22 Powerful Prayers for Anxiety To Stop Feeling Anxious

Powerful collection of profoundly inspirational anxiety prayers will bring calm and inner peace to overcome worry, fear and panic attacks.

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Anxiety Prayers for Worry, Fear and Panic Attacks

For Anxiety

Fortify me with the grace of Your Holy Spirit and give Your peace to my soul that I may be free from all needless anxiety, solicitude and worry. Help me to desire always that which is pleasing and acceptable to You so that Your will may be my will.

St. Francesca Xavier Cabrini

A Bedtime Prayer to Stop an Anxious Heart

Dear Lord, please help me trust You and empower me through Your Spirit to stop my emotions from bossing me around. I want to quit worrying about what might happen and focus on what has already happened by remembering and praising You for Your faithfulness in my life. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Renee Swoop

Anxiety Prayer for Soothing Panic Attacks

Dear God,

I come before You to lay my panic and anxiety at Your feet. When I’m crushed by my fears and worries, remind me of Your power and Your grace. Fill me with Your peace as I trust in You and You alone. I know I can’t beat this on my own, but I also know that I have You, Lord, and You have already paid the ultimate price to carry my burdens.

For this I thank you, Amen.

Anxiety Prayer for Tranquility

Dear God I ask for peace of mind. I pray that I am calm, collected and tranquil at all times today. I rest and relax in your presence. I let go of all anxious thoughts. I stop rushing and start praying. I let go and I let God.

In Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.

Anxiety Prayer To Sleep Worry Free

Lord, I’ve shouldered my cares as if I’m the one in control. Help me become like a child, handing all my stresses, worries and responsibilities to You, my faithful Father. I trust You. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Amy Carroll

Anxiety Prayer for Finding Inner Peace Through God

God, who is more than we can ever comprehend, help us to seek you, and you alone.

Help us to stand before all that we could do and seek what you would do, and do that.

Lift from us our need to achieve all that we can be and instead, surrender to what you can be in us.

Give us ways to refrain from the busyness that will put us on edge and off center, give us today your peace.

Anxiety Prayer for Calming a Troubled Heart

Loving God,

Please grant me peace of mind and calm my troubled heart. My soul is like a turbulent sea. I can’t seem to find my balance so I stumble and worry constantly.

Give me the strength and clarity of mind to find my purpose and walk the path you’ve laid out for me. I trust your Love God, and know that you will heal this stress. Just as the sun rises each day against the dark of night.

Please bring me clarity with the light of God.

In your name I pray, Amen.

Anxiety Prayer When You Can’t “Feel” God

Dear Father in Heaven, Thank you for your steadfastness and continual presence in our lives. Sometimes, we can feel you right next to us. But sometimes, it is hard to know that you are there at all. Sometimes life gets so difficult that our hearts just cannot feel you through the pain. Sometimes you take away those feelings so that we may seek you even more fervently. I pray today, Father, that I may rely not on my own feelings but rather on your love for me. May I rely on your Word to be the truth that rules my life over my own understanding. Help me to see you and believe in your character even though my feelings may tell me otherwise. You are kind, you are good, and you are gracious. You are both all-powerful and all-loving. You care deeply for me and for my loved ones. Be with me as I live out these truths no matter what my circumstances are today, Lord, as we walk forward together. I love you and pray all of these things in your Son’s amazing name, Amen.

Kelly-Jayne McGlynn

Anxiety Prayer for Banishing Fear and Anxiety

Lord, I come before you ready to pour out my worries, anxieties, and fears at Your feet. I am claiming and declaring Your promises for blessings of peace and strength over my life. Bring a peace into my soul that passes all worldly understanding and make me a light for others to see Your strength.

Anxiety Prayer for Those Worrying Times

Lord Jesus, please cleanse my thoughts of anger and worry. I know that worry is not your will for me. Please provide for all my needs as you promise in your word. I give to you all my fears, cares and troubles, as you have told me to do. Bring peace and comfort to my heart and help me to rest in you and have peace. Forgive me of any sins I have committed today and fill my heart with your love.

Anxiety Prayer to Soothe an Anxious Heart

Dear Lord,

I thank you that I can come to You always for any reason. I’m grateful that when I pray to You, You answer me. Help me to come to You at the beginning of my fears and anxieties instead of waiting until I can’t stand them anymore. The quicker I come to You the better. You want to free me from ALL my fears. Help me look to You for help more often so that I can be radiant with Your joy.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Jennifer Heeren

Anxiety Prayer for When We Need Clarity

Lord we can’t sleep because we just don’t know what to do. These big decisions are pressing hard. We can’t see all the answers but we believe that you are leading us. Help us to hear your voice, help us to see your hand guiding us at every turn. Make the way clear before us and we ask that you would open the right doors and close the ones that aren’t meant for us to walk through. We give it to you again right now, and believe that you are helping us and working on our behalf, even as we sleep.

