5 Verses to Pray When You Need God to Do the Impossible

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Do you ever have times when your life’s circumstances seem impossible?

Times when … your relationship is broken, or you can’t find a job, or your child is rebellious, or you can’t break a long-held bad habit, or your pain or illness is worsening, and life is just plain hard?

Times when you wonder if the outcome you’re praying for is even possible?

The Bible says, Nothing is impossible for God. These 5 prayers will help you pray when you need Him to do what only He can do in your impossible circumstances. #Pray #Faith #AnythingisPossible

I’ll be honest with you. I do, too!

I’ve had times when my heart was heavy and I felt like I’d prayed the same prayer request a thousand times. Even now, I have a few big prayers that I continue to pray even though nothing seems to change.

And in my sadness, I start to wonder if this prayer of my heart is even possible.

Jesus repeatedly told people that God is able to do the impossible…

“What is impossible for people is possible with God.”

Luke 18:27

And He also told people to…

“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.”

Matthew 7:7

So, I’m praying today but I’m not only asking God to do the impossible … I’m believing that He CAN DO the IMPOSSIBLE!

And even though I’ve asked Him a thousand times before, I’m confident He will hear my prayer and respond in love!

Maybe you’d like to join me.

5 Verses to Pray When You Need God to Do the Impossible

The Bible says, Nothing is impossible for God. These 5 prayers will help you pray when you need Him to do what only He can do in your impossible circumstances. #Pray #Faith #AnythingisPossible

“O Sovereign Lord! You made the heavens and earth by Your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for You!”

“I am the Lord, the God of all the peoples of the world. Is anything too hard for me?

Jeremiah 32:17 & 27

Father, I go outside and see the beauty of Your creation. The sun, moon, and stars hung perfectly in place. Seas and land, mountains and valleys, plants and animals with countless variations all sustained in complete order by Your gracious hand.

Father, nothing is too hard for You!

You care for and protect Your children … body and soul.

Nothing is too hard for You!

I believe You are able to do the impossible and Father, and sometimes from my perspective, this problem appears impossible. But You are the God of possibilities! Please, Father, do what only You can do. Please help me by Your Grace. Amen.

He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension!

Psalm 147:4–5

Father, You see me. You know me by name. And You love me! I am not just one of many … I am Your child. I am Your own.

There is nothing I can experience that is beyond Your understanding and comprehension. This battle I’m facing is known to You.

I believe You know what I need and that You will provide it. I understand that it may not be what I want … but it will always be what is best for me.

I also believe that if You ask me to wait or endure, You have promised to give me the strength and peace and everything else I need each day.

This is hard, Father, but You are great! Your power is absolute. Your grace is sufficient. Your love unfailing. Thank you! Amen.

Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to Him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen.

Ephesians 3:20–21

Father, I need Your mighty power to work within me.

“Lord, I believe, help my unbelief!” (based on Mark 9:24)

I believe You are able to accomplish infinitely more than I might ask or think. As I fight this battle, please help me keep my eyes on You … not on the problem. Give me the courage and strength to surrender this situation to You. By Your grace, help me trust Your love for me and live with the confidence that You care about this even more than I do.

Father, You sacrificed everything to save me and show me the greatness of Your love.

I surrender this day to You. Help me in this wait to know with confidence that even though I can’t see it … You are at work doing what only You can do, things that will always be for my good and Your glory. Thank you, Father. Amen.

Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God.”

Mark 10:27

Oh, the reassurance of Jesus’ words, Father. Were it not for You … there would be no saving grace. Were it not for You … I would have no faith.

Because of You, Father, the impossible becomes possible. Being born again becomes reality. And love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control become blessings I enjoy because of Your Spirit within me. Thank you!

Your grace is sufficient! (1 Corinthians 12:9) And I have everything I need. (Psalm 23:1)

Father, there is no limit to what You can do. Your miracles touch the lives of Your children each and every day.

Please help me trust Your plan for me today. Help me follow where You lead and obey Your will as You reveal it to me. Help me to see Your miracles. Amen.

This same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from His glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19

Father, As I face this problem, please help me remember all the ways You have provided for me.

You have met my needs in the past and I believe You will meet my needs today and every day in the future.

