Pray for Your Child’s Spirit

Prayer changes heart; start your time of prayer with a Scripture today.  

Heavenly Father, You are the God of peace.  Make _____ holy in every way.  May his(her) whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again.  Remind _____ that You are faithful.  ~Amen (1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 NLT)

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Pray for Your Child to Enjoy God’s Word

Turn your child over to God in prayer.  Pray a Scripture right now.

Gracious God, help _____ discover Your words and devour them. May Your words by _____’s joy and his(her) heart’s delight; may _____ bear Your name, O Lord God of Heaven’s Armies. ~Amen
(Jeremiah 15:16 NLT)

Pray for Your Child to Live Life Well

God calls us to be persistent in prayer, pray a Scripture today:  

Dear  Lord, You have surrounded us with a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith; let _____ strip off every weight that slows him(her) down, especially the sin that so easily trips him(her) up.  And let _____ run with endurance the race You, God, has set before him(her).  ~Amen (Hebrews 12:1 NLT)

Pray for Your Child to Know God, the Creator

It’s exciting to use God’s own words in prayer. Pray a Scripture today: 

Wonderful God, May _____ know You as the God who has no equal, none compare with You.  When _____ looks up into the heavens, remind him(her) that You created all the stars, You bring them out like an army, one after another, calling each by its name; because of Your great power and incomparable strength, not a single one is missing.  Reveal Yourself to _____. ~Amen (Isaiah 40:25-26 NLT)

Pray for Your Child to be a Good Friend

Entrusting your child to God through prayer brings comfort; begin your prayer time with Scripture.  

Dear God, as iron sharpens iron, surround _____ with friends that will sharpen him(her) as a friend.  May _____ be a real friend that sticks closer than a brother. ~Amen (Proverbs 27:17, Proverbs 18:24)

Pray for Your Child’s Morals

The Holy Spirit intercedes in prayer on Your behalf; pray a Scripture right now.  

Lord, may _____ make every effort to respond to Your promises.  Supplement his(her) faith with a generous provision of moral excellence; along with moral excellence,
give _____ knowledge, self-control, patient endurance, godliness, brotherly affection and love for everyone.  ~Amen
(2 Peter 1:5-7 NLT)

Pray for Sibling Relationships

The Holy Spirit gives each one power to overcome disobedience. Begin your prayer time with Scripture:  

God, help _____ follow Your commandment to love each other the way You have loved him(her), especially his(her) brothers and sisters, give them a loving bond and relationship.  ~Amen
(John 15:12 NLT)

Pray for Your Child to Have a Mentor

Have confidence that God hears your prayers, start your prayer time with Scripture.  

Lord, give _____ wisdom in all things because the wise are mightier than the strong, and those with knowledge grow stronger and stronger.  May _____ seek wise guidance since victory depends on having advisers.  ~Amen (Proverbs 24:5-6)

Pray for Your Child’s Soul

Prayer is faith infused intercession.  Pray a Scripture today:  

Heavenly Father, may _____ know You, Lord, as the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  Build his(her) faith to know that no one comes to the Father except through Christ. ~Amen (John 14:6 NLT)

Pray For Your Child to Know God’s Love

Pray God’s heart as it is revealed in Scripture:  

Dear God, don’t let anything separate _____ from Christ’s love.  Thank You that You love _____ even if he(she) is in trouble or experiences calamity, even if he(she) is persecuted or hungry or destitute or in danger or threatened with death, nothing can separate _____ from Your love, O God.
Remind him(her) not to fear today or worry about tomorrow because he(she) has overwhelming victory through Christ.  ~Amen (Romans 8:35-39 NLT)