DAILY PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN
1. If they are not believers, pray they would come to faith in Jesus.
John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, £ that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
2. To have discernment to see things as You see them.
I Samuel 16:7, “But the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
3. To have faith to see You in every situation.
Hebrews 11:1, “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”
4. To have discretion to avoid words, actions and attitudes that result in negative consequences.
Proverbs 22:3, “A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
5. To have love for others without the motive to gain personal reward.
I Corinthians 13:3, If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing.”
6. To have the courage not to give in to peer pressure.
Romans 12:2, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.”
7. To be trustworthy as a manager of your resources (time, talents, and treasures).
Luke 16:10, “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.”
8. To have contentment with whatever they have. (Not to be greedy and materialistically minded.)
I Timothy 6:8, “But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.”
9. To be attentive to the teaching of the Word of God.
Hebrews 2:1, “We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.”
10. To be sensitive to others’ feelings.
Romans 12:15, “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.”
11. To be compassionate, not just to see others needs, but to do something about them.
I John 3:17, “If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?”
12. To be gentle toward all people.
I Thessalonians 2:7, “…but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children.”
13. To be responsible with the eternal perspective in mind.
Romans 14:12, “So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.”
14. To be humble by recognizing you are responsible for the achievements in their life.
James 4:6, “But He gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
15. To be determined to accomplish your goals regardless of opposition.
Ii Timothy 4:7,8, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for His appearing.”
16. To be loyal in their commitment to those whom You have called them to serve.
John 15:13, “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.”
17. To be honest by being accurate in their speech.
Ephesians 4:25, “Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body.”
18. To be obedient in thought and deed.
Ii Corinthians 10:5, “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”
19. To be sincere by being eager to do what is right with transparent motives.
I Peter 1:22, “Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.”
20. To be bold in sharing the message of the gospel. (Give them a love for lost and hurting people.)
Acts 4:29, “Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable Your servants to speak Your Word with great boldness.”
21. To be forgiving toward those who have hurt them.
Ephesians 4:32, “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
22. To be self-controlled by being obedient to the promptings of Your Spirit rather than the temptations of the flesh…”
Galatians 5:24,25, “Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires. Since we live by the spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.”
23. To be respectful of You, (and others in authority).
Proverbs 23:17,18, “Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.”
24. To be knowledgeable of Your character and lifestyle.
Proverbs 18:15, “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.”
25. To be dependable, by fulfilling what they consent to do even if it involves personal sacrifice.
Proverbs 18:15, “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.
26. To be patient by recognizing that difficult people and circumstances can lead to spiritual growth.
Romans 5:3,4, “Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.”
27. To be generous realizing that all they have belongs to You and is meant to use for Your purposes.
II Corinthians 9:6, “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.”
28. To be joyful rather than critical of You, people and circumstances.
Proverbs 16:13, “A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.”