If someone close to you has passed away recently, it can be extremely difficult to get through the day. The last thing you might feel like doing is writing a message of condolence. But there are some things you can do to help.
In this post, we have compiled a list of religious sympathy messages and words of condolence that you can send to those who are mourning. These words will brighten their day and let them know you care.
#1 The Lord’s hand was upon your loved one and He has taken them home to rest. Let go of the sadness and know that we are praying for you during this difficult time.
#2 May the Lord console you and may your sorrows be lifted at this very difficult time. Know that our prayers surround you and give you strength in these times of darkness.
#3 Trusting in the Lord at all times, even in our darkest hour, we find comfort knowing that we will see our lost loved one again. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at such a sad time.
#4 May God put His arms around your family who is suffering so much right now. Give thanks during these difficult times of darkness.
#5 May the Lord open your heart to comfort and may He be with you in your time of sorrow. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
#6 We hope that our prayers can give some consolation for this sad loss. Your loved one is in God’s hands now, giving them peace at last after their long struggle on earth.
#7 Do not be afraid because it is through darkness that God will make things brighter again. Let Him guide you through these difficult times of sadness and grief.
#8 May the Lord heal your broken hearts, bring you strength when you are weak, and restore your hope in His faithfulness during these hard times ahead. Know that we are here for you and that our hearts go out to you during this difficult time.
#9 May the Lord embrace and give peace and support to those who need it now, as they mourn their lost loved ones. Your sorrows will be lifted by His love. Know that we are praying for you through these difficult times.
#10 The Lord’s word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path. You can lean on Him because He will hold your hand throughout these hard times ahead of you. We send you strength during this sad loss of your loved one.
#11 Hold onto God’s promises when darkness surrounds us; He has never failed anyone before, nor shall ever do so in the future. Hold onto His promises and be comforted by the way He leads you through these difficult times of sorrow.
#12 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Let our thoughts and prayers wash over you during these difficult days ahead, when you need a little divine comfort.
#13 May God turn your mourning into dancing at this very sad time for your family. May your loved one’s loss never be far from your heart, but may it always lead you closer to God’s light. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
#14 In everything give thanks because it is giving glory to Him when we choose not to give in to our sorrows. May the Lord’s peace hold you through these difficult days ahead.
#15 In times of darkness, may the Lord be your guide to bring you home into His loving embrace. You are not alone during this very sad time for your family, because we are here with you and will help carry your load.
#16 The Lord can do all things, even turn our mourning into comfort at this dark hour in your lives. Take heart that the Lord is walking forward with us through our tears right now together. Our thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow for your family.
#17 Trusting in the promise of eternal life is what brings you comfort at this painful time when death has come to your family. Rejoice in the Lord because He will wipe away all of our tears and sorrows when we call on His name.
#18 God is with you in this time of sorrow. Rest your heart and mind knowing that He will give you the strength to endure through these difficult times.
#19 Trust that God is holding your hand and guiding you through each day. Lean on Him and know His love for you during this difficult time.
#20 May God’s loving presence comfort you deeply today and bring peace to your heart and mind through the pain of losing a loved one.
#21 Trusting in God’s strength brings us calmness during times of great sorrow such as now, when we grieve the loss of those we cherish most.
#22 It may feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel, but know that God will guide you through this darkness.
#23 May the Lord give you strength and peace as you grieve the loss of a loved one who is now with Him in Heaven.
#24 In times of darkness, it’s comforting to remember that God is with us, even if we can’t feel His loving presence. Trust that He’ll guide us through these difficult times.
#25 I hope this message finds you at peace and having trust and faith in God during this difficult time when we miss those we cherish most deeply.
#26 We pray for your comfort today, knowing it isn’t easy to lose someone so dear to your heart or to be going through a difficult time right now.
#27 While we grieve deeply, our faith in God brings us peace and comfort that He is near to guide us through the darkness.
#28 May God’s loving presence bring you comfort every day as you struggle with losing someone so dear to your heart. You can trust His strength and grace during this difficult time.
#29 We will pray for you today. I know it isn’t easy to struggle through each day without the one you cherish most, but may God give you strength and guidance to endure these difficult times.
#30 No words or actions can take away the pain of losing a loved one, but we hope that knowing we’re lifting you up in prayer brings you some comfort during this difficult time.
