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15 Inspiring Prayers for a Job

15 Inspiring Prayers for a Job

It is undeniably true that when you think about applying for a job, there are several things to consider such as: cover letter, creating the right resume, ensuring you have credible references and highlighting the parts of your life that apply best for the position. 

Nevertheless, while gathering the above requirements, we sometimes forget that prayer is one of the things to consider when  seeking employment. This evidently has to change if you must land the perfect job.

Entrusting God with your job-hunting process through prayer will release you from the stress and anxiety related to job search. More so, it will produce the desired result as prayer has never failed in any situation.

Below are 15 Powerful  Inspiring Prayers for a Job. 


1. Prayer to Find a Great Job.

Romans 8:28 – And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Dear Lord God, thank you because your word tells me that you know the things I need before I even ask. Right now, I’m in dire need of finding a great job.

Hence, I’m trusting you to place me in the best position.  Lord, this is not only to meet my financial needs but to position me for bigger success in future endeavors.

I pray that the position you will give to me will be in alignment with the other things you want me to accomplish. Thank you because I know that you have an amazing job waiting for me.

In Jesus’ name. Amen

2. Prayer for Favor in Job Application.

Psalm 90:17: Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands.

Dear Merciful God, thank you for your favor that’s always at work in my life. I seek your divine intervention to help me find employment. I obviously can’t do this on my own, because getting jobs has become a herculean task.

There are far too many job seekers constantly seeking to gain employment. Dear Father, this puts me almost at a disadvantage as many are even more qualified and knowledgeable than I am. 

Therefore,  I ask that you help me to get the job that is most suitable for me. Let me find divine favor in the application process as well as the job selection process.

I pray that your aura of favor will rest mightily on my application documents. Please help me to attract an exquisite position in the right company, so that I will get out of the labor market for good. 

Gracious Jesus, in place of labor, please grant me favor in my job search. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

3. Prayer to Avert Mistakes in Job Application.

Corinthians 8:7 – But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you—see that you excel in this act of grace also.

Dear Lord Jesus, it is very difficult to find employment in our world right now due to the current economic recession that has left many unemployed.

Sometimes, this leaves me very discouraged and puts me a state of anxiety,  I make a lot of mistakes. Hence, I pray that you will guide me away from every form of error in my job application. 

Dear Holy God, help me to apply correctly, filling out the complete job requirements without errors. Please help me to adhere to all the instructions, so that I will become gainfully employed in no time. 

In Jesus Name. Amen.

4. Prayer for Success At Job Interview.

Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. 

Dear Almighty God, tomorrow is a big day for me. I ask that you grant me huge success at the job interview.

As I walk into the interview room, help me to see the great and undeniable things about myself that are only true. Showcase me in such a way that highlights my strengths and not my weaknesses. 

May your peace be released in a good measure to me, so that I will be able to convey my thoughts clearly and professionally in the course of the interview.

Help me to answer all questions in a brilliant manner, yet honest and true. May I leave a lasting impression on my interviewers and employer. By faith, I receive adequate knowledge intended for success and getting employed.  

In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

5. Prayer to Stay Steadfast in Job Hunt.

Psalm 27:13: I had fainted unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

Almighty and Everlasting God, I’m almost losing hope of ever securing a good job. The job search is getting even more intense, I’m yet to see any sign of a job coming.

Even though I’m already weary, I trust that you will grant me access to work soon, because I believe that there’s a vacant position waiting out there for me.

Although I am tired and weary, I encourage myself in the Lord. I receive the grace to stay happy and hopeful and the strength to forge ahead. 

In Jesus name. Amen

6. Prayer Against Disappointment During Job Selection Process.

Luke 5:5-7: And Simon answering said unto him, Master, nothing; nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net. 

Dear Lord God, my hope and resting place, my help in ages past and hope for years to come.

At different times, I have heard and seen where a job seeker who did well in a job selection process, but still ends up getting rejected at the end of the process.

I pray that I will get selected and not disappointed. Help me to accept a job that is the right fit for me. Please also help me to accept a position where I will be efficient the most. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

7. Prayer Against Anxiety During Job Search.

Isaiah 35:4 – Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you.

