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Praying for Your Children Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord.

Lift your hands toward Him for the life of your young children. Lamentations 2:19 Lord, Show me how to pray for this child. Help me to raise him Your way, and may Your will be done in his life.

Honoring Parents and Resisting Rebellion: Give my children a heart and a desire to obey Put on the whole armor of God that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Ep 6:11 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ep 6:12

Staying Attracted to Holiness and Purity: For God did not call us to uncleanness but to holiness. 1 Thes 4:7 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted up his soul to an idol, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. Ps 24:4,5 Their Room and Home: My home is sanctified and set apart for Gods glory. Joshua 24:15 Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 2 Cor 7:1

Prayer is acknowledging and experiencing the presence of God and inviting His presence into our lives and circumstances. Its seeking the presence of God and releasing the power of God Maintaining Good Family Relationships: which gives us the means to overcome. Give my children a heart of forgiveness and God gives us authority on earth. Whatever reconciliation you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and Blessed be the peacemakers, for they shall be whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in called the sons of God. Matt 5:9 heaven. Matthew 18:18 I give you the authority. Over all the powers of the enemy. Luke 10:19 We allow the power of god to work through our powerlessness. When we dont pray we say we dont need anything outside ourselves. Pray in the name of Jesus. Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. John 16:23 He intercedes for us.

Enjoying Freedom from Fear: If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live Why are you fearful, O you of little faith. Matt peaceably with all men. Ro 12:18 8:26 Attracting Godly Friends and Role Models: Lord, help my children attract godly friends and role models. The righteous should choose his friends carefully, for the way of the wicked leads them astray. Pr 12:26 Do not enter the past of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of evil. Pr 4:14 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Ps 34:4 Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Is 41:10

Receiving a Sound Mind: For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. James 5:16 When we pray Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Tim something happensincense to the Lord. of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, 1:7 Do not be conformed to this world, but be Gods word is living and powerful, and sharper nor sits in the seat of the scornful. Ps 1:1 transformed by the renewing of your mid, that than any two-edge sword. Heb 4:12 shall not return to Me void, but it will accomplish what I Developing a Hunger for the Things of God: you may prove what is that good and acceptable

please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it. Is 55:11 NKJV The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears, And delivers them out of all their troubles. Ps 34:17 NKJV When we pray Gods Word in prayer, we are laying hold of His promises and appropriating them in our childrens lives. In his word, he guides us, speaks to us, and reminds us He is faithful. This helps us to pray boldlyknowing His truth, His will, and our authority. Jesus replied, Get behind me, Satan! For it is written You shall worship the Lord your God and Him only you shall serve. Luke 4:7,8 Most assuredly I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to my Father. John 14:12 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. John 15:7 We must bind and forbid the devil any authority in our lives or childrens lives. If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer. Matt 21:22 Release my child into Gods hands: For this child I prayed, and the Lord granted me my petition which I asked of Him. Therefore I also have lent him to the Lord; as long as he lives he shall be lent to the Lord. 1 Sam 1:2729

Give my children a healthy fear of the Lord, and and perfect will of God. Rom 12:2 a hunger and thirst for the things of God. May Inviting the Joy of the Lord: they long for your presence. This is the day the Lord has made, we will I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer rejoice and be glad in it. Ps 118:24 I who live, but Christ who lives in me. Gal 2:20 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with who seek him with the whole heart. Ps 119:2 the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom Teach me your way, O Lord; I will walk in your decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride truth; unite my heart to fear your name.Ps 86:11 adorns herself with her jewels. Is 61:10 Being the Person God Created: Pray that my children ask God for guidance first then do what he tells them to do. Submissive and humble spirit. Anoint, sanctify and equip. But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. 2 Pt 2:9 Destroying an Inheritance of Family Bondage: For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, Abba, Father. The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirsheirs of God and joint heirs with Christ. Rom 8:15-17

