Lesson 7 – Children


Seven General Principles



Bless and Pray for your Children regularly.


Pray for them to understand God’s purpose for their lives.


Do not feel bitter towards your Child, regardless of how he / she behaves.


Discuss your Children with God first before seeking advice from other people.


Do not complain or accuse your Children before God (Zechariah 3:1-2).


Do not be hasty with your Child … Kids do not change overnight.


Do not complicate your prayers … simple single sentence prayers are adequate.


Specific Areas to Pray for your Children



Pray for them to love the Word of God (Psalm 19:10)


Pray for their Honesty, Integrity and Faithfulness (Psalm 25:21)


Pray that they will be Sexually Pure until Marriage (Psalm 51:10)


Pray for their future Spouses (Proverbs 3:5-8)


Pray that they choose the Right Friends (Proverbs 18:24)


Pray for their Prayer Life (Isaiah 56:7)


Pray that they will be fair in their Judgement (Micah 6:8)


Pray for their Salvation (Matthew 18:14)


Pray that they will be Merciful towards Other People (Luke 6:36)


Pray for their Spiritual Growth (Luke 17:5-6)


Pray for them to Witness for Christ (Romans 1:16)


Pray for a Disciplined Life (1Corinthians 9:24-27)


Pray for them to resist Peer Pressure (1Corinthians 10:13)


Pray for the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)


Pray for a Healthy Self Image (Ephesians 2:10)


Pray for them to Grow in Love (Ephesians 5:2)


Pray that they have the Heart of Christ (Philippians 2:5-11)


Pray for a Willingness to Work (Colossians 3:23)


Pray for Contentment (1Thessalonians 5:18)


Pray for their Protection against Demonic Attacks (2Thessalonians 3:2-3)


Pray for them to be Generous (1Timothy 6:18-19)


Pray for their Ability to Forgive (Hebrews 12:15)


Pray for their Humility (James 4:6)


Pray for them to Trust God with their Lives (James 4:13-17)


Pray for them to have Compassion for Others (James 5:11)


Pray for Self-Respect and Respect for Other People (1Peter 2:17)


Pray for their Growth in Grace (2Peter 3:18)


Pray for them to be Free from Fear (1John 4:18)


Additional Scripture on Praying For your Children



Psalm 37:25-26


Psalm 103:17


Psalm 112:1-3


Psalm 128:1, 3


Proverbs 14:26


Proverbs 20:7


Isaiah 44:3


Isaiah 54:13


Acts 2:39


Acts 16:31


Bonus Feature (Names of God the Son – Part 4)

61. Light of the World


62. Lion from the Tribe of Judah


63. Lord of lords


64. Lord of the Living and the Dead


65. Maintainer of All Things


66. Man of Sorrows


67. Master


68. Mediator of a New and Better Covenant


69. Messiah


70. Mighty God


71. One who was pierced for our transgressions


72. One who will rule


73. One and Only Son of God


74. Our Advocate


75. Owner of the House


76. Power of God


77. Precious Cornerstone


78. Priest Forever


79. Prophet


80. Rabbi


Presented by: A. Ndlebe    Date: 13 April 2013