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Prayers For The Recently Deceased - Prayers To Help You Be At Peace


One of the most trying things that a person can go through in their life is to lose a loved one.

However, prayers for the recently deceased can help you feel more at peace with this loss and also bring you closer to God at the same time.

This article contains a number of potent prayer requests for the deceased you can read aloud or privately as you grieve over the loss of loved ones who have passed away.

A Prayer For The Dead

Heavenly Father, please hear this prayer for the dead and shower these souls with your love as they enter your heavenly kingdom. Help the people who were left behind see that you have a plan for everyone. Help them find peace during their time of grief and let them know that you will always be there for them no matter what. Amen.

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A Prayer For The Soul

Dear God, Please listen to this prayer for the soul of someone I loved. Please let them move into your circle of hosts in heaven. Forgive them for any sins that are weighing on their souls and let them bask in the light of your grace and mercy so they can live with you in paradise forever. Amen.

Prayer For The Soul To Rest In Peace

We thank God that our brother or sister has died. We praise Your name because he or she lived a good life. We pray, oh Lord, please give him or her eternal life.

And while he or she stays in Your garden, let Your angels touch what he or she can't touch again. Father, be with his or her soul and let him or her rest in peace forever. Amen

A man kneeling before a grave stone in a cemetery
A man kneeling before a grave stone in a cemetery

Prayer For Death Of A Loved One

May Jesus and the angels' light bring my father peace and salvation. May he rest easy knowing that God is the only one who owns his soul.

No evil spirit, demon, or principality can get to his light and salvation. We're fine, so go home and rest. We love you, and we'll see you soon in heaven.

Prayer For The Recently Deceased

We humbly put our brothers and sisters in your hands, O Lord. In this life, you wrapped them in your loving arms. Now, save them from all harm and let them rest for all time.

The old order is over, so welcome them into paradise, where there will be no sorrow, crying, or pain, just peace and joy with your Son and the Holy Spirit forever and ever. Amen.

People Also Ask

What Is The Eternal Rest Prayer?

Give them eternal rest, Lord, and let light shine on them for all time. May they sleep well. Amen.

What Is A Good Bible Verse For Someone That Has Passed Away?

  • Psalm 34:18 "The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit."
  • Psalm 73:26 "My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever."
  • Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted."

What Is A Good Psalm For Grief?

Psalm 6 "Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are in agony. My soul is in anguish."


We sincerely hope that praying for the recently deceased has brought you some measure of comfort as you continue to deal with the death of a loved one who was important to you. Prayer grants us the ability to mend and strengthens our faith, enabling us to make it through the tremendously trying times that come after the loss of a loved one.

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