#31 We might not always understand God’s plan, but we can trust His strength and mercy to guide us through each day. I hope you find the comfort of knowing He will give you the strength and wisdom to endure these difficult times.
#32 While we struggle with our own sorrows during this difficult time, we also pray that God comforts and strengthens you beyond measure to get through each day.
#33 May God’s loving presence be with you today and bring peace and comfort into your heart as we struggle deeply with the loss of your loved one who is now in Heaven with Him.
#34 I know it is difficult to think about the future with your loved one gone, but God will guide you through each day. Trust that He is by your side and His love is always with you.
#35 We pray that God brings you peace throughout this difficult time when we grieve deeply for those we cherish most.
#36 I hope you know there are many of us who are here with open arms to help support your family during these trying times. You can rely on our strength and kindness whenever needed.
#37 When it feels like the world is crashing down around us, remember that God’s grace carries us through each day as we struggle with losing someone so dear to our hearts. May He give you comfort today and strength throughout this difficult time.
#38 I pray that God’s spirit surrounds you with comfort and hope today as we grieve the loss of those so dearly cherished by our hearts. May He give you strength to endure these difficult times.
#39 A loved one’s passing away is never easy, but I hope you know there are people who care for you at this difficult time – your family and friends. Lean on us for support whenever you need it.
#40 We lift up in prayer all those struggling to carry on without their loved ones who have passed away during this difficult time knowing that God gives us strength beyond measure through His grace. We hope that knowing there are others out here who care about you takes some of the burden off your shoulders.
#41 May God’s peace be with you today and through all the days to come as you struggle deeply on this difficult day when we lose someone so dear to our heart. May He give you strength beyond measure to endure these hard times.
#42 When loved ones are lost, it is never easy carrying on with each new day. I hope that knowing there are many people who care about you, including me, brings some comfort into your hearts today and in the days ahead.
#43 I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Know that God is with us always, even in our darkest hours.
#44 During times of darkness it is hard to think that there could possibly be light again, but God promises to lead us back into the light of day. Please know that we’re all praying for you and your family.
#45 I’m so sorry to hear of your loss— during times like these, faith is knowing that our loved ones are with God in a better place. Know that we’re here for you and caring about you during this difficult time.
#46 May the love and support of those around bring peace and comfort into your life as we remember those we have lost. Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help ease any sadness or grief you may be feeling right now.
#47 It’s never easy losing someone who was such an important part of our lives, but it’s comforting to think that our loved ones are forever watching over us from the heavens above.
#48 It’s always hard when we lose someone we care about, especially someone who was so close to us by heart and soul. Please know that He will guide you, and we’re here for you.
#49 May the memories of your loved one help you find strength in a time of sorrow. We are praying for you to have peace during this difficult time.
#50 There is no loss as great as the death of a loved one, but you will never be alone. Thanks for sharing your pain with me and know that I’m here to help.
#51 The love shared between friends and family is the most special bond in this world. Your friend was blessed to have you all in his life and he has now gone on to a better place.
#52 May God give you strength during this difficult time. I’m sorry for your loss and please let me know if there’s anything I can do for you.
#53 Think of your loved one who has passed and know that they’ve found peace. Take comfort in knowing that we’re thinking of you and praying for you.
#54 My heart goes out to you during this difficult time; may our Lord bring the peace and joy back into your life.
#55 The Lord will watch over you and all those suffering — He’ll be their comforter. Remember all those days where He was by your side, giving you strength to carry on.
#56 May the love from those around give you strength as well as hope during this difficult time. You are not alone in these feelings, nor will you ever be alone again with so much support around you.
#57 May the Lord embrace and hold you during this time and bring comfort to your heart. You are loved.
#58 Our thoughts and prayers go out to you as well as love and comfort from the Holy Spirit at such a sorrowful time. God bless!
#59 We pray that you feel His presence near to your heart throughout this painful journey. Let the Lord into your life more fully today & always!
#60 When you’re faced with a tragedy, you must turn toward the Lord and His loving embrace. I know that He will keep your heart strong throughout this trial.
#61 Just as stars light up a dark night, may the memories of your loved one shine brightly within your heart. May God give you hope through these difficult times.
#62 May the Lord hold you in His arms during this time of deep grieving and sadness. You are not alone, for millions cry out to God when they lose their love ones.