You have given me strength and courage when I was afraid. You gave me hope when my circumstances seemed hopeless. You have given me patience when my wait felt like it was too long. Whatever my need … You have a glorious rich supply.

Father, You’ve kept every promise You’ve ever made. I can and will trust You to keep Your promises in the future.

By Your grace, You’ve helped me love when I wanted to turn away. You’ve forgiven my broken past and given me all I need to forgive others. You’ve healed my broken heart and filled me up.

You’ve have given me Jesus! I have everything I need!

You truly are the God of possibilities! Absolutely nothing is impossible to You.

So, today, I will trust You with my needs, wants, and desires. And with Your help, I will surrender my pain and problems to Your perfect wisdom and care.

In Jesus name. Amen.

The Bible says, Nothing is impossible for God. These 5 prayers will help you pray when you need Him to do what only He can do in your impossible circumstances. #Pray #Faith #AnythingisPossible

Whatever is going on in your life today…

God is able.

Rick Warren wrote…

Never let an impossible situation intimidate you. Let it motivate you – to pray more, trust more, expect more.

I want that…

I want to pray more, trust more, and expect more.

Because the truth is…

There are no impossible situations for the child of the omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient God because for our Father … nothing is impossible!

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104 thoughts on “5 Verses to Pray When You Need God to Do the Impossible

    1. Everyday I pray continuously. Trusting God to so exceedingly and abundantly above all I ask him or think. Sometimes things get hard but I know with God all things are possible. Thank you Jesus for supplying all of my needs. God blesss you!

      1. It was a beautiful prayer..i believe in god and his word to help us tru..to be there..to make the impossible..possible

      2. Im blessed by this. Thank you very much for l’ll always be confident that my God will answer all my prayers because ” Nothing is impossible with him”!

          1. I want to thank you for your prayer and encouraging scriptures, few of the scriptures gave me confirmation,

            James5.16 Matthew 18.19 Psalms133 Luke18.6 Genesis 32.26-28
            I also would like to encourage you some scriptures.
            We have to trust him and wait upon him. Psalms46.10
            God Bless
            Shirley Naidoo

    2. Thank you very much for this. Plz pray for me and my daughter. We face hard time.
      Every thing is possible with God. Amen

  1. Honored that you chose my post to highlight this week friend. I’m continuing to pray that God will do the IMpossible in my life and I thank you greatly for the encouragement today! Love you xoxo

  2. Deb, Mark 10:27 has passed before me several times the last few days and was in my Bible Study this morning. I am so grateful that by His strength and His grace ALL things are possible. So encouraging. Blessings!

  3. Hi, Deb! This post goes along very closely with my post on Wednesday. I could have gone on and on with more verses, several of which you have listed here, as well. Your insight of considering things from different angles always inspires me! 🙂 Thanks for the link-up. I’ll try to link my post soon.

  4. It has been too long since I’ve been here, friend. You always have such encouraging content. I love pinning you on Pinterest because I always know it’s good! Reading through your post today, I felt faith rising inside me. Smiling big here.

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  6. What an encouraging post!! Such wonderful truths that brings excitement to my soul! God of the impossible. God who does exceedingly above what we ask or think. Pondering these thoughts have been a blessing.

  7. Thank you for the encouragement to keep praying for the impossible. I love the verses you chose. They are a few of my favorite verses which I hold tight to in the midst of the unexpected. Sharing your post!

    1. Amen my sister amen.🙌 it’s so nice to here others speak from the heart. It truly remind me it’s ok to express the inner thought get it out. When we are weak God is strong. We have the HolySpirit also our helper. To guide us daily. But it’s nice to have christain feedback quoting scriptures. All powerfull thank you. To God be Glorified. 😃.💟

  8. I love the Jeremiah 32 passages because it reminds me to balance God’s sovereignty with my requests, even though I can still acknowledge that nothing is impossible.

    1. Amen, Crystal! That truth changes my prayer life in so many ways. I can pray with complete trust … counting on to do what’s best no matter the outcome. Thanks and blessings!

      1. Thanks for sharing your good words with me I believe in god and I believe things are possible with him please pray for me am going through a ruff time in my life sometimes if feels I can’t go on but gods grace and mercy is carrying me through and please pray for my daughter in Jesus name amen

  9. I’m pray for my husbands salvation and adopt a child.
    Thank you for letting me post this!
    Have you had prayers answered that you thought were impossible?

