Let my children experience sorrow and deep grief for the wrong things they have done. They will come to You and ask forgiveness, therefore entering Your kingdom by humbling themselves. Evil isn’t present in Your kingdom… may their hearts reside there while still on earth so they may experience Your peace, the peace that passes all understanding. Jas 4:7-10
Fill my children with joy. Teach them to know that true joy comes from thankfulness and displaying gratitude through their actions. Thank You for rescuing them from the kingdom of darkness and placing them in the Kingdom of Your Son! Col 1:11-13
Let my children be fire lighters, inspiring those around them to dream big. Reveal to them those phrases they use that tear others down so that they will become effective in lighting the fire of passion throughout their lifetime… let it start today. Jer 20:9
Lord, help my children run with exuberance. Give them endur- ance by stripping off every weight that slows them down. Teach them to keep their eyes on Jesus and know that they are His joy. Hebrews 12:1-2
My children will be patient and kind. They will not be irritable, rude, selfish, easily angered and will keep no record of when they have been wronged. Let me be a living example of your definition of love so they will grow in knowledge and wisdom and reveal this kind of love to future generations….
Please don’t let my children become a victim to the prowling enemy. They will take a firm stand against this roaring lion and remain strong in their faith. I will humble myself under the might power of God and they will follow me. 1Peter 5:6-7
My children can’t prosper if they are hanging around fools. Help them discern and choose wholesome minded companions. Thank you for giving them a loving heart and I ask that you guard that heart from joining to the foolish in close companionship (but still love them)… and keep them from judging others… thank God for…