Praying Scriptures for Your Children
Look up the following Scriptures, and meditate upon them. Study them and soak on them, and get them into your spirit. Finally, pray the full Scriptures and believe God will answer them, in Jesus' name!
Reading, studying, soaking upon, and then praying the following Scriptures is a unique way to understand the heart of God as it pertains to your children. As a parent who is a believer, the Word of God is your strong defense. Be prepared to use it as the Sword of the Spirit. It is your resource for understanding, wisdom, and parenting.
These Scriptures below may not be directly about families or children per se, but if you get them deep down into your heart they will absolutely prepare you to be an effective Godly parent.
As a parent of a troubled teen, you will find wisdom and instruction, and truth that will guide you to be an effective parent despite the trial. We believe every parent should know the following Scriptures and hold them deep in your heart.
Look up each of the following Scriptures and study them. Soak deeply and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal Jesus and Truth. After reading these Scriptures ask the Holy Spirit to teach you all truth and to renew your mind to be the mind of Christ. Ask and you shall receive.
Most importantly, as you study these Scriptures and the heart of God is revealed, ask Jesus to be your Counselor. Remember to thank Him for being such a wonderful counselor!
"I thank you Father that Your Word prevails over our children..." Acts 19:20
"That they are taught of the Lord and continue to be..." Isaiah 54:13
"the fruit of godly instruction and correction..." Proverbs 13:1
"Great is their peace and undisturbed composure..." Isaiah 54:13iag
"Father, give us counsel and wisdom in bringing up our children..." Proverbs 2:6
"I say they are obedient, not conforming to the things of the flesh," 1 Pet 1:14
"but holy, in all conduct..." 1 Peter 1:15
"desiring the pure milk of the Word that they may grow thereby..." 1 Peter 2:2
"That they are swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to wrath..." James 1:19
"Their conduct is without covetousness..." Hebrews 13:5
"and they are content with what they have..." Heb 13:5
"They do not forget to do what is right and to share..." Hebrews 13:16
"I pray that they grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord..." 2 Peter 3:18
"and abound more and more in how they should walk and please You." 1 Thessalonians 4:1
"That they submit to their elders, and to one another..." 1 Peter 5:5
"being clothed with humility..." 1 Peter 5:5
"That they cast their cares upon You, Father, for You care for them..." 1 Peter 5:7
"I thank You that they are doers of the Word, and not hearers only..." James 1:22
"effectively sharing their faith..." Philimon 1:6
"not having a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind..." 2 Timothy 1:7
"Father, You have saved them and called them with a holy calling... 2 Timothy 1:9
"not according to works, but according to Your own purpose... 2 Timothy 1:9
"Deliver them from every evil work and preserve them..." 2 Timothy 4:18
"They will by no means follow strangers, not knowing their voices..." John 10:5
"They abide with others who call on the Lord out of a pure heart..." 2 Timothy 2:22
"and cursing comes not out of their mouth..." James 3:10
"Because Jesus keeps them safe, the wicked one does not touch them...: 1 John 5:18
"Give Your angels special charge to accompany, defend, preserve..." Psalms 91:11
"..and provide safety for them, day and night..." Psalms 4:8
"Because they keep Your Word, Your love is being perfected in them..." 1 John 2:5
"They do not love the world or the things in the world..." 1 John 2:15
"and they do not imitate what is evil, but what is good..." 3 John 1:11
"They walk in the light as You are in the Light..." 1 John 1:7
"cleansing their hands and purifying their hearts..." James 4:8
"They follow after righteousness, faith, love, and peace..." 2 Timothy 2:22
"They have a good conscience and desire to live honorably..." Hebrews 13:18
"having favor and high esteem with God and man..." Proverbs 3:4
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