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Prayer for Fear


A prayer for overcoming fear


Dear Father,

My heart and mind are flooded with fears.
Sometimes I am paralysed, I feel unable to go on.
These fears are overwhelming, they remain with me day and night.
Yet I hold onto your truth.
You have told us not to fear, for you have overcome the world.
So I cling to you, I trust in your promises, that you will never fail me, never forsake me.
In moments of such crippling fear,
I choose to hold your hand.
I know you have experienced the most fearful places,
I know that you have risen again.

In you all promises meet and new life begins.
You are my Saviour,
I hide in you,
Protected by your love,
And sheltered by your grace.
My Father.

Amen.


(a prayer to help overcome fear and anxiety from www.lords-prayer-words.com)


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A Meditation on God's Peace

You may now like to take a moment to receive God's peace in your heart. The following is a short meditation on resting in the goodness and peace of God:-



The Lord Is My Shepherd

The famous prayer of King David who declared that he would "fear no evil" because God was with him, even during the hardest times:-
The Lord Is My Shepherd words with picture of a beautiful valley

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Prayer For Quiet Confidence

O God of peace, who hast taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and in confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift us, we pray thee, to thy presence, where we may be still and know that thou art God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


(source: Book of Common Prayer, 1979 version, Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA.)