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20 Prayers to Heal a Broken Heart from a Relationship

dating & relationships Sep 03, 2021

Spending time in prayer is one of the best ways you can let God heal your broken heart from a relationship.

When I had a broken heart, I felt all alone in a new city without any friends. I spent several Friday nights on my couch praying and crying out to God, asking him to heal my heartbreak.

And as I prayed for my broken heart to be healed, God gave me the strength to move on from my past relationship.

God gave me joy again, and he helped me see that he was working all things for good, even my broken heart.

In this blog post, we discuss prayers to heal a broken heart and different prayers for a broken heart or heartbreak.

God hears all your prayers, and he is the one that will give you comfort and strength in this season as he heals your broken heart.

And as you pray, pray the scriptures below for a broken heart.

Prayers for Healing a Broken Heart

Prayer to Heal a Broken Heart

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” – Psalm 147:3 ESV

“O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.” – Psalm 30:2 ESV

God, I pray that you heal my broken heart. Your word says that you will heal me completely, and I surrender my broken heart to you to heal.  

You are the ultimate healer and I trust that you will heal my broken heart. Thank you for making me whole again.

Thank you for healing me and for putting all the pieces of my heart back together again.

I trust you Lord, and I rely on you for complete healing. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

Only God can truly heal your broken heart. Learn how to let God heal your broken heart and things that can delay or prevent your heart from healing.

Prayer to Rely on God to Heal Your Broken Heart

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.” – Psalm 28:7

“You will call to me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you search for me with all your heart. I will be found by you”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and I will restore your fortunes…” – Jeremiah 29:12-14 CSB

God, I surrender my broken heart to you. I need you more than ever, Lord.

Give me the strength to rely on you during this time. Only you God can heal my broken heart, and only you can show me the life I am supposed to live.

Thank you for giving me the strength and desire to spend more time with you. Help give me the passion and desire to sit with you and read your word as you heal my broken heart. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for God’s Comfort When You Feel Heart Broken

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” – Revelation 21:4 ESV

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18 NIV

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” – Psalm 56:8 NLT

God, I need more of you today. I pray that I feel your comfort and your strength today. You are my rock and my fortress. I can rest in your arms today, because you are my God and you love me.

I thank you for catching every tear. Let me feel your love and presence all around me today Lord.

I need you more than ever, and I pray that I feel comforted in your arms today. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer Over Your Mind After a Broken Heart

““Who has known the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 2:16 NIV

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” – 2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV

“Finally brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy—dwell on these things.” – Philippians 4:8 CSB

God, I pray for help to control the thoughts in my mind today. I declare that I have the mind of Christ, and I hold every thought captive to the word of God.

If a thought or memory is not from you Lord, I reject it in the name of Jesus.

Help me to focus and think of those things that are positive, honorable, and praiseworthy. Help me to dwell on the future you have for me instead of the past. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for a Broken Heart

Prayer to Feel God’s Presence with a Broken Heart

“And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” – Exodus 33:14 ESV

God, I thank you for your presence today. Give me the desire to draw close to you during this time. Overwhelm me with your presence, and help remind me that you are always with me.

I thank you that you hear my prayers and that you know what I’m thinking. You know how I am how I’m feeling, and I thank you that you are close to me today. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Strength After a Broken Heart

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 ESV

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” – Psalm 46:1 ESV

God, I thank you that you are healing my broken heart. Today, I pray for strength. Your word promises to renew my strength, you are my strength and my shield.

Thank you for giving me the strength to get out of bed today. Thank you for giving me the strength to go to work today and to experience life all around me.

And thank you for giving me the strength to spend time with you and to trust that you are working all things for good. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer that God is in Control

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 ESV

God, I thank you that you are in control. You are my Heavenly Father, you created everything on this Earth and you know what I need.

I surrender the past and my broken heart to you, and I trust that you will show me my future. I trust that you will use this time for good.

I trust that you are in control of my future. You know who my future husband is, and I thank you for bringing us together in your perfect timing. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

When I had a broken heart, it was hard to see that God had someone better for me. But the husband God had for me didn’t even compare to the guy that had broken my heart.

Learn how I trusted God with my love story and how he brought me my husband.

And learn how God will confirm whether a guy is the one that he has for you.

Prayer for Peace During Heartbreak

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” – Isaiah 26:3

“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 NIV

Lord, I surrender my broken heart to you today. Help me to feel your peace in this season as I heal from this relationship.

Jesus, you are the prince of peace and I thank you for the gift of peace today.

Help me to rest and be still in your presence, and know that you are healing my broken heart and that you have a future for me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Joy During Heartbreak

“So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” – John 16:22 ESV

“…Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!” – Nehemiah 8:10

God, help me to feel your joy today. Help me to laugh again, and to see the good that you are doing all around me.

The joy of the Lord is my strength, and today I choose joy because I have you God and I am loved by you.

And I pray that I take back any joy that the enemy has stolen from me. God, I will worship and praise you even when I don’t feel like it because you are my God. And this I know, you are for me.

And today I pray that joy bubbles up inside of me. Holy Spirit, help me to feel your joy and laughter again. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Worry and Anxiety from a Broken Heart

“Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7 ESV

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:6-7

“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 ESV

God, I surrender my worries and anxiety to you. I do not need to be anxious and worried about the future, because you are my God.

I release these feelings to you, and I pray that you help me take control of my mind. I declare that I do not have a spirit of fear or anxiety, but a spirit of love, power, and a sound mind. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Anger During Heartbreak

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV

God, I surrender these feelings of anger, bitterness and rage to you. Help me to see this person how you see them Lord.

