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Praying Scripture for my Daughter

2/18/19 | Resources, Adults, Preschool, Children, Women, Men | by Jodie Berndt

Praying Scripture for my Daughter

Prayers for Salvation

I pray that _____________ would confess with her mouth that Jesus is Lord, and that she would believe in her heart that You have raised Christ from the dead.  Cause _____________ to call on Your name, Lord, and save her.  Romans 10:9, 13

I pray that _____________ would put her trust in You and never be shaken.  Psalm 125:1

Put a new spirit in _____________.  Remove her heart of stone and give her a heart of flesh.  Cause _____________ to follow Your decrees and keep Your laws.  Let her know that she belongs to You, and that You are her God.   Ezekiel 11:19

Prayers for Wisdom and Discernment

Fill _____________ with the knowledge of Your will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding, that she might live a life worthy of You, Lord and please You in every way.    Colossians 1:9-10

Cause_____________ to fear You, since this is the beginning of wisdom.  Cause _____________ to know You, and to understand Your perspective on any situation.  Add years to her life, and give her the reward of the wise.  Proverbs 9:10-12

Give _____________ wisdom and understanding.  Do not let her forget Your words or swerve from them.  Cause her to love wisdom and to value it above all worldly desires and accomplishments.  Proverbs 4:5-7

Counsel _____________, Lord.  Instruct her, even during the night.  Make known to her the path of life and fill her with joy in Your presence. Psalm 16:7, 11

Give _____________ a wise and discerning heart so that she can distinguish between right and wrong.  I Kings 3:9, 12

Prayers for Love of God’s Word

Let _____________ keep Your words and store up Your commands so that she will live.  Cause her to guard Your teachings as the apple of her eye, and let them be written on the tablet of her heart. Proverbs 7:2-3

Show _____________ that Your way is perfect and Your word is flawless.  Be her shield as she takes refuge in You. 2 Samuel 22:31

Show _____________ that all Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness. 

2 Timothy 3:16

Let _____________’s heart be good soil, that she might hear Your word, retain it, and preserve it to produce a crop of godly character and effectiveness for Your kingdom.  Don’t let Satan snatch Your word from _____________’s heart, and don’t let the worries, riches, or pleasures of this life choke Your word and make it unfruitful in her life.  Let her roots go down deep, so she can stand firm in times of testing.   Luke 8:11-15

Let _____________ take delight in Your law, and let her meditate on it day and night, so that whatever she does will prosper.  Psalm 1:1-3

Teach _____________ to know Your commands and obey them, thereby demonstrating her love for You.  Let her know Your promised reward: that “she who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I too will love her and show Myself to her.”  Love her, and show Yourself to her, Lord.  John 14:21

Do not let _____________ merely listen to the word, and so deceive herself.  Let her do what it says. James 1:22

Let the word of Christ dwell in _____________ richly as she and her peers teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as she sings psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with gratitude in her heart toward God.   Colossians 3:16

May _____________ not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.  Matthew 4:4

Make Your word a lamp to _____________’s feet and a light for her path.  Psalm 119:105

Prayers for My Daughter’s Self Worth

Lord, I pray that my daughter will know that You think about her all the time.  Let her understand that Your thoughts about her outnumber the sand, and that even while she sleeps, You are with her and watching over her.  Psalm 139:17-18

I pray that _____________ would always listen to her father and not forsake her mother’s teaching, so that these things will be a beautiful garland to grace her head.   Proverbs 1:8-9

Lord, above all else, help my daughter to guard her heart, for it is the wellspring of life.  Please keep her heart hidden safely in Your love. Proverbs 4:23, Psalm 17:8

Lord, please inhabit my daughter’s life.  Help her to know that because You are in her, she is holy ground.  Exodus 3:5

Lord Jesus, teach my daughter that she is Your workmanship, created by You and for You to do good works that honor Your name.  Ephesians 2:10

Prayers for Self-control, Diligence, and Self-Discipline

Set a guard over _____________’s mouth, O Lord: keep watch over her lips.  Don’t let her heart be drawn to what is evil or allow her to take part in wicked deeds.  Psalm 14:3-4

