Are you in need of peace of mind today? In this broken and fallen world we live in, it is essential that we fill our minds and hearts with encouragement through the Word of God. We as believers have the fruit of peace within us through the Holy Spirit. Our spiritual inheritance through Christ is an overflowing abundance of every spiritual blessing (Ephesians 1:3). Through Christ, we have access to his immeasurable joy, hope, and peace.
Take a look at these 31 powerful prayers for peace of mind, and you can download FREE printables of some of these prayers at the end of this post!
What is Peace of Mind?
Peace of mind can be defined as having a steadfast peace, calmness, and tranquility within our minds. The Hebrew word for peace is šālôm (shalom), which means completeness, soundness, welfare, peace, safety, health, prosperity, tranquility, and contentment (source). Who doesn’t desire to have this type of peace and tranquility in our minds?
So many of our spiritual battles begin in our minds. If our minds dwell on thoughts of negativity, worry and anxiety, it will be difficult to have true peace of mind. That is why focusing our minds and hearts on the power and beauty of God’s Word can shift our thinking and fill our minds with God’s peace. So let’s use the power of God’s Word to pray for peace of mind as we focus on God’s goodness and grace!
Prayers for Peace of Mind
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15
Prayer: Lord, fill my heart with your peace today. May your peace rule within my heart, my mind, and my soul. With gratitude and thanksgiving, I rejoice in the joy I can experience through your perfect peace. On the tough days when life is filled with insurmountable challenges, grant me peace of mind that transcends all understanding. Amen.
The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:11
Prayer: Lord, bless me with your peace. Strengthen my heart and soul, and help me to experience peace of mind. Amen.
Prayers for Peace and Joy
Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy. Proverbs 12:20
Prayer: Lord, fill me with your joy as I walk in your peace today. Thank you that you have given me the Fruit of the Spirit. This includes your peace and joy. May your peace within my heart fill me with an unshakable joy that no one can take away. Amen.
You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12
Prayer: Lord, if the earth can be filled with your peace and sing songs of praise to you, grant me your peace, that I may burst in songs of praise before you. Help me to rejoice in the beauty of your salvation, and help me to walk in your peace and joy each day. Amen.
Prayers for Peace and Freedom from Anxiety
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7
Prayer: Lord thank you that I can cast all of my anxieties upon you. Help me in every situation, with thanksgiving, to present my requests to you. I praise you because I do not have to live with an anxious heart, but I can walk in your peace every day. Guard my heart and mind, and give me true peace of mind through Christ. Amen.
A Prayer to Pursue Peace
Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Psalm 34:14
For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. 1 Peter 3:9-11
Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace. Psalm 37:37
Prayer: Lord, help me to thoroughly seek your peace and pursue it daily. Help me to throw off every negative thought that hinders me from obtaining your joy and tranquility. Teach me to strive for your peace each day, and hold fast to your truth. Amen.
A Prayer for Inner Peace
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33
Prayer: Lord Jesus, thank you for overcoming the world with the power of your sacrifice on the cross. Because of the victory I now have in you, help me to remember that I don’t have to worry or be afraid. In the moments when life is filled with trouble and heartache, fill me with your inner peace. Remind me that with you I can do all things through your strength, and may your peace and joy guide me each day. Amen.
Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. Psalm 119:165
Prayer: Lord, as I spend time in your Word each day, fill me with your inner peace. Thank you that nothing in this world can make me stumble. May the words of your Scriptures give me comfort, strength, and peace. Amen.
The God of peace be with you all. Amen. Romans 15:33
Prayer: Lord, equip me with your peace today. May your calm tranquility be my guide. Allow your peace to overflow into all areas of my life, and may those around me be drawn to the peace and strength that I have in you. Amen.
A Prayer to Have the Peace of Christ
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27
Prayer: Jesus, thank you for leaving us with your peace. Thank you that you do not give as the world gives. The world strips us of hope, leaving us destitute and desperate–but you pour out your in abundance. Help my heart to not be troubled, and help me to not be filled with fear. Instead, give peace of mind through your Holy Spirit. This steadfast peace only comes from you. In the choices that I make, and in the way that I live, may your peace be my guide and direct my path each day. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace of Mind and Steadfast Trust in God
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3
Prayer: Lord, may my mind become steadfast on you and your Word. Fill me with your peace, as I dwell on thoughts of your goodness and grace. Cast out all negativity and fear, and help me to focus on the beauty and goodness of your presence. May these thoughts of your love towards me give me true peace of mind within my heart, and deep down in my soul. Help me to trust in you each day, and to walk in your perfect peace each day. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace within my Home and Family
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, “Peace be within you.” Psalm 122:6-8
Prayer: Lord, may your peace be with me and my family today and always. May your peace powerfully dwell within the walls of our home. I ask that you will fill our family with unity as we seek to love one another through the power of your Holy Spirit. As we gather together in our home with friends and loved ones, may your peace reside within our hearts and overflow in abundance. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace and Refuge
In you, Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Psalm 31:1
Prayer: Lord, deliver me in your righteousness, and give me peace and refuge in you. Thank you that you are a Strong Tower, and that your Word is a shelter of protection for my life. May your Word surround me with your favor as with a shield, and may your presence fill me with your peace each day. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace and Comfort in God’s Presence
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. 2 Thessalonians 3:16
Prayer: Oh gracious Lord, grant me your peace at all times. In every way, may your peace surround and guide me. Thank you for always being with me–I praise you that will never leave or forsake me. May your peace will always be with me and go before me. Help me to rest in your presence, and to find true comfort and peace in you. Amen.
