God wants us to succeed in all that we engage in. We read in Genesis 1:28 that, “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” As we prosper in the spirit, we are also to prosper in all we do and that is why the Word of God through the Bible urges to seek His wisdom and guidance in all our ways, in other words to submit a prayer for success in all our ventures. With God on our side, we can be successful in many things- business, job, exams.
“Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans” (Proverbs 16:3).
Prayer for Success in Business
Prayer should not be restricted to purely spiritual matters. God wants us to have all-round growth. If you are in business or starting a new venture, seeking God’s guidance is very much in order as it displays confidence in God.
“But blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him” (Jeremiah 17:7).
A short prayer for success in a new business venture can go along these lines:
Lord loving God, today I come to you asking for your blessings in my new venture with these resources you have blessed me with. Help me make wise decisions, take the right actions and do everything that brings you honor. Lord God, bless me so that I may become a blessing to others in the community. I pray trusting you in all things. Amen.
Prayer for Success in Exams
If you have an important exam or test coming up, you can also say a prayer for success.
Heavenly and loving Father, I pray that you watch over me as I sit for this important exam today. Help me to remain focused and perform at my peak according to the power you have given me.
Father, I know all things are possible with you. Give me a quiet mind and a peaceful heart. Hold my hand today and lift my entire being towards success. Amen.
Is it Right to Pray for Success?
The truth is that the matter of success here in the world can be a complex and an emotionally charged issue. To answer the question needs God’s wisdom because answering too quickly in the affirmative may find one being accused of having some leanings towards the prosperity gospel angle. On the other hand, to deny the need for success would appear to contradict the message of the entire Bible which talks about God’s blessings for His people.
When the success you seek helps others and honors God, then praying for that success is not a selfish act. Furthermore, ti becomes your means to helping others and a good testimony.
“So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God and there we will receive mercy and we will find grace to help us when we need it” (Hebrews 4:16).
Prayer for Success Ideas
If you are asking God to bless you in all areas where you need victory and success, you could ask Him to expand your borders like He did for Jabez, in what is normally referred to as the Prayer of Jabez.
“And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow”. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested (1 Chronicles 4:9–10).
Jabez’s prayer for success has 4 key elements:
- God’s blessing – Acknowledges God as the source of all our blessing (Genesis 22:17).
- Expansion of territory – Here, Jabez is praying for prosperity, increase and victory in all he does.
- God’s hand – Jabez is asking for God’s guidance and strength.
- Finally, protection from harm.
Implications of Praying for Success
How you pray show a couple of things about your spiritual life. First, it shows how serious you are when it comes to realizing your goals in life. As a result, if you are not really serious, you will not pray much about them and vice versa. More importantly, it reveals how much you depend on God for everything. Finally, the more you learn to depend on Him, the more you are likely to take everything to Him in prayer.
Ask God for Success in Business, Job, Exams
Throughout scripture, it is evident that God really wants us to become successful in life. It is by growing and making use our trust and faith in Him that we get strengthened so as to fulfill His superior Will or intentions for our lives- the hallmark of true success.
It is true that God wants us to be successful in everything, if it is in accordance with His will. We are therefore right and justified to pray asking Him to bless and help us to become successful because He is a loving and caring Heavenly Father.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God” (Philippians. 4:6).
Also read: PRAYER OF ENCOURAGEMENT
Jehovah Jireh, my Provider, bless, guide and protect me, as I journey to and from home this week. Bless those I come into contact with daily and allow me to be blessings in their lives, so when they look at me, they will only see You shining through.
Deuteronomy 8:18 But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.
Peter 4:10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.
Bless the Workplace
Bless my workplace. I declare success in business today. Let my business be of great service to others, flourishing through decency, honesty and respect for my colleagues and customers.
May I be strong and courageous, making wise decisions guided by the Holy Spirit, and not terrified or discouraged.
Grant me wisdom and calm so that I can rightly access every situation and bring peace and productivity to the work environment.
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night,that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous,and then thou shalt have good success.
