36 Prayers for Taking a Test or Exam (Ease Nerves & Get Best Results)

If you’re preparing for a test or exam, you might be facing some nerves or anxiety… along with a strong desire to do your best.

Of course, being nervous isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It can actually help sharpen your mind and focus you on the task ahead. However, when that gets out of balance (i.e. too much anxiety or stress) it can definitely hinder your performance in a negative way.

In this guide, you’ll find a collection of prayers that can help you do your best on whatever test or exam is coming up.

Let’s take a closer look.

Prayer # 1:

Dear Lord,

Please help me to focus and stay calm during my exam. Help me to remember everything I’ve studied, and give me the strength to do my best on the day.

Amen.

Prayer # 2:

Dear Lord,

I come before you knowing that my test is only a small part of who I am and what I can do. Help me to see beyond my grades on tests and exams, and help me to remember the bigger picture of who I am and what I can do.

Amen.

Prayer # 3:

Dear Lord,

Give me the ability to remember everything I need to during my exam tomorrow. Help me to focus so that I don’t miss anything important… and help me to do my best.

Amen.

Prayer # 4:

Dear Lord,

Please help me to see this test as a tool that can help me grow rather than something I have to beat. Help me to realize that your plans are bigger than anything I will face on this exam, and help me to trust in you.

Amen.

Prayer # 5:

Dear Lord,

Help me to remember that it’s not my performance on this test or exam that matters, but rather how I respond. Give me the strength and courage to do what is right… even if it means facing bad grades at this time.

Amen.

Prayer # 6:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the strength to trust in your timing, and help me to remember that this test or exam is simply part of your plan for my life.

Help me not to get caught up in how I think things should go, but rather give me the wisdom and perspective to follow your path for me.

Amen.

Prayer # 7:

Dear Lord,

Please help me to remember that good grades do not define who I am.

Help me to focus on what really matters – my relationship with you and how well I love others in this world.

Please give me the strength to stay centered in these things when the pressure of school gets too high.

Amen.

Prayer # 8:

Dear Lord,

Please help me to see this exam as something that will bring me closer to you and the plans you have for my life.

Help me to remember that there’s nothing I can’t handle… and please give me the strength to be calm and clear of mind no matter what happens.

Amen.

Prayer # 9:

Dear God,

Please help me to remember that this test is only a small part of the big picture… and please give me the wisdom to see beyond my grades and scores in the spirit of what really matters.

Amen.

Prayer #10:

Dear God,

Please give me the wisdom and clarity of mind to do my best on this test or exam.

Give me the strength to remember everything I need to, and please help me to focus so that nothing slips my memory.

Please forgive any wrongs I do in my studying, and help me to start this fresh with you beside me.

Amen.

Prayer #11:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Please give me the strength to do my best on this test or exam.

Please help me to remember that it isn’t about what I will get out of it, but rather how I respond to your will for my life. Please shine a light upon any wrongs I’ve done in my study habits and help me overcome any hurdles so I can succeed.

Amen.

Prayer #12:

Dear Lord,

I come before you knowing there is nothing I can not handle with your help.

Please give me the wisdom to do my very best on this exam. Help me to see beyond the grades and scores, and please keep me calm and clear-headed.

Amen.

Prayer #13:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Please keep me strong and alert during my test. Please give me wisdom, clarity of mind, and the ability to recall every answer.

Please help me remember all that I’ve studied… but most importantly help me to avoid being overcome with worry during this time.

Give me the strength not only to do my best, but also be at peace.

Amen.

Prayer #14:

Dear Lord,

Please calm the worries and fears that come with taking a test, and give me the strength to show what I’ve learned through my careful attention.

If my grades aren’t as I hoped, please help me to forgive myself and try even harder next time.

Please help me to focus on doing my best in this present moment, and please help me keep this exam in the context of your bigger plan for my life.

Amen.

Prayer #15:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Please give me the ability to do my best today. Give me the focus and attention I need, and please help me to put yesterday’s mistakes behind me as I pick up where I left off today. Please keep my mind clear so I retain as much as I can.

Amen.

Prayer #16:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the ability to succeed with my exam today. Give me the focus and attention I need, and please help me to reveal my true potential and thrive during the test.

Amen.

Prayer #17:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the wisdom and strength to do my best on this test today. Please keep me focused, alert, and wise during this time.

Most of all please help me to remember that I am not alone in this, but that you are with me always.

Amen.

Prayer #18:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the wisdom and knowledge I need to perform my very best. Please help me to remember that you are with me always and that you’ll carry me through any challenge I face.

