Memorising Scripture with your children helps God’s Spirit bring about lasting change. Choose a verse for your children to learn. Reading it over at least once every day helps.
See also some sample prayers that you can use with your children, or for older children encourage them to use these within their own prayers.
Prayers for kids
Dear God, I don’t feel like living in peace with ________ right now. I need Your Holy Spirit to help me! Amen.
Dear God, please give us peace like a river in our home (Isaiah 48:18). Amen.
Dear God, help me to remember that it is good and pleasant when brothers (and sisters) live together in unity (Psalm 133:1). Amen.
Dear God, I ask You would send Your Holy Spirit to help me want to live at peace with ________. Amen.
Dear God, I feel like paying back the wrong that was done to me. Please help me be quick to forgive and to do something kind to this person instead (1 Peter 3:8-9). Amen.
Dear God, thank you for sharing Your love with me. Please help me to share Your love with others. Amen.