God has made it abundantly clear in Scripture that he wants to bless our children and descendants. He’s given us many promises to give us faith to hope and pray for their salvation and well-being. Here are 10 passages of Scripture followed by brief prayers for your family:
And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” AC 16.31
O Lord Jesus, I have believed in you and you have saved me. I believe it is your will to save my children. Please save each and every one of my children for your glory.
All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children. Isaiah 54:13
O Lord, you have promised that all my children shall be taught by you. Please do this. Please reveal yourself to all my children, and save them. Please fill my children with your great peace.
“And as for me, this is my covenant with them,” says the Lord: “My Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, or out of the mouth of your offspring, or out of the mouth of your children’s offspring,” says the Lord, “from this time forth and forevermore.” Isaiah 59:21
Heavenly Father, you have promised that your Spirit and your word would never depart from me or my children or their children. Please save each one of my children and grandchildren and descendants and fill each one with your Spirit. And please cause each one to love and delight in your word.
The children of your servants shall dwell secure; their offspring shall be established before you. Psalm 102:28
O Lord, please establish my children and descendants before you. Cause each one to follow you wholeheartedly as disciples all the days of their lives.
Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments! His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Psalm 112:1-2
Lord Jesus, you have moved me to fear you and I want to fear you. Help me delight in your commandments more and more. Please cause each of my children and descendants to be mighty in the land. Please use each one to influence thousands for you.
The righteous who walks in his integrity—blessed are his children after him! Proverbs 20:7