From the Pastor

 Pastor Mike Burns

 Victory Church

 903.567.2072 (Ext. 3002) 

 MBurns@wordofvictory.org                                   

 

Saturday, August 6, 2022 12:03 PM

A Guide to Praying for Your Children

Saturday, August 6, 2022 12:03 PM
Saturday, August 6, 2022 12:03 PM
Prayer is communion with God where we speak to Him and He speaks to us. 

· Prayer is COMMUNION with God where we speak to Him and He speaks to us.
· Prayer is also CONFRONTATION with the enemy.  

I. I want my children and grandchildren to… KNOW GOD.
I have never stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly, asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you wisdom to see clearly and really understand who Christ is and all that he has done for you. Eph. 1:16-18 TLB
(1). Pray for your children and grandchildren to receive Jesus Christ as their Savior & Lord.

(2). Ask the Father to draw your children and grandchildren to Jesus. – John 6:44

(3). Bind the spirit that blinds your children’s and grandchildren’s minds. – 2 Cor. 4:4.

(4). Pray for your children and grandchildren to have a “personal and vibrant” relationship with God. – Colossians 2:6-7

(5). Pray for Believers to Cross their Paths. – Mathew 9:38

II. I want my children and grandchildren to find FREEDOM.
I pray that the eyes of your hearts will be flooded with light….. Eph.1:18
You have 2 sets of eyes. One your head and another set on your heart. The eyes of your heart are how you look at the world around you. You are looking through the things that have happened to you. You are looking through the filter of your heart. You are looking through your pain, your past, and your problems. You are looking through your fears, disappointments, and betrayals. Paul is saying, “Once you have this relationship with Christ, dynamic relationship with Christ… go on this journey of getting your heart clear. (The eyes of your heart clear)

(1). Pray for the protection of your children and grandchildren. – 2 Thess. 3:3

We often worry about our safety and protection. When we feel this way, we can immediately come to God in prayer pouring out our heart to Him and battling in the heavenlies by asking for and claiming protection for ourselves and our families in Jesus name.

(2). Pray for your children and grandchildren to release hurt. – Proverbs 26:2

(3). Pray for your children and grandchildren to learn to forgive those who hurt them. – Eph. 4:32

(4). Pray for your children and grandchildren to know they can always communicate with you.

III. I want my children and grandchildren to discover their PURPOSE.
I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can see something of the future he has called you… Ephesians 1:18
(1).Pray that your child would surrender to the purpose that God has for them. – Psalm 57:2

(2). Pray that God would guide and direct your child toward their purpose. – James 1:5

(3). Pray that God’s will and purpose for your child would be done. – Matthew 6:10 

IV. I want my children and grandchildren to make a DIFFERENCE in their world.
I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can see something of the future he has called you… to share. - Ephesians 1:18
(1). Pray for your children and grandchildren to be “Salt and Light” in their world. – Matt. 5:16; I Peter 2:12.

(2). Pray for your children to grow in courage. – I Timothy 4:12

(3) Pray for your children to speak up and speak out for Jesus Christ. – Matt. 21:15-16; Psalm 8:2

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