40 Prayers For Hopelessness And Depression

It’s not a crime to be hopeless or depressed. When the problem comes is when you remain there for so long. In this dull state, you need to say a prayer.

Sometimes these feelings are self-inflicted, but even when they are not, you need to pray yourself out of that mood so that you can move on with life with more faith and positivity so that you can pull out of any tough situation or reach the height destined for you.

This prayer is for someone who is tired of being hopeless and depressed and wants to move on with their lives with so much optimism.

Here Are Some Prayers To Say When You Feel Hopeless And Depressed

  1. Father, I thank you for my life. No matter how devastated I feel, I acknowledge that I feel this way because I am alive. I thank you so much for not taking my life away, even when I don’t show trust that you can deliver me from the misery that I feel. Your name is blessed. Amen


  1. Dear Father, thank you for not changing your plans concerning me. Your perfect plans are what keep me going. If I were God, I wouldn’t tolerate this from a creature that I’ve invested so much in, but you are ultimately perfect. I thank you for being God.


  1. All-powerful God, I want to thank you for everything you’ve done for me. I’m most fortunate to know that you are faithful to me. Even when my eyes were shut to all the goodness you brought my way, you kept on doing more pleasant things for me, but I neglected them and picked out my reality. I pray that you help me to recognize your faithfulness and place my gaze on your good deeds in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Almighty God, help me to step out of this phase with immediate effect. Behind my obvious smile is a depressed person. Please, by your mercy, bring me out of this state and help me never again be this depressed.


  1. Dear God, take away this thought of suicide that I have. renew my mind. Help me to see that life is more than this circle that I’m in currently. May good things that will cause joy to burst out of my spirit, soul, and body be all I think about in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Father, let your sweet, gentle voice minister to me again and speak a word that will set me on my feet. I refuse to remain in this state any longer. I know you understand me so well. Please let my thoughts experience a permanent positive shift in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Abba, restore me to the place I used to be. Help me to show gratitude with the whole of my heart. Let me have blind spots to my weaknesses and all this negativity happening around me. Teach me and I will learn how to show gratitude to you without ceasing in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Father, lead me away from the feeling of dejection. Open me up to possibilities and help me to hold on dearly and believe that my dreams are possible. May your light shine upon these dark moments in my life and let your steady grace be sufficient for me in the name of Jesus. Amen
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  1. Heavenly Father, help me not to constantly feel that my goals are not possible. I declare that with you, all things are possible. Teach me to trust you so that I won’t feel insufficient for not achieving the goals I’ve set for myself. Grant me great hope, Oh God, and exchange the depression I feel for joy without bounds in Jesus name. Amen


  1. Abba, the way I feel and carry myself around is far different from you. And all my life I’ve longed to look and be like you, but right now I really can’t explain my stare, but you know best. I pray that you boost my self-worth. Tutor me by yourself and help me not believe what my downcast situation looks like in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Dear God, it feels like I’m slowly being swept away by the devil’s plan, but I know that you are stronger and your plans for me aren’t to fall into destruction. Help my eyes to see beyond my feelings and build my faith so I can arise from this hopelessness in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Father, I have bottled this up from everyone for too long, but I know that if I continue this way, I will end up fully in the devil’s cage. I need you to show up to show up for me, or else I already envision my end as a disastrous one. May you envelope me and as I pour my heart out to you, grant me the faith not to be completely subjected to my feelings.


  1. Honestly, Father, work on my emotions. Help me to defeat my constant habit of accepting the way I feel and teach me not to act according to my emotions but build faith in you. I know that in you, there is no hopelessness, so I run to you today. Please save me.


  1. Father, look upon me with mercy. Help me not to lie to myself, but help me to accept the truth and work towards living a sincere life. May your joy take the lead in my life in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Abba, open my mind to know and enable my heart to perceive the cause of this depressed state that I’m in currently. Help me not to stay here in the dark and waste my life. My life is progressive in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Dear Father, I pray that you send help my way. Send people my way. And help me to be friendly so that I will attract friends who will share these burdens with me when they arise. In the name of Jesus, teach me to be open-minded so that I won’t hold on to those circumstances that make me unhappy. Amen


  1. Abba, your word says your grace is sufficient for me. Help me to realise it and walk in that light. May I not take this path again and again, believing that it is all there is? May your sufficient grace lift me up again in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Lord, in your word, you said, “although a man shall fall seven times, he will surely arise. I look up to you and tell you that my time has come to shine. May I not continue hopeless anymore in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Dear Father, use this time of my hopelessness to teach me clearly how to trust in you. You said in your word that those who trust in you will run and not get weary. I pray that as you grant me grace and open my eyes to trust you at every point in my life, in Jesus’ name. Amen
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  1. Father, I sense that your help is coming through for me and that the grace to walk in faith is close to my doorstep. In Jesus’ name, I sincerely ask that this affliction not arise again or come close to me. Amen


