Life often doesn’t go as planned. And chances are, this year will throw some unexpected curve balls your way if you aren’t dealing with one or two already. So, you and I need to be prepared with an arsenal of prayers when these unexpected circumstances arise. When our faith begins to waver we can seek God and petition Him with honest prayer. God knows we are not perfect yet He offers us unlimited grace and mercy for when we need reassurance. Anxiety will come and fear can quickly overwhelm us. But it doesn't have to. We can overcome the feeling of hopelessness.
Panicking doesn’t help. Worrying makes it worse. And becoming drama to those around us only makes everyone else’s life painful. What we need to do is pray, as Scripture tells us: “Don’t worry (or panic) 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…” (Philippians 4:6-7 NLT). Prayer reminds us of God's control over our lives. Prayer refocuses us on God's goodness and lovingkindness.
To help you experience that incomprehensible peace from God, here are 10 prayers for hope when life throws a curveball.
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