Praying for Widows and Widowers


Praying

for

Widows and Widowers

after a

recent death


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We have 5 prayers on this page

for you to pray

for a friend or relative

whose 

spouse

has recently died.


If you are a recent widow or widower,
see our page:

Grieving Spouse



The first prayer

is

written twice

-

written once

for a grieving man

and

 then written

for a grieving woman.



Praying for a Widower


God of Ever-Present Love,

I lift up _________.

Pour out your mercy and comfort on him as you see his pain.

Pour out your strength on him as you see his grief.

Pour out your hope on him as you see his hopelessness.

Pour out your love on him as you see his loneliness.

In Jesus’ name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2018 Beth McLendon of Inspirational – Prayers.com




Praying for a Widow


God of Ever-Present Love,

I lift up _________.

Pour out your mercy and comfort on her as you see her pain.

Pour out your strength on her as you see her grief.

Pour out your hope on her as you see her hopelessness.

Pour out your love on her as you see her loneliness.

In Jesus’ name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2018 Beth McLendon of Inspirational – Prayers.com




More Prayers for a Widow or Widower


Merciful God of Love and Comfort,

I lift up _________.

When heart-ache makes each day feel like an eternity, surround _______ with your comfort.

When emptiness feels overwhelming, bring thoughts that beat back the pain.

Lord, carry ______ in your arms this day.

In Jesus' name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2018 Beth McLendon of Inspirational – Prayers.com



Dear Lord,

_______ is walking through

a deep, dark valley.

Bring some supernatural relief

to ______ this day.

In Jesus' name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2018 Beth McLendon of Inspirational – Prayers.com



Loving Lord,

________ is hurting.

I don't know how to help.

Lord, I come to you to lift up prayers for comfort.

Lift _____ up and carry _____
through
this
painful process.

Show me how to help.

In Jesus' name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2018 Beth McLendon of Inspirational – Prayers.com


Let's Pray!

Let's Pray for our Loved Ones!




Praying for Widows and Widowers


If the widow or widower

has young children,

those children and their grieving parent

need lots of support:


Isaiah 1:17 NKJV says:

Learn to do good;

Seek justice,

Rebuke the oppressor;

Defend the fatherless,

Plead for the Widow.



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