31 Things to Pray for Your Children

For their moral purity. (Prov. 5:7-23; 1 Thess. 4:3-8)To obey and respect authority. (Ex. 20:12) For God to draw them to Himself at an early age. (John 3:3) Protection from the schemes of Satan. (Eph. 6:10) To know and love God’s Word. (Ps. 119:9-11) That they would glorify God in whatever health or life circumstances He gives them, rejoicing always. (1 Thess. 5:18) For them to be wise. (wisdom of the Lord – Prov. 1:7) To have and be a special friend (David and Jonathan – 1 Sam. 20) They would endure hardship in fellowship with Christ. (Col. 1:24) That their “yes” would be a “yes” and their “no” would be a “no”. (Matt. 5:37) They would be equally yoked to a godly spouse (2 Cor. 6:14) To be humble, desiring for God to have the glory. (2 Tim. 4:18) That their life would be used to promote God’s kingdom. (Matt. 28:18-20) To understand grace and so live out the law of Christ. (Titus 2:11) That my girl(s) would have a quiet and gentle spirit and my boy(s) would be the spiritual leader of his family. A hunger and thirst for God’s righteousness. (Matthew 5:6) Identify with their femaleness/maleness as God created them. To hate evil and avoid it… To get caught when they disobey. (Proverbs 4:14) To be a hard worker. (Col. 1:28-29) Think biblically and have a Christian worldview. (2 Cor. 10:5) Be an encourager to others. (Heb. 10:24) Have a love and passion for the Church. (Eph. 4:14-16) Be salt and light. (Matt. 5:13-16) Be secure in whom God has made them to be. (Eph. 1) Know that they are deeply loved. (Psalm 103) Live selflessly, not selfishly. (2 Tim. 4:5) Love the Lord their God with all their heart, mind, soul, and strength. (Matthew 22:37-39) Love others. (Matthew 22:37-39) That they would have honesty with the Lord, themselves and others. (1 John 1:1-9) Be faithful stewards of all the treasures and talents God entrusts to them (1 Tim. 6:6-10) That they would live by an eternal perspective. (Phil. 2:20)