No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to conceived what God has prepared for those who forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 love him. 1 Cor 2:9 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Ro 8:28 Following Truth, Rejecting Lies: Pray that any lying spirit will be uprootednot only in my children but also in myself. Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who deal truthfully are his delight. Pr 12:22 Let not mercy and truth forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of Avoiding Alcohol, Drugs and other Additions: There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death. Pv 16:25 I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live. Dt 30:19 Rejecting Sexual Immorality: Abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul. 1 Pet 2:11 He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but

Surrender our control and allow Him full access to their lives. The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, and His righteousness with their childrens children. To such as keep His covenant, and to those who remember His commandments to do them. Ps 103:17-18 They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth children for trouble; for they shall be the descendants of the blessed of the Lord and their offspring with them. Is 65:23 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Ps 127:3 Protection: Give them a hedge of protection. Protect them physically, emotionally, spiritually, mentally. Protect from harm, evil, disease, accident. Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me. Ps 17:8-9 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you. Is 43:2 NKJV Because you have made the LORD, who is my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place, No evil shall befall you, Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling. Ps 91:9-10 I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Ps 4:8

your heart, and so find favor and high esteem in the sight of God and man. Pr 3:3-4 However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. John 16:13 Enjoying a Life of Health and Healing: I lay claim to the heritage of healing which you have promised in your word and provided for those who believe. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases. Ps 103:2-3 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and He saved them out of their distresses. He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. Ps 107:19-20 I am the Lord who heals you. Ex 15:26 Having the Proper View of their Bodies: Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are Gods. 1 Cor 6:19-20 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. Ro 12:1 Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

whoever walks wisely will be delivered. Pr 28:26 Lord, speak loudly to them that whenever there is temptation and make them strong enough to say no. Finding the Perfect Mate: Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Ps 127:1 There are many plans in a mans heart, nevertheless the Lords counselthat will stand. Pr 19:21 Living Free of Unforgiveness: Forgiveness is a choice and it makes you free. The Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait from him. Is 30:18 One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Phil 3:13-14 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matt 5:7 If you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Matt 18:34-35 Walking in Repentance: Sin leads to death. Repentance leads to life. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy

Feeling Loved and Accepted: I have chosen you and not cast you away. Is 41:9 I have loved you with an everlasting love. Jer 31:3 God demonstrates his own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. Ep 1:4-6 Establishing an Eternal Future: Lord, pour out your Spirit upon my children. Most assuredly, I say to you unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:3 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with me. Rev 3:20

1 Cor 10:31 Instilling the Desire to LearnYour Ways/word: The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Pr 1:7 All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children. Is 54:13 Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go; keep her, for she is your life. Pr 4:13 Develop God-Given Gifts and Talents: Do all to the glory of God. 1 Cor 10:31 God will open all doors they were to go through and shut all doors that they were not to enter. As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 1 Pet 4:10 Learning to Speak Life: Enable them to speak words of hope, health, encouragement, and life. Resolve that their mouth will not sin. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and redeemer. Ps 19:14

Spirit from me. Ps 51:10-11 He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. Pr 28:13 Breaking Down Ungodly Strongholds: Lord, you know our foolishness and our sins are not hidden from you. Ps 69:5 Deliver us from the evil one. Matt 6:13 There is nothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known. Matt 10:26 Lord, deliver our children from any ungodliness that may be threatening to become a stronghold in their life. Guide protect, and convict them when sin is trying to take root. Seeking Wisdom and Discernment: Wisdom is a gift God gives to those who seek it. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Pr 9:10 Growing in Faith: All things are possible to him who believes. Mark 9:23 Increase our faith. Luke 17:5 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. Our prayers release that power to do Gods will.

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved But I say that for every idle word men may and to come to the knowledge of the truth. 1 speak, they will give account of it in the day of Tim 2:3-4 judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be This is the testimony; that God has given us condemned. Mat 12:36-37 eternal life, and this life is in his son. 1 John 5:11 Anointing of the Holy Spirit-to put oil on as a

sign of sanctification or consecration. To choose by

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