One thing that can make you feel truly fulfilled in life is having work or business to do. For most people, this is how they make some money to take care of themselves and their families and so their jobs mean a lot to them. This is why it can be rather frustrating if things don’t go successful for them as they had hoped.
When you’ve put in the financial investments and the hard work, one other very important thing you can do to ensure your work or business is successful is to pray.
Praying about your livelihood can help you make the right decisions to help it improve. Praying about it can also give you some comfort and rest at night, knowing that your business is in the hands of the Almighty God.
Below, we’ve put together 20 prayers you can say for your work or business. Whether you are working for yourself or for someone, these prayers should help you find some fulfillment and success in what you do.
Work and business prayers
Prayer for starting a new business
Dear Lord, I want to start my own business. I have an idea about how I can make the lives of your people easier. I want to commit myself to this business. I pray that you speak to me about this idea. I pray that you open my eyes so I see the shortcomings of my plan.
What is difficult for man is easy for you, Lord. Open my heart and my mind so I hear your word concerning this business. Help me make the right choices as I get this business off the ground. Thank you for answering my prayer. In the name of Jesus have I prayed, Amen
Prayer for a business idea
Heavenly Father, I come to you today in prayer that you will help me find something to do. Father, You said in Your Word that the idle hands are the devil’s workshop. I don’t want to keep being idle all-day
I don’t want to be the devil’s workshop. It is my desire that I find something profitable to do.
I pray you to help me with an idea to start a business. Please direct me on what to do so that I can earn a living. Thank you for being my provider in Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen
Prayer for money to start a business
Almighty Father, I thank you for my life. I thank you for your goodness and mercy in my life. Lord, I pray today that you will help me get the funds to start a business. Father, as you have blessed me with a business idea, I pray you bless me with the funds to implement this idea. Please have mercy on me, Lord. Guide me to my helpers and investors. Help them to locate me, Lord.
Father, put me on their minds and their hearts. Let them be restless until they help me. You alone can bless with riches adding no sorrows. Help me, Lord, so that I can finally put my business idea to work. Thank you for always hearing my prayer,
Prayer to find the perfect location for my business
Dear God, thank you for blessing me with an idea for a new business. I pray for You to lead me to a place where my business will grow and make an impact. I pray for a location where I can attract the right people who’d be interested in my products and services.
Lead me to a place where my business will thrive. Help me not to choose a place that will contribute to my failure. Please remove any obstacles and distractions from my path and teach me to hear your voice when you speak to me, Amen
Prayer for business and career
Gracious Lord, I thank you for extending your grace to me and helping me start a business. Please be the foundation and the center of this business. With you in control, I believe there’s no storm that my business can’t withstand. I pray for strength and guidance to be able to do this work right. Fill me with enthusiasm for this business I do so that I can give my all to my customers.
Protect me from my anxieties and concerns regarding this work and grant me the courage and strength to work hard. Assist me in avoiding distractions that would affect my productivity. Let your favor and your blessings be upon my business in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for favor and blessings on my work
Heavenly Father, I thank you for giving me a job to do. Thank you for giving me the means to be able to earn something to pay my bills and put food on my table. I pray that you give me the strength to do this job. Guide me on the right way to do this job so it will be a success. I ask for your favor and your blessings upon this work that I do.
I pray that you will establish the work of my hands. Be the foundation of this work and the center of this work. Bless my work, so that it will be fruitful. I know and believe that once you take control and establish my work, nothing formed against it will be prosperous and I will be successful in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer to find joy in my work
Father Lord, I bless your holy name for giving me this work to do. Thank you for giving me the resources and opportunity to work. Strengthen me and help me to do this work with all my might. Your word says that those who work will have abundant food. Let me find joy in this work that I do, so I can happily do it with everything in me. That way I can have enough money and have it in abundance.
Guide me when I’m confused as to how to go about my work. Let your favor and your blessings be upon my finances. So long as I work every day, let me not lack anything. Bless my work and make it successful, in Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen
Prayer to commit my work to God
Gracious Lord, thank you for providing me with this business. Thank you for giving me all the resources I need to run this business. Today, I commit my business to your hands. Take control of everything I do. I’ve been doing things my own way and I’m not happy with the results. So, Lord God, I surrender it all to you. Forgive me for all the times I made decisions without consulting you.
Please come and take over my business now. I trust that with you, my business will be prosperous, so please take control. Let me not do things by myself. Take charge of my work. Take charge of what I do. Because I believe that with you,
my business will be prosperous in Jesus’ name. Amen
Grant me foresight in my business
Heavenly Father, thank you for the gift of life today for me and my business. I come to you in prayer today and ask you for wisdom and foresight. Help me move with the times in this business. Let me not be archaic. Keep my business afloat through all times. Let me meet the needs of my consumers no matter where. Grant me the foresight to make decisions that will keep my business ahead.
Grant me your wisdom to spot any weaknesses in my business. Help me plug up any holes that may be hindering my progress in this business. Help me steer this business on the right path through any stormy winds. Help me sense danger quickly when they appear. Continue to be my pillar in this business, dear Lord. Amen
Prayer for a failing business
Father, thank you for the life you’ve given me. Thank you for your grace and compassion towards my life. I come before you this day with the challenges I’m facing in my work. I’ve given this business my all and yet I’m not seeing any improvements. But I know that with you, nothing is impossible and so I believe that you can turn things around for me in this work that I do.
