The holidays are fun alright but eventually they come to an end and we have to get back to work and school. Whether you are a parent or a student, the first day of school after a break can be somewhat hard for various reasons. But there’s nothing that prayer can’t do.
So below, we’ll take a look at some important prayer points for school. These prayer points cover everything from going to school to eating at school, learning and also playtime and bullies.
School can be hard, but when your hope is in God, He will be with you throughout.
Prayer for wisdom
Dear Lord, thank you for the breath in me. Thank you for the strength you give me. I pray for your grace. I pray for your wisdom. Help me not follow the crowd. Help me be discerning in every choice I make. Show me Solomon’s wise ways. Let my decisions be what you want for me and not what will hurt me in the future. Thank you, Lord. Amen
Prayer for the first day at school
Dear Lord, thank you for bringing me this far. Thank you for this new adventure. It is a new age in my life. Thank you for helping me conquer all my previous challenges. I pray that you step through this new challenge with me. I am shaken and taken aback at the prospects of this new journey. Throughout all the unknowns I pray that you will be my guide.
Take my hand when I am weak and afraid. Help me conquer every fear that I face. Let me seamlessly fit into this school. In dorm, class, dining, and all my endeavors please be with me. Carry me through these years with your grace. Thank you for hearing my prayer.
Prayer against physical harm
Dear lord, thank you for keeping me healthy throughout this term. I pray for your protection through all my physical endeavors. During sport, commuting, or just in my room. Please protect me from any harm. Remove any accidents, incidents, and scenarios that may end up harming me physically. Keep me strong and healthy throughout my education. Thank you for answering my prayer in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for a new class
Heavenly Father, thank you for taking me through the last term. Thank you for all the support through all the obstacles. Thank you for keeping me healthy through it all. Thank you for my new class. I pray that you help me through this term. Help me understand and successfully conquer every new challenge this year. Keep me focused on all my classes. Help me have a wonderful term. Thank you for answering my prayer, Amen
Prayer to focus at school
Dear Lord, I come before you today in fervent prayer. I have hit a bit of a snag in my studies. I pray that you help me refocus on my studies. Help me remove any distractions from my path. Help me remember my goals and aspirations for the future. Keep me determined and strong to pass all my classes. And help me finish this school with flying colors. Thank you for answering my prayer in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for a new school
Dear God, thank you for preserving my life today. Thank you for giving me the strength to grow through all these years. Thank you for this opportunity you’ve given me. Thank you for the support I’ve received throughout my education. Help me face and conquer all my fears regarding my education. Give me the wisdom and understanding I need to learn. Remove any distractions from my life. Block any impediment that will derail my education.
Help me focus and ignore all outside pressures that will retard my progress. Keep me healthy and attentive through all my endeavors in this school. Guide me away from any mischief, cheating, or malpractice that will prematurely end my school life. And help me graduate with flying colors. Thank you for hearing my prayer. Amen.
Prayer for difficulty in learning
Dear Lord, thank you for how far you have brought me. I know that you love me and have my best interest at heart. I also know that you have given me wisdom and understanding because you answered my prayer. I am having trouble focusing on my studies. My heart has been occupied with the worries of this world. I am completely distracted from my purpose in this school.
My grades have started suffering as a result. I pray for your helping hand. Please help me through these muddy waters. Help me seize my portion in you. Help me realize the potential you have instilled in me. I refuse to give up on my dreams in your name. I refuse to throw in the towel.
Help me rise above my limitations. Show me your grace, pull me through this dark moment. Give me the strength to fight on and emerge victorious. Thank you for answering my prayer in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for back to school
Heavenly Father, thank you for preserving me through this vacation period. Thank you for keeping me out of trouble. I am grateful for your guiding hand on me. Thank you for keeping me and my family safe. I’m about to go back to school now. Please help me prepare for school. Help me get all I need for school. Grant me your favor in these times. Please take me to school safely.
Grant me traveling mercies throughout my journey to school. Help me resume my education smoothly. Help me with my studies. Grant me your protection and guidance through this term. Thank you for listening to my prayers in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for exams
Heavenly Father, I come before you today in humility and faith. Thank you for everything I’ve been taught and been able to learn. Thank you for protecting me through it all
Through my comings and goings and all endeavors, you have shepherded me safely. It is now time for my final exam. I know that I have not made it this far through my strength. But rather through your guidance and protection.
Just as I began with you I want to end with you. Help me through this exam. Remind me of all I may forget. Give me the courage and strength to face all tests. In times of confusion be my restorer. Let me emerge victoriously and be successful. Thank you for answering my prayer. Amen.
Prayer for my teachers
Father Lord, thank you for my school. Thank you for blessing me with such incredible teachers. I pray that you guide and protect them always. Give them strength and courage to be able to do what they do. Fill them with wisdom so they will be able to train and guide us right. Give them knowledge so they can teach us and help us understand.
Give them patience when we do not understand. Fill their hearts with joy and love for their subjects,. So that they can passionately teach us. Fill them with peace so that they can focus on helping us. Thank you, Lord, for the gift of teachers. Bless them in all that they do,
In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen
Prayer for lunchtime
Dear Lord, thank you for this meal today. Others have not been this lucky. Thank you for giving me the strength to be here today. Bless this food I’m about to eat. Let it nourish my body as you nourish my soul. Bless me oh lord and feed those who are not as fortunate as me. Thank you for feeding me today. I am truly grateful. Amen
Prayer for my friends
Heavenly father, I thank you for my life today. Thank you for taking me through my school life
Thank you for the friends you’ve given me. It is my humble request that you grant them your grace. Give them the strength to overcome any challenge in this school. Help me be strong for them when they need me. In times of trouble let them be able to confide in you. Grant them the peace of mind to complete this safely without worry.
Remove any external or internal obstacle that is derailing their progress in this school. Do not let pressures or problems at home cause them any pain. I pray that they are in no way corrupted to turn from your ways. Thank you for answering my prayer. Amen
Prayer for bully victims
Dear lord, I come before you in tears today. I am being taken advantage of because of certain qualities I do not have. I know that you made me perfect. And I know that you love me. Help me overcome this barrier in my life. Give me the strength to stand up to bullies and everyone who tries to put me down. Help me become the head and not the tail.
Give me the patience and perseverance to not give up. Give me the focus to study and not be distracted by this. Guide me to seek help when necessary and talk to people who can help me deal with this mental stress. Remove every heavy weight on my shoulders. Help me come out victorious and unscathed. Thank you for answering my prayer. Amen