Success is on its way
I declare and decree that success is coming my way. As I patiently await You, Oh Heavenly King, I will praise You in the hallways.
I chose to step out boldly today in faith knowing that the future holds the fruits of my success and all the hard work and dedication will pay off.
I will look up to the heavens knowing that I made it when Your blessings start pouring down. In Jesus’ mighty name I pray, Amen!
Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.
Proverbs 29:11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
With God on our side, we can be successful in many things. This is a collection or prayers for success, asking for positive outcomes in life, business, academics, and health.
Please submit your own prayer request at the bottom of this page.
A Prayer for Success In Life
Your Word teaches us that it is acceptable to ask for a successful life. Expand our borders, God, and let us find prosperity and success in this life.
You said that You came that we may have life and that we may have it more abundantly. Grant us that abundant life, God.
Let my life be pleasing to You so that I will be able to receive the fullness of Your blessings both in this life and in the life to come.
Prayer for a Successful Business
Lord God, I come before you today to ask for success in my new business venture. Help me pull the plow of progress, and perform my duties in an honorable way.
Please Lord, bless me with abundance so that I may honor you with good works by supporting my community.
I trust You in all things. In your name I pray,
Prayer for Success on an Exam
Heavenly Father, I ask you to watch over me today as I take a test that is very important to me. Help me to concentrate and and perform at the height of my ability.
With you, all things are possible. Give me a peaceful heart and a quiet mind. Guide my hand and lift my heart towards success with this exam.
Prayer for a Successful Meeting
Heavenly father I give you thanks for all my blessings and answered prayers. In the name of Jesus please guide us towards the fruition of a successful meeting.
Please guide our hearts to pursue dedication and hard work in your name.
Let the meeting go well and watch over the proceedings. Thank you Jesus.
Prayer for a Successful Surgery
I come before you lord to ask for a successful surgery today for someone very important to me. As the scriptures say, in your hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.
Hold my loved ones and I in your hand, and breath life into our bones. Give the surgeon a steady hand, and a sound mind. I trust you to no end, my Lord and saviour.
Prayer for the Success of a Business
Father, Your Word says that I am a partaker of the inheritance and treasures of heaven. You have delivered me out of the authority of darkness and translated me into the Kingdom of Your dear Son. Father, where Your Word is there is light and, also, understanding. Your Word does not return to You void but always accomplishes what it is sent to do. I am a joint-heir with Jesus; and as Your son/daughter, I accept that the communication of my faith is effectual by the acknowledging of every good work that is in me in Christ Jesus.
Father, I commit my works (the plans and cares of my business) to You, entrust them wholly to You. Since You are effectually at work in me, You cause my thoughts to become agreeable with Your will, so that my business plans shall be established and succeed. In the name of Jesus, I submit to every kind of wisdom, practical insight, and prudence, which You have lavished upon me in accordance with the riches and generosity of Your gracious favor.
Father, I affirm that I obey Your Word by making an honest living with my own hands, so that I may be able to give to those in need. In Your strength and according to Your grace, I provide for myself and my own family. Thank You, Father, for making all grace, every favor and earthly blessing, come to me in abundance that I, having all sufficiency, may abound to every good work.
Father, thank You for the ministering spirits that You have assigned to go forth to bring in consumers. Jesus said, “You are the light of the world.” In His name my light shall so shine before all men that they may see my good works glorifying You, my Heavenly Father.
Thank You for the grace to remain diligent in seeking knowledge and skill in areas where I am inexperienced. I ask You for wisdom and the ability to understand righteousness, justice, and fair dealing in every area and relationship. I affirm that I am faithful and committed to Your Word. My life and business are founded upon its principles.
Father, thank You for the success of my business!
In Your name, amen.
Romans 8:17 1 Timothy 5:8
Colossians 1:12 2 Corinthians 9:8
Psalm 119:130 Hebrews 1:14
Philemon 1:6 Matthew 5:14,16
Proverbs 16:3 Proverbs 22:29
Philippians 2:13 Proverbs 2:9
Ephesians 1:7,8 Proverbs 4:20-22
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