#63 We cannot explain why things happen the way they do on Earth, but we can always trust in God’s greater plan for all of us. Please let me know if you need me to pray for you and your family.
#64 When the darkness of sorrow falls upon us, we must look toward heaven and let the Lord’s light guide us toward happiness once again. I’ll be by your side as you walk this path toward peace.
#65 He knows our pain and will never leave us. May the memories of your loved one bring you comfort during this time that feels so dark.
#66 Just as a mother is with her child, your Lord is by your side now. Prayers for peace and strength are being sent to you today at this most difficult of times.
#67 May the Lord place His hand around you and protect you from further hurt in this time of sorrow. Know that we’re all here praying with you now.
#68 In these moments it’s hard to imagine anything but darkness, but know that there is joy ahead as our Lord brings us into His light once more after this hardship.
#69 May the peace of Christ comfort you today and everyday as you face the days ahead without your loved one by your side.
#70 May the Lord’s eternal light shine down on you and bring you peace during your time of sorrow.
#71 We pray for your family at this difficult time. Please know that we are all thinking about you and sending our love and compassion towards each one of you.
#72 Our deepest sympathy to you today, as well as a hope for a brighter future with God by your side. Give your heart into His care.
#73 I’ve been praying for your family every day since the passing of [LOVED ONE]. May He be with each one of you in these hard times and may His love strengthen you through them all.
#74 May the Lord bring you comfort during this time of sadness, give you the strength to carry on, and the wisdom to know that He is always with you.
#75 In times of darkness, the Lord lights up our way and shows us the way home. Give your pain into His arms and trust in His love for you.
#76 The Lord may have taken your loved one from this world, but He will never take them from your heart or mind. They are a part of you forever now.
#77 We do not grieve as those who have no hope because we believe that death is merely a crossing over from this life to everlasting life with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
#78 We are here with you in sadness to honor the memory of your loved one. We will continue to remember them and pray for God’s mercy for you.
#79 May the strength of our Lord carry you through your grief, may His unending love comfort you, and may He give you peace today and always.
#80 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted, saves those who are crushed in spirit, offers hope to all who mourn, and loves us beyond measure.
#81 Our hearts ache with yours at the loss of your loved one, but know that they are alive in our memories and thoughts of them…and even more so now in heaven! We commend them into God’s love.
#82 May the Lord be your comfort and carry you through this difficult time. He will always stand beside you as you heal from your grief.
#83 No one is alone and no one will ever be forgotten, because the Lord God sees all and holds us close to His heart always.
#84 Our love and prayers are with you during this painful time in your life. Your loved one was a blessing to those they met and we know their legacy will continue.
#85 The peace that surpasses understanding is yours for all eternity now that your loved one has passed into the hands of our loving Lord.
#86 Only He can turn your heartache into a hope, and only He can heal the wounds that you carry. Please know that we’re here to pray for you during this hard time.
#87 Our condolences go out to you and your family in such trying times. May our heavenly Father hold you close and let His comfort envelope you in His arms of love and protection.
#88 He is there when no one else is; He hears our cries; He brings strength when we feel all hope has died; and He will wipe every tear from our eyes.
#89 All we can do right now is pray for you and your family in this time of mourning. If there’s anything we can do, please let us know.
#90 Lord, comfort those who are grieving with the knowledge that their loved ones are with you. Be merciful to them during this difficult time of sorrow.
#91 We understand that God works through all things for the good of those who love Him. Your family is in our thoughts during this difficult time.
#92 Our souls are saddened when we lose a loved one. Please know that we’re here to pray for you and your family during this difficult time.
#93 As you are surrounded with love in the loss of your loved one, find comfort in God’s grace. Keep putting one foot in front of another and know that we’re praying for you every day.
#94 My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Let us surround you and help lighten this dark hour that you might not be able to see through right now.
#95 Please accept my deepest sympathy for your recent loss. I hope these words will lift your spirit and give depth to our friendship during this trying time.
#96 The Lord is always there when we cry out to Him, especially when we’ve lost a loved one. Please know that our eyes are towards you and our hearts are with you.
#97 Our thoughts, prayers, and heart-felt cares go out to you during this difficult time of loss. Know that we’re here for you every step of the way through your grief.
#98 May God bless you in your time of sorrow, may His love give you strength to get through each day without your loved one by your side.