Help me to not feel angry or bitter when I think of them. I release these feelings to you Lord. Show me how to have peace with the situation and let these feelings go. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for a Broken Heart from a Relationship

Prayer for Surrendering the Person Who Broke Your Heart to God

How do I pray to let go?

Surrendering the person to God is the first step in letting go. Pray and release the person to God, and trust that God is in control.

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV

“This I know: God is for me.” – Psalm 56:9 CSB

God, I surrender this person and my broken heart to you. I let them go, and I release them to you.

I trust that you are in control, and that if we were meant to be together, you would make a way.

But today I choose to let them go. I surrender them to you, and I trust that you know what is best for me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer to Move on From the Past Relationship

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

“Do not remember the past events; pay no attention to things of old. Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it?” – Isaiah 43:18-19 CSB

God, I pray that you help me move on from the past. I thank you for healing my broken heart, and for showing me how to move forward.

I will not dwell on the things of the past, and I trust that you have a future for me. Help me focus on Jesus and all that you are doing in my life. I surrender the past to you Lord, help me to move on today and show me the future you have for me.

Lord, I trust that you know the future and plans that you have for me, plans for hope and a future, plans to prosper and not be harmed.

I trust you Lord, and that I will not have a broken heart forever. I will move on, and I trust that you will bring the right person that you have for me into my life. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayer for Forgiveness from a Relationship

“But when you are praying, first forgive anyone you are holding a grudge against, so that your Father in heaven will forgive your sins, too.” – Matthew 6:14 NLT

God, help me forgive this person. I know it is not healthy to hold onto this resentment and unforgiveness. I surrender these feelings to you Lord. You know how I feel, help me to forgive this person.

Lord, I surrender this person to you. I forgive this person for what they have done, and I release them to you. I surrender any unforgiveness, any resentment or any better bitterness towards this person to you Lord. Help me to forgive them in my heart and move on.

Just like you have forgiven me for all my sins, I forgive this person for hurting me and for breaking my heart. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

Forgiving the person that has broken your heart is not easy. Learn more about why forgiveness is a must if you want God to heal your broken heart.

Prayer to Break Soul Ties from a Relationship

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” – 1 John 1:9

God, I pray to break the soul tie with this person that broke my heart. I confess that I have sinned and been an ungodly relationship.

I renounce any soul tie that has formed, and I break it in the name of Jesus.

I declare that the soul tie with this person has been broken and I am no longer bonded or attach them. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

If you’re not sure what a soul tie is or why it could be holding you back from healthy relationships, learn more about soul ties and how to break ungodly soul ties so you can prevent your heart from getting broken again in the future.

Prayers for a Broken Heart

Prayers for Godly Friends as You Heal from a Broken Heart

“The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense.” – Proverbs 27:9 NLT

“One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” – Psalm 18:24 NIV

God, I pray that you surround me with godly friends and good influences during this time.

Thank you for bringing me true friends who encourage me and left me up during this time.

I thank you for surrounding me with friends that know how to pray and declare your word, and who will help me on this healing journey. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for Loneliness with a Broken Heart

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” - Psalm 23:4 ESV

God, I surrender my feelings of loneliness to you. I thank you that you never leave me, and that you are always by my side.

Help me to feel your love and presence today. And I pray that you show me and remind me of all the friends and family that I have in my life to comfort me during this time. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

If you are feeling extra lonely during this time, get more prayers for loneliness.

Prayers Against Feelings of Rejection After a Broken Heart

“God, how precious your thoughts are to me; how vast their sum is! If I counted them, they would outnumber the grains of sand; when I wake up, I am still with you.” – Psalm 139:17-18 CSB

“I will praise you because I have been remarkably and wondrously made. Your works are wondrous, and I know this very well.” – Psalm 139:14 CSB

God, I surrender my feelings of feeling rejected to you. I know that you have not rejected me. You have not abandoned me. And this this breakup does not mean that I am rejected.

Help me to feel your love again. Help me to feel seen and valued in your eyes. This breakup does not define me. I am not rejected in your eyes, I am deeply loved.

I am wonderfully and remarkably made. I am precious in your sight and you delight in me Lord. Thank you for helping me feel loved and treasured. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for Sleep and Good Dreams During Heartbreak

“In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.” – Psalm 4:8 ESV

“For he will give his angels orders concerning you, to protect you in all your ways.” – Psalm 91:11 CSB

God, I pray for peaceful rest tonight and I pray that I dream good dreams. I come against any attack of the enemy on my dreams.

Thank you for sending your angels to protect me and watch over me and my dreams. I pray that I won’t dream of my past relationship as I sleep.

Let me fall asleep tonight in your arms Lord, and I thank you for a restful night sleep. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for Gratitude During Heartbreak

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV

God, I pray that you show me how to feel gratitude in the season. Even though I have a broken heart, I have so much to be thankful for.

Today, I choose to praise and thank you for all that you are doing in my life. You have always been there for me, and this is not the end.

Thank you for all of the friends and family you’ve surrounded me with. Thank you for a place to live and for the job you’ve given me.

And thank you for all the small blessings every day that you surround me with. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers for Future Husband Once Your Broken Heart Has Healed

It will take time for God to heal your broken heart. But when you feel healed and ready to think about the future, download my free prayer guide, 5 Prayers for Your Future Husband, to start praying over your future husband.

If God has closed a door from a past relationship, I pray that door stays closed so you can receive the future husband and godly man that he has for you.

And I pray that these prayers for a broken heart reminded you that God is faithful, and that he will heal your heartbreak.

Learn how God will heal your broken heart and things to avoid during this time so you can fully heal.

With Love,

 

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