20 Powerful Prayers for New Babies

Jeremiah 29:11
Righteous God, I thank You for this newborn baby. I declare 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 declare 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 shade. The sun will not harm my child day by day, nor 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
Awesome God, I pray over the life of this newborn baby and I praise You for this precious gift that came from You. Father, I pray that my child grows in the grace and the knowledge of You – my Lord and Saviour 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
Precious Father, we magnify Your Name because You are our God. We magnify Your Name because You are the God of truth, and Your word tells us so. Your word is better than a diamond; better than a diamond set between emeralds. We pray that every newborn baby grows up having a strong desire for Your word. We proclaim that every child will have a hunger for You and will find Your word sweeter than honey, Amen.

Philippians 2:3-4
God of Love, thank You for blessing me with my newborn baby. I do not take my child’s life for granted so I declare that my child cultivates a heart for You. I declare that my child will not be selfish, nor will my baby try to impress others regardless of the pressures of society. My baby will be humble, thinking of others as better than themselves; not looking out for their own interests, but the interests of others too, 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 them, I prophesy that they will know that Your kingdom is within them, not around them. Your power operates within them; therefore, they will know that greater is He that is in them than he that is in the world, Amen.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Holy God, I rejoice in You always for You have blessed me in so many ways, especially with my newborn child. I pray that Your word governs my child’s life so that they may rejoice 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 faithful servant to Your kingdom, Amen.

Acts 16:31
Eternal God, we place every new baby before You right now and we ask that You may bless them in abundance. We declare that every new baby will believe in You, the Lord Jesus, so that he/she will be saved when they grow older. Just as I believe in You, we pray that every child does also because You are our eternal Saviour. Keep every child wrapped in Your light, in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Numbers 6:24-26
Father of Lights, I praise You for You are worthy to be praised. I proclaim that You will bless my newborn baby and keep them, You will make Your face shine upon them and they will know You as a gracious God. Thank You in advance for turning Your head towards my infant and giving them peace. Thank You in advance for Your divine covering 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. My child will not be afraid or discouraged because You will be with them wherever they go. There is nowhere that they can escape from Your spirit and nowhere that they can flee from Your presence. If my child ascends into heaven You are there and if they make their bed in hell (God forbid), You are there. Thank You for Your Spirit! Amen.

Hebrews 13:5
Faithful God, I place our new baby before You right now and ask for a divine shield around their life. Let their life be free from the love of money, I declare that our baby will be content with what they have, 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 and You sit high and lifted up. Because of who You are, I know that my child will lack nothing. Instead, my baby will have a 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
Precious 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 and inexperienced immune system. But I declare Your word over my child. I pray that my child prospers and will be in good health, just as his/her soul prospers. I decree good health in 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 covering over my newborn baby’s life, I declare that my baby will be set apart from the world. I declare that my infant will not be satisfied by the things of the world, but my baby’s joy will be found in You, for the joy of the Lord is your strength, Amen.

Psalm 91:1-2, 4
Dear Lord, I know that You care for my newborn baby, so I declare that my infant will dwell in the shelter of You – the Most High. My child will be covered by the shadow of the Almighty. You are my child’s refuge and fortress, You are God in whom my child should trust. I thank You for covering my child with Your feathers and providing them 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, but 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 new manipulative and intentional ways! I declare that You will watch over my baby’s coming and going both now and forevermore so that my baby will always be safe! I declare 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 declare that my baby will be strong in You and in Your mighty power. I pray for the full armour of You to be the clothing that my baby walks in for the rest of their days so that he/she can take a stand against the devil’s schemes and be 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 their heart, I pray against self-reliance taking priority over You. Instead, my child will not lean on their own understanding but will acknowledge You in all their ways so that their paths can be directed by You who knows all things, Amen.

Isaiah 54:13
O Lord 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 declare 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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