It doesn’t matter if your broken heart is because of a failed love or an estrangement between family members – it still hurts! Everywhere we turn, there are people warning us about the fragile state of our heart and the outcomes possible because of love. Everyone claims to be an expert – and in reality they kind of are. Not because they’ve had their heart broken multiple times or went to school to study love, but rather because everyone experiences love in a different way, shape and/or form. No one’s experience of love and heartbreak is the same because no two people are the same.
Confused? Think about it. Author Jodi Picoult famously said, “Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall.” Writer Nicholas Sparks wrote in the book At First Sight, “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…” And last but certainly not least literary icon Oscar Wilde once said, “The heart was made to be broken.” Three different people. Three different opinions. Three different views on love. Yet, no one is wrong.
The one element that will always maintain as a constant when viewing love is faith. Through prayer for heartbreak you’ll find comfort and clarity. What’s the difference between prayer and your everyday standard advice, you might ask? Well that’s easy – prayer doesn’t talk back to you. Through a prayer for heartbreak you’ll have a chance to vent. Moreover, it’ll be your opportunity to take off your shield and just be you. You can be vulnerable. You can discuss your fears. You can discuss all of your emotions. You can lay it all on the table and not fear judgment.
When you recite a prayer of heartbreak it’s just you and your Lord and Savior communicating. He knows that you need to be heard and he’ll know when you’re ready to listen. He knows that you’re in a million pieces right now. He knows that there is no words to put all of the pieces back together again. Ultimately, he knows that you need to be guided towards the path of recovery and that’s what he’ll do after he hearts your prayer of heartbreak.
Furthermore, the great thing about prayer is that it needs no explanation. You don’t have to worry about retelling the heartbreaking story or try to justify your emotions and actions. God already knows where you stand. He already knows what happen, the events that led up to the heartbreak, your feelings of why or why it can’t work, and the love that you still carry within your heart. A prayer for heartbreak provides your Lord with a testimonial of faith and that’s all that’s needed to mend the wounds that have occurred because of heartbreak.
Heartbreak is discussed in the Bible over and over again. Psalm 34:18-20 talks about the willingness and desire the Lord has to save the broken hearted, “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.” And then again in Proverbs 3:5 it says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” No matter where you look in the Bible there are countless scriptures that reiterate the need for a prayer of heartbreak. These scriptures only scrape the surface.
When you’re suffering a heartbreak it’s important to remember that you don’t necessarily need advice on how to get over everything and put the pieces back together. Instead you need to find your way and rediscover your faith – which will help rebuild your foundation.
It’s important to remember that every prayer can be added to or edited. There may be bits and pieces from various prayers that don’t necessarily speak to you while there may others that speak volumes. Keep this in mind as you research prayers or begin to write your own.
Here’s a rough draft of a prayer for heartbreak that you can make your own. Personalize the prayer by filling in the blanks. Insert your own personal prayer for heartbreak and ask your Lord for the guidance that you are yearning for.
I am hurting right now. Words cannot truly express the pain that lies within me. It’s hard for me to remember ever being happy, and when I do, it hurts even more because of what I’ve lost. Here’s what makes me the saddest about what I’ve lost after this break up (or estrangement) ________________.
I yearn to go back to the way things used to be. I want to feel whole again. If there is still hope for this relationship, please give me guidance as to what to do to reach out to my ex (or estranged family member). Here is one thing I have been thinking about trying ___________________________. Give me a sign as to whether or not my thoughts have validity.
Are you brokenhearted? We have 2 prayers for you (1) is a prayer for healing a broken heart due to past relationship and (2) a prayer to heal a broken heart from unfulfilled dreams and desires.
It is a wonderful feeling to be in love but to get hurt is painful. Everyone at some point fall in love. God Himself is a passionate and intimate lover. He created mankind for a love relationship and deeper intimacy with Him. The Scriptures begin with love and ends in love. In fact, God is Love Himself, the essence and epitome of love. His fullest expression of love to us is when Jesus His Son died on the Cross to save man from eternal punishment and damnation and reconcile him for an eternal destiny with Him.
God has put love in the heart of man. Man longs for and is capable of receiving love and entering a relationship and commitment founded on love. It is love that binds man to God and man to his fellow being. Without love, nothing makes sense. What is Love?
God is Love and everything that He has done is established and grounded in love. Love means being captivated towards something or someone. Love makes you want to relate with, bless, and to be in union with another. Love is patient, kind, unselfish. When the whole world crumbles, only Love (God) remains.
Love is eternal. It is in a continuum. It should be mutual – give and take. God requires our undivided love and attention. He commands us to love Him above all with all our heart, body, and soul. He also admonishes us to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. Even to love our enemies. And the unloved and unloveable.
