The Jesus Prayer (And Other Short Prayers)


The Jesus Prayer is: Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Other prayer phrases that can be prayed like the Jesus Prayer:

  • Acclaim the King, the Lord.
  • According to Thy will, O Lord, let it be done to me.
  • All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God.
  • Alleluia
  • Be faithful until death, says the Lord, and I will give you the crown of life.
  • Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.
  • Be watchful and ready: you know not when the Son of Man is coming.
  • Be watchful, pray constantly, that you may be worthy to stand before the Son of Man.
  • Be with me, Lord, when I am in trouble.
  • Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the kingdom.
  • Blessed are You, O Lord! Teach me Your statutes.
  • Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord: glory to God in the highest and peace to God’s people on earth.
  • Blessed is the man who walks in justice and speaks what is true.
  • Christ the Lord was tempted and suffered for us. Come, let us adore him.
  • Forgive them Father, for they know not what they do.
  • Give joy to your servant, Lord, for to you I lift up my soul.
  • Give rest O Lord to the soul of Thy servant (name).
  • Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.
  • Glory to Thee, our God; glory to Thee.
  • God be merciful to me, a sinner.
  • God mounts his throne to shouts of joy.
  • God’s love is everlasting.
  • Have mercy on me, O God, according to Thy great mercy.
  • Hear us, Lord, and save us.
  • Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us.
  • Holy Guardian Angel, pray to God for me.
  • I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life.
  • I am the way, the truth, and the life, says the Lord; no one comes to the Father, except through me.
  • I call you my friends, says the Lord, for I have made known to you all that the Father has told me.
  • I will bless the Lord at all times.


  • I will praise your name forever, my king and my God.
  • If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
  • Let all the earth cry out to God with joy, alleluia.
  • Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord.
  • Lord, every nation on earth will adore you.
  • Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth.
  • Lord, show us your mercy and love.
  • Lord, today we have seen your glory.
  • Lord, you have the words of everlasting life.
  • Most Holy Theotokos, save us!
  • My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?
  • My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow me.
  • My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord my God.
  • Lord, deprive me not of Your heavenly blessings.
  • Lord, deprive me not of Your Kingdom.
  • Lord, fill my heart with life eternal.
  • Lord, grant me good thoughts.
  • Lord, grant me modesty, chastity, and obedience.
  • Lord, grant me patience, courage, and meekness.
  • Lord, grant me to grow in faith, hope, and charity.
  • Lord, my God, You will illumine my darkness.
  • Open our hearts, O Lord, to listen to the words of your Son.
  • Praise the Lord for he is good.
  • Remember, O Lord, your faithfulness and love.
  • Saint (Name), pray to God for me.
  • Sing to the Lord a new song.
  • Speak, Lord, your servant is listening; you have the words of everlasting life.
  • Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.
  • The Lord is kind and merciful.
  • The Lord is my light and my salvation.
  • The Lord is near to all who call on him.
  • The Word of God became flesh and made his dwelling among us.
  • The Word of God became flesh and made his dwelling among us. To those who accepted him, he gave power to become children of God.
  • This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad.
  • To you, O Lord, I lift my soul.
  • We are his people: the sheep of his flock.
  • We praise you, O God, for all your works are wonderful.
  • Whoever loves me will keep my word, says the Lord, and my Father will love him and we will come to him.
  • With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.
  • Your word, O Lord, is truth; consecrate us in the truth.
  • Your words, Lord, are Spirit and life.


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