Father, Your Word declares that children are an inheritance from You and promises peace when they are taught in Your ways. I dedicate __________ to You today, that he/she might be raised as You would desire and will follow the path You would choose. Father, I confess Your Word this day over __________. I thank You that Your Word goes out and will not return unto You void, but will accomplish what it says it will do.
Heavenly Father, I commit myself, as a parent, to train __________ in the way he/she should go, trusting in the promise that he/she will not depart from Your ways, but will grow and prosper in them. I turn the care and burden of raising him/her over to You. I will not provoke my child, but will nurture and love him/her in Your care. I will do as the Word of God commands and teach my child diligently. My child will be upon my heart and mind. Your grace is sufficient to overcome my inabilities as a parent.
My child __________ is obedient and honors both his/her parents, being able to accept the abundant promises of Your Word of long life and prosperity. __________ is a godly child not ashamed or afraid to honor and keep Your Word. He/She stands convinced that You are the Almighty God. I am thankful that as __________ grows, he/she will remember You and not pass by the opportunity of a relationship with Your Son, Jesus. Your great blessings will be upon __________ for keeping Your ways. I thank You for Your blessings over every area of __________’s life, that You will see to the salvation and obedience of his/her life to Your ways.
Heavenly Father, I thank You now that laborers will be sent into __________’s path, preparing the way for salvation, as it is written in Your Word, through Your Son, Jesus. I am thankful that __________ will recognize the traps of the devil and will be delivered to salvation through the purity of Your Son. You have given __________ the grace and the strength to walk the narrow pathway to Your Kingdom.
I pray that just as Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, You would bless this child with the same wisdom and pour out Your favor and wisdom openly to him/her.
I praise You in advance for __________’s future spouse. Father, Your Word declares that you desire for children to be pure and honorable, waiting upon marriage. I speak blessings to the future union and believe that __________ will be well suited to his/her partner and their household will be in godly order, holding fast to the love of Jesus Christ. Continue to prepare __________ to be the man/woman of God that You desire him/her to be.
__________ shall be diligent and hard-working, never being lazy or undisciplined. Your Word promises great blessing to his/her house and he/she shall always be satisfied and will always increase. Godliness is profitable unto his/her house, and __________ shall receive the promise of life and all that is to come.
Father, thank You for protecting and guiding my child.
In Jesus’ name I pray, amen.
If you would like to continue to pray for our children and youth, Germaine suggests that you pray the Prayers for Children to be found in the Prayers That Avail Much Commemorative Edition or help your children pray the prayers in the Prayers That Avail Much for Teens or Prayers That Avail Much for Kids books.
Psalm 127:3 Matthew 7:14
Isaiah 54:13 Luke 2:52
Isaiah 55:11 Hebrews 13:4
Proverbs 22:6 1 Thessalonians 4:3
1 Peter 5:7 Ephesians 5:22-25
Ephesians 6:4 2 Timothy 1:13
Deuteronomy 6:7 Proverbs 13:11
2 Corinthians 12:9 Proverbs 20:13
Ephesians 6:1-3 Romans 12:11
2 Timothy 1:12 1 Timothy 4:8
Proverbs 8:17,32 1 John 3:8
Luke 19:10 John 10:10
Matthew 9:38 Matthew 18:18
2 Corinthians 2:11 John 14:13
2 Timothy 2:26 Psalm 91:1,11
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