20 Powerful Prayers for New Babies

Jeremiah 29:11
Righteous God, I thank You for this newborn baby. I pray for great things in this infant’s life because You know the plans that You have for this child, plans to prosper and not to harm this child. I thank You because I know that the plans that You have made are to give my child hope and a future. I pray that my child will do great things because it is part of Your will to do so. Amen.

Psalm 121:5-6
Heavenly Father, I thank You for watching over my child! I know that You stand beside my newborn baby as a protective shield. The sun will not harm my child by day, nor will the moon at night. I thank You for the divine protection over my newborn child’s life. I know that You can protect my child in ways that I can’t. I know that You will walk with my child for the rest of their days and be their ultimate guide. Amen.

Peter 3:18
Jesus, my Savior, I pray over the life of this newborn baby and I praise You for this precious gift that came from You. Jesus, I pray that my child grows in the grace and the knowledge of You, my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Knowing You is the greatest gift one can experience in life. Let this infant’s life be one that is set apart from the world. Let this infant’s life be an example of Your glory here on earth. Amen.

Psalm 19:10
O God, my Promise-Keeper, we praise Your name because You are our God. We praise Your name because You are the God of truth, and Your word tells us so. Your word is better than a diamond. It is better than a diamond set between emeralds. We pray that every newborn baby grows up having a strong desire for Your word. We pray that every child will have a hunger for You and will find Your word sweeter than honey. Amen.

Philippians 2:3-4
God of Unfailing Love, thank You for blessing me with my newborn baby. I do not take my child’s life for granted, so I pray that my child cultivates a heart for You. I pray that my child will not be selfish, nor will my baby try to impress others, despite the pressures of society. I pray that my baby will be humble, thinking of others as better than himself/herself, not looking out for his/her own interests, but the interests of others. Amen.

2 Timothy 1:7, Luke 17:21 & 1 John 4:4
Prince of Peace, I glorify Your name because You have not given my new baby a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Despite what my baby sees around him/her, I pray that he/she will know that Your kingdom is within him/her, not around him/her. Your power operates within him/her. Indwell the Holy Spirit in him/her. Make him/her know that greater is He who is in them than he who is in the world. Amen.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Lord of the Highest Heavens, I rejoice in You always for You have blessed me in so many ways, especially with giving me a child. I pray that Your word governs my child’s life so that he/she may rejoice in You always, pray without ceasing, and in everything give thanks to You, for this is Your will for my child. I know that my child will grow up to be a mighty prayer warrior and a faithful servant to Your kingdom. Amen.

Acts 16:31
Almighty and Everlasting God, we place every new baby before You right now and we ask that You bless them in abundance. We pray that every new baby will believe in You, the Lord Jesus, so that he/she will be saved when he/she grows older. Just as I believe in You, we pray that every child does also because You are our eternal Savior. Keep every child wrapped in Your radiant light. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Numbers 6:24-26
Precious Holy Spirit, I praise You, for You are worthy to be praised. I pray that You bless my newborn baby and keep him/her. Please make Your face shine upon him/her and show him/her that You are a gracious God. Thank You in advance for turning Your head towards my infant and giving him/her peace. Thank You in advance for Your divine protection over my child’s life. Amen.

Joshua 1:9 & Psalm 139:7-8
Mighty Warrior, I pray a prayer of power right now over my newborn baby’s life. I pray that my child will not be afraid or discouraged because You will be with him/her wherever he/she goes. There is nowhere that he/she can escape from Your Holy Spirit. There is nowhere that he/she can flee from Your presence. If my child ascends into heaven, You are there. And if he/she makes his/her bed in hell, God forbid, You are there. Thank You for Your Spirit! Amen.

Hebrews 13:5
God of Enduring Faithfulness, I place our new baby before You right now and ask for a divine shield around his/her life. Let his/her life be free from the love of money. I do earnestly pray that our baby will be content with what he/she has, for You have said “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Lord, You are faithful to Your people. I pray that our baby grows deeply rooted in an unshakable faith in You. Amen.

Galatians 5:22-23
God of Life, I adore You! You are Yahweh! Because of who You are, I know that my child will lack nothing. Instead, my baby will have his/her portion of good things in abundance. I pray for my child’s life and my child’s character. Fill my child with the fruits of Your Spirit such as love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Amen.

3 John 1:2
Jehovah Rapha, my Healer, I pray for the health of my newborn baby. At such a young age my child is more vulnerable to sicknesses due to a weak immune system. But I pray Your word over my child. I pray that my child prospers and will be in good health, just as his/her soul prospers. I pray good health into my child’s life, both physically and spiritually. Amen.

Nehemiah 8:10
Awesome God, hallelujah to Your name! I praise You because You have blessed me with something so precious. I pray for protection over my newborn baby’s life. I pray that my baby will be set apart from the world. I pray that he/she will not be satisfied by the things of the world, but my baby’s joy will be found in You. Fill him/her with the joy of the Lord as his/her strength. Amen.

Psalm 91:1-2, 4
Lord, my Rock and my Refuge, I know that You care for my newborn baby, so I pray that my infant will dwell in the shelter of You – the Most High. My child will be protected by the shadow of the Almighty God. You are my child’s refuge and fortress. You are God in whom my child should trust. I thank You for protecting my child with Your feathers and providing him/her with refuge under Your wings. Your faithfulness will be my baby’s shield, even the angels are commanded to guard my baby in all ways! Thank You, Father. Amen.

Philippians 4:19
Righteous God, I pray for divine provision in my newborn’s life. I know that my child will walk in power and authority because I know that You will supply my child’s every need according to Your riches in glory in Christ Jesus! I am thankful for Your provision and Your protection in my child’s life. Because of this, I know that my baby will walk in God-given authority. Amen.

Psalm 121:8
Beautiful One, I know that my baby is filled with power because he/she is Your child. I pray that this power will not be destroyed by the world. The days are evil, and the enemy seeks to destroy Your people in manipulative and intentional ways! I pray that You watch over my baby’s coming and going, both now and forevermore, so that my baby will always be safe. I pray that my baby will be safe from the plans of the enemy. I know that You will keep my baby on Your righteous path. Amen.

Ephesians 6:10-11
God of Power, I am grateful for Your faithfulness towards me and for blessing me with my newborn baby. I pray that my baby will be strong in You and in Your mighty power. I pray for the full armor of You to be the clothing for my baby for the rest of his/her days. Dress him/her with your power so that he/she can stand against the devil’s schemes. Make him/her fearless in this evil world. Amen.

Proverbs 3:5-6
Holy God, I trust in You with all my heart and I have leaned on You instead of leaning on my own understanding or my own intellect. Lord, I pray that my baby learns to trust in You with all his/her heart. I pray against self-reliance taking priority over You. Instead, I pray that my child will not lean on his/her own understanding, but will acknowledge You in all his/her ways so that his/her path can be directed by You, who knows all things. Amen.

Isaiah 54:13
Lord, our Peace-Bringer, I magnify Your name! Your word tells me that all my children will be taught by You, and great will be their peace. I thank You in advance for the peace that my newborn baby will experience, and is already experiencing. I pray that the world will not disrupt or take the peace that You have promised in my newborn baby’s life. Thank You for being the God of Eternal Peace. Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years. If you would like to reach out to contact Natalie, then go here to send her a message.