A Prayer For Your Child To Walk In Wisdom & A Sound Mind

God reveals to us that Satan attacks our minds, but through Jesus Christ, we have authority and power over our minds. (See 2 Corinthians 10:4-6) Children have to learn how to fight the enemy but we can pray on their behalf to help them in their battles. Below is a prayer for your child to walk in wisdom and a sound mind.

For Boys

Lord,

Your Word teaches us that you’ve given us a sound mind. Thank You for that.

In the name of Jesus, I declare that promise to be true over (name of child).

I pray for his mind and thought process to be full of peace, alert, stable, uncluttered, and intelligent.

Don’t allow his mind to be full of puzzling thoughts.

Give him clarity at all times so he can think straight and make the correct decisions.

If there is currently any mental dysfunction or instability occurring in his mind, I speak healing to it in the name of Jesus.

Fill his heart with Your Word so the enemy will not be able to speak lies and lead him astray.

Your Word says the beginning of wisdom comes from the fear of the Lord.

Implant a healthy fear of God into his heart that would greatly benefit him and his relationship with You.

Thank You for all You do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more

A Prayer For Your Child To Live A Life Of Repentance

Unconfessed sin separates us from God. It also permits our sin to hang over our hearts and hinder us from having an intimate relationship with God and a clear conscience. If our children live lives of repentance, they will experience all the goodness God has ordained for them. Below is a prayer for your child to live a life of repentance.

For Boys

Lord,

I pray for my child, (name of child).

May he live a life of repentance all the days of his life.

When he sins, help him to repent fast and without hesitation.

Let his repentance be true and sincere, and may he turn from his sin and be changed by Your Holy Spirit.

Reveal to him that Your laws are for his benefit and I pray he’d be happy to obey You.

Create a clean heart within him and give him a fresh outpouring of Your Holy Spirit.

Allow him to remember that You’re faithful and just to forgive his sins when he confesses them to You.

Remove guilt and condemnation from his soul through Your forgiveness and let him experience the freedom that Jesus died to give him.

Show him Your will for his life and help him achieve it.

Thanks for all You do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more

A Prayer For Your Child To Live Free From Unforgiveness

The Bible teaches us that if we refuse to forgive those who have hurt us on earth, then our father in heaven will refuse to forgive us of our sins. That’s a frightening scripture and it reminds us of the importance of forgiving others who hurt us. We want to be an excellent example for our children to mirror. However, prayer can help us go the extra mile and help our children in the long run. Below is a prayer for your child to live free from the trap of unforgiveness.

For Boys

Lord,

I pray for You to strengthen (name of child) to be ever forgiving.

Your word teaches us that we are to forgive those who trespass against us because You’ve forgiven us.

Shower him with Your forgiveness so when people do wrong to him, he’d share the forgiveness he’s experienced with them.

Allow him to understand that when people hurt him, it’s really You that they’re sinning against.

Give him the strength to forward all troubles to You through faith and let go of those circumstances of wrongdoing.

Share revelation with him about the truth of forgiveness- that it sets him free.

Also, I pray he’d forgive himself when he makes mistakes.

Teach him how to move on from trying situations with Your grace to do what’s correct next time.

Don’t allow him to hold onto feelings of bitterness, anger, and resentment toward others or himself.

Let him be a mouthpiece for You in sharing the life-changing power of Your forgiveness and may he walk in Your will of being forgiving to others.

Help me to be the role model I need to be in showing him how to forgive.

Thank You for all You do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more

A Prayer For Your Child To Love Obeying God

A deep desire for Christian parents is that their children would continue in the faith and remain close to God all their lives. This is such an important area of like that we must pray for it. Below is a prayer for your child to love obeying God, which is sure to bless their lives.

For Boys

Lord,

I lift up (name of child) to You. Bless him with a hunger for the things of God.

May he desire to spend time with you.

Give him a heart that enjoys praying, praising, and worshiping You.

Implant into him a love for Your ways.

Show him how to live by faith and rely on the Holy Spirit for guidance.

I pray he’d be disgusted by ungodly things that set themselves up against You and Your Will.

Give him a healthy fear of You and an understanding that he reaps what he sows.

Grant unto him a spirit that is dependable, compassionate, true, loving, and giving.

If selfishness, laziness, pride, and lust come into his heart, deliver him from it.

Strengthen him to say “no” to fleshly desires and “yes” to Your Holy Spirit.

May he have the desire to remain an active church member that is alive in You.

Imprint Your Words onto his heart and mind to give him confidence in Your plan for his life.

I pray he’d never become a lukewarm Christian and would always have a strong fire within him by the Holy Spirit.

Give him unwavering faith and protect him from doubt.

Thank You for all You do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more

A Prayer For Your Child To Attract Godly Friends, Mentors, And Role Models

All parents can relate to the concern of their children choosing the right friends. We all want them to succeed in life and reach their full potential. The Bible warns us that we become like those who we hang around. Therefore, we should pray for our children to find godly friends, mentors, and role models. I definitely recommend praying this prayer for your child to attract godly friends.

It may also be a good idea to pray this prayer at least once a week.

For Boys

Lord,

I pray for my child, (name of child).

Please bring godly friends into his life who honor You and would benefit his walk with You.

Send great role models his way to influence him in godly ways.

Give him the wisdom to choose the friends You desire he would have.

I pray that he would find his acceptance in You and not go looking for it in other places, including harmful friendships.

Give me discernment through the Holy Spirit to help guide my child in choosing great friends.

If there is anyone who is not a godly influence in his life, remove that person or transform that person by Your Holy Spirit.

Protect my child from the companion of fools and allow him to find great joy in being around wise friends.

Whenever my child loses a friend, comfort him and send new friends to his side.

Show him that his self-esteem is in You and not in others.

Thank you for all you do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more

A Prayer For Your Child’s Family Relationships

Family bonds are precious and should be protected and preserved in every way we can. Since humans operate in fallen nature, it’s not always easy to maintain good family relationships. However, they’re imperative to the healthy development of our children. Below is a prayer for your child’s family relationships. I pray it blesses your family.

For Boys

Lord,

I pray that (name of child) would have wonderful relationships with all family members.

Protect his relationships from ending in a harmful way.

Allow him to operate in forgiveness toward his loved ones to maintain good standing in his relationships.

I pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit’s love to fill him with compassion and gentleness.

Teach him to resolve misunderstanding in a godly way.

Show him how to appreciate and respect his loved ones in a way that is pleasing to You.

Bless our family with the unity of Your Spirit and remind us to give preference to one another.

Thank you for all that You do.

In Jesus’ name, Amen. Read more