Prayer and Reflection | Week 5

Prayer and Reflection | Week 5

Miranda leads us in Week 5 of our prayer and reflection which will continue all the way to Christmas. This week’s passages:-

“Please, Lord, hear my prayer and give me the understanding that comes from your word.” 

Psalms 119:169 CEVDCI 

“When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.”” 

Psalms 30:6 NIV 

“Laughter can conceal a heavy heart, but when the laughter ends, the grief remains.” 

Proverbs 14:13 NLT 

“my heart is broken and I am in great sorrow.” 

Romans 9:2 CEVDCI 

“My eyes are swollen with weeping, and I am but a shadow of my former self.” 

Job 17:7 NLT 

“I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word.” 

Psalms 119:28 NLT 

“Everything on earth has its own time and its own season. There is a time for birth and death, planting and reaping, 

for crying and laughing, weeping and dancing,” 

Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, 4 CEVDCI 

“Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. John 16:20 NIV 

“Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.” 

Romans 12:15 NLT 

“Jesus wept.” 

John 11:35 NIV 

“Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion because of the greatness of his unfailing love. For he does not enjoy hurting people or causing them sorrow.” 

Lamentations 3:32-33 NLT 

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” 

Psalms 34:18 NIV 

“I am sure what we are suffering now cannot compare with the glory that will be shown to us.” 

Romans 8:18 CEVDCI 

“To all who mourn…he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair…” 

Isaiah 61:3 NLT 

“‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”” 

Revelation 21:4 NIV 

“I will ask the Father, and he will send another Companion, who will be with you forever.” 

John 14:16 CEB 

“That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. 

2 Corinthians 4:16 NLT 

“Your sun will never set; your moon will not go down. For the Lord will be your everlasting light. Your days of mourning will come to an end.” 

Isaiah 60:20 NLT 


“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.” 

2 Corinthians 1:3 NLT 

“I can endure all these things through the power of the one who gives me strength.” 

Philippians 4:13 CEB 

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” 

Matthew 5:4 NIV