Prayers for employment, work, job, and money matters are apt in any given situation when you feel you’re being let down by circumstances.
The matter of financial affairs, employment, and work can be an unrelenting worry to some because it makes up such a huge part of our daily lives. There is anxiety in not making enough money, fear and dismay of losing a job, resentment in seeing someone else’s triumphs when you’ve worked just as hard, and exhaustion in a taxing, underappreciated status. Sometimes, or most of the time, you just want to leave and do something else. Other times you need something, anything to support and finance yourself and your family; yet, opportunities seem limited.
Whether you’re wretched and feeling miserable at your current job or are jobless and searching, your first response may be to try and take control of the situation. When we try to control the situation ourselves, we tend to get stressed quickly and may begin to feel down when we don’t see the results we want. What we need to do is to take our anxiety, our longing for a blessing, our desire to support loved ones, and our hurt from the workplace and put it at the feet of the only One who is in control—Jesus, our sovereign Savior, and King.
We have a God who can connect, and he is a God who wants to hear from us even in our most taxing moments. Our heavenly Father knows everything that’s going on in our lives, but he still wants us to pursue him and confide in him. He wants us to trust him, that he will hold us close no matter what turns our lives may take. Use these prayers for employment to speak powerful words of faith and count on over your life.
A Prayer for Employment
Heavenly Father, you know all my needs. You know my desire for a job, for work I love doing, for the next step in my career to pose itself. I pray that you will lead me as I persist on this job hunting journey. May I aim first on your will for my life, putting your wishes and your plan above my own wishes and wants. Open doors to new opportunities that you seek for me, and prepare me with the knowledge, skills, and wisdom I need to take steps forward in this process. As I write my resume, prepare cover letters, submit my applications, connect with new companies and probable employers, and go on interviews, give me the words to speak and the endurance to share who I am and what I can do. Give me courage that can only come from you, and give me humility too. I trust you, Lord– my life is in your hands. Your will be done. Thank you for being near to me every step of the way and thank you for always providing for my every need. May this all be for your glory. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for Employment and Guidance
God, our Father, I turn to you pursuing your holy help and guidance as I look for sufficient employment. I need your wisdom to lead my footsteps along the right path, and to lead me to find the proper things to say and do in this journey. I wish to use the abilities and gifts you have given me, but I need the opportunity to do so with gainful employment. Do not quit on me, dear Father, in this search, but rather accord me this favor I seek so that I may return to you with glory and Thanksgiving for your cordial assistance. Grant this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Prayer Request for Finding Employment
God be with me today in gaining employment. Draw me to work that I love, and that has meaning. Guide me to a place with a scene of esteem and collaboration, in a safe and cheerful environment. Help me find fulfillment mentally and financially. Thank you, God, for bringing this to me today.
Prayer for Employment (Video)
God, our Father, I turn to you seeking your divine help and guidance as I look for suitable employment. I need your wisdom to guide my footsteps along the right path, and to lead me to find the proper things to say and do in this quest. I wish to use the gifts and talents you have given me, but I need the opportunity to do so with gainful employment. Do not abandon me, dear Father, in this search, but rather grant me this favor I seek so that I may return to you with praise and thanksgiving for your gracious assistance. Grant this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Praying for the Right Job
Heavenly Father, I ask that you grant me a job suited for my needs this day. Show me a job that will accommodate me without reluctance. You are the rock on which I stand. I ask that You provide me with a job that is both secure and without weak grounds.
I ask that my capabilities, skills, talents, and education will be put to practical use. That way, I can have sufficient money to pay my bills and place food on my table for myself and my family. May I also be able to give back what is due to You, Father.
Lord, You command grace upon me in my barns and in all that I put my hands to do, and You will bless me in the land which You give me.
Right now, I affirm that I will receive many job opportunities that will allow me to perform at my best, remembering You in all that I do.
I say that doors will open to me in every direction I turn because your light shines upon me.
I proclaim and claim that unemployment is of the past and will be no more. In Jesus’s name, I pray, Amen!
Prayer of the Unemployed
Lord, I count on you as I search for new work. Draw me to a decent and convenient job. I rest in your mercy and give you all I have. Help me as I seek to find, apply, and interview for each position. You know the talents and capabilities I have, and the things that I enjoy. Lord, I beg for more than a wage. Lead me to a position where I can really feel valued, respected, and part of a team. Please watch over me and my family during this waiting time. Help me to be positive in knowing your will. Open the right doors for me, please come and lead my path. I put my trust in you fully. Amen.
Prayer for Employment after Loss of a Job
Lord, I am reaching to you today with an unwieldy heart filled with bitterness over the past, and worry about the future. I am out of work, and my finances are in a deep mess. I have made many missteps. Help me to forgive myself, and others, so that I may make amends with all concerned.
Give me peace of mind, so I can fill my life with your honesty and grace. Direct me toward a good job where I may fill my needs as a stronger and wiser person. Thank you, Lord, for listening to me and helping me today. Life is not always pleasant and easy, but I will endeavor to remember that You are always there to help me As you are right at this moment. Thank you!
Prayer for a New Job
Dear God, I thank you that your word says that you know what I need before I ask. I am searching for employment and counting on you to place me in the best position. Not only to meet my financial needs but to support my success and accomplishments in future endeavors.
I ask that this position be in alignment with the schedule I need so that I may continue to be faithful in all other personal and professional responsibilities and commitments. I know that you have a job for me, and I will trust you in getting me there.
Prayer for Career Guidance
God, I go to you appreciate that you know everything and always have my best interests at heart. Lord, I come pursuing your guidance today. Help me to understand which career path is right for me right now. I am choosing not to confide unto my own understanding, but to instead accept you, thus allowing you to guide and lead my footsteps.
It can be hard to see the right thing to do from my perspective within my own circumstances, so I am instead trusting your judgment and your direction to show me what to do and where to go in this time of my life. Give me eyes to see and ears to hear what you would have me to do.
Prayer to Receive Favor and Blessing in Your Future Job
Dear God, I thank you now because I believe that you have a job for me, and I know that in whatever position you place me, I will be blessed. I am blessed when I come and when I go, and I know that I am above all and not beneath. You have blessed me and called me your own.
I know that my achievement is found in you and you have given me the capacity to do my job with excellence. It is in you that I receive a promotion, increase, and success and I thank you that your grace and favor will be awaiting me at the new job that you have for me.