As you plan that new job celebration party for your friend, take a moment to commit them to God in prayer. They’ll be facing new challenges and probably undergo major transitions. Praying for them is one of the best ways you can support them.
Here are four prayers for a friend starting a new job.
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4x Prayer For A Friend Starting A New Job
Prayer of Gratitude for A Friend Starting A New Job
Of course, before anything else, it’s important to give thanks to God.
Dear Lord, I come before you today with a heart bursting with joy and gratitude. Thank you for the new job that my dear friend has been blessed with. Lord, you are the provider of all good things, and I thank you for this wonderful opportunity that has come their way.
Lord, I thank you for the provision and the doors you have opened for my friend. You are faithful and true to your promises, and I am grateful for your hand of blessing upon their life. I pray that you would continue to lead them on this path, granting them success and fulfillment in their new role.
I also thank you for the great plans you have for them as they enter a new phase of their career. Thank you for the path of success you’ve laid out ahead for them, for the doors of opportunity you’ve already opened for them and for the amazing things they are going to achieve.
I pray that you keep watch over my friend as they start their new job. May you continue blessing the work of their hands. Give them the wisdom and clarity they need to keep growing their career.
Most importantly, may everything they do be for the glory of your name.
I offer this prayer of thanksgiving in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for Success for a Friend Starting a New Job
Proverbs 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Heavenly Father, I am deeply grateful for blessing my friend with a new job. I commit them into your hands, praying that you guide their steps and watch over them in their new workplace.
May your Holy Spirit fill them and guide the work of their hands. May everything they do, every project they undertake and any program they run become a success. I pray that the success of their work brings honor and glory to your name.
Give my friends the wisdom and sharpness to navigate their new role. Help them to handle any challenges or learning curves with confidence and grace. Fill their heart with enthusiasm and a passion for their work, enabling them to approach each day with dedication and a desire for excellence.
Lord, I pray for favor and open doors in their new workplace. Surround my friend with supportive colleagues and leaders who will recognize and appreciate their good work. May they find encouragement, collaboration, and opportunities for growth in their new job.
Guide them to build meaningful relationships and connections that will grow their career.
Lord, I pray for integrity and character to shine through my friend’s actions and decisions. May they be a beacon of light and positivity in their workplace, treating others with respect, kindness, and fairness. Grant them the discernment to make wise choices and to always act in accordance with your will.
Father, I commit my friend’s aspirations and dreams into your hands trusting that you have great plans for their future.
In the name of Jesus, I pray, Amen.
Prayer for Confidence for a Friend Starting a New Job
Is your friend feeling anxious over their new job? Do they feel unprepared or maybe even undeserving of their new role? Say this prayer to ask God to fill them with courage and confidence. They’ll certainly need it if they are to succeed in their new job.
Dear Lord, I lift up my friend who is starting a new job. I thank you for this amazing opportunity that you’ve brought into their lives. I am also grateful to be there to witness your blessings in my friend’s life.
Father, my friend is anxious about their new role and doubtful whether they are ready for it.
The Bible tells us that we have been given a spirit, not of fear, but of power and love and self-control. I pray that you fill my friend with this spirit so that they may be ready to tackle their new job. Fill them with courage, boldness and confidence.
Banish any anxiety, fear, insecurities or self-doubt in them. Remind them that you are the Lord that has already done great things in their life and who will keep doing more great things. Instead of focusing on their weaknesses and doubts, remind them that they are smart, skilled and ready for the challenges ahead.
Most importantly, Lord, remind them to rely not on their own strength or wisdom, but on you. We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.
Lord, I also pray that you give me the right words to encourage my friend. May I become a source of hope and strength for them.
I commit my friend’s new job in your hands. May they find your blessings wherever they go and see your glory in everything they do.
In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
Prayer for a Good Work Environment for a Friend Starting a New Job
Sadly, landing a dream job doesn’t always mean you’ll be happy and content in your new workplace. A toxic work environment can suck the passion for work right out of you and affect your career success. So as you thank God for your friend’s new job, pray that it’s a place they’ll love working in.
Heavenly Father and Great Provider, I thank you for blessing my dear friend a new job. I pray that they find success beyond their imagination in their new role.
Lord, I pray that you prepare the way ahead for my friend. May they find a workplace that’s been anointed by your Holy Spirit. May they find an environment that’s filled with kindness, collaboration and fairness.
Surround my friend with colleagues and bosses who are helpful and supportive. Do not let anyone stand in the way of my friend’s success. Bless whatever they touch so your name may be praised.
Keep them away from petty politics, gossip, and other activities that dishonor your name. I pray that my friend becomes a shining example of your righteousness and love. May your presence be felt wherever they are.
Keep my friend in your embrace. Protect them from any evil and ill will that may come their way. Remind them to work as if they are working for the Lord, and not for man.
I offer this prayer to you, trusting in your faithfulness. In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.