30 Days of Praying for Our Children

  1. Father keep _____ in Your perfect peace as their mind is kept on You.  Isaiah 26:3
  2. May _____ turn their ear to wisdom and apply their heart to understanding.  May they search for Your wisdom as they would search for hidden treasure.  May _____ understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.  Proverbs 2:2-5
  3. May _____ grow in maturity, no longer as an infant in their faith, tossed back and forth by the waves of fear and temptation.  May they have wisdom to discern false teaching and run from it.  May _____ speak the truth in love, and grow to become a mature member of the body of Christ.  Ephesians 4:14-15
  4. Father, prepare _____ to always give hopeful answers to anyone who asks about their faith.  May they reveal You as the reason for the hope that they have, and may they speak with gentleness and respect.  1 Peter 3:15
  5. May _____ grow in compassion, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone.  Grow them in forgiveness so they do not pay back wrong for wrong, but instead strive to do good for those who oppose them.                            1 Thessalonians 5:14-15
  6. May _____ grow in the fruit of self-control.  Help them to say “no” to ungodliness and worldly passions.  May they live sell-controlled, upright and godly lives.                Titus 2:11-12
  7. May _____ grow in perseverance, never tire of doing what is good.                                  2 Thessalonians 3:13
  8. Father, help _____ to always be generous and willing to share with those who are in need.  1 Timothy 6:18
  9. May _____ grow in their faith, fighting the good fight of the faith, taking hold of eternal life to which they have been called when they made their good confession of faith in the presence of may witnesses.  1 Timothy 6:12
  10. Please surround _____ with godly friends who will build them up in their walk with You.  May _____ find friends who are closer than brothers.  Proverbs 18:24
  11. May _____ know that they are God’s masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has prepared in advance for them to do.  Ephesians 2:10
  12. I pray that _____ will be filled with joy from the Lord, and have peace that passes all understanding guarding their heart and mind as they trust in God.  Romans 15:13
  13. Father, please grant good health to _____ and that all will go well with them.              3 John 1:2
  14. May _____ grow in obedience, obeying us their parents, and other authority figures placed in their life.  May they honor us their parents for this is the first commandment with a promise, so that it will go well with them and that they may enjoy a long life on the earth.  Ephesians 6:1-3
  15. May _____ always give thanks to God the Father for everything, remembering all of God’s blessings in their life.  Ephesians 5:20
  16. Father, grant victory to _____ for with Your help they can advance against a troop, with their God they can scale a wall.  Psalm 18:29
  17. Father, give _____ Your wisdom, from Your mouth, speak understanding into their life.  Proverbs 2:6
  18. May _____ be respectful toward others, devoted to others in love, honoring others above themselves.  Romans 12:10
  19. May _____ be strong and courageous, not afraid, not discouraged, for the Lord their God will be with them wherever they go.  Joshua 1:9
  20. I pray that _____ will speak words that are fitly spoken like apples of gold in settings of silver.  Proverbs 25:11
  21. Father, we thank You that Your plans for _____ include for them to prosper, not be harmed, and that they have hope in their future.  Jeremiah 29:11
  22. I pray that _____ will grow in wisdom, stature, and in favor with God and man.    Luke 2:52
  23. I pray that _____ will grow in patience, as the farmer waits patiently for his crop to yield valuable fruit.  May _____ stand firm, not grumbling or complaining.         James 5:7-9
  24. May _____ listen attentively to wise counsel, not being foolish turning to their own ways.  May _____ seek godly advice and wisdom.  Proverbs 12:15
  25. May _____ love the Lord our God with all their heart, all their mind, and all their strength.  Luke 10:27
  26. May _____ grow in humility, doing nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility considering others better than themselves.  Philippians 2:3
  27. I pray that _____ will fix their thoughts on what is true, noble, right, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy.  Philippians 4:8
  28. Father, please instill a love in _____ that is patient and kind, no envious, boastful, or proud.  Please help them not to be rude, self-seeking, or easily angered.  May they not keep records of wrongs done to them.  Help them to not delight in evil, but to rejoice in the truth, always protecting others, always trusting in You, always clinging to hope, always persevering.  1 Corinthians 13:4-7
  29. I pray most fervently for _____’s salvation.  May they no longer live for their sinful nature with its cravings and desires.  By Your great mercy and love, O Lord, make _____ alive in Christ, for it is by Your grace that we are saved.  Ephesians 2:3-5
  30. Please protect _____ with Your feathers, and may they find refuge under Your wings of protection.  Psalm 91:4