Amen.

Prayer #19:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Please give me the courage to do my best on this test. Help me to focus and clear my mind of distractions, and please help me remember that you are with me in every moment.

Amen.

Prayer #20:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the wisdom and strength to do my very best on this test. Please help me focus, remain calm, and be clear-headed.

Most of all please help me to remember that you are with me and that I am not alone with my nerves before my exam.

Amen.

Prayer #21:

Dear Heavenly Father,

Please give me the strength and focus to do my best on this test. Please help me to put myself in your hands, and please show me if I need to make any changes in my study habits before it’s too late.

Amen.

Prayer #22:

Dear Lord,

I pray that you will be with me as I take this test. Please keep me calm and give me the wisdom to do my very best no matter what happens. Please help me see that regardless of what happens, I will be okay and that you’re always with me.

Amen.

Prayer # 23:

Dear Lord,

I come to you today asking for your help. I am nervous about my exam and I need your guidance. Please calm my nerves and give me the strength to do my best.

Help me to focus on the task at hand, and please give me the wisdom to remember everything that I’ve studied. Most of all, please be with me during this time and help me to stay calm and at ease.

Amen.

Prayer # 24:

Dear Lord,

I pray that you will give me the strength and focus needed to do my best on this exam. Please keep me calm, alert, and wise during this time.

Please give me the knowledge and understanding to do well. Help me remember that you are with me in every step of my life, and help me not to over-stress myself over such a small thing when I have so much more ahead of me.

Amen.

Prayer # 25:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the strength and wisdom to do my best on this exam. Help keep my mind clear, and please give me focus and determination to succeed no matter what happens during this time.

Amen.

Prayer # 26:

Dear Lord,

Please guide me as I take this test so I may do my best without worry or stress. Please also give me the knowledge and wisdom to remember everything that I’ve studied, and please help me to keep calm regardless of what happens.

Amen.

Prayer # 27:

Dear God,

Please give me the strength and wisdom to succeed on the day of my big test. Please help me remember you’re with me in everything I do, and please keep my mind clear as I go through this exam. Most of all please let me pass this test so it may bring me one step closer to reaching the goals I have set before me.

Amen.

Prayer # 28:

Dear God,

Please give me the strength, courage, and focus to do my best. Please help me remember that you are with me always no matter what happens or where I go.

Please also help calm my nerves so that I may concentrate fully on this test without distraction.

Amen.

Prayer # 29:

Dear God,

Give me the strength and focus to do my best on this exam. Please help me to remember you are with me always and let your will guide me through every moment of this time.

Amen.

Prayer # 30:

Dear God,

Help calm my nerves so that I may concentrate fully on this exam without distraction or worry. Please also give me the focus and determination to do my best, and please help bring about a deep understanding of everything I’ve studied.

Most of all please let me pass this test with flying colors so I may continue to learn and grow.

Amen.

Prayer # 31:

Dear God,

Please give me the strength, courage, and focus to do my best on this exam today. Please also help keep me calm and give me patience when I’m feeling overwhelmed.

I know that you are always with me. Please let your will guide my way through this test.

Amen.

Prayer # 32:

Dear Lord,

Please guide and protect me during this time as I take my exam. Please help keep my nerves calm and help give me the strength and concentration needed to do my very best, regardless of what the result may be.

Amen.

Prayer # 33:

Dear God,

Please help me through this time by giving me wisdom and strength. Please help keep my mind and heart at ease and let me do my best in all that I set out to do.

Amen.

Prayer # 34:

Dear Lord,

Please give me the peace of mind and heart to take this test with confidence and courage, knowing you are always with me no matter what may happen. Please also give me the strength, knowledge, and wisdom to do my best in every test situation.

Amen.

Prayer # 35:

Dear God,

Please help keep my mind calm and clear as I go through this exam so I may do well without distraction. Give me the courage and determination to do my best.

Amen.

Prayer # 36:

Dear God,

Please give me the strength and courage to get through this test or exam. Please help keep my mind clear and give me the determination to succeed.

I know that you are always with me. Please let your will be carried out through this test or exam, and please bring the best possible outcome.

Amen.

Sofia Celestino

Sofia is an angel reader and astrologist who aims to help people discover their deepest potential. She draws insight from fields such as spirituality and psychology, as well as numerology, astrology, and theology to aid people in their personal development. Her main focus is on self-growth and self-actualization, but she also provides guidance for career, relationships, and life purpose.

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