Prayer before tests

Prayer for Preparation to Study

Lord, I know you are with me and love me.
Give me peace of mind as I prepare for this time of study.
Help me to focus on my books and notes,
keep me from all distractions so that I will make the best use
of this time that is available to me.

Give me insight that I might understand what I am studying ,
and help me to remember it when the time comes.
Above all, I thank you for the ability to be able to study
and for the many gifts and talents you have given me.
Help me always to use them in such a way
that they honour you and do justice to myself.  Amen

prayer before tests

Prayer Before an Examination

Dear Lord, as I take this exam, I thank you that my value
Is not based on my performance, but on your great love for me.
Come into my heart so that we can walk through this time together.
Help me, not only with this test, but the many tests of life that are sure to come my way.

As I take this exam, bring back to my mind everything I studied
and be gracious with what I have overlooked.
Help me to remain focussed and calm, confident in the facts and in my ability,
and firm in the knowledge that no matter what happens today you are there with me.  Amen

Prayer Before Exams

Heavenly and most gracious Father, as I prepare for these exams, I bless Your Holy name. I give You praise, I give You thanks. I give You all the glory you deserve. You alone are worthy to be praised.

Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, I surrender my all to you: my heart, my soul, my mind and my body.

El Elyon, The Most High God, take control, lead me to success. Ever-Present Abba Father, I request that you draw near today as I set out to recap the educational knowledge You have blessed me with.

Guide my thoughts as I recall my past lessons learnt through this semester.

Matthew 6:33-34 Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.

Romans 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Focus and direction during study and examination

Father, I pray that my teachers be blessed abundantly, for they aided me, preparing me for success in these exams.

Jehovah Jireh, open up my intellect, give me a mind of peace, allow me to focus and understand my curriculum. Be the directing hand that guides me to study the relevant topics; guide my pen as I recall.

James 1:5  If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

Psalm 121:2 My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Stepping out in faith

Omnipotent Lord, I will step out in faith, confident of excellence as the exam date approaches, for You never gave me a spirit of fear.

I am also confident that my hard work will definitely pay off. Faith without works is dead and the just shall reap rewards.

I proclaim and declare victory, for life and death is at the power of the tongue.

I will rejoice at the sound of my triumph as I exit the exam room on that glorious day. In Jesus’ Mighty name, Amen!!

Read also : Are We Too anxious and stressed about our exam?

Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Prayer For Exams – For Tests and Finals

“Prayer for Exams” – a beautiful prayer for calming the mind before a test or exam final. This prayer is ideal before a school exam or college final.


Stephanie Samuel

, Christian Post Reporter

| Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A Baltimore city school is at the center of a controversy for promoting and hosting a prayer service to encourage students to do well on state academic tests.

The Baltimore City Public School System (BCPS) and the American Civil Liberties Union are admonishing Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School for promoting a Saturday prayer service for students taking the Maryland School Assessment.

The Saturday prayer was also held inside the school building.

BCPS issued the statement, “It is not appropriate for public institutions of education to promote any particular religious practice.”

The ACLU also denounced the event as a Constitutional violation of the separation of church and state.

The controversy began with a flier inviting faculty, students and parents to pray and “ask God to bless our school to pass the MSA.” The flyer also featured a Bible verse and phrases, “All things are possible,” and “Only Believe.”

ACLU attorney David Rocah criticized the Tench Tilghman flier for the prayer event by saying it was “conveying a religious message.” He also said the prayer meeting excludes those who do not believe that message.

“They send a message of exclusion to people who are not of the particular faith or of any faith at all,” Rocah told Baltimore local television channel WJZ-CBS.

The school’s principal, Jael Yon, and school officials said the goal of the meeting was not to exclude people or promote a religious view. The purpose of the community prayer event, they contended, was to motivate and encourage the students to do well.

The MSA is a test of reading and math achievement designed to meet the testing requirements of the federal “No Child Left Behind Act.” The test is given each year in early March in the subjects of reading and math for grades 3 through 8.

Jimmy Gittings, head of the Baltimore principals’ union, said he supports Yon’s actions. Gittings also expressed that the removal of prayer from public schools nearly 50 years ago has led to a decline in the respect for teachers and administrators.

On the day of the March 5 event, WJZ reported that dozens of parents and children attended the service in support of the principal’s efforts.

BCPS officials, however, said they will be reviewing the details surrounding the prayer event to clarify school policy on future prayer events.

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