Prayer for when you don’t know what to do

When facing a tough decision your mind goes around in circles. You try to understand and figure it all out yourself, but it’s impossible. It seems like you don’t have the time to pray about it.

If you pray, it will save you time later. There’s nothing that wastes time and energy more than confusion. Prayer helps put your thoughts in order.

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Prayer for when you don't know what to do

When you don’t know what to do, go to God in prayer.

It may take time to get an answer, but God always delivers. You might even want to set up a prayer campaign during the process. Use a notebook and dedicate one page to each day of prayer. It can be for as many days as you need it. Write clearly at the top of the page what you are praying about.

After each prayer session, jot down what you feel God might be trying to tell you. Repeat this process each day until you begin to have more clarity about your situation.

God’s presence gives you peace. Take the time. Pray. Read from the Bible. You’ll notice the confusion begins to disappear. Try not to have a preference about outcomes, and let the Spirit guide you.

Even Jesus took the time to consult with his Father about tough decisions. Imitate our Lord and the results will be glorious.

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray; and all night he continued in prayer to God.

Luke 6:12

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;

Proverbs 3:5

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PRAYER FOR WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO

Dear heavenly Lord,

I face situations and decisions. It’s complicated and dense. I feel confused and lost. Can you help me? Can you show me the light?

First of all, oh Lord, calm my heart. Let me know that my peace depends upon you alone. No matter how things turn out, with you at the center of my life, I will stand. I will survive.

May your Spirit keep me balanced. Lord, show me your will. Let my mind and heart be open to what best serves truth and life. Give me courage to do what is right. Show me your word. Reveal it to my heart, oh Lord, and make my conviction strong. For when I go to you, and you show me your will, the blessing is guaranteed.

It may not be easy, it may take time, but upon Christ I stand firm.

In Jesus name, Amen.

72 thoughts on “Prayer for when you don’t know what to do

  1. Thank you for helping me Pray, I’m staying with my Son , I’m trying to move and now that I signed a lease the money I thought I would have for may 1st. May not be enough , I want Gods plan for me to follow , I need healing emotionally and physical strength I need God’s guidance know what to do if you would pray for me .God Bless You and keep you safe

  2. My son is suffering from fever. All blood reports are normal. Now we have blood for culture. We’ll get the report today. Worried pl pray for him.

  3. My name is yasir . I have 22 year old. I have a three year of diploma in electrical engineering. I belong to pakistan. Now i am in UAE on visit visa. I am searching the job in UAE but on the spot i am jobless. I belive juses christ give me a good job. But i request you also prayer for me becuase a really need for job.
    Thank you so much

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