Category Archives: Character

Pray for a Loving Attitude for Your Child

Praying in faith moves the heart of God, take a moment to pray for someone you’re concerned about right now:

Dear Lord, may _____’s life be marked by love, love that is not rude or self-seeking;

may _____ not easily be angered or keep any record of wrongs. ~Amen (1 Corinthians 13:5)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer , One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Self-Control for Your Child

Turn your child over to God in prayer.  

Gracious God, At the right times, Lord, would You take control of what _____ says, and keep his(her) lips sealed.

May _____ look to You for help, O Sovereign LORD, and be _____’s refuge.  ~Amen (Psalm 141:3,8 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child – Humbleness

Prayer changes hearts, take a moment to pray a Scripture right now.  

Heavenly Father, Keep _____ from being impressed with his(her) own wisdom.

Instead, may _____ fear You, Lord, and turn his(her) back on evil so that  he(she) will gain renewed health and vitality.  ~Amen (Proverbs 3:7-8 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child to Seek God

The Father welcomes you into prayer.  

May _____ trust in You, Lord, with all of his(her) heart, don’t let him(her) depend on his(her) own understanding.

May _____ seek Your will in all he(she) does, please direct his(her) paths.  ~Amen (Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child to Follow God

Come into agreement with God’s Word through prayer.  

Heavenly Father, I pray that _____ would realize that Your message is one to obey, not just to listen to.

Show him(her) that by not obeying, he(she) is only fooling himself(herself).  ~Amen (James 1:22 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child to Avoid Gossip

Bring your worries before God’s throne, and pray a Scripture right now.

May _____ guard what You, dear God, have entrusted to him(her).

Help _____ avoid godless, foolish discussion with those who oppose You with their so-called knowledge.

Don’t let _____ wander from the faith by following such foolishness.  ~Amen (1 Timothy 6:20-21 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for God’s Work in Your Child’s Life

Prayer from a heart of faith is powerful.

God, You have begun a good work in _____, I pray that You will continue to do Your work in him(her) until it is finally finished.  ~Amen (Philippians 1:6 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child to be Compassionate

The Holy Spirit gives each one power to live abundantly.  Personal Scripture and pray it today.  

Gracious God, May _____ have a heart to pray for people and ask for You to show mercy to them.

May he(she) pray for those in authority in his(her) life (like teachers and coaches) so that we can live in peace and quietness, in godliness and dignity.  ~Amen (1 Timothy 2:2 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child to Pursue Faith

God’s word is transforming; personalize Scripture through prayer right now.  

Gracious God, Cause _____ to run from anything that stimulates youthful lust.  Instead, may he(she) follow anything that makes him(her) want to do right.

May he(she) pursue faith and love and peace, and enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.  ~Amen (2 Timothy 2:22 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~

Pray for Your Child – Integrity

When you’re weary, call upon the Holy Spirit to help you pray.  

Heavenly Father, Help  _____ to keep his(her) word and not sin against You, Lord.  If _____ fails to keep his(her) word, may his(her) sin be found out.  ~Amen (Numbers 32:23 NLT)

~Praying Scripture: One moment, One prayer, One life changed by the power of God’s Word~