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Sad Woman wikiPeople all around the world find faith and encouragement through prayer. Everyone experiences times within their life when they’re challenged and their hope feels depleted. If you ever encounter a period, like this, turn to the power of prayer and you’ll discover an entirely new perspective on how to handle the issues at hand. Having a hope drought? Here are prayers to comfort you no matter what is going in your life.

A Prayer for Hope – Heavenly father, I am your humble servant, I come before you today in need of hope. There are times when I feel helpless. There are times when I feel weak. I pray for hope. I need hope for a better future. I need hope for a better life. I need hope for love and kindness.

Some say that the sky is at its darkest just before the light. I pray that this is true, for all seems dark. I need your light, Lord, in every way.

I pray to be filled with your light from head to toe. To bask in your glory. To know that all is right in the world, as you have planned, and as you want it to be.

Help me walk in your light, and live my life in faith and glory. In your name I pray, Amen. –www.prayersforspecialhelp.com

Psalm 126:6 – “He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.”

Prayer for Hope and Faith to Arise (for those who have lost hope) – Your hope arises with each dawn, pushing back the rubble of our lives. Each new day reminds us of your grace, you paint hope across our skies.

Into the deafening cry of hopelessness you whisper love. Love that catches us, holds us. There is no end, just new beginnings. No finish, just new starts.

Into your resurrection we follow you to bathe in hope. You are alive! Not only in the world but in us. And so we carry your hope within our souls. Help us lift our eyes, and feel resurrection hope arise in our lives. – www.lordsprayerwords.com

James 4:1 – “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?”

Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Prayer Before Devotions – Dear Lord, Prepare my heart for what I am about to read in your holy word. I pray that you would enlighten my mind to understand everything I read. I want to know you more, Father. Show me your will in this time as I grow closer to you through scripture. I praise your holy name, Father! I love you! Amen. – www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com

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