11 Devout Prayers for Lost Souls

This collection of prayers for lost souls asks the Lord God to help those who are adrift and in need of His love.

If someone is a lost soul, they need love, guidance, and help from God. Many people who feel as though they are “lost souls” struggle with feeling like they do not belong. They wonder about their purpose and they have little hope for the future. Often, they don’t even know what it is they seek.

Some lost souls are wandering on an incorrect path that is not leading them to God. Praying for a lost soul can invite God into their lives. This collection of prayers will offer hope and healing to lost souls. They focus on God’s love and finding purpose through His grace.

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Prayer for a Lost Soul

Divine Father God,

I come to You humbly today to ask for Your help. I pray to You today on behalf of (Person’s Name).

Father, this dear soul is wandering. They feel lost and I am concerned for their soul and their well-being. They need Your divine presence in their life. Please guide them. Help them know why You sent them here to Earth. Guide their heart to the proper path. Give them protection from evil and sin. Let their soul find peace through the grace of Jesus Christ.

Father, let this soul feel Your love. Let Your peace, clarity, and warmth touch their heart. Help them find enlightenment and enriched joy through faith and comfort. Father, let them remember that with You, all things are possible.

God, please help this soul avoid sin. Keep them from temptation and help them withstand the trials and tribulations of this mortal life. Help them turn away from evil and forgive them for their shortcomings. Grant them the courage to face difficulties with faith and hope.

Father God, I pray today to ask that Your love will touch this soul. I pray that You will help them feel found again.

I offer this prayer in the sacred name of Jesus Christ,

Amen.

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Prayer for the Lost and Confused

Dear God,

I know that You have the power to save our souls. You will guide everyone to the right and true paths and I am so grateful for Your grace and Your blessings. I pray now for help for (Person’s name).

This poor soul is lost and confused. They are afraid and alone. Your power has clarity and wisdom. I pray that You will bestow that power upon this person’s head. Help them understand what You want them to do. Help them find the right path in their life.

Guide them in truth and righteousness. Please help this soul find the way to return to Your presence. Help them comprehend and follow the example set by our Savior Jesus Christ.

Father, please send clarity to this person’s mind. Help them comprehend the role You play in their life. Help them have the wisdom to understand which things are most deserving of their attention during this phase of life.

Father, through You and Your power, anything can be accomplished. Please help this soul find its way. Give them the knowledge to guide them throughout their life.

Thank You for Your protection and love in my life. Thank You for Your influence and Your help.

I close this prayer in the name of Jesus Christ,

Amen.

Scripture for Lost Souls

Prayer for the Unsaved Souls

Holy God,

I come before you today to offer a prayer on behalf of the unsaved souls in this world and the next. God, please show mercy to those souls. Help them repent and find salvation through Your grace.

Dear God, for those souls still living, please help them correct the errors of their ways. Lead them away from sin and temptation. Help them accept Jesus Christ as their savior. Teach them to follow Christ and do what is right in all circumstances.

For those souls that have already passed onto the next life, Father God, I pray that you will have mercy. Please save those souls. Help them find grace and move on so they can rest in peace. I know that Your hand is both just and merciful and I ask you to extend Your forgiveness to those lost souls.

I pray in Jesus’ saving and holy name,

Amen.

Prayer for Salvation of Souls

Dear Father in Heaven,

I thank you for all of the blessings You have given me. Thank You for Your guidance and protection. Today, I humbly pray for salvation for the souls of this world.

Father, please bless those souls who have hardened their hearts against You. Please soften their hearts and minds. Let them open their understanding to the good word of Your gospel.

God, please guide those souls to repent so they may be saved. Help them accept Jesus Christ into their lives. Open their understanding to compassion and forgiveness.

God, please have patience for these souls. Bless me that I will have compassion and know what I can do to help them find the right path.

Father, I pray that you will help the lost souls in this world find salvation.

I pray in Jesus Christ’s name,

Amen.

Bible Verse for Lost Souls

Prayer for a Friend’s Lost Soul

Father God,

I come before You today to pray for a friend who is dear to my heart. I pray that You will help guide them. I pray that Your spirit will guide them to salvation and redemption. Please help my friend feel Your love.