#99 You are not alone in this time of sorrow, I am praying for you on this journey of grief. Please know that my thoughts are with you and I hope these words will bring comfort to your heart until the Lord’s arms wrap around it instead.
#100 We will keep all of you in our thoughts and hearts during this difficult time. Grieve, seek comfort, and cry on the Lord’s shoulder until He brings peace into your life again.
#101 A new day is dawning outside, but inside it remains dark with sorrow. May the light of Christ pierce through the darkness in your heart until He brings peace back into your life again.
#102 You may feel like you’ve lost everything without them, but God has not left you alone to face hardship on your own. He will be with you every step of the way.
#103 We are here to pray for you and your family during this difficult time. Our hearts ache for you all because we know that nothing can replace having a loved one taken away from us so suddenly.
#104 May the Lord give you comfort in knowing that our thoughts are with you. We may not have said goodbye or told them how much they meant to us, but please know that their spirit lives on within our hearts because of what they’ve done for us in life.
#105 God walks beside us through this sorrowful journey–so let Him carry it because He knows what He is doing even if we don’t understand His ways right now. Lean on Him through this journey–He will lead you to the other side.
#106 When a loved one passes, it is natural to feel grief. But the Lord is here with you and He will guide your way through.
#107 Strength for today, bright hope for tomorrow! Please know that we’re here for you during this difficult time of sorrow. We don’t want to take away any pain, but hold on to faith and trust in God’s words of peace!
#108 May the warmth of the love from family and friends help you find some comfort during this trying time. You are not alone in your sorrow; we all mourn together with you.
#109 Take a moment to think about all the wonderful memories of your loved one. They are watching over you right now in Heaven, ready to help in any way that they can.
#110 You are not alone during this difficult time. We are here for you when you need someone to talk to about your loss. Please know that there is no wrong time or place to grieve so feel free to reach out when ever you’d like.
#111 May the words of our Lord guide your thoughts and comfort your heart! There is peace in knowing that God doesn’t remove us from life, but He guides along the way through all the wonderful memories we share with each other here on earth!
#112 Though it may seem dark at times, be reminded that your loved one is looking down upon you every day. They are protecting you and guiding your way back to God!
#113 We can feel sorrow in knowing that there is nothing on this earth that will replace the loss of our precious loved ones, but it helps to know that they are always watching over us with love in their hearts.
#114 The Lord never takes away people from life, but He guides our steps while we walk together through this journey of sorrow. Please remember that I’m here for you if you ever need a shoulder to lean on.
#115 The Lord will hold all of us who have lost someone dear in His arms during this difficult time. Be reminded that He is always here waiting for us with open arms when we need Him most!
#116 Know that you are never truly alone in your sorrow. Your friends and family will always be here waiting for you to lean on, so take a moment right now and give them a call.
#117 The Lord is watching over us with His loving eyes during these times of sorrow. He has blessed us with better days ahead; all we need to do is trust in His words of peace!
#118 A hole has been left in our lives where the one we love used to stand but thank God for giving us wonderful memories to cherish until the end of time.
#119 Yes, it may seem like there is no light at the end of this tunnel but please know that God’s love is stronger than any darkness that may surround you.
#120 We may not know what the future holds, but we can always come to God with our troubles and find light during the dark times ahead. He will guide your way!
#121 Be thankful for all of your wonderful memories no matter how small they may be because those memories are the only reason why you’re still breathing today!
#122 When a loved one passes on to Heaven, it feels like forever ago that they were here with us… But please remember that their love lives on forever through all of your wonderful memories! Take comfort in knowing that their time here on earth was well spent making life better for everyone around them!
#123 May this time of sorrow show you how much love your loved one had for you. They may no longer be with us but their memories will always be within our hearts!
#124 Nothing can ever replace the loss of a true loved one but know that life must go on and it is up to you to make the best out of every single day. Your loved one would want nothing more than happiness in your future just as they were there for you in all your past struggles.
#125 Time heals all wounds, so please take comfort knowing that their memory will live through every single detail and moment that we shared together. Cherish those memories dear ones because those are the only things left now…
Although the words of condolence may be difficult to find, it is important to reach out to the bereaved with a message that shows you care. The religious sympathy messages we’ve provided can help get you started, but feel free to personalize them as much as possible to reflect the relationship you have with the person who has passed away. If you don’t know what to say or how to say it, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. There are many people who would be happy to offer support in this difficult time.