Category Archives: Obedience

Pray for Boldness for Your Child

It’s  exciting to use God’s own words in prayer.  

Lord God, Remind _____ to use Your mighty weapons, God, not mere worldly weapons, to knock down the Devil’s strongholds.

May _____ use these weapons to break down every proud argument that keeps people from knowing You, God.

With these weapons help _____ conquer others rebellious ideas and help he(she) teach others to obey Christ.  ~Amen  (2 Corinthians 10:4-5 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~

Prayer for Integrity of Heart

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

Remind _____, dear Lord, that You examine his/her heart and You will rejoice when You find integrity there. 

I pray that all that _____’s does would be done with good motive. 

Help _____ want to obey you; may his/her love for You never change.  ~Amen (1 Chronicles 29:17-18 NLT) 

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

Prayer for Your Child’s Character

The Holy Spirit intercedes in prayer on Your behalf. 

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)

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

Pray the Ten Commandments for Your Child

Pray today the Ten Commandments found in the book of Exodus 20, verses 3 through 17:

Good and Gracious God,  I ask today that _____ have no other gods before You;

May he/she not make any idols for himself/herself;

May _____ remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy;

May he/she honor his/her father and mother;

May _____ not murder;

May he/she not commit adultery;

May _____ not steal;

May he/she not bear false witness against his/her neighbor;

May he/she not covet others possessions;

May _____ love You with all his/her heart, mind, soul, and strength. ~Amen (Exodus 20:3-17)

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

Prayer for Obedience to God

The Holy Spirit gives each one power to overcome disobedience; pray a Scripture  right now: 

Heavenly Father,  I pray that _____ would live as God’s obedient child. 

Help him/her live for You and not satisfy his/her own desires,

but rather help _____  to be holy in everything he/she does. ~Amen (1 Peter 1:14-15 NLT)

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

Prayer for a Child’s Obedience to Parents

Turn your child over to God in prayer. 

Dear God, May _____ obey his/her father’s commands, and not neglect his/her mother’s instruction.

  May _____ keep our words always in his/her heart, and tie them around his/her neck. 

When he/she walks, let our counsel guide him/her; when he/she sleeps, may our words protect him/her; when he/she wakes up, may our words advise him/her. 

May _____ see our commands as a lamp, our instruction as a light, and our corrective
discipline as a way to life.  ~Amen (Proverbs 6:20-23 NLT)

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

Prayer for the Heart

The Holy Spirit intercedes in prayer on your behalf. 

Lord, I pray that You would give _____ singleness of heart and a put a new spirit within him/her. 

May You take away _____’s stony, stubborn heart and give him/her a tender, responsive heart;

help him/her obey Your decrees and regulations and be _____’s God.  ~Amen (Ezekiel 11:19-20 NLT)

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

Prayer for Confession

Have confidence that God hears your prayers. 

Heavenly Father, May _____ confess his/her sins to You, knowing You are faithful and just
to forgive him/her of sin and cleanse him/her from all wickedness. 

Remind _____ that he/she belongs to You and is a new person…the old life is gone, a new life has begun! ~Amen
1 John 1:9 and 2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT)

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