Looking for prayer points for children to effectively pray and cover them in prayer?
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By the way, if you don’t pray for your children, you are not doing yourself any good, worse still; you are doing your children a disservice.
So much depends on how much and how well you pray for your children.
Prayer is an investment into your children’s future.
If you pray for them now, you will rejoice with them tomorrow.
To help get you started therefore, we have put together these prayer points for children for quick guide and reference as you pray for your children.
Go through these prayer points for children, pray them in faith as often and trust God to see your children turn out in the way of your prayer.
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19 Prayer Points For Children
Here are prayer points for children, you should pray over your children often.
And note, each of the prayer points for children comes with bible verse so you can have a legal backing fro your prayer.
And you sure know that God answers prayers that are backed by His word.
1. Prayer Of Thanksgiving
Father, I thank you for blessing me with children. Thank you for the grace to bear children and thank you for the grace to raise them. I’m grateful Lord for making me fruitful in my body, in Jesus name.
“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.” (Psalm 127:3)
2. Prayer To Know The Lord
Lord, I pray that all my children shall be taught of you. They shall know you in truth and in reality. I ask that your precious Holy Spirit will continue to instruct them in righteousness through your word, in Jesus name. Give them a heart to know you as Lord, in Jesus name.
“And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.” (Isaiah 54:13)
3. Prayer For Their Peace
Lord, I pray for the peace of my children, I declare that they shall know peace and rest round about, in the name of Jesus. Bless them with peace Lord, as your word declares, in Jesus name.
“The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.” (Psalm 29:11)
4. Prayer For Positive Influence
Lord, I pray that you make my children light and influence to their world wherever they are and wherever they go. I declare that their light shall shine brighter and brighter lighting up the world around them, in Jesus name.
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)
5. Prayer To Know The Voice of The Spirit
Lord, I pray that all my children will know and hear and listen for your voice. I pray that the voice of the Spirit will continually come to them for protection, deliverance and safety, in Jesus name.
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” (John 10:27-28)
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6. Prayer For Impact
Father, I pray that my children will impact the world for you. They will be for signs and for wonders in their time and generation, in the name of Jesus.
“Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.” (Isaiah 8:18)
7. Prayer For Strength And Wisdom
Lord, I pray for strength and wisdom for my children. I declare that they be strong in spirit, sound in mind and filled with wisdom from above, in Jesus name.
“And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.” (Luke 2:40)
8. Prayer For Increase In Wisdom
I declare in the name of Jesus, that my children increase in wisdom and in stature. I declare that they find favor with people everywhere as they have found favor with God, in Jesus name.
“And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.” (Luke 2:52)
9. Prayer For Divine Favor With Their Superior
Lord, I pray that you bring my children into favor with their teachers in school, bosses at work and instructors at training, in the name of Jesus Christ.
“Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs.” (Daniel 1:9
10. Prayer For Divine Endowment
Father, I pray that you grace my children with spiritual gifts; skills, knowledge and understanding that they may be 10 times better than their contemporaries, in Jesus name.
“As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.” (Daniel 1:17)
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11. Prayer For Wisdom And Understanding
Lord, like you did Solomon, I ask that my children be filled with wisdom and understanding in all things, in Jesus name.
“And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.” (1 Kings 4:29)
12. Prayer For Constant Financial Supply
Father, I pray that you supply the need of my children according to your riches in glory. I declare that they will never know lack and financial insufficiency. I receive for them abundant flow and supply of finances always, in Jesus name.
“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” (Phil 4:19)
13. Prayer For Divine Health
Lord, I pray for the health of my children, I declare that they will never know sickness. I pray that they be full of health, strength and vitality, in Jesus name. I receive for them divine health, in Jesus name.
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” (3 John 2)
14. Prayer For Their Protection And Safety
Father, I pray for all round protection and safety for my children. I declare that shall not be overcome by evil and wickedness, in the name of Jesus. I pray for their security in the day and in the night, no evil shall befall them, in Jesus name.
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” (Psalm 91:1-2)
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15. Prayer For Their Future Husbands and Wives
Father, I pray for the future partners of my children. I declare that they shall not miss it in marriage. I pray that you give them husbands and wives after your own heart, Lord, in Jesus name
“And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,” (Matthew 19:4)
16. Prayer For Destiny Fulfillment
Lord, I pray for a glorious future for my children. I declare that they will find purpose and meaning in life. I pray they that they will fulfill destiny and divine purpose in their lifetime, in Jesus name.
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” (Jeremiah 29:11)
17. Prayer For Boldness And Courage
Father, I pray for strength, courage and boldness for my children so they may take a hold of life, stand up for your purpose and do your will, in Jesus name. I come against the spirit and power of fear in their lives; I command fear to leave them for good now, in Jesus name.
“Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.” (Joshua 1:6)
18. Prayer For Better Life
Lord, I pray that my children’s life shall get better. I pray that they get better at what they do; the work of their hands, their calling and ministries, in Jesus name. They will get there, in Jesus name.
“The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.” (Proverbs 4:18 (NIV)
19. Prayer For Total Commitment To God
Lord, I ask that my children will live out their lives for you. They will serve you, they will do your will, they will stand for the truth of your word and your kingdom, in Jesus name
“And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.” (Jeremiah 24:7)
Thank you Lord for answer to prayers, in Jesus name. Amen!
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We trust that you’d find these prayer points for children helpful.
If you truly give yourself to praying these prayer points for children, we are confident that your children will turn out right in life.
Prayer is one of your greatest investments into the future of your children.
So don’t put it off, pray for them now and always.
And you will live to eat the fruit of your labor.
To add, please don’t forget to also pray for them in the spirit.
That way, you would pray prayers that are far reaching and that are even beyond what the mind can comprehend at the moment.
Pray without ceasing!
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