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, You are the Lord of this universe. You placed the stars in the sky and You know them all by name (Isaiah 40:26). Please help me remember to give You the honour You deserve. Amen.
Dear God, thank you for loving me enough to die for my sin. Amen.
Dear God, it’s so easy to be proud. Please remind me that You prefer it when people are humble. Amen.
Dear God, when someone compliments me, please help me to honour You with the compliment instead of becoming proud of myself. Amen.
Dear God, when I am tempted to try and do things on my own, please remind me that You can help me in any situation. Amen.
Dear God, please teach me to trust in You instead of myself. Amen.
Dear God, You are so wise. Please give me a humble heart that is willing listen to You. Amen.
Dear God, please help me be willing to take advice from others. Amen.