  1. The Supreme Being, I receive the grace to walk in the reality of who you’ve made me. I’m not downcast. My father is a king. Help me to build faith beyond the things I see. In Jesus’ name, no natural phenomenon will sweep me off balance. Amen


  1. Abba, I thank you for overlooking my weaknesses. Even though I acted like you never cared, you never left me. Thank you for waiting for me and showing me mercy even when I tagged you as unfaithful. I appreciate your mindfulness towards me. Your name is blessed.


  1. Father, thank you for calling me your own. You still refer to me as your child, even when I refuse to acknowledge your goodness and kindness in my bleak state. Oh, how privileged I am. Indeed, there is no one like you. I acknowledge your awesomeness.


  1. Lord, I receive the grace to identify environments that I’m supposed to be in at every given time. May I refrain from getting involved with people whose atmosphere is characterized by depression and hopelessness? And when these traits begin to manifest, I receive the grace to perceive accurately in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Almighty Father, help me to love you better. I’m sure that loving you is a brilliant way to escape from sadness and hopelessness. You are the most authentic source of hope that I know and you are reliable. I come to you wholeheartedly. Please take away this feeling in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Dear Lord, work on my mind. It’s my mind that breeds this dejected feeling that leads to depression. I’ve been looking at things as impossible because my mind has aligned to that posture. But I beg of you that you should renew my mind. Help me, Lord, in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Abba, encourage me not to be overwhelmed by the things people tell me. It helps me to be confident in my appearance without feeling self-conscious. Please let your spirit comfort me anytime they try to make me lose hope. Save me from all these uncertainties around me and help me adjust my gaze from negativity to pleasurable things in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Dear Lord, give me the strength to not stand tall. Help me not to give up on the battle field. Teach me to guard my emotions. I come to you, Lord, for this burden is too heavy for me and you said I should come to you with my heavy load. So, here I am. Please save me, father.


  1. Almighty God,I desperately asked for help. I’m currently in my lowest state and even though I’m hiding it from everyone else, I’m not hiding it from you because I know that you can save me if you decide to. Please look upon me with a face of mercy and take this feeling away in the name of Jesus. Amen
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  1. Dear God, build faith in me. Grant me the grace to trust in you even when a trying time like this draws near. Help me to get over this loss and move on to the next phase of my life. I pray that you help me progress swiftly and not remain in this state, in Jesus’ name. Amen


  1. Father, I pray that you will empty me of this weakness. Assist me to believe that I can rise again and wax even stronger than I ever had, in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. God, I need your help so I can see things the way you see them. Maybe I will not be a rationalizer who over-analyzes till good becomes bad and every pleasant thing ultimately turns sour. In the name of Jesus, I pray that you have your way without conflicting ideas in my heart. Amen


  1. My Heavenly Father, I acknowledge that I’m hopeless at this point in my life. At the same time, I’m curious to know what the future holds because it’s leading me into depression. Please reach out to me in the best form that I can quickly understand. Help me not to be drawn into this state in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Oh, Lord, I’m casting my anxiety on you. So many thoughts have crossed my mind lately, and it has made me feel as if I had never believed in you before now. I pray that you help me to trust you with this anxiety that I bear. You said I should cast my care on you because you care for me. Help me, Lord, to cast them off and move on in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Dear Father, restore my soul. A lot has been lost in this period of sadness and hopelessness. Please restore them. Grant me double for everything that has gone missing and help me not to lose them again in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Almighty God, lead me in your righteousness. In you, there are no unhealthy feelings, so I ask that you take the stage in my life and help me to follow you with all that I have in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Dear Lord, My greatest desire right now would be that you strengthen me. In your words, you said that anyone that fails during a battle indicates that their strength was insufficient. Let me experience your joy, which in turn is my strength in the name of Jesus. Amen


  1. Father, help me to fulfill my destiny. In Jesus’ name, may I not waste my life being sad and not believing that good things will come my way. Amen


  1. Abba, enlarge my heart. Help me not to think about myself alone but my family, the people I’m destined to assist. Help me to recognize your investment in my life too. All of this will serve as a reminder to me that there are many expectations placed on me, and I will remain optimistic and continue on my journey. I look up to you, dear Lord.


  1. Thank you, dear Lord, for being the best father. I’m depending on you that my life will not end in regret in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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