Pray for Your Child to Focus on God

Come into agreement with God’s Word through prayer, begin your prayer time with this scripture:

Lord, You promise to be a friend to those who fear You. Be _____’s friend and teach him(her) about Your covenant. Help _____ keep his(her) eyes on You, rescue him(her) from the traps of the enemy. ~Amen (Psalm 25:14-15)

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Pray for Your Child to Trust God

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

Gracious God, may _____ praise You, Lord, as the glorious God, the majestic God, as his(her) God who displays Your splendor both in heaven and on earth.
Remind _____ that all things come from You (wealth and honor, talent and ability).
May he(she) give thanks to you and praise your name. ~Amen
(1 Chronicles 29:11-13)

Pray for Your Child’s Honesty

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

Holy Father, May _____ use truthful words so that they stand the test of time; expose any lies told by _____.
May _____ have a heart filled with joy and peace instead of a deceitful heart. ~Amen (Proverbs 12:19-20 NLT)

Pray a Blessing Over Your Child

God’s Word is powerful!  Place your hand on your child and pray Scripture over them.  

My dear _____,  may the Lord bless you and keep you.  May the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you.  May the Lord look upon you with favor and give you peace.  ~Amen
(Numbers 6:4-26)

Pray for Your Child to be Slow to Anger

Prayer changes things, changes hearts. Take a moment to pray a Scripture today:

Gracious God, would You teach _____ how to become like You: compassionate and gracious, help ____ be slow to anger, and abounding in love and faithfulness. ~Amen (Psalm 86:15)

Pray for Your Child’s Character

Prayer is faith-infused intercession, begin your prayer time with this scripture:

Heavenly Father, Remind _____ to be subject to the rulers and authorities in his(her) life, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, and to slander no one (even if _____ doesn’t agree with a decision made by a teacher/coach/parent). Prompt _____ to be peaceable and considerate and to show true humility toward everyone. ~Amen (Titus 3:1-2)

Pray for Your Child to Love Others

God calls us to be persistent in prayer, begin your prayer time with Scripture today:

Lord God, I pray that _____ would love You, Lord, with all his(her) heart, and with all his(her) soul, and with all his(her) mind.
And help _____ to love his(her) neighbors as himself(herself).
~Amen   (Matthew 22:37-39)