It is our duty as” parents” and “spiritual parents” to not only pray for our children but to go into “spiritual warfare” for our children.
The same “warfare” we encounter for ourselves should be the same “warfare” we fight for our children. As a matter of fact this “warfare” should be a heightened “fight!” Our children are not exempt from the tactics of the enemy, one of Satan’s greatest strategies is to attack the “seeds of righteousness” with contamination of seducing spirits. He will use seducing spirits of homosexuality, promiscuity, addictions, and all sorts of abominable things to draw our children away from God! The following prayers are spiritual warfare prayers for children that can are effective in altering the plan of the enemy for our children lives. Declare War On The Enemy
Prayers Against Unwholesome Relationships
Father, you have told us in Your Word, that “bad company corrupts good character.” Because of this truth, I have deep concern for the corrupting influence I see _______________ having on _______________. In the name of my name Lord Jesus Christ, I pull down all relationships between _____________ and _____________ that are being promoted by the kingdom of darkness. I ask the Lord Jesus Christ to sever all of the unwholesome bonding that is taking place between ___________and __________________. I ask that You would sovereignly bring into __________’s life only those wholesome friendships that will help __________’s spiritual development and moral integrity. In Jesus name I pray. Amen
Prayers Against Drugs and Other Intoxicants
In the Name of Jesus, I come against those manipulating powers of darkness seeking to create and intensify ___________’s dependence upon _____________ (name intoxicant) to cope with life. I renounce and reject that deception of darkness in ____________’s life that has made him/her dependent upon this counterfeit pleasure. I ask the Lord Jesus Christ to evict all powers of darkness associated with __________________’s bondage and to send them to the place where they can never control or manipulate him/her ever again. May the mighty work of Holy Spirit remove this counterfeit dependence and replace it with the joyful fruit of His full control. In Jesus Name, Amen.
Prayer Against Sexual Perversion Tendencies
Loving Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your high and holy purpose for human sexuality. Through my words, prayers, and conduct, grant me the wisdom to convey to my child/children biblical values concerning their sexuality. In the Name of Jesus and by the power of His blood, I resist all strongholds of sexual perverseness assigned to manipulate and rule over ____________’s sexuality. I specifically resist strongholds of _______________________. (Name any perverted sexual tendencies observed in your child; i.e., pornography, masturbation, same-sex attraction, etc.) I command them to cease all activity against _______________. They and all their host must leave _____________ and go where the Lord Jesus Christ sends them. In Jesus Name, Amen.
Prayer Against Lack of Purpose and Goals
Thank You Heavenly Father, that “All the days ordained for __________________ were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16). I rejoice in Your good and satisfying plan for ________________’s future. At the present moment, the sense of direction and life purpose for ________ seems hidden from him/her. In the name of Jesus , I resist all efforts of darkness to obscure and misdirect ____________’s life into a purposeless future. I ask for You to sovereignly direct and reveal to him/her Your appointed plan for him/her life. Grant to _______________ the wisdom to discern that plan and to enter into obedience to Your will. In Jesus Name I pray, Amen.
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All excerpts are from “Spiritual Warfare Prayers” by Mark Bubeck