Today’s Prayer Topic: Children
Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank you for this treasured child of mine. Although you have entrusted him/her to me, I know he belongs to you. Like Hannah offered Samuel, I dedicate my child to you, Lord. I recognize that he is always in your care.
Help me as a parent, Lord, with my weaknesses and imperfections. Give me strength and godly wisdom to raise this child after your Holy Word. Please supply what I lack. Keep my child walking on the path that leads to eternal life. Help him to overcome the temptations in this world and the sin that would so easily entangle him.
Dear God, send your Holy Spirit daily to lead and guide him. Ever assist him to grow in wisdom and stature, in grace and knowledge, in kindness, compassion and love. May he serve you faithfully with his whole heart devoted to you. May he discover the joy of your presence through daily relationship with your Son, Jesus.
Help me never to hold on too tightly to this child, nor neglect my responsiblities before you as a parent. Lord, let my committment to raise this child for the glory of your name cause his life to forever testify of your faithfulness.
In Jesus’ name I pray.
Note by Crossing Paths Daily: Prayer found here.
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Today’s Prayer Topic: Scripture
Lord, I want to grow in my relationship with You. Help me to find the time to sit down and read my Bible, and get to know Your Word better. I would love to be a witness to someone, yet I feel as though my memory of scripture needs work. I wish that I could recite verses and give people the answers they’re looking for. Please help me to be able to do this. Guide my eyes, Lord, so that I may find important verses that pertain to my life. And open my heart so that everything I read my heart is touched and my mind if fulfilled. Thank you for all of this, in Your precious name, Amen.
The purpose of our Daily Prayer:
-For new believers coming to know Christ who are new to prayer.
-The daily topics can highlight on issues that you’re currently struggling with.
-While there is no “perfect way to pray”, these prayers are great to be added to your own prayers each day.