Pray for Career Guidance

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By Althea DeBrule, Christian Career Tools
November 16, 2010|9:05 am

Have you ever wondered what God has planned for your career?

In today’s fast paced world, it’s easy to ignore or miss the career plans God has made for each person.

To receive guidance from the Holy Spirit about God’s career plans for you, commit to undertake this prayer series for 30 days.

Take the following steps:

READ the assigned Scripture passage silently first; then out loud.

MEDITATE on what you have read.

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PRAY the passage back to God. Ask for wisdom and understanding.

APPLY what you have learned to your career life each day.

Pray for Wisdom to Know God’s Plan for Your Career – 10 Days

A career is a blessing and a gift from God! If you don’t believe that, then talk to people who have lost jobs and have not been able to find work. God has given each of us a task or work to do. As a result there are millions of different careers in this world. Spend some time over the next 10 days asking God for wisdom to know which career is best for you.

  • Day 1: Proverbs 22:29
  • Day 2: Proverbs 20:5; 24:6
  • Day 3: Proverbs 29:18
  • Day 4: Isaiah 32:1-6
  • Day 5: Proverbs 16:1
  • Day 6: James 4:13-16
  • Day 7: Jeremiah 29:11-13
  • Day 8: Proverbs 3:5-6
  • Day 9: Proverbs 2:6
  • Day 10: Deuteronomy 30:9-10

Pray for Godly Counsel and Career Advice – 10 Days

There are many voices in the world today vying for your resources and attention. Each one promises to help you achieve the career of your dreams. How can you be sure you are getting the right counsel and advice? Over the next 10 days, ask God to show you where to seek career guidance and how to test whether or not what you hear or receive is from Him.

  • Day 11: Deuteronomy 13:1-5
  • Day 12: I Thessalonians 5:4-11
  • Day 13: I Timothy 6:9-19
  • Day 14: I Peter 5:6-11
  • Day 15: Acts 14:27
  • Day 16: Psalms 119:105
  • Day 17: 2 Timothy 2:14-16
  • Day 18: Hebrews 4:12-13
  • Day 19: I Peter 4:7
  • Day 20: Ephesians 5:15-16

Pray for Greater Understanding of How God Has Uniquely Equipped You for Career Success – 10 Days

Before setting out on your Career Walk, it’s important to know as much as possible about yourself–how you’re wired, your giftedness, passion and vision. For the remaining 10 days of prayer, ask God to show you how uniquely you’ve been created, fashioned and equipped for career success.

  • Day 21: Proverbs 4:10-13
  • Day 22: Luke 16:10-13
  • Day 23: Galatians 6:2-5
  • Day 24: Psalms 139:1-18
  • Day 25: Romans 12:1-8
  • Day 26: 1 Corinthians 12
  • Day 27: Exodus 35:20-36:1
  • Day 28: Nehemiah 1:4
  • Day 29: Proverbs 29:18
  • Day 30: Colossians 4:12-13

Record the insights and wisdom God gives you in a prayer journal. Over the next few weeks and months refer to this journal as you evaluate your career goals.

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