7 Short Prayers for Grace and Mercy
May this collection of short prayers provide quick inspiration and encouragement as you seek the mercy and grace of God.Christianity.com Editorial Staff
Sometimes we can over complicate praying and get lost in the details or rambling thoughts. Here we have gathered some amazing short prayers for a quick request of God’s grace and mercy. Meditate on and recite these prayers for a swift revelation of faith and love. Although these prayers are short in length, they still provide a powerful appeal to God in a compact fashion.
7 Amazing Short Prayers
May this collection of short prayers provide quick inspiration and encouragement as you seek the mercy and grace of God.
“Lord Jesus Christ Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner”
2. Short Prayer for Grace and Deliverance
O Lord, feed your people with your grace, and deliver our souls from the death of sin.
Fill us with your mercy, that we may be united with the joys of the righteous; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Source: Sarum Rite, eleventh century
3. Short Trinitarian Prayer and Blessing
May God the Father bless me.
May God the Son protect me.
May the power of the Holy Spirit enlighten me, and forgive all my sins.
Source: A Collection of Prayers.
4. A Short Grace
Jesus, bless what you have given,
Feed our souls with bread from heaven;
Guide and lead us all the way,
In all that we may do and say.
5. Short Prayer for Loving Like Jesus
Father, I have to thank You for looking beyond my faults and for loving me unconditionally. Forgive me when I fail to love others in the same way. Give me eyes to see the needs of the difficult people in my life, and show me how to meet those needs in a way that pleases You. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
~ Mary Southerland
6. Short Prayer for God’s Direction
Lord, help me not to lean on my own understanding but in everything acknowledge You so that You can direct my words, thoughts, and actions. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
~ Sharon Glasgow
7. Short Prayer for Grace
O Lord Jesus, grant us your grace and give us time for repentance.
We want to keep your commandments and do your bidding, choose the better part and no longer follow evil.
Give us your strength to do this, O loving Savior, for your own name’s sake. Amen.