8 Powerful Prayers For Good Grades

Last Updated on October 25, 2023 by Emma

It would be impressive to get good grades without even trying! Imagine if you could just say a prayer and then get good grades. 

Unfortunately, it is not that simple. That’s because prayer isn’t magic. Prayer is simply having a conversation with God. 

And good grades are not easy to get. That’s why starting with prayer is a great idea. It can put you in the right mindset to achieve good grades.

Talk to God about your desire to have good grades. He can help bring you through, but you must believe it is possible to get good grades. And also, you have to try your best. 

When you pray for good grades, be ready to put action behind your prayer. God gave Abraham a test to sacrifice his son Isaac (Genesis 22). Abraham did not know how to pass this test, but he knew it was something he was assigned to do.   

In the end, Abraham journeyed up a mountain, bound and almost killed his only son, but God stopped him before it was too late. Abraham passed the test. He got good grades on that day because he followed the right path. 

You can get good grades, too.

You just have to make the journey like Abraham did. Follow your path. You don’t know for sure what will happen but go faithfully.  

“You see that [Abraham’s] faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did” James 2:22 (NIV). Use the prayers below to pray for good grades. Please share your thoughts in the comment section.

You might encourage someone else that is also working to get good grades.

Short Prayer for Good Grades

Everlasting God, thank you for bringing me this far in my academic career. Bless me with good grades on this journey. Give my mind clarity and focus to push through with success. 

Watch over me as I go through this process to achieve good grades. I love you Lord and thank you because I believe it is already done. In Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Longer Prayer for Good Grades

Lord, please help me get good grades as I move forward through this process. The path to good grades is not a straight path. 

Do not let me get discouraged if the grade is not as good as I want. Do not let me get lazy if I am blessed with good grades. Strengthen me to persevere and push forward. Help me to focus on my studies and on you, Lord, so that I may get to the end with good grades. 

Do not let me get distracted with my peers around me. If they are failing, then help to lift us all to get good grades. If they are getting good grades and I am not, then help me to stay encouraged and positive. If we are all getting good grades, then help us to encourage each other and stay progressive.

Keep me in peace, Lord, as I focus on doing my best. I understand that achieving good grades takes dedication. I am dedicated but help strengthen me to increase the belief I have in myself and my abilities. 

You have already blessed me with everything I need to get good grades. Open my eyes and my mind to see your provision, Lord. Help me to obtain good grades. I thank you and pray to you in Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades at the End of a Semester

God, please help me to get good grades at the end of this semester. Guide me day by day to learn the material, focus my energy, and get good grades. 

I pray for good grades during the midterm, and I pray that I can maintain good grades through to the end of the semester. 

Please speak to me especially in times of uncertainty, Lord. Help me to pay attention to everything that I need to learn so that I can get good grades. 

I love you, Lord, and I believe it is already done. So, I thank you in Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades at Beginning of the Year 

Lord, thank you for this new beginning and opportunity to get good grades. Help me to start off strong and maintain my level of work. Thank you in advance for my good grades. 

I do not know what this year will bring but I wholeheartedly expect to get good grades no matter what happens. 

Please bring this prayer back to my mind if I get discouraged. Help me to remember that I prayed for good grades in the beginning of the year and that I expect to get good grades. 

Thank you for leading me onto the path of knowledge and I pray that this year broadens my experience and understanding. In Jesus Christ’s name I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades after Failing a Class or Test

Lord, I want good grades. I pray for good grades. Please remove whatever obstacle is in the way of me achieving good grades. Show me what I need to do, Lord, and give me the courage and conviction to follow your guidance. 

Please help me to absorb the materials and produce good results so that I may not fail again. 

I am beautifully and wonderfully made and so long as I have air to breathe, I know that I can try to get good grades. I know that you will be with me. Please help me to get good grades. I love you, Lord. Thank you for hearing my prayer. Thank you for being with me during tough times. In Jesus Christ’s name I pray. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades While Dealing With Stress or a Stressful Situation 

Life is not easy, Lord, but I know that you will never put more on me than I can bear. I am struggling to get good grades. I am struggling in my life right now.  Please strengthen me so that I can get good grades even though I am dealing with so much stress.

Carry me, Lord. Please bring comfort and relief to my heart. My stress is not greater than you.

You know how important getting good grades is to me. I give all of my worry and stress to you, Lord. I know that you will make a way if I stay by your side and keep my focus on getting good grades.

Everything is in your control, Lord. You know my wants and my needs. You know my strengths and you know my weaknesses. Work through me as only you can to get the good grades and represent your glory. In Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades so You Can Be Accepted To A New Job or School 

Lord, I have worked hard, and I have gotten to this point. Thank you for being with me. Please bless me with good grades so that I can get accepted.

Bless every test, every question, and every assignment. You know the desires of my heart. I deeply, genuinely want good grades.

Help this to happen in my life, Lord. Open my eyes to connect with anyone that will help me get good grades and get accepted into my program. 

Give me the courage to follow your directions. Give me grace. Give me mercy. Give me good grades. 

Please allow me to be one of the chosen ones so that I can move forward into my destiny and pursue my dreams. I pray to you in Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Prayer for Good Grades when Trying Something New

Thank you, Lord, for watching over me as I embark on this new challenge. I pray that I can easily learn and get good grades. I pray for stability as I focus on good grades and experience this new venture.

Please bless me to get good grades. Do not let me be intimidated by the unfamiliar. Do not let me get distracted by the changes in my life. Help me to be confident in myself, Lord, and expand my knowledge or skills while I am working to get good grades. 

Do not let me lose my hunger or excitement about getting good grades. Whatever is unclear, please clarify it, Lord. Do not let me give into frustration if things don’t go in the direction I want. I pray that I do not get overwhelmed.

Walk with me as I press forward to the end and I sincerely pray that it ends with good grades. I love you and I pray to you in Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.

Closing Thoughts 

The prayer is your foundation to getting good grades. Now, it’s time to put in the work. Keep working and soon enough you’ll be able to celebrate with a graduation prayer. 

God is with you every step of the way. He can feel your frustration and He knows what you need. So, have faith that God is with you. You can do it! You can get good grades! God will continue to walk with you regardless of how far you go with your education and we have prayers to help those pursuing advanced degrees and the associated thesis defense. 

Leave a prayer below and encourage others to have faith and get good grades or use the comments to ask for a prayer. You can also browse our other prayers for school so you can continue to build a strong foundation for your future.