Debbie McDaniel

Anxiety Prayer for Letting Go of Worries

Heavenly Father,

Lately I’ve been so worried about things that are out of my control. Help me to trust that you are working every little detail of my life out and that I have nothing to fear or worry about.

In Jesus’s name, Amen.

Anxiety Prayer for When You’re Overwhelmed

Lord, when my heart is overwhelmed, overwhelm me with Your peace. Lead me to You, my rock. Guide me to Your Word which gives me strength and refuge. Help me not to run to lesser things. Draw me to run to You first. Help me get into the habit of taking my “overwhelmed” and placing it under your will. Thank you, Lord. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Jennifer Rothschild

Anxiety Prayer for Healing Stress

Father, please grant me peace of mind, and calm my troubled heart. My soul is so uneasy. I can’t seem to find my balance, so I stumble and worry constantly. Give me the strength and clarity of mind to find my purpose and walk the path You’ve laid out for me. I trust Your love, and know that you will heal this stress that I just can’t seem to shake. Just as the sun rises each day against the dark of night, please bring me clarity with the light of the Holy Father.

Amen

Anxiety Prayer for the Weary

Father, my heart is heavy. I feel like I have to carry the burden alone. Words like overwhelmed, distraught, exhausted seem to describe where I am. I am not sure how to let you carry my heavy load, so please show me how. Take it from me. Let me rest and be refreshed so that my heart won’t be so heavy in the morning.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Ron Moore

Anxiety Prayer for When You Need Calm

Holy Spirit, please encircle me, come hold me safe and secure. Wrap my mind up with your truth. Guide my thoughts and calm my fears. Steady my emotions, Lord that you would guide my feelings, may I not be overcome by upset. Sustain my soul, with vision for the future, and hope for tomorrow. I need you. Amen.

Anxiety Prayer for Others Who Are Anxious

Father,

You know that sometimes life and the circumstances we face are just hard. But you are our source of peace.

I pray for the one reading these words right now. I pray that whatever they are facing right now, that they would take a deep breath and inhale more of you and your peace while exhaling any of the worries that weigh them down. I pray that they would be anxious for nothing, but would come to you in prayer with all their needs, thanking you even now that you know how you’re going to take care of every last detail.

I thank you that you care about the things that we care about, and that you are our source of peace in the midst of the storms.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Dr. Michelle Bengston

Anxiety Prayer For When We Need Help Easing Our Minds

Dear God, as I lay me down to sleep, relax the tension of my body; calm the restlessness of my mind; still the thoughts which worry and perplex me. Help me to rest myself and all my problems in your strong and loving arms. Let your Spirit speak to my mind and heart while I am asleep, so that, when I wake up in the morning, I may find that I have received in the night-time, light for my way; strength for my tasks; peace for my worries; forgiveness for my sins. Grant me sleep tonight, and tomorrow power to live.

Prayer to Overcome Anxiety

Dear Father,

In this space of total anxiety, I’m praying to you, the God of all.

Jesus, I need you so much.

The weight of this world consumes my heart and my spirit is confused.

I know you are not the god of confusion; you are the God of order, love and peace.

I pray you would restore order right now in me.

May my mind perceive that you make me sound.

May my soul receive that you give me strength.

May my heart believe that you show me love.

Thank you for the relief of an unburdened heart.

Amen.

Rachel Wojo

Anxiety Prayer for When We Feel God’s Love

Father, you know my worries and care for my troubles. So I give these heavy concerns to you. I lay these situations at your feet. The empty cross is a place of rest, where I can reflect upon your resurrection and the moment when love overcame. Thank you that your love in me can transform the landscape of my life. I walk with peace into the new day, and put my hope in you. Nothing is outside of your redeeming love, might I rest now in the knowledge that you will light my path and guide my life. Amen.

Anxiety Prayer for Unburdening the Mind

Dear Loving Lord,

I am feeling stress, I am worried.

Too many things occupy my mind.

Won’t you help me?

Show me Lord, your order and your plans, are eternal.

Let me trust in your will alone.

Your word tells me where there is love, there is no fear.

Let me be filled with your love.

The perfect love that tells me I am not condemned, but I am saved.

I can do all things through you.

You Strengthen me.

In Jesus name, Amen

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