If you are feeling overwhelmed with life and situations but convinced that what you need is the mercy of God to put you over, well, here are some prayer points for mercy that you can pray.
First off, you need to know that God’s mercy, grace and favor are made available for you through the redemption that’s in Christ Jesus.
It is the sacrifice of the cross of Christ (His shed blood) that secures for you the mercy of God.
But as with all other provision (benefits) of the cross of Christ, you will need prayer to access and appropriate mercy.
That’s where these prayer points for mercy come handy.
Not exhaustive nonetheless, these prayer points for mercy will help you get started and head you in the right direction as you approach the throne of grace to obtain mercy. (Hebrews 4:16)
Yes, that’s correct, mercy can be obtained; secured by the finished work of Christ on the cross, it is available at the throne of grace… and prayer is one way to obtaining and accessing it.
But note; it is not just prayer per see, but prayer of faith that is based on the word of God.
This is why each of the prayer points for mercy in this post is coined directly from corresponding bible verses.
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Prayer Points For Mercy
“Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16)
The following are faith-filled prayer points for mercy that will help you obtain mercy from God’s throne of grace.
1. Father, I thank you for you are good and your mercy endures for ever. Thank you for making mercy available through the cross of Christ even for time and for eternity, in Jesus name.
“O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.” (1 Chronicles 16:34)
2. Lord, again I want to thank you for redeeming me by mercy and I know that through the same act of mercy, you will lead me to my place of rest and glory, in the name of Jesus Christ.
“Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.” (Exodus 15:13)
3. Father, your word declares that you show mercy to as many as loved, serve and keep your word. I ask that you show me mercy too; for I am your servant; your word is my light and salvation, my joy and delight.
“And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.” (Exodus 20:6)
4. Oh God, rich in mercy and kindness, cause me to enjoy and share in the abundance of your mercy, in Jesus name.
“But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,” (Ephesians 2:4)
5. Oh Lord, pardon my sins by the greatness of your mercy, in Jesus name. Forgive, I pray you, all my shortcomings by reason of the blood of Christ, in Jesus name.
“Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.” (Numbers 14:19)
6. Lord, as your word declares, do not take away your mercy from me. I am the seed of Abraham and Jesus the Son of David is my Savior. Therefore, being joint heir with Christ, I will enjoy your mercy in perpetuity, in Jesus name.
“But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.” (2 Samuel 7:15)
7. Lord, by your mercy deliver me from distress and pains, oh God of my salvation, give me relief from distress, in Jesus name.
“Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. (Psalm 4:1)
8. Lord, I come to you in the multitude and abundance of your mercy, hear my prayer and accept my worship, in Jesus name.
“But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.” (Psalm 5:7)
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9. Oh Lord, have mercy upon me; heal me of sicknesses and diseases and strengthen me Lord with grace, in Jesus name.
“Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.” (Psalm 6:2)
10. Oh Lord, have mercy upon me and deliver me from all my troubles. Deliver me also from death, Lord, by your mercy, in Jesus name.
“Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:” (Psalm 9:13)
11. Father, as your word declares, let only your goodness and your mercy be my everyday companion, in Jesus name.
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.” (Psalm 23:6)
12. Lord, have mercy upon me and deliver me from every affliction; mental and physical. Lord, I am lonely, forsaken, abandoned and in big trouble, please have mercy upon me and save me from it all, in Jesus name.
“Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.” (Psalm 25:16)
13. Father, have mercy upon me for I am overwhelmed with trouble inside and outside. Lord, help, save and rescue me from them all, in Jesus name.
“Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.” (Psalm 31:9)
14. Oh Lord my God, have mercy upon me and cleanse me by the blood of Christ from the stains and guilt of my sins, in Jesus name. Wash me thoroughly from all guilt and condemnation, and I shall be clean.
“Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.” (Psalm 51:1)
15. Father, show me your mercy and give me the salvation I need, in Jesus name.
“Shew us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.” (Psalm 85:7)
16. Oh Lord, satisfy me with your mercy now before I get old. Let me find and enjoy your mercy now that I am still young, in Jesus name.
“O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.” (Psalm 90:14)
17. Lord, your word declares that this is the time you promised to help me; so Lord, arise today and have mercy upon me according to your word, in Jesus name. Faithful God, do as you have said, in Jesus name.
“You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her; the appointed time has come.” (Psalm 102:13, NIV)
18. Oh Lord my Father, help me, save me according to the multitude of your mercy, in Jesus name.
“Help me, O LORD my God: O save me according to thy mercy:” (Psalm 109:26)
19. Oh Lord, let your mercy be the motivating factor on how you deal with me and teach me your word, in Jesus name. Please don’t deal with me any other way. Let your mercy prevail over judgement in my life, in Jesus name.
“Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.” (Psalm 119:124)
20. Father, have mercy upon me oh Lord and deliver me from shame and disgrace. Deliver me from shame and from mockery, in Jesus name.
20. “Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.” (Psalm 123:3)
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21. Father, by your mercy, silence my enemies, and destroy all those who afflict my soul, in Jesus name.
“And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.” (Psalm 143:12)
22. Oh Lord my Father, cleanse me from all sin by your mercy. Remove guilt, shame and condemnation from me by the shed blood of Christ, in Jesus name.
“By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.” (Proverbs 16:6)
23. Oh Lord Jesus, have mercy on me. Remember your sacrifice on the cross for me and have mercy upon me. Your blood must not be in vain in my life.
And now Lord, perfect all that concerns me by your mercy; Lord, do not abandon me half way, by your mercy Lord, finish what you have started in my life, in Jesus name.
“And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” (Luke 17:13)
“The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.” (Psalm 138:8)
Thank you for answer to prayers, Lord, in Jesus name. Amen!
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God desires to show you mercy, and He calls you to come to His throne of grace to receive it.
One way to do so is to pray; and prayer points for mercy will help you get that done.
Now, you can readily see that prayer points for mercy will deliver results when prayed in faith.
God calls for it, and the Scripture is back of it.
So come with confidence to God’s throne of grace and receive mercy and grace to help in time of need.
Plus, do not forget to show mercy to people also if you truly desire to enjoy the mercy of God:
“For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.” (James 2:13)
God’s hands are open, mercy is flowing from the wounds of Christ, pray in faith and receive your own, then go and show mercy to others.