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Scriptures to Pray Over Your Children

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What greater an investment can we make into children than praying for them?  Below are multiple prayers of blessing you can speak over your child’s life.  Pray them with authority knowing that God is faithful to make these things come to pass in your child’s life.

Ephesians 1:17-19

Lord, give our children the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, and the knowledge of You. That the

eyes of their hearts be enlightened that they will know the hope to which you have called them, the

riches of Your glorious inheritance in the saints and His Incomparably great power for us who

believe.

Ephesians 3: 17-19

These children are rooted and established in love; we pray that they may have power with all the

saints to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ towards them, and to

know this love that surpasses knowledge, that they may be filled to the measure of the fullness of

God.

Ephesians 5:1 and 21

Our children will be imitators of God and live a life of love. They will submit to others out of

reverence to Christ.

Ephesians 6:1,2

Our children will obey their parents in the Lord. They will honor their father and mother so that it

may go well with them and that they may enjoy long life on earth.

1 Timothy 4:12

No one will look down on our children because they are young, but they set an example for the

believers in speech, in life, in faith and in purity.

Psalm 103:2-5

Thank you Lord that our children won’t forget His benefits. You forgive all their sins and heal all

their diseases. You redeem their lives form the pit, and crown them with love and compassion. You

satisfy their souls with good things so that their youth is renewed like the eagles.

Psalm 1:1-3

Our children do not walk in the counsel of the ungodly or stand in the path of sinners or sit in the

seat of scoffers. But their delight is in the law of the Lord and on His law they meditate day and

night. They are like the trees planted by the rivers of water, which yield their fruit in season and

whose leaf will not whither, and whatever they do prospers.

Psalm 119:18

Our children seek You with all their hearts; they will not stray from Your commands; they have

hidden Your word in their hearts that they may not sin against you.

Psalm 91:9-16

Our children have made the Most High their dwelling place. No harm will befall them; no disaster

will come near their tents. For He will give His angles charge over them to guard them in all their

ways. They will carry them so that our children do not dash their foot against a stone. They will

tread upon the lion and the cobra; they will trample them underfoot. Because our children love You,

You will deliver them, You will set them on high. They will call upon You and You will answer them,

You will be with them in trouble, You will deliver them and honor them and with long life You will

satisfy them and show them Your salvation.

Acts 1:8, 2:38

Our children will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. They will receive power when the Holy Spirit

comes upon them.

Joel 2:28

Thank you Lord that it will come to pass that You will pour out Your Spirit on our children; our sons

and daughters shall prophesy, dream dreams, and see visions.

1John 4:4

Greater is He that is in our children the he that is in the world.

Isaiah 24:13.14 and 17

All our children shall be taught by the Lord and great will be their peace, their health, safety,

protection and prosperity. In righteousness they will be established. Tyranny will be far from them;

they will have nothing to fear. Terror will be far removed; it will not come near them. No weapon

formed against them will prosper.

Mark 4:20

The hearts of our children are like good soil, they hear the word, accept it and produce a

crop….100 times that which was sown.

2 Timothy 2:22

Our children flee the evil desires of their youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace,

along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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About the Author:

Noah Hutchison is the Preschool Pastor at Antioch Community Church in Waco, TX. He ministers to 400+ kids birth through kindergarten on Sundays, helps oversee their family ministry, as well as provides strategic support for their 20+ church plants in America. Noah believes investing in kids is key to changing the world!

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