We would pray all the typical prayers – Protection, heath, wisdom, that they would know Jesus as their personal savior, they would do well in school, have their hearts mended after a playground disagreement , pass an upcoming test and so on. Until I discovered the idea of actually praying the scriptures over our children. Where we use the Bible itself — God’s actual words — as the foundation for our prayers.
Praying Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” praying it over my kids to pray they will treat each other with compassion.
“I pray that Caleb and Nate, would be kind and compassionate toward each other, forgiving each other just as in Christ God forgave them.”
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A sampler from Jodie Berndt “Praying the Scriptures for your Children” in this free download book you’ll find 37 Bible verses written in the form of prayers that you can personalize for your family. You can use just one of these prayer verses, or pray your way through all of them. This is a useful reference manual of sorts for those times when your kids come to a tough spot and you need some fresh ideas for prayer
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