13 Prayers For Times Of Worry


We encounter events and circumstances in our daily lives that make us worry and anxiety.

If anxiety and worry are not treated, they can gradually worsen until constant terror and fear accompany them.

Even though we may be adept at covering it up and disguising it, anxious sensations are destructive from the inside out.

Satan will use worry to prevent you from living the life God has planned for you, from difficulty focusing on tasks to panic attacks.

By praying and putting our anxieties on God, we can combat anxiousness.

Prayers For Times Of Worry

We’ve gathered some of our calming and powerful prayers for anxiety here for use when our emotions begin to go down.

When you feel overwhelmed, keep these nearby and pray with them; God will intervene for you.

1. A Prayer For Strength To Triumph

A Prayer For Strength To Triumph

~ 1 Peter 5:7

“Casting all your anxieties on Him, because He cares for you.” 

Thank You, Heavenly Father, for being a conquering God. You have conquered the world. Therefore I know I may have hope.

Motivate me to overcome my difficulties. Help me cast my worries on You since I know You love me.

Give me Your strength to triumph. Dear God, make it clear to me that You adore me. Help me to sense Your loving arms encircling me even in the dark today.

Please help me to hear You singing over me. Amen, in the name of Jesus

I appreciate you giving me the win! Amen, in the name of Jesus.


2. A Prayer For Times Of Stress

A Prayer For Times Of Stress

1 John 5:4-5, “For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.”

Thank You, Lord, for the peace and tranquility that You assure me I can attain even amid the commotion.

When life seems out of control, it can be challenging to find God.

Help me remember that You already know how things will turn out and are by my side when I feel overwhelmed by what I can’t predict or plan. Lord, please help me to have faith in You while I keep my heart and mind fixed on Your promises.

Help me to take proper care of my body so that my mind can more readily accept Your Truth.


3. A Prayer For Times Of Turmoil

A Prayer For Times Of Turmoil

Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Protect us from worldly worries and irrational concerns, and grant that nothing in this world can dim the light of your eternal love, which you have revealed to us in your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen


4. A Prayer To Say In Times Of Worry

A Prayer To Say In Times Of Worry

Romans 8:37

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” 

Sacred Father, I keep forgetting that you are a trustworthy person.

Too frequently, I try to solve every problem in my head without ever thanking You.

Please give me the correct attitude in times of worry. Give me a patient, loving heart.

Use me to remind people that You are their God, You are with them, and You will give them strength.

Remind me that You will support them and be there for them. Please assist me today. Be my fortitude today.

Remind me of Your promise always to love my kids and me and that You’ll never leave us.

Let me rest and trust in You, and enable me to instill the same values in my children. Amen, in the name of Jesus.


5. A Prayer In Times Of Anxiety

A Prayer In Times Of Anxiety

Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” 

Father kindly allows me to open my eyes despite my anxiety and tension.

Demonstrate your actions for me. Remind me that You are superior to everyone who is opposed to me.

Give me Your joy and encouragement, and please show me where You are working. I offer this prayer in the name of Jesus, who is for me.


6. A Prayer To Stop Worrying And Calm Your Mind

A Prayer To Stop Worrying And Calm Your Mind

Psalms 34:17

“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

Heavenly Father, We appreciate Your never abandoning us. If it is Your will, heal us fully as your daughters travel through valleys and feel excruciating worry. Give us Your strength, love, and bravery if You have a different plan for our lives, and walk by our side every day. We adore you very much. Amen, in the name of Jesus


7. A Prayer For When The World Makes You Anxious

A Prayer For When The World Makes You Anxious

Luke 12:22

“Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.”

I appreciate Your kindness and generosity to us, Father. You are incredibly loving and dependable. For the gift of faith, we are grateful.

We are grateful for Your reminder that You are our supplier, and it is a pleasure for You to do so. You laud us as adored. You fill our hearts with calm and give our spirits rest.

May us put all of our worldly worries aside and seek You. May we block out all noise so that we can hear Your whisper?

Even though we don’t comprehend or see what You’re doing, we praise You for it. May we always, in every way, put our lives in Your hands. Amen, in the name of Jesus.

8. Praying Through An Anxiety Attack

Praying Through An Anxiety Attack

Psalms 94:19

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.”

I am aware of Your might and power, Dear God. You can carry all the weights that I’m struggling to maintain.

I’m letting go of my concerns and casting them on You.

I appreciate You carrying my weight for me. Amen.


9. A Prayer To Reduce Fear

A Prayer To Reduce Fear

Philippians 4:6-7 
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Please, Lord, I appreciate that I can turn to You anytime. I’m thankful that You hear me when I pray to You.

Help me to approach You before my worries and fears become unbearable rather than when they are at their worst.

I should come to You as soon as possible. You want to eradicate ALL of my anxieties.

Please make it easier for me to ask for Your assistance regularly so I can radiate with delight. I ask in the name of Jesus, Amen.


10. Prayer To Soothe An Anxious Heart

Prayer To Soothe An Anxious Heart

Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Dear Jesus, I’ve been carrying this weight for far too long. My current transgression is disabling my heart.

My previous guilt shackles my future obedience. My spirit is under assault by anxiety over things I can’t control.

I am exhausted. I can’t go on by myself. I am approaching You right now. I will believe what You say.

I want to work with You and have You carry my burden. I’m prepared for my load to be lifted and my heart to be at peace. In Your honor. Amen.

11. Preserve Us From Faithless Fears

Isaiah 41:10

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

I’m exhausted by my numerous worries and anxieties.

Even while I want to cast my worries on You, I generally pick them back up instead, which only makes me feel more stressed and anxious.

Help me to understand what it means to rest and trust in You as I learn to throw my cares on You. This I ask in the name of Jesus.


12. A Prayer For Peace And Relief

Isaiah 40:31

“but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Please help me to prioritize you in all aspects of my life. Please help me to take each day as it comes.

Please help me to keep my mind on what you are doing in my life right now rather than worrying about the future.

I want to put my faith in your assurance that you will provide all of my needs, including my material, relational, physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs.

Please help me to have greater faith in you and less worry. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.


13. A Prayer To Cast Cares And Trust God

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you.”

Father God, I know you are not the cause of anxiety and fear.

That is Satan’s domain, and he enjoys hurting your kids. You don’t torture us with anxious thoughts or weigh down our hearts with worry.

You are the peace-bringing God. As I rely on your love and have faith in your omnipotent care, you want to help me overcome my fears.


As was mentioned above, prayers can be a very effective method of overcoming anxiety. The Bible contains verses encouraging us to be humble and pray without stress (i.e., Philippians 4:6-7). To assist you in beginning this journey of overcoming anxiety with prayer, we’ve gathered a few prayers in this article you should use in praying.

But remember that there isn’t a magic word that can make all your troubles vanish at once. Never underestimate the value of having faith in other people. Trust in God (through prayer) is crucial. Most essential, have faith in yourself.


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