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6 Prayers for When You Don’t Know What to Do

Turn to these prayers when you need heavenly direction.
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Life is full of challenging decisions. When the path ahead is unclear, it can be difficult to calm your mind and focus on God. We hope these prayers provide comfort and direction for times when you need God’s guidance.

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1 of 6 Prayer for Direction

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21

Lord,

I am facing a difficult decision and am not sure which direction to take. Please light my path and help me make the right choice. Remove all doubts so that I may trust and follow Your guidance. Amen.


6 Prayers for When You Don’t Know What to Do

2 of 6 Prayer for Wisdom

Prayer for Wisdom

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5

Dear God,

I am navigating a complex situation and need Your grace to guide me. I know I can’t do this on my own. Fill my heart with the wisdom only You can provide. Grant me the vision to see clearly and help me to fully rely on You in all things. Amen.

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3 of 6 Prayer for Facing a Crossroads

Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Psalm 24:4-5

Heavenly Father,

My life is at a crossroads and I feel frozen with indecision. Remind me that You are the one who is in control. Help me to remove the fear of making the wrong choice. Guide my steps and give me peace. Help me to trust Your plan. Amen


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4 of 6 Prayer for Discernment

The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice. Proverbs 12:15

Dear Lord,
Many people are offering me advice and telling me what to do.  Give me a heart of discernment to know which instruction truly comes from  You. Soften my heart to hear the wisdom in their messages and give me the courage and strength to follow their advice. Amen.


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5 of 6 Prayer for Making a Decision

In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9

God, I need Your guidance to make an important decision. Lead my heart and mind to the right choice and grant me the confidence to see it through. Amen.


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6 of 6 Prayer for God's Guidance

The LORD will guide you always. Isaiah 58:11

Dear Lord, I ask for Your guidance. Give me the power of Your grace so that I may hear Your divine instructions. Remove any barriers that keep me from drawing near to You. Open my heart and clear my vision so that I may follow Your path. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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