8 Devout Prayers for Disappointment

Disappointment is a natural part of life. It is common for us to hope and hold things in our hearts that we would like to see in our future. However, God often has a different plan for us than we can see in our limited vision. This means we are disappointed when things do not work out as we would like them to.

God can help you overcome all of the disappointment that you feel when things do not go as you would like them to. The prayers listed here can guide you in how to ask God for renewed hope.

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Short Prayer For Disappointment

Dear God,

I am so disappointed right now. I feel despair and a lack of hope. I pray that You will send me peace and comfort.

Help me see the good in this situation. Give me hope for the future. Help me recognize the lessons that I can learn from this situation. Fill me with gratitude for the blessings I have.

Help that gratitude send away all feelings of disappointment.

In Your name, I pray, Amen.

prayers for disappointment

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28

Prayer For Anger And Disappointment

Dear Lord,

My heart is burning. I am upset about my circumstances. I had envisioned a better situation than I have, and I am feeling angry and disappointed.

Please reach out to me and help me with my frustration. Help me know that it is not wrong to hope, even if things do not work out as I had hoped. Please fill me with feelings of joy and hope to combat my feelings of anger and disappointment.

Give me forgiveness. Help me forgive those who I see as having slighted me so that I can move on and leave this situation in the past. Help me trust You and Your plan.

Give me the power and courage to surrender my anger and replace it with trust in Your divinity and care for me.


disappointment bible verse

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalms 34:18

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Prayer For Overcoming Disappointment

Dear God,

I pray that You will hear this prayer and know that I am trying to find hope and love. I am shadowed with feelings of disappointment. I need Your help to overcome these feelings.

Give me the wisdom and understanding to recognize where this disappointment is coming from. Give me the power to address the root of this disappointment so that I can become stronger as I overcome it.

Remind me of the things I can be grateful for. Help me know what to release and what to embrace to help me find healing from my disappointed emotions.

Give me new things to hope in. Show me the beautiful future that You have planned for me.

I pray in Your name, Amen.

disappointment bible verse

Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor. – Luke 6:16

Prayer For Releasing Disappointment

Dear Heavenly Father,

My heart is heavy with disappointment. I am overwhelmed with thoughts of what “could have been.” I find it difficult to focus on the present and the blessings that I do have.

Father, I know that You have the power to heal everything. I know that holding onto my disappointment is keeping me from taking the next step on the path that You have created for me.

Give me the strength and wisdom to release this disappointment. Help me know what I need to do to find more hope and comfort in my situation. Take the feelings of disappointment from my heart. Fill them with love and optimism in the future.

Help me, Father. Help me release these negative emotions.

I pray in Your blessed name, Amen.

prayer for disappointment

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11

A Prayer For Disappointment

Holy God,

I feel disappointment like a heavy stone in my stomach. It is making it difficult for me to feel joy and hope. I feel weighed down and I would like to move on. God, I come to You with humility and trust. I hope that You will spare me from this pain.

Please help me find a better situation. Give me the confidence to trust that even though things may not have worked out as I would have liked them to, everything will be alright. Help me trust that I am held tightly and safely in the palm of Your hand, no matter what happens.

Help me find renewed passion after this disappointment. Do not let this disappointment linger in my brain like a stain on my memories.

I pray for Your help in combatting this disappointment.


prayer for disappointment

and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us. – Romans 5:5

Prayer For Disappointment In Life

Dear Lord,

I thought that I had plans for my future. I thought that I could make my plans come to fruition if I worked hard enough. However, I now kneel here with disappointment about my circumstances. It feels as though little to nothing has gone as I thought it would.

I pray that You will help me feel gratitude in my life. Show me examples of when Your divine hand has carefully guided me toward the experiences that have helped me grow.

Help me recognize the things that have happened in my life that are better than anything I could have planned or dreamed. As I rise every morning, let me think of all of the reasons that I have to feel appreciation.

I pray that You will help me find renewed joy in my life.


prayer for disappointment

To You they cried out and were delivered In You they trusted and were not disappointed. – Psalm 22:5

Prayer Against Disappointment In Relationships

God Above,

I know that You have created us all and that You want us to love one another. I pray that You will forgive me of the prideful feelings that I have that I can change someone else. You are the only being who can change someone’s heart.

God, please help me avoid disappointment in my relationships. Help me recognize that the right thing will happen and that I will find the right person. Help me feel fulfilled in the relationship I find. Give me the wisdom to trust my partner and love them as they are.


prayers for disappointment

Let me not be put to shame, O Lord, for I call upon You Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol. – Psalm 31:17

Prayer For Disappointment In Marriage

Dear God,

My spouse and I used to have great plans for our future. We were filled with love and passion. We had dreams that we hoped to pursue together.

Now, we have had to release many of those wishes. Disappointment is beginning to creep in. I pray that you will help guard against that disappointment. Help me feel love and hope with my partner.

Help my spouse, and I envision new dreams together. Fill our minds with hope for the future that we still have time to build. Renew our passion for one another. Remind us of why we fell in love in the first place.

I pray in Christ’s name, Amen.

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The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. – John 10:10

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