Prayer For Grieving Mother Who Lost A Child
Oh Lord, you know every tear that has fallen onto our cheeks. You know how painful and devastated we are at the loss of this precious child. Please help the parents to use their tears as healing and not to hold back or try to be strong on their own when it's too much to handle. Thank you that you care about every single tear drop that falls from our eyes, it is not lost on you. Help us to mourn alongside these parents, and help us to continue to trust you moving forward.
God, during times like this it's sometimes hard to believe that our needs will be taken care of. Forgive us if we've stopped trusting in the fact that you do care about us and will provide even during the loss of a life. We have watched our friends be crushed by the loss of their baby, and we pray that you will provide for them in the best way possible. Help them to fight any temptation of believing that you aren't trustworthy. We know that we can't see the whole picture and why this happened, but you can.
God, during the darkest hour you can bring hope and healing. I pray that for the parents who have lost their child. Please shine your light as we honor and remember this sweet baby who is now in your arms. Please remove any fog from our minds and heart and help us to trust that you are still good, sovereign, and that you care. You bring hope to troubled hearts. Please cast out any of our fears or worries.
Oh Lord Jesus, come to my rescue. Surround me with your love as with a shield. I am broken because of the loss of our only beloved child. Jesus, I know that you understand my pain because you went through the same and even wept when Lazarus died. You know my pain and anguish, and that is why I have come to ask you to set me free from this pain. Remind me of your unconditional love that I may go through the pain and come out a victor. Whatever the enemy intended for my downfall, Lord, use it to lift me to places I never imagined. In Jesus' name, I believe and pray. Amen.
God in heaven, I don't want to live like this because it hurts to the core of my heart. Rescue me from this pain, set me free from the sorrow of death. I am in despair, help me to find hope in you. Remove guilt from my heart for the enemy keeps attacking my mind about the death of my child. Cover me with your glory and strengthen me to overcome the lies that the enemy is feeding my soul. Help my family and me to walk in your glorious light. In Jesus' all-knowing name, I pray. Amen.
Lord, you are the light of my salvation I will not fear. Even though I am going through a hard time, I put my trust in you. You are the stronghold of my life go before my family and I as we prepare to lay our child to rest. Let your steadfast love comfort my troubled heart. Help me to remember that I am more than a conqueror through Christ Jesus. In Jesus' name, I believe and pray. Amen.
Jesus, You said, Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (Matthew 5:4, NIV). I am mourning; send me Your comfort now. Wrap around Your arms around me and hold me tight. Send angels of mercy to me. Shower Your comfort on me through those around me, and keep far from me those whose words and actions are no comfort. Amen.
God, you sacrificed your son so that we and our children would transcend physical death. We know that you grieved when he was crucified and that you grieve over all the atrocities done by men -- especially in your name. You know and understand grief as you know and understand all. You know best how to comfort these parents. Lift their hearts up to you and fill them with your peace. Your understanding is beyond our human comprehension, but give them the knowledge and faith to endure even that which they can't understand. Let them be aware of you always God, and help them to remember that your Love is Life that can never really be taken away.