Prayers for Young Children

Ways to Pray for infants, toddlers, and grade school kids


Pray that:

  • God would give our children a deep love for him

  • That he would open their hearts to believe what Jesus has done for them

  • The Holy Spirit would equip them to understand the Bible and build their lives upon its truths

  • They would have Christian role models in their life who show them what it looks like to follow Jesus

  • They would trust that God has a wonderful plan for their lives and that nothing about them is a mistake


Pray that:

  • God would embolden Christian teachers and students to rise up and shine the light of Christ

  • Christian students would be unashamed to tell their friends about the hope they have in Jesus and live out their faith bravely

  • God would expose the lie of evolution

  • Christian students would find strength to respectfully disagree with teachers who preach atheism and moral relativism


Pray that:

  • God would strengthen the marriages of parents

  • God would give comfort and encouragement to kids whose parents are going through divorce

  • Christian families would actively read God’s Word together

  • Families who don’t know Jesus would have God's Word shared with them

The Culture

Pray that:

  • God would reveal the emptiness of all the idols that our society worship: sex, money, possession, sports, popularity, etc.

  • God would show children the amazing purpose and adventure he has for their lives