How we all wish for blissful sunny days, right? Good weather days are the best. Even good weather keeps your spirits high.
Unfortunately, not all days have good weather. Some days experience storms and undesirable weather.
Rather than sob and complain about the stormy weather, you can pray, asking God to take away the storm and protect you from harm.
The Lord controls everything, including the weather. So do not fear when faced with bad weather and instead thank Him for being alive and well.
Here are five beautiful prayers for bad weather protection against storms.
Before you start, save these inspiration good afternoon prayers.
1) Prayer for Bad Weather to Go Away
Thank You for preserving me despite this bad weather. Though I wish we could have bright sunny days every day, I know periods of bad weather are inevitable. However, I pray that You would calm the storm and return to good weather again.
The storms, the wind and every weather element, obey Your command, and so I know that this storm is not too big for You.
Please hear my plea and grant my request according to Your will. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
The world these days is full of unpredictable and adverse weather patterns. Some parts are currently experiencing storms with excessive rainfall, storms and floods.
While we can’t control the weather, we can pray for the Lord to extend His merciful hand and calm the storms.
In the book of Matthew 8:23-26, Jesus calmed a furious storm that came up on the lake where He was sailing with His disciples. Terrified for their lives, the disciples cried out to Jesus to save them, and He rebuked the storm.
So don’t despair because the Lord is in control. Nothing that happens on earth takes Him by surprise. Bad weather events serve as opportunities to encounter God’s miracle power when we seek His help.
2) Family Prayer for Safety in Bad Weather
I present my family and I before You concerning our safety during this bad weather. Please protect us from harm as we face this storm. Let us not be overwhelmed with fear and anxiety but fix our eyes on You, our only source of hope.
Though we may be prepared with emergency supplies, You alone can guarantee our safety. And so we surrender our lives to You.
In Christ Jesus, I pray, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Safety is a main concern during extreme weather, such as storms.
If a storm happens when your family members are not home, you might be increasingly worried as you don’t know the state they are in. Praying for your family’s safety is the best thing you can do for your peace of mind.
Read Acts 27, a relatable story of the apostle Paul, who encountered a horrible storm while a prisoner on a ship to Italy. His travel companions were so dreaded that they could not eat. You can imagine the disarray on the ship as all the crew members feared for their lives.
However, Paul received a comforting message from the angel of God that nobody on the ship would die if they all kept aboard. He encouraged them to eat and gave thanks to God.
3) Storm Prayer for Safety in Bad Weather
Please guide us through this storm that threatens our safety and peace. I am worried about what will happen to us in such bad weather. But since I know that You hold us in the palm of Your hands, we will not perish.
Let me hold steadfast in Your promise that You will lead us through dark valleys such as this storm. Thank You. Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Stormy weather comes up severally in a literal and metaphorical sense in the Bible. Their inclusion helps us to learn about the ever-changing complexities of life.
The following inspirational Bible verses can help you stay put as you face bad weather:
“Then the Lord will create over all of Mount Zion and over those who assemble there a cloud of smoke by day and a glow of flaming fire by night; over everything, the glory will be a canopy. It will be a shelter and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge and hiding place from the storm and rain.” — Isaiah 4:5-6.
“Who is like you, Lord God Almighty? You, Lord, are mighty, and your faithfulness surrounds you. You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.” — Psalm 89:8-9.
4) Prayer for Protection Against Storms
You have done me well this far I have come. You have shielded me from all storms, both physical and spiritual, and I am forever grateful.
I pray this prayer by faith, knowing that You will protect me from this storm in Jesus’ name. Bad weather comes and goes, but You will remain to be Lord and God. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
Invite God to help you “weather the storm” with this prayer today. In this life, we will not only encounter literal storms in the form of bad weather but also hardships, also referred to as storms of life.
While it’s good to be prepared for storms and bad weather, remember that only God can see us through safely.
Therefore seek the Lord and run to Him for shelter.
Also, don’t focus too much on the bad weather, as it will only make you negative. Instead, choose to meditate on Christ’s promises and be strong.
You shouldn’t just give thanks to God when the sun is out, and all is well. Continue to give Him praise even amid storms.
5) Miracle Prayer for Protection from Bad Weather
Thank You for the testimony I have of Christ Jesus, who calmed the turbulent storm while with His disciples. Similar to that situation, I pray that You may perform a miracle and protect me from the bad weather I face.
Please strengthen my faith in You and help me to hold steadfast without wavering or being overcome with fear. In this bad weather, let me know that You are the only shelter and refuge. Thank You, Lord, Amen.”Original StAgnes.net prayer. Copying prohibited, except with source.
“Why are you so scared? Don’t you have faith?” Jesus asked His disciples after quieting the storm. This is because He caught them in a state of panic. The same applies to you.
Does your state of frenzy show a lack of faith, or do you hold your peace knowing that God will perform a miracle once you have prayed? In bad weather, it is advisable not to panic but remain calm.
This allows you to think of all possible solutions to your problems, beginning with prayers.
Let the Bible verse Psalm 107:28-30 bring comfort and restoration to your heart. It says, “They cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress. He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.”
Will These Prayers Really Work?
Of course! We serve a miracle-working God, don’t we? When you pray without doubting, the prayers will definitely work.
As illustrated in the Bible through several stories, God always answered His children who cried out to Him in distress during storms.
Can I Start Praying Right Now?
Of course, you can. There is no right or wrong time to pray.
You can approach the Lord at any moment because His ears are always open to hear us. So start praying right now and commit your worries and fears to Him.
Can I Say This Prayer With My Family?
Why not!? Family prayers are the best in stressful situations such as bad weather because they unite all family members.
You might be apart from your family during storms, but you can always pray for them or send them text prayers and encouraging messages.
Millions of lives around the world have been impacted by storms, and such unsettling events can bring great anxiety, worry and fear.
But let these prayers and Bible scriptures remind you that you can seek shelter and comfort in God’s promises. Make them a part of your emergency kit, alongside your first aid supplies, to help your family find comfort. God is in control and desires that you seek refuge in Him.