Cause _____________ to make every effort to add to her faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge, and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love.  Let _____________ possess these qualities in increasing measure, so that she will be effective and productive in her knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.  2 Peter 1:5-8

Do not give _____________ a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline.  2 Timothy 1:7

Prayers for Emotional Well Being

Let _____________ be filled with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.  Let _____________ be joyful always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances, for this is Your will for her in Christ Jesus.                 1 Thessalonians 1:6, 5:16-18

Do not let_____________ be enslaved by her emotions.  Christ has set her free, so let her stand firm, refusing to let herself be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.    Galatians 5:1

Let the light of Your face shine upon _____________.  Fill her heart with joy, and let her lie down and sleep in peace.   Psalm 4:6-8

Show _____________ that she is fearfully and wonderfully made, and that Your works are wonderful.  Teach her that she is precious in Your sight, and that You love her.  Psalm 139:14; Isaiah 43:4

Let _____________ make every effort to win Your praise, rather than seeking the approval of her peers.  Show _____________ that the fear of man is a snare, but she who trusts in You will be kept safe.           John 5:44; Proverbs 29:25

Bestow on _____________ all the goodness You have stored up for her because she fears You.  When her feelings are hurt, be her shelter and her refuge, and keep her safe from the strife of unkind words.  Psalm 31:19-20

When _____________ is confronted with grief, uncertainty, fear, or pressure, remind her of Your promise in Isaiah 41:10: “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

Let _____________ know that she belongs to You.   Romans 14:7-9

Prayers for My Daughter’s Relationship with Me

Cause_____________ to obey us, for this is right.  Let her honor us, her father and her mother, so that it may go well with her and that she may enjoy a long life on earth.   Ephesians 6:1-3

Let _____________ listen to her father’s instruction, and never forsake her mother’s teaching.  Let _____________ love wisdom and therefore bring joy to our hearts.  Proverbs 1:8, 29:3

Teach _____________ to obey us in everything, for this pleases You, Lord.  Do not let us do or say anything that would embitter or discourage her.        Colossians 3:20-21

Prayers for My Daughter’s Relationship with Siblings

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of _____________’s mouth, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.  Ephesians 4:29

Cause_____________ and her siblings to be devoted to one another in brotherly love, honoring one another above themselves. Romans 12:10

Let _____________ love her siblings, for love comes from You.  Remind her that everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God, and that whoever loves God must also love her brother.   I John 4:7, 21

I pray that _____________ will do everything without arguing or complaining.   Philippians 2:14

Let _____________ and her siblings be encouraged and knit together with strong ties of love.  Let them have the rich experience of knowing Christ with real certainty and clear understanding.   Colossians 2:2

Do not permit _____________ to be quarrelsome; instead, cause her to be gentle, patient, and humble, especially when her siblings are in the wrong…because then they will be more likely, with God’s help, to turn away from their wrong ideas and believe what is true.  2 Timothy 2:24-26

Let _____________ live in harmony with her siblings, being sympathetic, compassionate, and humble.  Don’t let _____________ and her siblings repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing.  1 Peter 3:8-9

Help _____________ to control her temper, since anyone who is angry with her brother will be subject to judgment.  If _____________ holds anything against one of her siblings, prompt her to go and be reconciled so that she may have fellowship with You.  Matthew 5:22-24

Show _____________ and her siblings how to be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as You forgave them.  Ephesians 4:32

Prayers for My Daughter’s Future

Let _____________ be careful and wise in how she lives, making the most of every opportunity and understanding Your will for her life. Ephesians 5:15-17

Work in _____________ so she will think and act according to Your good purpose.  Philippians 2:13

Thank You for beginning a good work in _____________, and that You will carry it on to completion until the day of Jesus Christ.  Philippians 1:6

Let _____________ be glad for all You are planning for her.  Let her be patient in trouble, and prayerful always.  Romans 12:12

