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Verses to pray over your baby & children!

Prayer is an essential part of my life. Without it I wouldn’t be able to communicate fully to my Savior. The Lord wants to hear from us and so many times I let my own priorities get in the way of speaking to Him.

 

I want so much more for my children. Yes I want them to be healthy and smart. Above those things though I want them to know the Lord and have a relationship with Him. I want them to be compassionate to everyone they come in contact with. I want them to be bold in their faith. I want them to put others first. I want their dependence to be on the Lord.I also want them to trust in the Lord.

 

So the verses below aren’t just for our baby on the way but for our older children also.

 

 

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen (2 Peter 3:18).

Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place (Ephesians 6:14).   May they stand for what is right!

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.  Joshua 1:9

 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6

 

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32

 

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5

 

 

Download your free printable here!——>Prayers for your children!

Do you pray for your children? What’s holding you back? Thanks for reading!

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9 Comments

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    Brittany Eastham
    April 4, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    Love this! Thanks for sharing! 😘

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      Brittany Ashmore
      April 4, 2017 at 8:44 pm

      Thanks so much for reading!!! Hope you can use it! 🙂

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    Heather Brown
    April 4, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    SO sweet and thoughtful. xoxo

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    This Messy Season
    April 5, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Oh what a great list here, and I love this printable! Thank you!!

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    Allison Renner
    April 5, 2017 at 4:43 am

    Amen sister. Prayer is so important. Thanks for sharing these verses! I am also starting to teach my toddler bible verses, which I pray he holds on to for the rest of his life.

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    Stefanie
    April 5, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    These are so sweet! My kids and I pray together before bed every night. Thank you for sharing these!

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    justine
    April 5, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    this is beautiful. we pray every night.. I pray with my kids but rarely over them. this is something I need to change. i especially love the Ephesians verse about standing up to what’s right, theres lots of things trying to tempt and sway kids nowadays!

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    Virjinia Harp
    April 6, 2017 at 10:29 am

    I absolutely love this. It is SO SO important to pray over them so their relationship with the Lord starts when they’re young.

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    Kimberly
    April 7, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    I love this so much!! Thanks for sharing this. The biggest prayer that I have been consistent with my boys is, the moment they were all born, I prayed for their future spouse. I want my boys to find ladies who love the Lord and not get lost along the way!

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