Sometimes in life, we may experience pain, misery, or hopelessness. It is easy to feel hopeless when dealing with obstacles and impossible odds. But the good news is that God offers us comfort when dealing with hopelessness or depressing situations.
The Bible says He is near the brokenhearted and saves those whose spirits are crushed. Hence, you can rest assured that His plans for you are only good. He looks out for your welfare and not your destruction.
So, as you offer the 5 prayers when feeling hopeless, which I have provided in this blog post, wait for Him to act in your life. His righteous right hand will guide you out of every hopelessness.
Prayer for When You Are Feeling Hopeless
Merciful God, I feel hopeless, trapped, and desperate. I am in a deep pit and weary from distress. Please help my heart stay confident in You. May I arise from this hopeless state with songs of praise.
Dear God, your word says the thoughts you think toward me are thoughts of peace and not evil; to give me an expected end. So, Lord, give me an expected end that will inspire hope in not only me. But in the life of everyone around me.
May your unfailing love that is as high as the heavens and faithfulness that reaches the clouds save me from this despair. Lift me out of this pit; keep me out of it permanently, and set me on solid ground.
In Jesus’ Mighty name, I pray, Amen.
Prayer When Feeling Down at Work
Heavenly Father, I bring my burdens arising from work to you, knowing you will take care of me. Your word says I can do nothing without you, and I acknowledge this truth. Please keep me from slipping or falling in the job you gave me.
Please, Lord, have mercy on me; I feel like I am being hounded all day long at work. Save me from the hopeless predicament I have found myself. Fill me with all joy and peace in believing that I may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.
Thank you, dear Lord, for your promises of deliverance.
In Jesus’ Mighty Name, I pray, Amen.
Prayer for a Hopeless Cause
Mighty God, you commanded all who labor and are heavy laden to come to you so you would give them rest. So, today, I come to you with _ (mention the hopeless cause). It appears to be a lost and hopeless cause. Nevertheless, I know you will help me.
I feel rejected, broken, and defenseless, Father. Please grant me divine assistance and help my cause with your power. Give me victory over this desperate situation. Your word says with you; nothing shall be impossible. Therefore, I ask that you intervene and put this misery to rest.
The Scripture also affirms that you are not slack concerning your promises, as some men count slackness. But you are long-suffering toward us, not willing that we should perish. So, Compassionate God, do not let me perish in hopelessness; but save me quickly.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for Hopeless Situations
Omniscient God, thank you because you see and know all things. Hence, you know my current situation, which appears to be extremely hopeless. Please show me the way out of it. I am encircled by hopelessness and surrounded by trouble, and there appears to be no way out.
Dear God, your word says that all things work together for good to those who love you and those who are called according to your purpose. So, I ask that you turn this hopeless situation around for my good. In your unfailing love, stand with me so I can look down in triumph over this adversity in no time.
In Jesus’ name, Amen!
Prayer When Feeling Hopeless, Lonely, and Suicidal
Loving God, I am in despair and lonely and need your comfort desperately. I am on the verge of giving up; please remind me that your unfailing love is able to uphold me. Be with me through this trial and assist me in learning every lesson you want me to learn from it.
When I feel like I do not belong here or am consumed with thoughts of death, Gracious God reminds me that it is the enemy speaking. Please make your presence stronger than ever when I feel lonely. Constantly remind me that my value is knowing you and being known by you each time I feel worthless.
When I feel like I do not matter, please remind me that you created me for a special purpose. Search the deepest part of my soul, see the depth of my pain, and help me understand why I feel the way I do.
Mighty God, stand fast in the liberty wherewith Christ has made me free so that I will no longer be entangled with the yoke of hopelessness, loneliness, or suicidal thoughts.
Above all, please, give me the desire and will to live basking in the abundant life Christ offers.
In the mighty name of Jesus Christ, I pray, Amen!
Now that you have prayed these 5 prayers for when hopeless, trust in the Lord because He loves you. He sees your tears and the feeling of sadness and has heard your prayers. He has promised in His Word that He will not leave or forsake us. So, lean on Him today. He will give your soul rest and inspire you with hope.