Prayers To Help Children in Knowing and Walking with Jesus

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A Prayer for Your Child to Believe in & Follow Jesus

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In the journey of nurturing our children, there are few aspirations as profound as guiding them in their spiritual growth. As parents, we long to see our children anchored in faith, walking closely with Jesus Christ, and growing in spiritual maturity. We understand that the foundation of their lives must be built upon the solid rock of God’s Word and His promises. Therefore, we turn to prayer, recognizing it as a powerful tool to intercede for our children’s spiritual well-being. These prayers, rooted in Scripture, are not mere words uttered into the air; they are earnest petitions lifted to the throne of grace, where our loving Father hears and responds. Let us embark on this journey of prayer, trusting in God’s faithfulness to transform the hearts of our children and lead them in the paths of righteousness.

Please see the prayers below and pray for your Children with all your heart.

Prayers to Know Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour
Prayers to Know Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour

Prayer & Scriptures to Know Jesus Personally and Follow Jesus Wholeheartedly

1. Heavenly Father, I pray that my children will have a deep and personal relationship with Jesus Christ, the center of their lives and the source of their strength, in Jesus’ name.

Colossians 1:17 (NIV) – “He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”

2. Lord Jesus, may my children believe in You and follow You wholeheartedly, surrendering their lives to Your will and walking in Your ways, in Jesus’ name.

John 14:6 (NIV) – “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

3. Father, I pray for my children to develop a steadfast walk with Jesus, rooted and grounded in His love and truth, in Jesus’ name.

Ephesians 3:17b (NIV) – “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love…”

4. Dear God, instill in my children a desire for godliness, that they may reflect Your character and honor You in all they do, in Jesus’ name.

1 Timothy 4:7b-8 (NIV) – “Train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”

5. Lord, strengthen my children’s faith in You, that they may trust You completely and walk by faith, not by sight, in Jesus’ name.

Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”

Prayers to help you walk with Jesus
Prayers to help you walk with Jesus

6. Gracious God, I pray for the spiritual growth of my children, that they may mature in their relationship with You and bear fruit that glorifies Your name, in Jesus’ name.

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

7. Father, draw my children to Yourself and lead them to salvation through faith in Jesus Christ, in Jesus’ name.

Romans 10:9 (NIV) – “If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

8. Lord Jesus, reveal Yourself to my children in a personal and intimate way, that they may know You as their Savior and Friend, in Jesus’ name.

John 17:3 (NIV) – “Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”

9. Father, deepen my children’s relationship with You, that they may walk closely with You and experience Your presence in their lives, in Jesus’ name.

James 4:8a (NIV) – “Come near to God and he will come near to you…”

10. Lord, ignite a passion in my children’s hearts to follow Jesus wholeheartedly, denying themselves, taking up their cross, and following Him, in Jesus’ name.

Luke 9:23 (NIV) – “Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.'”

11. Dear God, establish a habit of daily devotion and prayer in my children’s lives, that they may grow in intimacy with You and hear Your voice, in Jesus’ name.

Psalm 119:105 (NIV) – “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

12. Gracious Father, help my children to understand their identity as children of God, chosen and dearly loved by You, in Jesus’ name.

1 John 3:1a (NIV) – “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!”

Prayers to build a strong and devoted fellowship with God
Prayers to build a strong and devoted fellowship with God

13. Lord, grant my children spiritual discernment to recognize Your voice and distinguish between truth and falsehood, in Jesus’ name.

1 John 4:1 (NIV) – “Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.”

14. Heavenly Father, fill my children with knowledge and understanding of Your Word, that they may be equipped for every good work, in Jesus’ name.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV) – “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

15. Lord Jesus, I pray that my children will always seek Your kingdom first and prioritize their relationship with You above all else, in Jesus’ name.

Matthew 6:33 (NIV) – “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

16. Dear God, guard my children’s hearts and minds in Christ Jesus, protecting them from the influence of the world and drawing them closer to You, in Jesus’ name.

Philippians 4:7 (NIV) – “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

17. Gracious Father, I pray that my children will walk in obedience to Your Word, delighting in Your commands and living according to Your will, in Jesus’ name.

Psalm 119:35 (NIV) – “Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.”

18. Lord, fill my children with Your Spirit and empower them to live righteous and holy lives, reflecting Your glory to the world around them, in Jesus’ name.

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

19. Heavenly Father, I pray for divine protection over my children, guarding them from the schemes of the enemy and preserving them in Your love, in Jesus’ name.

Psalm 91:11-12 (NIV) – “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.”

20. Lord Jesus, I pray that my children will be filled with joy and peace as they walk in fellowship with You, experiencing the abundant life You have promised, in Jesus’ name.

John 15:11 (NIV) – “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”

Prayers to Know God more and deepen your Children's walk with Jesus
Prayers to Know God more and deepen your Children’s walk with Jesus

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As we conclude these prayers, let us hold fast to the assurance that our Heavenly Father hears the cries of His children and delights in answering their prayers. May we continue to intercede fervently for our children, knowing that God is at work in their lives, guiding them, shaping them, and drawing them closer to Himself. Let us rest in the promise of Philippians 4:6-7, which reminds us, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Amen.

Remember Prayer remains the Key.