12 Prayers For Encouragement and Strength During Trials:
1. John 16:33
These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
PRAY: Praise You, God, for overcoming the world! Allow this to penetrate my heart and encourage my faith.
2. 1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you.
PRAY: God, remind me that trials are to be expected. Help me keep my reactions under control and within Your will.
3. 2 Timothy 3:12-13
Everyone who wants to live a godly life in union with Christ Jesus will be persecuted; and evil persons and impostors will keep on going from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.
PRAY: Lord, open my eyes to see persecution as a blessing and reminder of my union with Jesus.
4. James 1:2-4
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
PRAY: Give me great strength to endure this trial in a way that is refining and transforming — for Your glory.
5. Romans 8:18
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
PRAY: God, encourage me with reminders that my earthly trouble is nothing compared to the glory of Your Son who will be revealed in me!
6. James 1:12
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
PRAY: Encourage me during this trial and give me the strength to persevere so that I may receive the crown of life!
7. 1 Peter 1:6
In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.
PRAY: During my trials and hardships, encourage me with joy in my inheritance that can never spoil or fade.
8. Romans 8:28
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
PRAY: Lord, give me Your wise perspective and allow me to see You working out Your good purpose in my life.
9. James 1:5
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
PRAY: God, I ask for Your wisdom and perspective during this trial. Please provide it generously and show me how to see my circumstances through Your eyes.
10. 1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
PRAY: Lord, thank you for Your faithfulness to provide a way out when I’m tempted! Please give me great faith to keep YOU on the throne of my life regardless of my circumstances.
11. Psalm 55:22
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
PRAY: Lord, thank you for your promise to sustain me as I cast my cares on You.
12. Romans 12:12
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
PRAY: God, it’s only by Your power that I can have joy, patience and faith in this moment. Please remind me that You’re close to those who suffer and meet me in my prayers.