Having a family member or loved one go missing can be very heartbreaking. It doesn’t matter how old the person is, when someone you know or around you goes missing, all hell can break lose.
But did you know that amidst the confusion, fear, panic and the things you do to make sure a missing person is found, there is something else you can do to hasten the return of a missing person?
This is nothing else but prayer. Prayer is a very powerful weapon depending on how you use it.
There are certain prayers you can say for a missing person to return. In this article, we will cover 6 powerful and effective prayers you can say for a missing person to be found as soon as possible.
Before you even start, save these short prayers to Mother Mary for a miracle.
1) Short Prayer For Missing Person
“Heavenly Father, King of Kings and Lord of Lords,
I thank You for upholding us and giving us the strength to keep going in these trying times. Lord, today, I have no one to turn to except You.
My loved one (person’s name) has gone missing and we have tried everything we can to find him/her, but we’ve not had any luck.
Lord, I ask that You lead us to find him/her and send Your angel to protect (person’s name) where he/she is, until we find him/her,
Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Dealing with the case of a missing person is never a walk in the park, especially if they were someone you were close to.
We understand that the authorities might be trying their best to find your family member or loved one, but that does not mean you should fold your hands and wait.
The best thing to do is to commit the case of the missing person into God’s hands and ask that God lead the authorities to the precise location, and protect them until help comes. Ensure that you do not stop saying this prayer until the missing person is found.
The book of Philippians 4:6 says:
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.“
2) Prayer For Safe Return Of A Missing Person
Thank You for Your love and compassion in our lives.
Father, Your word says that the thoughts You have for us are the thoughts of good and not of evil, and I still believe in Your words.
I am in a dark place right now lord, and this is because of my family member/friend who has gone missing.
I pray, oh Lord, that Your Holy Spirit locates wherever (person’s name) is, and bring him/her back safely and in good condition. Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
The best prayer to pray for anyone that is missing is the prayers of protection and a safe return.
Because we do not know where the missing person is, it is important that we keep praying for them and ask the Holy Spirit to help us find the missing person.
Know that there’s nothing you ask the Holy Spirit to do that he doesn’t do.
If you’re asking for your family member, friend or loved one who is missing to return safely, be assured that God will answer your prayers. Your loved one will return in a healthy and safecondition, and soon you will rejoice.
3) Prayer For a Missing Child
“Our Father, the Lover of my soul and Father of all children,
Lord, I am down on my knees today and begging You to please help bring back (child’s name) who is missing.
I know that (child’s name) is still alive out there because You have promised to satisfy us with a long life, how much more Your children?
Please God, send forth Your angels to wherever (child’s name) and let there be a divine intervention. Let (child’s name) be found and returned to us safely, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
As a parent or guardian of children, you’ll attest to the fact that the worst thing that can happen is to have your child go missing.
As delicate as this situation is, this is no time to cry and sulk in your bed over your missing child. Instead, it should be a time you go down on your knees and pray fervently to God for your missing child to be found.
No matter how long your child or friend’s child is missing, do not give up. Keep saying this prayer, and the lord who does mighty things will bring back your missing child safely.
The book of Act 5:19 says, “But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.”
4) Prayer For Missing Loved One To Be Found
“Most High God,
Thank You for being consistent in Your ways. Lord, even in this difficult situation, I won’t fail to give You thanks for all You have done for me.
I pray Lord that You help us find my loved one who is currently missing.
Even with the advanced technology of our times, I still believe that You’re the ultimate help any man can have.
Please protect my loved one wherever he/she is, and help us find (loved one’s name) today.
Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
There is nothing too hard for God to do.
If he can raise the dead, help the sick and cause blind eyes to see, then helping you find your missing loved one is nothing before him. Do not stop saying this prayer for any reason.
Say it every day if you must, until your loved one is found and returned to you. God has promised that he will never fail you or forsake you, so do not be afraid, your loved one will be found.
The book of Psalm 41:6 says:
“When one of them comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it around.”
5) Prayer For Someone Who Is Kidnapped
There is none like You and there will never be. I come before You in all confidence because I know You will answer my prayers.
Lord, I have a distinct request and it is for someone who has been kidnapped. I pray for (missing person’s name).
I pray, lord that You please lead and direct the authorities to do a good job, and also protect my loved one who is in a terrible place.
Give (missing person’s name) the strength to hold on to You, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Having a loved one kidnapped can cause us to ask God a lot of questions, and may also cause our faith in God to waver.
If questioning God is the first thing that crosses your mind when your loved one was kidnapped, it’s time to get serious.
Instead of questioning God, the best thing to do is to find scriptures of protection and pray for your loved one to be released.
When you do this, you will trigger God to act faster and in no time, your loved one will be released to you.
6) Prayer For Missing Person Safety
I am praying on behalf of (missing person’s name) who has been missing for a while now. You assured us that whatever we ask of You, You will do it for us.
These past few days have been very tough for me not knowing where (missing person’s name) is. It hurts me each time I think of what he/she is going through out there.
Please Lord, bring him/her back home safely and in good shape. Lead him/her back to his/her family safely, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
When someone you love goes missing, nothing remains the same. Many people get hurt mainly because they think there’s nothing they can do to help or change the situation, but that’s not true.
There is something you can do, and that’s mentioning your situation to God in prayers. Do not cry and look at cute pictures, instead, get down on your knees and pray to God to bring him back home safely.
Will These Prayers Help Me Find Someone Who Has Disappeared?
Yes, the primary reason of these prayers is to help you find someone that is missing.
So, bear in mind that once you say these prayers, your missing loved one or family member will be found.
Can I Say These Prayers For Any Missing Person?
Yes, you can. It doesn’t matter if it’s a loved one that’s missing, a stranger or a neighbor.
You can say this prayer for any missing person regardless of your relationship with the person.
Can I Light a Candle While Saying These Prayers?
Yes, you can. This boils down to what you want. It’s totally up to you to light a candle while saying this prayers. You just have to follow the stirrings of the holy spirit in your heart.
Trust in the Powers of God
Dealing with the case of a missing person can be very challenging and tough. But no matter what happens, do not lose hope because there is a God that can change your situation at the snap of his finger.
Remember when Paul and Silas were held against their will, God sent an angel to set them free because his friends did not stop praying.
No matter how you feel, do not stop saying these prayers until your missing person is found.