Father, please help my dear friend know who they are. Help them listen to the whispers of Your spirit to help them know what they should do. Help them find self-love and a love for Jesus Christ.

God, please protect my friend from temptation and sin. Help keep their soul safe. Please keep them happy and healthy as they pursue a path that will lead them to You in heaven. Help my friend find meaning and purpose in this life. Help them to remember that through You all things are possible.

Thank You for sending this friend into my life. I am grateful for their friendship and kindness. I pray that You will help them find salvation and joy.

I pray in the name of Jesus Christ,

Amen.

St Anthony’s Prayer For Lost Souls

Dear St Anthony, Patron Saint of Lost Things.

You who have willingly suffered for us, we ask that you please hear our prayer.

Please pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Guide over the lost souls that have yet to find the Love of Christ in their hearts and souls. Assist us them your grace in our time of need. Take them lovingly by the hand and bring them under the ever-watchful and ever-loving gaze of the Lord God and the Holy Spirit.

Amen.

Warfare Prayer For Lost Souls

I come to you today on behalf of the people who do not know you. Some have never heard of your name and some may even be apathetic towards you. I ask that you bring them into a saving knowledge of your son Jesus Christ.

Let those who have ears, hear what the Spirit is saying to the church. May those who are lost, find themselves by coming to know you. I pray that the shed blood of Jesus Christ would cleanse their souls and give them eternal life. May they come into a saving knowledge of your son.

Amen.

We also have a collection of prayers for spiritual warfare you could offer to God.

Intercessory Prayer For Lost Souls

Oh Holy Father, hear my intercessory prayer for those lost souls. They are your children, you created them and they need your love.

They think they do not deserve you, but I know they do.

I know it is hard to be cut off from the only One who can save you from eternal damnation in Hell, but please God hear my prayers.

Take the doubt and fear from them. Hold them close in your eternal grace and forgiveness. May they hear your voice and open their hearts to the truth you offer them.

May they put aside sin and live holy lives according to your word, following in the ways of Jesus Christ, who has saved us all from eternal damnation through His death and resurrection.

Amen.

Jesus Prayer For Lost Souls

Prayer For Lost SoulsDear Jesus Christ my Lord and savior,

I come to you for your care and intervention in the lives of lost souls. Many of these people do not know you as I do, and they seek to find you in all the wrong ways. They go on paths of destruction which lead them away from your light. Please watch over these lost souls and please guide them back towards the truth that is you.

Please save their souls from eternal damnation and show your mercy and love to them even if they’re not looking for it.

Amen.

St Gertrudes Prayer For Lost Souls

Oh, St Gertrude, who shows us the way, the truth, and the life towards Jesus Christ and the way of Heaven.

Watch over the lost souls of this world who have not yet accepted Jesus as their savior. Give them the courage to choose eternal life and happiness with you in Heaven instead of suffering.

Help bring about the conversion of their hearts so that they may find balance and live a fulfilling life.

St Gertrude, pray for me and all those who have not yet chosen to follow Jesus Christ, that we all might find our way to Heaven ever after.

Amen.

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These prayers for lost souls ask God to watch over those who have lost or have not yet found their way. Guide them safely back into the light and love of God and bring them to a better life.

Bible Verses and Scripture for Lost Souls

Let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins. – James 5:20

This verse is a reminder that every soul is valuable in the eyes of God, and that we all have a responsibility to help lead others back to Him. It is an encouragement to never give up on someone, even when they seem hopelessly lost.

There is always hope for redemption. The Bible is full of stories of people who have been lost but found their way back to God. We are all broken and in need of saving at some stage, but through the grace of God, we can be healed and made whole again.

There is no sin too great that God’s love cannot forgive, and no matter how far we have wandered, we can always find our way back

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

This passage from John is teaching that if we confess our sins, God will forgive us and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Confession is a necessary part of the salvation process.

Without confessing our sins, we cannot be forgiven and will not inherit eternal life. This verse provides hope for lost souls who have not yet confessed their sins and turned to God for salvation.

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