthen each precious person who is suffering for righteousness sake and we ask that You would draw very close to each and every one so that in Your strength they may persevere in these troublesome times – and in so doing bring glory to Yourself and serve as a faithful witness.. to those that are lost in their sins, of Your grace and goodness. Support all those that are grieving for righteousness sake we pray, perhaps due to the loss of a loved one or severe deprivation, and comfort and succour each hurting hear.. and keep each one firm in the faith they have in Christ Jesus our Lord. Thank You Lord that there is not one of Your children who is lost to Your eyes of pity and we lift each and every one up to You in Jesus name, Amen

Prayer for Protection over Your family

Heavenly Father, I pray for your emotional, physical, and spiritual protection over my family and loved ones. I ask You to keep evil far away from them, and to help them to trust You as their refuge and strength in all things, without ceasing. I pray You will guard their minds from harmful instruction and sinful ways, and to grant them discernment to recognize the truth. I pray that You will make them strong and if they find themselves amist danger, recognizing that You have overcome and will set right all injustice and wrong. Please help them to find rest in your shadow, and through your everlasting embrace, as they live in the spiritual shelter You provide for them. Let them know that the only safe place is in beside their Heavenly Father, and that their home on earth is only temporary.

Prayer in a Time of Disaster

Holy One, you are our comfort and strength in times of sudden disaster, crisis, or chaos.
Surround us now with your grace and peace through storm or earthquake, fire or flood.
By your Spirit, lift up those who have fallen, sustain those who work to rescue or rebuild, and fill us with the hope of your new creation; through Jesus Christ, our rock and redeemer.

A Prayer in a Time of Distress

Almighty and everlasting God, You are strength to those who suffer and comfort to those who grieve. Let the prayers of your children who are in trouble rise to you.
Hear our prayer.
We claim your promises of wholeness as we pray for those who are ill or are suffering loss and long for your healing touch.
Hear our prayer.
Make the weak strong, the sick healthy, the broken whole, and confirm those who serve them as agents of your love.
Hear our prayer.
To everyone in distress, grant mercy, grant relief, grant refreshment.
Hear our prayer.
As we begin to rebuild, we commend our neighborhoods to your care. Give us strength of purpose and concern for others, that we may create a community where your will may be done.
Hear our prayer.
God of compassion, you watch our ways, and weave out of terrible happenings wonders of goodness and grace.
Hear our prayer.
Surround those who have been shaken by tragedy with a sense of your present love, and hold them in faith. Though they are lost in grief, may they find you and be comforted;
Through Jesus Christ who was dead, but lives and rules this world with you. Amen.

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War and Suffering

Muslim Prayers

Allah is sufficient

حَسْبِيَ اللَّهُ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَهُوَ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ

Transliteration: HasbiyAllahu laa ilaaha illa huwa alayhi tawakkaltu wa huwa Rabbul arshil adheem.

Translation: Allah is sufficient for me. There is none worthy of worship but Him. I have placed my trust in Him. He is the Lord of the Majestic throne.

Prayer for God Suffices

Hasbünallahü ve Nimel Vekil

Hasbünallahü ve Nimel Vekil

Transliteration:Has -bi -yal-laa-hu wa ni’- mal wa-keel

Translation: God is sufficient for me and He is the Best Helper.

In The Time Of Danger #1

رَّبِّ أَدْخِلْنِي مُدْخَلَ صِدْقٍ وَأَخْرِجْنِي مُخْرَجَ صِدْقٍ وَاجْعَل لِّي مِن لَّدُنكَ سُلْطَانًا نَّصِيرًا 

Transliteration: Raabbi adhılnee mudhaala sıdkın va aahricnee muhraca sıdkın vac’aal lee min ladunka sulteanan naaseerea (naaseeran).

Translation: O’ My Lord!  Cause me to enter a goodly entrance and cause me to go out (of) a goodly exit, and grant me from unto Thee an authority to assist (me) – The Quran 17:80

In The Time Of Danger #2

 رَبَّنَا لَا تُؤَاخِذْنَآ إِن نَّسِينَآ أَوْ أَخْطَأْنَا ۚ رَبَّنَا وَلَا تَحْمِلْ عَلَيْنَآ إِصْرًۭا كَمَا حَمَلْتَهُۥ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِنَا ۚ رَبَّنَا وَلَا تُحَمِّلْنَا مَا لَا طَاقَةَ لَنَا بِهِۦ ۖ وَٱعْفُ عَنَّا وَٱغْفِرْ لَنَا وَٱرْحَمْنَآ ۚ أَنتَ مَوْلَىٰنَا فَٱنصُرْنَا عَلَى ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلْكَفِرِينَ ‎

Transliteration: Rabbanā lā tuākhidh’nā in nasīnā aw akhṭanā rabbanā walā taḥmil ʿalaynā iṣ’ran kamā ḥamaltahu ʿalā alladhīna min qablinā rabbanā walā tuḥammil’nā mā lā ṭāqata lanā bihi wa-uʿ’fu ʿannā wa-igh’fir lanā wa-ir’ḥamnā anta mawlānā fa-unṣur’nā ʿalā l-qawmi l-kāfirīn

Translation: Our Lord! Condemn us not if we forget or fall into error; our Lord! Lay not on us a burden Like that which Thou didst lay on those before us; Our Lord! Lay not on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear. Blot out our sins, and grant us forgiveness. Have mercy on us. Thou art our Protector; Help us against those who stand against faith. – The Quran 2:286

Prayer at the time of difficulty

حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ، قَالَ‏: ‏ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الْمَلِكِ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللهِ بْنِ أَبِي بَكْرَةَ قَالَ‏: ‏ حَدَّثَنِي رَاشِدٌ أَبُو مُحَمَّدٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ الْحَارِثِ قَالَ‏: ‏ سَمِعْتُ ابْنَ عَبَّاسٍ يَقُولُ‏: ‏ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ عِنْدَ الْكَرْبِ‏: ‏ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ الْعَظِيمُ الْحَلِيمُ، لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ، لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ رَبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَرَبُّ الأَرْضِ وَرَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْكَرِيمِ، اللَّهُمَّ اصْرِفْ شَرَّهُ‏.‏

Ibn ‘Abbas said, “The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, made the following supplication during affliction:

‘There is no god but Allah, the Immense, the Forbearing. There is no god but Allah, Lord of the Immense Throne, there is no god but Allah, the Lord of the heavens and the earth and the Lord of the Immense Throne.’ O Allah, avert its evil.

Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 702

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