The prayers in this section of my website are intended for use by all who live with mental suffering. This one is for people with agoraphobia, which I share, and can be said in preparation for facing any feared situation. If written clearly on a card, or learned by heart (preferably both), it can also be said repeatedly throughout a panic attack, whilst waiting for it to pass.

Your hand will guide me, and your strength support me (Psalm 139:10; NLT).

1. Jesus,
Guide and Counsellor,
You know the cross I bear.

2. Jesus,
Mighty God and King,
You walk with me, and care.

3. Jesus,
Everlasting Father,
You are always here.

4. Jesus,
Prince of Peace, my Shepherd,
Help me face this fear.


1. He will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6; NIV).

Take up your cross daily, and follow me (Luke 9:23; NLT).

2. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me (Psalm 23:4; KJV).

He cares for those who trust in him (Nahum 1:7; NIV).

3. Be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age (Matthew 28:20; NLT).

4. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want (Psalm 23:1; NKJV).

Come quickly to help me, O Lord, my saviour (Psalm 38:22; NLT).

He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy (Psalm 28:7; NLT).

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