Category Archives: Friends & Relationships

Prayer for Your Child’s Friendships

Entrusting your child to God through prayer brings comfort. 

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 17:17, Proverbs 18:24)

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

Prayer for Sibling Relationships

The Holy Spirit gives each one power to overcome disobedience: 

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)

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

Prayer for Self Control & Purity

Nothing is too difficult for God, pray for someone you care about today: 

Lord, I pray that _____ would not let sin control the way he/she lives,

give him/her strength so as not to give in to sinful desires. 

Block _____ from using any part of his/her body as an instrument of evil to serve sin. 

Instead, may _____ give him/herself completely to God and bring glory to You, Lord.  ~Amen
(Romans 6:12-13 NLT)

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

Prayer for a Child to Respect Others

Turn your child over to God in prayer, pray a Scripture right now:

Heavenly Father, Help _____ learn that You, the Most High God,

rule over the kingdoms of the world and appoints anyone He desires to rule over them,

that authorities in his/her life (parents, teachers, coaches)have been put there by You, God.  ~Amen (Daniel 5:21 NLT)

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

Prayer for My Child’s Word Choices

Create in me a clean heartWhen you’re weary, call upon the Holy Spirit to help you pray.  Use Scripture as a prayer.

Lord God, as _____ and I talk to each other, may no unwholesome talk come out of our mouths,

 but only what is helpful for building each other up according to their needs,

that our words may benefit each other, as we listen.  ~Amen (Ephesians 4:29)

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