Turn your child over to God in prayer:
Heavenly Father, May _____ recognize that when we, his(her) parents, discipline him(her), it means that we love him(her) and that he(she) belongs to our family, just as You discipline those You love, those You accept as Your sons and daughters. May _____ respect us when we discipline him(her), realizing that we are doing our best and that we ourselves are submitting to Your discipline, which is for our good. ~Amen (Hebrews 12:5-10)
God’s word is living and active, use it as a prayer today.
Father, may righteousness be _____’s belt, and faithfulness the sash around ______’s waist. ~Amen (Isaiah 11:5 NIV)
God’s holy Word transforms hearts and attitudes, use it as a prayer today:
Gracious God, I pray that _____ wouldn’t participate in gossip or exclude his(her) peers, remind him(her) that a troublemaker plants seeds of strife, and a gossip separates the best of friends. ~Amen (Proverbs 16:28 NLT)
God calls us to be persistent in prayer:
Heavenly Father, let _____ seek friendship with You rather than with the world, remembering that anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes Your enemy. ~Amen (James 4:4)
Come into agreement with God’s Word through prayer:
Heavenly Father, above all, may _____ love others deeply, because love covers a multitude of sins. May _____ use whatever gifts he(she) has received to serve others, faithfully administering Your grace in its various forms. May _____ serve with the strength You provide, so that in all things You, O Lord, will be praised and receive and glory. ~Amen (1 Peter 4:8-11)
The Father welcomes you into prayer.
Lord, I pray that You will not withhold Your compassion from _____; may Your loving-kindness and Your truth continually preserve _____. ~Amen (Psalm 40:11 NASB)
Begin your prayer time with this blessing.
May _____ trust in You, Lord and do good. May _____ delight himself(herself) in You, May _____ commit his(her) ways to You, Lord, and trust in You. May _____ be still and know that You are the Lord, and that You wait patiently for him(her). Lord, would You give _____ the desires of his(her) heart. ~Amen