Apr 12, 2009

Prayers to Pray Over Your Child

From "The Christian Childbirth Handbook" by Jennifer Vanderlaan

Guided prayers to lift to God for your child:

Psalm 49:3 Wisdom
Your child may learn and gain understanding easily

Joshua 1:9 Courage
Your child would be willing to do what is right when it is hard

Galatians 5:13 Servant Heart
Your child gladly meets the needs of those around her/him

Psalm 119 Love of the Bible
Your child to desire to learn more about God through the word

1 Timothy 4:12 Leadership
Your child to help others stand firm in faith

1 Timothy 6:6 Contentment
Your child to be satisfied with that which is given to him/her

Psalm 16:11 Joy
Your child to radiate the lory of God to those around him/her

Galatians 5:21:23 Kindness
Your child to be gentle and loving at all times

1 Peter 5:8 Self-Control
Your child to learn the strength to tell himself/herself "no"

Romans 5:3-5 Perseverance
Your child to continue trying even when it is difficult

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