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Prayer for the Children

Heavenly Father, we come before you today with hearts filled with gratitude for the blessings you have given us. We stand together, united in our love for you and our commitment to serving you and your children. We lift up the precious young ones among us, the children who are the future of our church, our community, and our world.


Lord, You remind us in your Holy Scripture that children are a heritage from You, a reward from You. You have entrusted us with their care and upbringing, and it is a responsibility we do not take lightly. We ask for your divine guidance and wisdom as we nurture these young souls, guiding them on their journey of faith, and helping them to understand Your love and teachings.


We pray for your blessings upon these children. Bless them, O Lord, with Your grace and Your love. May they grow in wisdom and stature, and in favour with You and with people. May they be strong and courageous, always standing up for what is right. May they be kind and compassionate, always looking out for the needs of others. May they be filled with Your joy and Your peace, always radiating Your light in this world.


We pray for their protection, Lord. Keep them safe from all harm. Shield them from the evils of this world. Protect their hearts from bitterness and their minds from falsehood. Guide their steps so they do not stray from Your path. Surround them with Your angels to guard them in all their ways.


We pray for their education, Lord. Open their minds to knowledge and their hearts to understanding. Help them excel in their studies, to develop their talents, and to discover their passions. Grant them the perseverance to overcome challenges, the humility to learn from failures, and the courage to pursue their dreams.


We pray for their relationships, Lord. Bless their friendships with love and their conflicts with forgiveness. Help them respect their elders, to cooperate with their peers, and to be a good example for their juniors. May they experience the joy of companionship, overcome any pain of loss, and the healing power of reconciliation.


We pray for their spiritual growth, Lord. Draw them closer to You. Help them experience Your presence in their lives. Teach them to pray, to read your Word, and to live according to Your will. May they come to know You as their Lord and Saviour, to love You with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength, and to serve You with all their gifts, talents, and resources.


We commit these children into Your loving hands, Lord. We trust in your promise that You will never leave them nor forsake them. We believe in Your power to transform their lives and to use them for Your glory. We thank You for the privilege of being part of their lives, and we look forward to seeing the wonderful plans You have for them unfold. In Jesus' name. Amen.