15+ Opening and Closing Prayers Before Class

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Before entering the classroom, we turn to these simple prayers, seeking wisdom from God.

Guided by Proverbs 1:5 – “Let the wise listen and learn” – and James 1:5 – “If you lack wisdom, ask God” – these prayers aim to enhance your experience in class by asking God for all you need to progress.

Short Prayer Before Class:

  • O Lord, help me maintain a positive mindset as I enter class. Help me to take  my thoughts and set aside life’s troubles. With your strength, I believe I can focus on what I need to learn.
  • Dear God, grant me the ability to listen, understand, and retain the information presented today. May you help me to store knowledge that will help me do your will.
  • Abba Father, shield my classroom from chaos and disruptions.
  • Heavenly father, may the teacher deliver an impactful lesson that enhances my knowledge and the wisdom of my peers.
  • Dear God, I am thankful for the opportunity to attend school. Bless this school, the teachers, administration, and support staff to continue in strength and unity.
  • Protect my mind from distractions and empower me with the ability to comprehend all that is taught today.
  • Bless my classmates, O Lord, ensuring their safe arrival to class and aiding their learning. Direct their focus to the lesson and surround them with your peace.

Prayer for Online Classes:

These short opening and closing prayers are designed to set a positive and purposeful tone for online classes, morning classes, college, virtual classes, and afternoon classes.

Opening Prayer for Online Class:

Father God, I ask for Your peace and blessing to be over this virtual class today. May all the technology work, and may all the students be blessed by this teaching. Thank you, God, for the purpose in our lives, and that You have given us this avenue to get one step closer to it. Because of that, in Your power, help me to be grateful and have a positive and open mind as I learn. I love you, Father. Amen.

Closing Prayer for Online Class:

O’ Lord, thank you for my teacher and my classmates. Thank you that I was able to attend this online class and receive what I need to get to the next phase of Your plan for my life. I am grateful that I was able to learn, and the technology worked in our favor. I ask that you bless and protect the students and the teacher till we meet next time. For You are a mighty God, and I believe that You have the strength to protect, guide, and give us wisdom in all we do. Amen.

Prayer for Wisdom:

Abba Father, I ask for your wisdom, confidence, and strength to understand the subjects and assignments today. Thank you for the ability to think critically and articulate information in a way that is creative and deep. May my work and effort be pleasing to you, O Lord, and I ask that it would receive favorable outcomes. Amen.

Prayer to Be a Good Student:

O Lord, I seek Your guidance to be a diligent and effective student. Grant me the ability to be organized, timely, and proactive in my studies. Help me overcome laziness, procrastination, and any behaviors that may hinder my success. Bless me with effective time management, allowing me to devote ample time to my studies as a committed student should. Be with me, empowering me to consistently pray and seek wisdom from Your word. Amen.

Prayer for Confidence:

Dear Father, I am grateful for your purpose and plan in creating me. In Jeremiah 29:11, you assure me of good plans and no harm. May your words continue to resonate in my life. Grant me growing godly character and instill confidence in me, acknowledging that I possess the qualities needed for a purposeful life. Remove any doubt, and help me stand confidently in the path you’ve set before me. Amen.

Prayer to be a World Changer:

Dear Father, thank you for the significant plans you have for my life. As I aspire to be a positive force in the world, guide me to grow in godly character and confidence. Empower me to live a life that influences and changes the world for the better. May I embrace the grand purpose you’ve set before me, ready to make a positive impact. Amen.

Prayer for Academic Excellence and Divine Strength:

Our Father in Heaven, I ask for Your spirit of excellence to be upon me. Help me to do things to the best of my ability, believing that Philippians 4:13 is true – that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. You, my Father, have put a purpose on my life, and I am grateful to live for Your higher purpose. Thank you, Father, for the beautiful plan you have for my life. Help me to keep the vision and continuously walk it out despite the challenges of my classes. O Lord, when I get weary, I ask that you help me to believe Isaiah 40:31 is true – that you will help me run and not grow weary, walk and not faint. Amen.

Prayer for Teacher:

O Lord, I humbly ask you to bless my teacher today. May he/she be covered in your peace and wisdom. I ask that every prayer in his/her heart is answered, and that you protect his/her family, friends, and life from anything outside of your will. Grant him/her the ability to discern what is needed in the classroom and to adjust his/her style as needed to ensure the class learns. May he/she be granted supernatural wisdom to teach in a way that is easy to understand. Thank you for blessing my teacher, Lord. I look forward to seeing your love manifest in the classroom. Amen.

Prayer for My School:

Abba Father, I ask that you bless my school and protect it from internal and external chaos. Bless the educators, administrators, and students with the ability to operate in unity, peace, wisdom, compassion, and fairness. O Lord, I ask that any negativity or obstacles hindering our progress be removed. I thank you, God, that the students in the school shall grow in wisdom and character, becoming outstanding members of society. Amen.

Christina Daniels is the founder of Adorned Heart. She is devoted to learning about human behavior and its affects on society. She received a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Public Policy. She hopes to use her life and academic experience to empower & heal the hearts of women!


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