No matter what _____________ is planning in her heart, let Your purpose prevail in her life.  Proverbs 19:21

Help us to train _____________ in the way that she should go, so that when she is old she will not turn from it.   Proverbs 22:6

Cause _____________ to delight in You, and give her the desires of her heart.  Let her commit her way to You, trusting in You as You make her righteousness shine like the dawn.  Psalm 37:4-5

Do immeasurably more in _____________’s life than all we could ever ask or imagine, according to Your power that is at work within her.  Glorify Yourself through her life, and for generations to come.  Ephesians 3:20-21

Be _____________’s Lord and God.  Teach her what is best for her, and direct her in the way she should go.  Isaiah 48:17

Enable _____________ to be strong and courageous.  Don’t let her get frightened or discouraged, but let her know that You will be with her wherever she goes.  Joshua 1:9

Throughout _____________’s life, let her continue to grow as Jesus did – in wisdom and stature, and in favor with You and with other people.     Luke 2:52

Do not allow _____________ to be yoked together with an unbelieving boyfriend or spouse.  For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common?  Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?  Rather, let her be drawn to a man who calls You God, who is counted among Your people. II Corinthians 6:14-17

Miscellaneous Prayers for My Daughter

Father, please surround my daughter with righteous friends who will speak truth to her and rebuke her when she’s wrong.  Psalm 141:5

Lord God, we acknowledge that You are the one and only God.  Help our family to love You with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.  Let Your Word always be on our hearts.  Help us as parents to impress Your Word on our children.  We ask that our kids would find it easy and natural to talk about it when they’re at home, when they’re away from home, and as they begin and end each day.  May Your Holy Word be ever before them. Deuteronomy 6:4-9

Lord Jesus, help my child to always obey me as she would obey You, so that Your will might be accomplished in her. And help me not to exasperate her as I parent, teach, and discipline her.  Ephesians 6:1-4

Lord, please make my child worthy of Your calling and equip her for every good work You have for her.   2 Thessalonians 1:11

Father, Your eyes roam to and fro throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts are completely Yours so You can strongly support them.  Please help my child to have a passionate heart for You; please give her Your strong support as she seeks to honor You. 2 Chronicles 16:9

Lord, I pray that my daughter will rejoice and be glad when she has the opportunity to worship in Your house.  Psalm 122:1

Lord, I pray that You will give _____________ a spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that she might know You better.   Ephesians 1:17

Lord Jesus, help _____________ to hear Your words and put them into practice, much like the wise man who builds his house on a secure foundation.   Matthew 7:24

Holy God, please help _____________ to be obedient to those in authority over her and to always give them appropriate levels of respect and honor.  Romans 13:7

God, I pray that _____________ would be wise and quick to listen.  Let her add to her learning, develop discernment, and gain guidance. Proverbs 1:5

Father, be _____________’s hiding place; protect her from trouble and surround her with songs of deliverance.   Psalm 32:7

Father, please bring my child a Godly spouse from among Your people. Genesis 24:3

Lord, I pray that You will be my child’s hope and her confidence all the days of her life. Psalm 71:5

Lord God, I pray that _____________ will serve You with a holy fear and rejoice before You with trembling.  Psalm 2:11

Father, please keep my daughter from willful sins; may they not rule over her.  Help her to be blameless, innocent of great transgression. Psalm 19:13

Lord, please bless and keep _____________; make Your face shine upon her and be gracious to her; turn Your face toward her and give her peace. Numbers 6:24-26

As I raise _____________, please be my Shepherd and lead me, Lord.  Gather me in Your arms and carry me close to Your heart, giving me grace and wisdom as You gently lead “those that have young.”   Isaiah 40:11

Cause _____________ to obey all Your commands – including the one about honoring her parents – so that Your joy will be in her and her joy will be complete.  Let us love each other in the same self-sacrificing way You have loved us, dear Jesus.   John 15:10-12

Watch over _____________.  Do not let her foot slip, and keep her from all harm.  Thank you for being a God who neither slumbers nor sleeps but always watches over my child.  Psalm 121:3-8