I humbly ask that you bless my work according to your riches. Grant me divine favor in this work that I do and help me to excel. Protect me from the doubts and fears I have about this work and give me the strength and courage to keep working at it.
I come against anything that is working against my work. I rebuke any evil forces that are working against me. Look upon me with compassion and bless my work. Grant me divine favor and grace in Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen
Prayer to be hardworking
Dear Lord, please remove sloth from me. I want to stand for quality. Help me not abandon the values that helped me start this business. I do not want to be lazy, dear Lord. Push me to stay on my toes.
Remove from me the spirit of laziness. Let me strive to be the best at all times. Help me not compromise on my quality. Remove greed from me. Grant me contentment Thank you for answering my prayer through Jesus Christ, Amen
Prayer to honor God with my work
Sovereign Lord, I thank you for all that you’ve been doing in my life. Thank you for planting this seed in my heart and giving me the opportunity to serve others. Thank you for giving me the desire to use the gifts you’ve given me to help others.
When I feel tired, please fill me with the power of the Holy Spirit to strengthen me. When I’m confused, please guide and teach me the right way to do things. Help me honor you with this work that I do.
Fill me with passion for this work that I do, so that I may be able to serve people wholeheartedly. Help me avoid distractions that lead me astray and let the work I do be fulfilling in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer against workplace anxiety
Father Lord, I know in my heart that you are beside me in this business. I started with you and I continue with you. I have started to doubt myself a little bit. I have been stunned by the voices of the evil one. I have allowed fear to enter my heart. I pray for your strength once again.
I pray for your strong hand in mine. Just as you did for Moses, help me win this battle and prosper in this business. I have faith in you, My Lord. I know you will deliver me from this crisis. Order my steps, Dear Lord and I will be victorious in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for wisdom to do my business
Almighty Father, I thank you for all that you have done and you keep doing for me. Thank you for blessing me with a business to do for income for myself and my family. You said that You would bless any hand that works diligently and fairly. I pray You to bless the works of my hands, Father. Father, I pray for wisdom and guidance to be able to succeed.
Please help me run this business in truth and in a Godly way to please You. Please show me the right decisions to make that will make my business prosperous. Bless me and my workers with a sound mind and good health, so we continue to grow this business. Thank you for sustaining my business in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer against evil plans for my business
Heavenly Father, thank you for sustaining my business until now. I am grateful for all you have done for me in this business. I pray that you help me differentiate what is evil from what is right. Grant me divine judgment when I am choosing people to do business with. What may be right in my sight may not be right in yours.
If anyone has been sent to collapse my business, I pray for that plan to fail. If anyone wants to retard my progress, I bind them in the name of Jesus. Let my business be a place of good intentions. Help my business reach people who need my services.
Help me resist any evil plan that looks good on the surface. Only you know the end from the start. I pray for your divine scrutiny on anyone I do business with, in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for the protection of my business
My Lord, thank you for your blessings today. I pray for my business this day. I pray for your protection from any evil eyes. Send your angels to guard every endeavor we undertake in this business. Guard our vehicles and money against robbers and thieves. Guard us when we travel, when we walk, when we deliver. Walk, drive and fly with us no matter where we go.
Deliver us from any evil that lay in wait for us. Protect us from evil people who claim to be our friends. Cleanse the food we eat and the water we drink in this business. Help us not break any laws that will drag us down. Bless this business, O Lord, and make it thrive. Thank you for answering our prayer, Amen
Prayer to do good in my work
Heavenly Father, thank you for your protection this day. I pray that you guard my heart against greed. Help me resist the temptation to cheat anyone I do business with. Give me the spirit of fairness. Let me not make enemies along the way because of greed.
Let me look at my humble beginnings and accept what I am today. You took me from nothing and brought me here. Help me appreciate all you have done for me in this business. I do not want to be a hindrance to anyone else’s business. Let me not covet anyone’s property. Let me be satisfied with all I get, in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for my employees
Dear Lord, I pray for my workers today. I pray that you meet them at their point of need. Take care of their families and all their requests. Use them as instruments of productivity in this business. Help them improve every aspect of this business. Grant them the grace to withstand any negativity.
Give them the strength to undertake their day-to-day activities. Give them the wisdom to overcome any challenge they may face in this business. Help me take care of their needs and their grievances. Help them grow this business in prosperity. Thank you for answering my prayer, Amen
Prayer for my customers
Dear God, thank you for this business that I do. You have blessed me with the most calmest and respectful people as customers. May I never forget that without my customers, my business is nothing
May I forever be humble and treat them with love and respect.
Bless me with good leadership skills, so that I can serve as Jesus served. Fill my heart with joy and love, so that I can work with them in peace. Thank you for hearing my prayer in Jesus’ name, Amen
Prayer for business sustenance
Dear Father, I pray for sustenance in this business. I pray that you protect it from the plans of the evil one. Motivate me to sail through difficult times. Help this business stand strong in times of turmoil. Give me the foresight to adapt in troubled times.
Sustain my business, O Lord. Grant it stability. Give me the peace of mind to run this business. Help me fill the needs of all my customers. Bless my business, dear Lord. Let not my toil be in vain. Amen