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A Prayer for the Bereaved

Lord Jesus, I lift up to You members of families experiencing the passing of a loved one. Please comfort each of them at this difficult time. Please calm their anxieties and give them Your peace that surpasses all understanding. Lord Jesus, I thank You that You will never leave or forsake them, that You are with them always to uphold them with Your righteous right hand. Help them to know that though the loved one is not with them in the body, the loved one will live on in their memories. Help them to replace grief with the fond memories that they have, so that they can find comfort and joy in these memories. Thank You, Lord Jesus, for answering this prayer.

To You, Lord Jesus, be the glory, power, majesty and dominion both now and forever. Amen. 


Related Scriptures for Your Comfort (God’s Promises to You)

John 14:18-I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

Philippians 4:7-And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 13:5b -…I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

Isaiah 41:10-Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Matthew 28:20b-…I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Similar prayers to the above can be found after each Weekly Lesson in the following Bible Study Book designed for individual or group study. Also available is an accompanying journal to write out your own prayers. Both are available at the links below...
Great and Precious Promises: Looking Up When Feeling Down
Great and Precious Promises Journal