Angel Prayers: Praying to Archangel Jehudiel

How to Pray for Help from Jehudiel, Angel of Work

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Jehudiel, angel of work, I thank God for making you such a powerful encourager and helper for people who work for God's glory. Please help me figure out which career is best for me -- something I enjoy and am good at doing with the talents that God has given me, as well as something that gives me the best opportunities to contribute to the world. Help me find good jobs (both paid and volunteer) during different seasons of my life.

During my job search process, help me overcome worry and remember that God will meet my needs every day as long as I keep praying and trusting him to do so. Help me get the training I need to be prepared for the jobs God plans to bring my way. Guide me to the right job opportunities to apply for, and empower me to do well on my job interviews. Help me negotiate the job duties, schedule, salary and benefits that I need

Inspire me to honor God while carrying out my job responsibilities by doing excellent work with integrity and enthusiasm. Help me complete my work tasks well and on time. Give me the wisdom I need to discern which projects to take on and which to let go, so I can optimize my schedule and energy to accomplish what's truly important on the job. Help me concentrate well on my work so I won't be unnecessarily distracted. Empower me to set and meet the right goals at work.

Give me fresh creative ideas I can use to produce innovative work and solve problems on the job.

I'll be paying attention to how you may deliver those ideas to me in my thoughts or through some other means, such as in a dream. Help me to avoid apathy and stagnation at work, but to consistently give my best effort on the job, always seeing how I can add value and reflect God's creativity by using the creative mind God has given me.

Help me find peace in the midst of stressful situations at work. Guide me to figure out the best ways to resolve conflicts effectively so my coworkers and I can successfully work as a team to accomplish our organization's goals together. Empower me to develop and maintain good working relationships with my co-workers, managers and supervisors, clients and customers, vendors, and other people with whom I communicate as I do my job. Give me guidance on how to develop a successful work/life balance as well, so the demands of my job won't harm my health or my relationships with family and friends. Teach me how to save time and energy for other important pursuits outside my paid job and volunteer work, such as playing with my children and enjoying activities that relax me (such as hiking in nature and listening to music).

Remind me often that, even though my work is important, my identity goes far beyond my work. Encourage me that God loves me for who I am rather than for what I do. Keep me focused on eternal values while I'm working. Teach me that that my work matters, but no matter what results from my work, I have great value simply in my identity as one of God's beloved children.

May I accomplish God's purposes for all of the work I do, with your help.

Amen.