living prayers - contemporary prayers for today

contemporary prayers for today

prayer for lost things

prayer to find something lost like keys

Sometimes, losing something like a wallet or phone can be a distressing experience - especially if that item is irreplaceable like a valuable wedding ring, an old photo of a loved one, or even a children's teddy bear! Featured below are two short prayers asking God for help in recovering what has been lost. Also on this page are three bible verses about finding lost things and a short film asking God for his peace, guidance and direction.

Prayer for lost things


You are with us always, always walking beside us, offering us love, truth and hope each day.
I ask that you would reveal the precious thing I have lost. You understand the importance of this item to me. I believe you will lead me to find it. Please restore this to me.

Loving Lord, thank you for your constant comfort and care.


Short prayer for lost items

Lord, please help me to find what I have lost. Shine the light of your hope into my heart. We search together. You are such a friend to me.


prayer for guidance

a contemporary prayer asking God to calm our hearts and minds and find direction from Him. With restful music and shots of beautiful forest scenes:-

bible verses about finding lost things

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you"

(Matthew 7:7, NIV)

Don’t worry about anything, but pray about everything. With thankful hearts offer up your prayers and requests to God.

(Philippians 4:6, CEV)

A woman has ten valuable silver coins and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and look in every corner of the house and sweep every nook and cranny until she finds it?

(Luke 15:8, Living Bible)