Dear Heavenly Father, my Succorer. I have submitted several job applications recently and in the past. Until now, I have not received a feedback and for this reason, my anxiety level has almost reached its peak.

Father God, I look up to you at this time to calm my anxious soul and help me stay hopeful. Because you promised that your peace that surpasses all understanding will dwell within me, I pray that you will help me hold on tenaciously to your peace and strength as you walk me through this trying phase of my life. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

8. Prayer for An Urgent Miracle Job.

Jeremiah 29:11: For I know the thought that I think towards you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Dear Father God, I’m grateful to you, because your plans for my life are of peace and not of evil to give me an expected end. I’m in dire need of a miraculous access to employment.

You ordered my steps into this viable occupation, and I’d indeed be very glad to become employed in this profession. Therefore, I ask that you help me get the job that is befitting enough soon and in a very miraculous manner.

Thank you because I believe my miracle job is on the way. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

9. Prayer for a Divine Helper in Job Search.

Romans 9:15: For he said to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Dear Merciful God, the pressure to get a job keeps mounting daily. However, I’m not discouraged because I have you, Lord. Who is true, rich in mercy and is able to send me divine help in my job search.

Dear merciful God, send me a divine helper that will connect me to the right firm where I will gain employment speedily. Thank you for putting all my worries and anxieties away.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

10. Prayer for an Excellence At Recruitment Tests.

2 Corinthians 8:7 – But as you excel in everything – in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you – see that you excel in this act of grace also.

Dear Excellent God, I ask that you will imbue me with the spirit of excellence during the job recruitment tests. Amidst my equals and competitors, I receive the grace to stand out with ease.

I do not struggle to accomplish and provide everything that’s required of me in the job recruitment tests. By faith, I decree that I am a holder of extraordinary skills that are sought out for. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

11. Prayer Against Delay in Landing a Job.

Proverbs 13:12: Hope deferred maketh the heart sick but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

Dear Lord Jesus Christ, rebuke everything called delay in my job search. Make my employment come speedily, take away every hindrance or obstruction.

Break the hold of delay in my access to job and befitting employment. By faith, I declare that my employment comes with unusual speed. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

12. Prayer for an Executive Job Position.

Psalm 46:10: Be still and know that I am God, I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

Dear God of prosperity and Abundance, with my years of experience, I pray that you bless me with an executive job position that befits my status and pedigree.

I ask for the kind of job that comes with a huge check that will be a consolation for all the stress and trouble that unemployment has put me through.

Thank you because it’s done.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

13. Prayer for Divine Connection With an Employer.

Psalm 121:1: I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from when we cometh my help.

Dear God, thank you because you’re a helper of the helpless. I ask that you, please raise help for me in the right place.

Connect me divinely to an employer, as you do, help me find favor in his or her sight, so that I will land a job or get connected to a place of help where I will get a job soon.

Thank you for granting my job request according to the riches of your glory. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

14. Prayer for a Job Position With Great Potentials.

 Peter 1:3 – Seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.

Dear Prince of Peace, I know very well that there are a lot of jobs out there. But I ask that you provide me with one that will take me on the path of career growth and advancement.

Give me a place that my God- given potentials will be fully maximized. A place where I will get exposed to a great deal of knowledge. Lord, I ask for a place where I will find work very enjoyable daily. Thank you for making adequate provision. 

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

15. Prayer for Provision and Sustenance During Job Search 

Matthew 6:26 – Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?

Dear Jehovah Jireh, my awesome provider. Thank you because you have not left me out in the cold even in my state of joblessness.

I pray that you keep supplying my financial and material needs until you bless me with a prosperous job.

Please make adequate provision, so that I won’t have too many accumulated debts before I secure that job that you specially reserved for me. 

In the Mighty Name of Jesus, I have prayed. Amen! 


The above prayers for a job will without doubt move God’s heart to intervene and deliver the best employment into your hands.

Trust God with your job search without an iota of reservation or doubt and there He will bring a performance to these powerful prayers in your job hunt. 

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