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Laid off workers
Those who have been laid off from jobs or who face layoffs


With the slowing of the economy, thousands have been laid off and many more face futures without jobs

This circle was established to pray for those who have lost employment or face the loss of jobs. Our personal well-being, the support of our families as well as our sense of self-worth are linked to our jobs. The prospect of losing our jobs and finding an employer who will want us and employ us can be daunting. Some of us are so afraid of rejection or are so anxious that we are paralyzed in our search for jobs. It sometimes is easier to fret over the unstable lives we have without jobs than to put ourselves forward to seek employment. We must turn our professional lives over to God. Ask for his blessings in finding and maintaining jobs as well as acquiring a comfortable wage.Ask that we discard pride, dishonesty, fear and resentment in our job hunt. Let job hunters be open to God's direction and positive feelings toward those with and without jobs and those who offer us jobs as well as those who do not. God's will be done.

 
fitzgerald -8/8/2001
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pattypedd2001
8/20/2001 10:23

Please pray for my best friend, recently laid off. Pray for God to bind the demons of discouragement, depression, unworthiness, hopelessness and fear. Pray for God to give him courage, faith, hope and for God to become real to my friend. Pray for the best job God can give him so that my friend can praise God for loving us so much that He always gives us what we need, not because we deserve it, because we don't, but because He is God.


fitzgerald
8/24/2001 14:41

Father,
Please bless Khalil with a good job soon. Father, let employers see him for the bright, earnest young man that he is. Give him confidence and understanding. Father, don't let him be angry with anyone. Bless his wife and children. Take care of them, Father. Keep the family together and in love.
Amen


dennis01
1/11/2002 17:58

Holy and Wonderous Spirit,

May all those who were laid off or
might be laid off know that You
Jesus, will never ever leave anyone
comfortless for any reason, no matter
what companies do or dont do.
May we see the power to provide is
wholly in your generous and fair and able hands


cat2001
1/20/2002 10:29

I want to pray for all my friend's who have been layed off. Also to the rest of us that may be facing it to in the near future. May the Lord bless all who have lost job's and help them sustain till they find other ones. Give them comfort in knowing they are not alone the Lord is with them alway's. Take care of us Lord we are all your children and are praying to you answer our prayer's we pray in your holy name. To all out there who need job's and comfort may you all find it in our Lord's Name I pray. AMEN!!!!! PG!!!


Runecaster95
8/13/2002 05:50

Almighty God, I ask you as the classic Robin Hood asked, "Surely my time has not come?" I feel like I could not bear to leave this place, if my dad is made redundant. If he is please bless him with a good job and security at home in England. But remember me, who can only sometimes call England home, and bring me back again. Thy will be done. Amen!


tiverton999
2/23/2004 17:24

O God, Guide me. Protect me. Illumine the lamp of my heart and make a brilliant. Thou art the Mighty and the Powerful.


jam265
9/12/2005 01:28

Please help Rob find a job that he will love and be successful at and
keep as long as he wishes. He is struggling with choices after losing
his last three jobs. Our family's only hope is for him to find a job in
the next month, or we lose everything we have worked so hard for,
including food and shelter. We have been uprooted twice, and a third
will destroy the children's friendships in their last years of high
school. We desparately need a job that will allow us to keep the house
and recover from bankruptcy. Please, St. Jude, we need your
intervention.


cstaedt
5/31/2006 19:08

Father, Please help me find a job that will allow me to pay off my debts and save some money to go back to Nursing school, as well as provide me with good benefits.
Please hear my prayer.


ljflamm
10/29/2006 11:51

Please pray for me friends. I was let go from a job because I was not performing up to expectations. I gave 110% of myself, praying, asking God for help, asking God for his knowledge to help me keep the job. It has been a little over two months and I am discouraged, feeling worthless, insecure about my abilities to perform, afraid for my finances, embarrassed to have been rejected by an employer. I pray for God's guidance and help each day but I am growing weary and impatient. Why does this have to take it's toll in such a negative way. Why does this have to go no for so long?
I have no health insurance and was rejected for individual coverage due to health issues. I won't have coverage unless I become employeed by a company that offers benefits. I am frightened and depressed over this. Glory to God and His plan for me.


eliza138
10/21/2009 22:27

Dear Lord,
I have been laid-off twice this past year. It has been jarring to say the least. I've been on a few interviews, only to end up disappointed yet again. It seems like some of these employers lack empathy and it is making me upset. It's making me lose ability in myself. I am trying so very hard to be patient as well as have faith. Please help me as I'm facing foreclosure. I really need my financial needs to be met as well as my spiritual needs. And lastly, please help everyone here because we're all in the same boat.


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