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In a world where hustle and bustle culture is a norm, where the term “breaking news” is constantly expected, and where peace is so far-reaching, it’s easy to get anxious and overwhelmed. Through the Luke 10:18 meaning, we read to understand how Satan fell and gave rise to unrest and destruction here on earth. However, the good news is that there’s hope.

Jesus gives His own a kind of peace that cannot be explained by the human mind. In John 14:27, he says,

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“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid”.

If Jesus gave such a treasured gift, why aren’t you experiencing it? It’s quite simple. You find it difficult handing over everything to God in prayer. Instead, you would rather worry and think excessively.

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(Philippians 4:6-7 NLT)

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

It is important that you continually pray and trust in the power of God to be in control of all uncertainties- the state of the world, the climate crisis, your marriage, etc. If you don’t know where to start, this article contains prayers that will help you begin your journey in praying for the peace of the Lord to take hold of your mind and your entire being.

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  1. A Prayer for Peace of Mind

Dear Father, I thank you for this glorious day. This is the day you have made and I choose to rejoice in it. Lord, my mind is troubled. I am scared, worried, and overwhelmed by everything happening. I bring everything before you, Father. Take control and give me that peace that surpasses all understanding. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Peace and Comfort for a Friend

Dear Father, I intercede for my friend. I can sense her uneasiness, feel her perturbed heart and hear her silent cries. Lord, please grant her passes all understanding. Give her the peace her heart so desires. Help her trust in you despite the challenges that come her way. Dear God, I know you are there. I know you hear my prayers. Thank you, Jesus. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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  1. A Short Prayer for Peace

Heavenly Father, I come before you with all my worries and fears. I lay them down at your feet in exchange for your peace. Today, I choose to trust in your power to help me. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Peace and Protection

Dear Lord, I’m in need of your tranquility and protection to shield me from the troubles of this world. While I fix my thoughts on You and your word, please keep me safe.. Protect me from all dangers coming my way. I will not have a cause to sorrow or weep. Keep me safe, Father. Keep me in Your safe hands. Guide my path, guide my steps. I trust that You hear me. In Jesus’ Name. Amen

  1. Prayer for Peace in the World

Lord, the world is filled with chaos. Everywhere I turn, there seems to be some breaking news telling tales of innumerable disasters. I ask that you step in and take control. I ask that your calming presence rest upon the earth like a solemn wind. Let your tranquility fill the earth. I intercede on behalf of everyone who needs you to calm their heart: Lord, meet them at the point of their need. Help them to solve whatever problem plagues them in their mind, and calm their hearts even in the midst of chaos. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Peace and Comfort

Dear Father, I come as a child seeking your love and calmness. There’s so much noise in this world. I need You to comfort me, Lord. I need your soothing presence to take away the stress, pain, and discomfort that comes from living in this world. Comfort me, Jesus. I cast all my worries at your feet because I know you care for me. I rest at your feet to reset my mind. I trust You. That total dependence on you alone gives me the comfort I need. Thank you. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Strength and Peace

Loving God, the Bible tells me your joy is also my strength. Right now, there is no joy in my heart. I am confused about what to do. I have no strength to pick myself up. I am tired, weak, and scared. Dear Father, please strengthen me and give me peace. You are bigger than the problem I face.  Please fill me with your strength and tranquility. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing and Peace

Dear Father, your amity and healing power is what I need now. I am hurt and confused. I pray for your healing power to heal me. Give me peace. Lord please shield me from the hurt in this world. Help me heal physically, mentally, and spiritually. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Catholic Prayer for Peace

Prayer for Peace by St. John Paul II

Lord Jesus Christ, who is called the Prince of Peace, who is Yourself our hiding place and reconciliation, who so often said, “Peace to you” – please grant us calm. Make all men and women witnesses of truth, justice, and brotherly love. Banish from their hearts whatever might endanger amity. Enlighten our rulers that they may guarantee and defend the great gift of tranquility. May all peoples on the earth become brothers and sisters. May longed-for peace blossom forth and reign always over us all. Amen

  1. A Prayer for Peace When Fear Sets In

Dear Father, fear has set in my heart. I’m scared that this uneasiness will go beyond what it is right now. I ask that you calm my mind as I lay down this problem. Please grant me peace that passes all understanding. Help me get over the fear and transcend into a realm of trust in you. I choose to have faith in you. I choose to have absolute confidence in your power to help me. Terror will not rule my mind, my heart or my world. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Peace Over a Troubled Teenager

Dear Father, I thank you for my child’s growth. She is going through a phase that can be very complicated and frustrating. Dear Lord, I ask for Your overwhelming calm in her life. Please help her through this phase. Grant her clarity in all that she is doing and calm her troubled hearts like you did to the sea. Give her the grace and strength she needs to go through this phase of her life. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Calmness

Dear Jesus, I know that storms will come. I know that trials, temptations, and tribulations will come my way. But I need Your strength and deep assurance to go through it all. Help me, Lord. Give me a peace that surpasses that of the storms. Give me the strength that is stronger than the force of the tribulations. I humbly request for your help today. Look upon my heart and heal it. Thank you, Jesus. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Final Thoughts

Don’t allow the problems of the world to determine how you feel. Understand that God is continually in control of your life, and he will always calm the raging storms in your life. He is a Rock you can stand on with confidence.

Confess His word daily and meditate on them. God’s word and constant prayers will help you experience true peace in this chaotic world. Never forget that He cares for you and he’s looking out for you.

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