A Prayer of Peace for God’s People
I will listen to what God the Lord says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—but let them not turn to folly. Psalm 85:8
Prayer: Lord, thank you for promising peace to me, and to your people. Help me to rest in the promises from your Word. Help me to hold fast to your peace, and to allow it to guard my heart and mind in you. May your people live and walk in your peace today and forever. Amen.
A Prayer of Peace and Trust in God’s Promises
Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10
Prayer: Lord, I ask for you to give me peace of mind today. When life seems to unravel and fall apart all around me, help me to remember the power of your promises. You promise that your covenant of peace will never be removed from me. Thank you that I can hold fast to this promise in the midst of the storms of life. Fill me with your compassion, and fill me with your perfect peace. Amen.
A Prayer for Grace and Peace
…who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 1 Peter 1:2
Prayer: Oh Lord, may your grace and peace be mine in abundance today! There are times in life when I feel anxious and afraid. Help me to remember that your grace and peace is with me. Because of your sacrifice and the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit, you have given me grace and forgiveness. Now through Christ, I have access to every spiritual blessing in you. Help me to hold fast to your peace, and to walk in the abundance and joy of your presence. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace of Mind through the Power of the Holy Spirit
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13
Prayer: Thank you Lord, for the power of your Word! May you fill me with all joy and peace as I trust in you, so that I may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Thank you for your wonderful peace that dwells in my heart and mind. May your joy and comfort overflow within my soul, and guard my heart in mind and you. Amen.
A Prayer for Peace of Mind and a Calm Soul
But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content. Psalm 131:2
Prayer: Lord, calm my heart and quiet my mind, as I rest in you–like a weaned child with its mother. Help me to find contentment and peace in you as I sit in your presence and rest at your feet. May your peace and tranquility fill my heart with your joy, now and forever. Amen.
A Prayer to be a Peacemaker
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18
Prayer: Lord, help me to be a peacemaker. Teach me to sow the beauty of your peace so that I may reap a harvest of your mighty righteousness. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9
Prayer: Lord, direct me to become a peacemaker on Earth, and to help others find your peace. Thank you that I am a child of God, and may your inner peace fill me with your hope and joy. Amen.
Prayers for Peace with Others
Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14
Prayer: Lord, help me to make every effort to live in peace with those around me. Thank you Lord that I can see your face, and live for you with peace and joy. Amen.
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Romans 12:18
Prayer: Lord, help me to live at peace with those around me. When I encounter others who do not see things the way I see them, or when I do not agree with others who have differing opinions than my own, teach me to walk in your peace and unity. Thank you that I can experience true peace of mind and joy in my heart. Amen.
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval. Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. Romans 14:17-19
Prayer: Lord, help me to make every effort to do what I can to exemplify peace and mutual edification within the body of Christ. May the peace that I have within my heart overflow to those around me. Help me to be an agent of peace in this world, and to commit to honoring and glorifying you in my words and in my actions. Amen.
“Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.” Mark 9:50
Prayer: Lord, you say that I am the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13). Teach me to walk in your peace, and seasoned with love and grace, help me to be at peace with those around me. Amen.
A Prayer of Peace and Blessing
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26
Prayer: Oh Lord, how I long for your peace and for your wonderful blessings! Bless me today, and may your face shine upon me. Turn your face towards me with favor and love, and grant me your peace to guide and protect me. Amen.
A Prayer for Peaceful Sleep
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
Prayer: Lord, may my sleep tonight be peaceful and restful. Thank you for making me lie down and safety. I praise you that I have nothing to fear, but that I can rest in the power of your unfailing love. Each night as I lay down to sleep, fill my heart and mind with good thoughts that are centered on you. May your peace give me restful sleep tonight, in Jesus name, Amen.
A Prayer for Peace and Unity in the Body of Christ
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:3
Prayer: Lord, teach me to live in unity through the Holy Spirit with those around me. Grant me and the body of Christ the bond of your perfect peace. Amen.
A Prayer for Abundant Peace of Mind
Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. Jude 1:2
Prayer: Lord, I ask for your mercy, peace, and love to be mine in abundance today ever ever. Thank you that through the power of your Holy Spirit, I have access to your powerful peace and amazing love. Shower me with your grace and favor, and grant me peace of mind as I trust in you today. Amen.
A Prayer to Proclaim God’s Peace
How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news,
who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah 52:7
Prayer: Lord, help me to proclaim your peace today. Help me to tell others of your goodness, and of the beauty of your wonderful salvation. Thank you that you reign forever. May your peace dwell within my heart as I tell others of your goodness. Amen.
Prayers for Peace of Mind through the Spirit of God
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:6
Prayer: Lord, may my mind be completely governed by your life-giving Spirit. Give me your peace as I focus my heart and mind on you and your Word. Grant me your perfect peace as I align my heart with your Spirit. Amen.
A Prayer of Peace and Hope through Christ
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:1-2
Prayer: Lord, thank you that I am justified through faith, and that I have peace with you through Christ. I praise you that I now have access to your unfailing grace and love. Help me to stand firmly on the solid foundation of your love and salvation. May your peace and hope fill me with your unspeakable joy. May I live my life for your honor and glory today, and forevermore. Amen.
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