  10. I am grateful for a loving caring Father who knows me and guides and helps me with my trials. I place my request I. His hands for the help I need that He canprovide for me. amen

  11. Thank you for this reminder. I have taken my eyes off of PapaGOD and focused on the several seemingly Impossible situations in my life. This is the kick start I needed to begin talking to my “mountains” about my Mighty PapaGOD and His Love and Power.

  12. This article is spot on—-praying the Word of God which will not return void but will accomplish that which it is sent forth to do!

  13. This has touched my heart. Thank you. I am praying and believing for me and my family. 🙂 God bless you and this ministry to reach others through Christ.

  14. Hello, ( please tell me your Name)
    Your Prayer above is so good, inspirational and motivational.
    Please Pray for My Healing from Arthritis, Diabetes, Thyroid problem and especially for my Knees. I have difficulty walking. I want a normal Healthy life. Please Pray for my Mums good Health. Please Pray for my Financial Blessings as well and Gods Grace for my Chiildren. Thank You

      1. Hi Deb, this is my first time I read your articles and it’s inspired me so much. And I want a prayer request for my husband he’s so confused and he can’t stand of his words when he say something and it’s easy to change his mind and he keep bringing up about the past which is cause of our argument and make me feel bad. I’m looking forward to hearing from you. God will bless you more.

        1. Marites, I am happy to pray for you and for your husband. I’m asking God to give you His peace and asking Him to give your husband clear thoughts and the ability to communicate his thoughts clearly and kindly. Thanks so much for stopping by and for taking the time to join the conversation and leave your prayer request. God bless you!

  15. My husband is being bullied at work. . It is happening in a Christian University. My children are having a hard time reconciling this. He is a good father, husband, and employee. He retired from an honorable military and govt life service to work at this university. Unfortunately, the executive leadership here has ruined the lives, futures, and finances of a few families and that of their spouses and children. There is nothing Christian in their behavior. We need strength and protection. Thank you for this blog. I am so thankful I found it. God bless you in all of your endeavors, Janet

  16. Deb, I have read all the devotions you & others wrote & they are truly wonderful & help my hurting heart. March is three years ago my hubby, Ray accepted a false cult as the truth & the only way to go to Heaven. He constantly talks ugly to me because I refuse to obey him & what he believes. I am accountable to Almighty God..not him or anybody else & I accept what Jesus did on the cross for mankind & I praise Him! So much of the New Testament teaches us that we are under Grace.not any laws or rules to live by..He even says he is not sure he will do enough to get into Heaven. He really believes the “mess” he is being taught. I am 81 years old & should not have to deal with his nonsense. Our grown children cannot believe he has become so hateful because we refuse to accept anything he says about “the truth”.. Please pray for me & my family. This week has been especially tough. God bless you!

  17. This is so much of what I/everyone needs today…Thank you for your service…Love most of all above all things…God Bless you and your Family…

  18. Dear Jesus,

    With your full permission i would like to get married to Royden Jayapaul. I am believing that you are working things out for me and will not disappoint me this time.
    I am sorry for all the wrong that i have done in my life. Thank you.

  19. Hi I am so blessed n encouraged..I’m going though some tough situations my marriage but your post has really helped and encouraged me to keep on trusting and have hope in God through these stormy times because God Is the God of all the impossibility..

  20. Hi I have been greatly blessed by this post. I felt God speaking to me through your prayer. The Lord sent me here to be encouraged by His word. I am going through a financial situation and this post was right on the money (Ha ha). God bless you for being a vessel for His word. Please continue to do so, we know with God all things are possible to them that believe.

    1. I am so glad it blessed you, Bernice. Thank you for your kind encouragement. You truly blessed my day! Have a beautiful day in the Lord.

  21. It is so comforting and encouraging to read the Word of God and ponder on His promises. God be praised for His daily mercies. Thanks for these wonderful prayers.

    1. Mary, I’m so glad they blessed you! I love His Word. God healed my broken heart through the promises in His Word. Amen to praising Him every day for His mercy and grace. God bless you!

    1. I am praying for you and trust that God hears your prayers and mine. I suffered for many years with anxiety and in all honesty, I still struggle on occasion. But God is faithful and I will, with His help, keep my focus on who He is and all He’s done. Because He has gotten me through things in the past I thought would crush me. He is faithful and He loves you!

