Short Prayers

Welcome to our list of short prayers. We have sourced the best short Christian prayers on the most popular prayer topics. Prayers that are short are easy to memorize, and great for children to learn as an introduction to Christian prayer.

The nice thing about these prayers is that they are easy to teach to children. If you have ever tried to teach a bunch of Sunday School kids the Nicene Creed, you probably know what I’m talking about. Lets start off with some brief prayers for strength.

short-prayer

 

Short Prayers for Strength

Prayers for strength are great to say on a daily basis, either in the morning, or nightly before bed time.

Read more Prayers for Strength Here

Guide Me Lord

Guide me lord, you are my heart
you are my strength, you are my hope.
Teach me Lord, and guide my way
I love you more each passing day.

A Prayer for Being Grateful

Lord God, may we be grateful for our lot,
and compassionate toward all those who are
suffering every kind of distress at this
difficult time. May we hold back nothing, and
hasten to be the ministers of prayer and mercy,
like the disciples of Him who went about doing
good in times of need.

prayer-quote

 

Hold my Hand in Weakness

Lord God, you are my strength.
Hold my hand in my weakness and
teach my heart to fly. With you,
there’s nothing to fear, nothing
to worry about. Hold me tight
in your embrace, so that I can
be stronger than the challenges
in my life. Amen.

Short Christian Prayers

Here are some great Christian prayers to memorize and say on a daily basis.

It is good to remember that with God, anything is possible. God gives us hope and guidance when we commit to prayer every day.

A Morning Prayer

Lord help me
to remember
that nothing
is going to happen
to me today
that You and I
together can’t handle.
Amen.

Morning Light

For this new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends.
For everything Thy goodness sends,
We thank Thee, dearest Lord. Amen.

A Short Prayer to Jesus

May the grace of Christ, our Savior,
And the Father’s boundless love,
With the Holy Spirit’s favor,
Rest upon us from above.

Thus may we abide in union
With each other and the Lord
And possess, in sweet communion,
Joys which earth cannot afford.

Amen.

A Short Prayer for Healing

Many of you have asked me to include as short healing prayer as well. This is a good place to start.

Read more Prayers for Healing Here

A Prayer for Healing

Heavenly Father, You are intimately aware
of the struggle I am experiencing —
the pain and the despair. You know
the desire of my heart to be healed
of this illness.

I ask now for Your
healing touch. I know that You are
able and that just like in Bible times,
You can heal me.

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”

[Psalm 56:3]

Click here to read more Short Bible Verses

Prayer Request: Post Your Own "Short Prayers"

If you'd like, you can post your prayer below so the PrayWithMe community can help pray with you.

Rules for Posting: All prayers are posted publicly through to this site. Don't use full names or any other identifying information that you wouldn't want out on the web.

Don't post with ALL CAPS, and try to use proper spelling and grammar.

If you can, help pray for others and post comments of support.

Recent prayer requests...

Tap below to see prayers from other visitors to this site.

  • The Rosary Prayer- The Rosary Prayer refers to a form of invocation used in the Catholic Church and to the string of knots or beads used to count the component prayers. The… ...
  • St Anthony Prayer- According to Catholic tradition, prayers to Saint Anthony were to request his aid particularly in finding lost articles. St. Anthony was known as a great… ...
  • Prayers of the Faithful- Prayers of the Faithful Otherwise known as the Universal Prayer or General Intercessions, these prayers are introduced by the celebrating priest, then a deacon or… ...
  • Prayer to Saint Michael- Saint Michael the Archangel held an important heavenly role in doing battle against evil, protecting Christians against assault from the devil.  The prayer to Saint… ...
  • Saint Jude please send me the help to stop the county attornies and end my legal nightmare against the county- Please i beg u most faith ful saint of lost or impossible situations and miracles please come to my aid, that you help me find… ...
  • Prayer for Our Marriage to Have Strength- Dear Lord and St Jude I ask for your prayers in strength thing our marriage. I pray for healing over my mind heart and soul… ...
  • Prayer for Debt Release and Employment- I humbly ask you St. Jude to help me free myself from debt cases so I can obtain a work. I am a mother who… ...
  • Please St. Jude pray for my son and his family- Pray St Jude for my son to get medical help for his afflictions. For his wife to understand his illness and to stop her anger… ...
  • Employment for my married Son- Dearest St. Jude - Please help our son to be blessed with an opportunity of solid employment. A foot in the door. Employment where he… ...
  • Prayer to Keep My Faith- Please pray for me and my faith that at times seem to keep wavering. I do believe in Christ. Right now I am overwhelmed with… ...
  • Prayer for a new position- Dear Lord,Thank you for the many blessings you have bestowed upon me. Thank you for letting me be selected for an interview last week for… ...
  • Prayers for the Burke Family- Please pray for me and my family, we are struggling to meet our monthly finances causing great stress and not being able to pay the… ...
  • A new job for my husband- (Ohio, USA) Dear Lord, please help my husband suresh find a job that he has always wanted and needed, something that will help us financially… ...
  • Prayer For Employment & Guidance- Father in Heaven, I am full of anxiety and worry today as I wait for an answer. Fill me with Your peace for I know… ...
  • Prayer to have a Good job- Dear God , i really need a Good job , why i cant found that . Why nobody wanna reply me ? i 'm so… ...
  • Prayers for my husband- My husband and I have been married for almost 16 yrs and we have 3 beautiful children, he needs all the prayers that can be… ...
  • bless my daughter’s heavy heart- Dear Heavenly Father,I pray to you to ask that you heal my daughter's heavy heart. Her decisions she is making and relationships she is choosing… ...
  • Prayer to you St Jude to please help my daughter recover her lost phone.- I pray to you St. Jude to please aid my daughter in finding her lost cell phone which holds special memories for her of her… ...
  • Give me strength- Lord I come to you this evening asking for strength. I am going through a lot right now and am weakening by the day. You… ...
  • desperate need of financial breakthrough and blessings- In desperate need of prayer for financial breakthrough and blessings desperately need it so tired of the constant struggle and worrying about how I will… ...
More prayers posted in: Well Known