7 Powerful Scriptures to Speak Over Your Children
It was easy to say things like “I’ll never do this” or “My kids will always do that” before having children, but now that you know you can’t control every aspect of your child’s life, try going to God in prayer instead of trying to figure out “why.”
One for each day of the week.
At the bottom of this post, you can download daily prayers to pray over your children.
Lord, we thank you for your great plans for our children, and we pray that you would bring forth the gifts you have placed within them. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV). Lord, we pray that you would bring forth the gifts you have placed within them.
We pray, Lord, that our children will continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and that they will know your name. 2 Peter 3:18 (NKJV).
Psalm 121:5-6 (NLT): Thank you, Heavenly Father, for watching over our children at all hours of the day and night; we pray they feel Your presence and understand You are always watching over them. The Lord himself watches over you!
God’s Word is better than a diamond set between emeralds; you’ll like it better than strawberries in the spring, better than red, ripe strawberries.
God, we pray that our children will be humble and selfless, that they will be confident in who you created them to be, and that they will be compassionate and kind to others. Scripture to Meditate on: Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others.
How do you pray scriptures over your child?
Write down full prayers or notes u2013 whatever your preference u2013 for whatever comes to mind, and then write down a prayer or two that applies the scripture you’re looking at.
What Bible verse is for this child I prayed?
For This Child I Prayed u2013 1 Samuel 1:27 For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart 1 Samuel 1:27 For some, this verse is a reminder of your countless prayers and the beauty of the Lord answering them; for others, this verse is a reminder of the Lord answering them.
What does Jesus say about children?
u201cChildren are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him.u201d “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them,” Jesus said.
How can I speak my life over my child?
When you’re speaking life into a child, be specific. Instead of saying, “You’ll be successful when you grow up,” say something that compliments who they are while also showing them who they can be, such as, “You’re so great with the younger kids.”
Who asked God for a son?
Hannah went up to the Tabernacle one day and prayed with great weeping (I Samuel 1:10), while Eli, the High Priest, sat on a chair near the doorpost, asking God for a son in exchange for a promise to give the son back to God for God’s service.
What is a good Bible verse for a new baby?
Psalm 8:2 u201cYou have taught children and infants to give you praise…u201d Proverbs 22:6 u201cTrain up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.u201d 1 Samuel 1:27 u201cFor this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.u201d
What does God say about a baby?
He called a small child to him and placed him among them, saying, “Truly, I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven; therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:1-5
What was Jesus children’s name?
His sons’ names were Judas, Justus, James, and Simon, and his two daughters’ names were Assia and Lydia, and he married Mary years after his first wife died, so Jesus’ brothers would be Joseph’s children by his first wife.
What does Jesus say about family?
“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord,” Jesus said. “But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”
Who are God’s children?
“It actively encouraged sexual activities among minors as young as two or three years old,” Verity says. The Children of God began in the United States in the late 1960s, with its founder, David Berg, telling members that God was love and love was sex, so there should be no limits, regardless of age or relationship.
How do you bless a child?
When giving a blessing to your own child or a child you know well, place your hand on his shoulder and encourage him to look you in the eyes; when giving a blessing to a group, encourage them to make eye contact with you while holding their arms out in front of them as if they were receiving a gift.
Is it OK to say God bless?
u201cSaying ‘God bless you’ after a sneeze is a common refrain, so common and taught from childhood that many people don’t even think of it as a blessing, but rather as a meaningless utterance other than a polite response to a sneeze,u201d said Dr.
How do you speak to someone blessing?
A Few Points to Consider When Giving a Blessing
- Be Yourself. One piece of advice I like to give people who are learning to bless others is to first be yourself.
- Use Appropriate Touch. The second piece of advice I like to give is to use appropriate touch when blessing your children or even a good friend or spouse.