  22. Thank you.I needed to read those words today as I face another round of Chemotherapy tomorrow.Round 18 here I come.I have Pancreatic Cancer Stage 4 and need a miracle to let me live beyond the time clock of the death sentence of 5 years.
    God Bless You.

  23. I am asking for prayers for healing my husband. He is going through a rough patch and needs help finding his way through.

    I also pray our relationship can grow stronger through this.

    Thank you!

  24. Please pray for my son to be delivered from smoking before he develops health issues and for his salvation.

  25. Deb

    I thank you for your post. I do believe, trust and know that God can do the impossible. I pray for patience that’s his will be done. Amen

  26. I found you on Pinterest for the first time today and it brought me to tears. I was praying about some serious on going health issues and the some of the very words are in your page!!!! I know we serve a loving, merciful God and His plan for me is always better than I can imagine. I know He will heal me and use this illness so I can comfort someone else.

    1. Arleen, I’m so glad this blessed you! We do serve an awesome God. I’m so thankful every day for His grace, mercy, and love! I’m confident you will touch lives with your story … all for His glory! Blessings and hugs!

  27. please pray for me, everything seems to be stagnant, a lot has been going on in my life and nothing seems to be moving forward

  28. Oh lord of my salvation, you are so good and kind, please come to my rescue here in Nigeria, I need a better life cuz this is not the life you planned for me… I have solely depend on you to help my unbelief because I am gradually losing it
    Favor me my God.

  29. Deb,

    Thank God for your life and for this wonderful and encouraging verses you talked on. It nourished me greatly and am sure others should be. The Lord will continue to give you more knowledge of His word in Jesus name. Bless You. Amen.

    1. Thank you, Telarq! Your encouragement is so kind. I feel very blessed to be allowed to share my story in this space. God has been so gracious and I just want everyone to know His good and gracious love! God bless you!

  30. Thank you for these words. These last six months has been some of the hardest since my husband died in September of last yes. I have fear, greif ,angrier, sadness loneliness . I am on emotional roller coaster dealing with what has happen . I am looking for a job and other problems have came up please pray for me.

    1. Carrie, I’m so sorry! You are going through a difficult valley. I’m praying and asking God to hold you close, to comfort you and give you hope. I’m also asking Him to go before you and lead you to a job that will be a blessing for you in every way. I’m glad you visited and allowed us to pray for you! God bless!

  31. thank you so much for your site. I have a prayer request if you don’t mind fro my Daughter Nichole and I to reconcile. Not sure why she is soangry with me but she has been for years and she won’t tell me why even though I have apologized over and over for whatever I did or did not do that she felt I should have done. I miss her so much and my 2 little grandsons that I took care of when they were babies. Pray fro her salvation and my son Justins as well. Thank you so much.

    1. Janice, I’m so glad you visited. I am so sorry you are going through this heartache. I am happy to pray for you and for your children … asking God to restore your relationship and draw your children close through faith! God bless you!

  32. Good Morning, As I was looking for a receipe I found you!! I am slowly realizing that when we ask our heavenly Father for something it does not mean he will do it right now. God has a time for all of our needs. We or I just need to learn to be patient. Thank you for these prayers and verses. I need this today.

    1. Teresa, thank you so much for taking the time to let me know this blessed you! I think we all struggle with patience. I want to continue to pray, remain hopeful, and remember that God may just be saying “not now” asking me to wait for His perfect timing. God bless you! Hope you found that recipe!

  33. Thank you so much for this powerful message. It’s my first time in your blog and am already feeling blessed. Thank you once again. Am from Kenya in Turkana

    1. Oh, Elvine! Thank you so much for visiting and for stopping to say “hello.” I pray every day that God will send what I write wherever He wants it. It’s an awesome blessing when I learn that He has sent them to people all over the world! God bless you! You have certainly blessed me today!

  34. I’m asking for prayers to be obedient to God’s will and purpose for my life, so that I can be happy, at peace, and stable.

  35. Thanks for the content you’ve put because this has given words to the prayer burden of my heart . May God bless you .

  36. Thank you for your beautiful post Deb! It was so inspiring … I’m going to share it with others and read it often as a reminder. What a blessing you are! 🙂

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