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Alexis Waid

Alexis holds a Master's degree from Denver Seminary and a Bachelor's degree from Colorado Christian University. She has been in professional ministry for over 15 years. She has held ministry positions such as co-pastor, youth minister, and spiritual director.
She is a mom and a wife and is a passionate believer that Jesus changes everything.
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Prayer For Teachers

Who doesn’t need prayer? We all need prayer, especially teachers. Prayer for teachers is essential as it helps equip and prepare you for your very important role in life.

You are literally shaping the future generation and that is a lot of responsibility. Your job is very rewarding, but it also is depleting. To help you more peace and joy in your job, we wanted to create these prayers for teachers to help you be the best teacher you can be, and that begins with prayer. God is the true sense of all of our strength, purpose, and love. It is through Him we find our footing and are able to stand firmly, no matter what our day brings.

So it is our hope and prayer that these prayers for teachers help you in your job!

And if you are looking for some Bible verses for teachers, we have got you covered: 20 Bible verses for teachers.

Prayer For Teachers

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I took this position in life as a teacher to make a difference. I love kids and want them to grow into strong, healthy, well-educated people. I ask, God, that You continue to equip, encourage, and strengthen me in this profession so I can make a great impact in these students lives. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, I ask that this school year be one that is memorable and transformative. Allow me to speak truth and wisdom into each and every child I teach this year. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God,

May I stand strong in your love, truth, and presence as a teacher. I need You more than I realize. Allow me to draw all of my strength and purpose from You. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I want to make an impact in my student’s lives but sometimes that doesn’t seem to come to fruition. Allow me to make a difference in my kid’s lives. I want to make a significant impact. While this may be ideal, God I know You can move mountains. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, it’s not always easy being a teacher. I spend so much time with these kids, but I am not their parent. It’s frustrating sometimes this role because there is so little I feel I can do. God, help me to have an impact in their lives in the classroom that translates to impact at home. Amen.

 

Prayer For Teachers

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I am so thankful for the kids I get to teach. Help me to stand in gratitude, not frustration nor judgment. I am lucky to have this position and help me to always be a representative of You to these kids. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, sometimes it’s very difficult dealing with parents for many reasons. I ask that not only do I have compassion and understanding with difficult parents but they too can see the limitations of my job and take some responsibility for how their child is behaving. God, I ask for healthy conversations and paths of restoration and solutions. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, revive my love of teaching. I once was idealistic and full of dreams of making a difference, but I have become jaded and lost my energy. Revive my heart Oh Lord. Help me to see potential and possibility for this is how You operate. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I need my strength and energy to come from You and only You. I need You to be the One governing me and helping me through this honored position in life I hold. Thank you for this opportunity. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, I ask for Your wisdom and guidance over the school board and all the decisions they make. Please, God, have your hand over every topic, issue, and budget. Help me to trust that You are in control. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I pray for the wellbeing and safety for each of my students. I pray that their homes are healthy and safe. Please open my eyes to any signs of abuse or mistreatment so I can assist the student to get the help they need. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, open my eyes to the kid(s) that have behavior issues. Lord, is there something deeper going on, like abuse, a biological or sensory issue? Help me to see the behavior they are displaying as potential signs for something that might be wrong that could be fixed. I need your heavenly wisdom and insight. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, I can’t remember everyone who taught me, but I’m thankful for them. I don’t remember every person who invested in me, but they changed me. God, help me to remember that even if these kids never think about me again after leaving my class, my work in their life mattered.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, it’s an awesome responsibility to teach these children. I’m playing a big role in their future and I am uncertain sometimes if I’m doing everything right. I pray that You’ll show me the right steps to take, and inspire me to stay strong, knowing that what I’m doing really matters. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, sometimes I just feel like there are too many issues, and I can’t handle them all. There is so much need, so many students, parents, co-workers, and bosses looking for me to solve them. The pressure is enormous and it can be overwhelming. Help me to carry it all. Amen.

 

Prayer For Teachers

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, with all the responsibility that I have for my kids at school, I sometimes forget that I’m just one person in their lives. Although I spend so much time with them, I am not their parent and there is only so much I can do. I pray that You’ll help me to accept my limitations and be confident and strong in the work that I’m doing. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

Lord, it’s hard to go home after a day at school sometimes. I just keep replaying events and conversations in my head. Help me to be able to release all that happens during the day into your good hands. Amen. 

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, give me the endurance I need to be an excellent teacher. My strength and source of power comes from You and only You. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, thank you for each child I get to teach. Every single one is a marvelous creation. Help me to always see You in them and value them. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, I ask that You equip me for each day that I face. I want to walk in Your dignity and grace as I teach these kids. By staying close to You is where I find my strength. Amen.

 

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Prayer For Teachers

God, thank you for giving me the desire to teach. I am energized by these kids and I am honored that I get to do this for a living. I thank you so much for this opportunity to help form children. Amen.

For Additional Resources:

If you are looking for some Bible verses for teachers, we have got you covered: 20 Bible verses for teachers.

We have a great prayer for you to say every morning before work, you can check it out here: A Teacher’s Prayer

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21 awesome prayers for teachers. Prayer for teachers is essential as it helps equip and prepare you for your very important role in life. These short prayers will help you ground yourself in the love, truth, and presence of God.