God wants us to love Him first before loving ourselves and others. When we do that, we will be able to receive His love and experience it and give it freely to others. When we have learned to love Him, then we can also move on to love another person.
Human beings are hopeless romantics so to speak. We love fairy tales and we love fancy love expressions. We long for a union with another being and to be into a covenantal relationship. Before that happens, we woo someone and get pursued. We date that person, spend time, exchange gifts, and love the person to the best of our ability. When we are ready to commit, we become steady lovers.
The Bible is complete with all the mushy love stories you can find and encounter. King Solomon recorded the Songs of Solomon for her beautiful maiden lover.
Adam and Eve
Abraham and Sarah
Isaac and Rebekah
Ruth and Boaz
Days, months, and years pass by and we enjoy our relationship. Until one day, one wrong report, misunderstanding, disagreement, third party, or whatever reason, we separate and get hurt in the process.
The pain is too much to bear. Sleepless nights, confusion, lack of appetite to eat and move about. Distraction. Destruction. Lack of focus in your job or ministry. And the long list goes on.
You can even get your heart broken when things don’t go your way. This happens between you and God. Yes, we do get heart broken when we have hopes and dreams that are not God’s will.
How do we heal a broken heart? Can it be healed?
A resounding YES and it can happen the moment you choose to heal and make up your mind to seek your healing.
The first step towards healing is to approach God and seek His face, will, and ways. You may try meeting with God through your daily quiet time and devotion. Talk to God about what is in your heart. Release every pain to Him and submit to Him your heart, mind, emotions, will, and spirit.
It will be helpful if you will write down all that is troubling you, every pain, shame, grief, bitterness, unforgiveness and unfulfilled dreams and desires. When you have done that, you will have a clear picture of why you are heart broken.
It is important to release forgiveness to your past relationships. Whatever he or she may or you have done, just forgive and ask for forgiveness. Also confess to God your own sins concerning the relationship that just transpired.
Then, think about the joyful moments that you have shared together. Be grateful for all the breakthroughs, triumphs, and joy as a couple.
Then, declare and speak a special prayer of blessing over the person whether you are facing him or not. Do not complain, blame, belittle, uncover, judge, criticize, and curse the other person.
Let time and love from God heal all wounds. Yes, it takes time to heal but definitely it will happen.
Ask God in prayer to release all trauma, shame, fear, pain, terror, and grief from your emotions, heart, will, body, mind, and spirit.
Then seal everything that God has done. You may do these steps daily until you feel released and set free. Meditate on the word of God and soak in Him.
Allow the love of God to embrace you in this period of pain and broken heart. You may play a soft praise and worship in the background or an audio Bible on verses about emotional healing and God’s love.
God has a perfect plan for all of us. There will always be a reason why things happen the way they do. If you do not know what to do, just trust God and obey.
You may use this prayer for healing a broken heart to pray for yourself or you can read it and then pray it for someone you know who may need this prayer–
“Heavenly Father, it is so painful now in my heart and spirit. The pain is just so unbearable. I love him/her and letting him go is difficult to do for me. But, I release him now to you knowing that You have a wonderful plan for both of us. Forgive me Lord from all my weaknesses and mistakes about this relationship that just ended. I also release forgiveness to him for ____________(mention the reasons). Lift off all the pain and trauma associated with this. Thank You for bringing him into my life. I did not regret the times we spent together, loving each other. I bless him to find your divine partner for him and to be protected from wrong relationships. Lead him to the right person meant for him. Bless him in spirit, soul, and body. Provide, protect, and heal him also. What you have done for me today, do for him also. Lead me to the one for me, Lord. I entrust my heart and life in Your hands. I love You and I allow Your love to heal all my wounds and bind me up. Make me ready to love and trust again, but this time to the right person for me. This I pray in Jesus’ mighty name. Amen.”
Here is the prayer for healing a broken heart for unfulfilled dreams and desires.
Abba Father, I know that you plan is perfect. What I hoped and dreamed for didn’t turn out the way that I thought it would. I’ve been waiting for such a long time for my dreams, desires and what has been prophesied over me to come to pass. God I am tired of waiting and I am beginning to lose hope and feel broken hearted because of this whole ordeal. Lord I ask that you would heal every wound in my soul for these unfulfilled dreams. Mend my broken heart and bring me back to wholeness. Renew my trust and hope in your plan even though I may not know what it is. I use my will to have faith in your goodness, in Jesus Name, Amen
Remember that Jesus Himself experienced the most painful ordeal known in the history of mankind. He can relate to you and you may identify with Him. Let Him heal you and love you. Love him back. Through reading and meditating on His word He will heal your heart.
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