These powerful prayers for our children’s protection will help to guard them spiritually and physically with the help of the Lord.
God of Protection, I thank You for Your hand upon my child’s life. You created my child. My child belongs to You. When my child passes through the waters, You will be with him/her, and the rivers will not overwhelm my child. When my child walks through the fire, they will not be burned, and the flame will not consume him/her. For You are Lord our God, the Holy One of Israel, our Savior. You are our Divine Protector, I place my child’s life in Your hands. Amen.
Jehovah Jireh, I know that You are my child’s provider. I know that where I cannot reach or provide for my child, You will. Though my child may walk in the midst of trouble, You will preserve his/her life. You stretch Your hand against the wrath of his/her enemies, and Your right hand will be my child’s deliverer. I will not fear because I know that You will provide my child with the protection they need. Amen.
Beautiful One, I adore You because You will be my child’s rock, fortress and deliverer. I know this because You have been my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge. You are my child’s shield and the horn of his/her salvation, my stronghold. Thank You for protecting my child and I, You are our source of peace and refuge in a world that shows us evil. We will not fear, for You are with us and You go before us. Amen.
Precious Lord, he who dwells in the shelter of You – the Most High – shall abide in the shadow of the Almighty. Lord, I pray that You are my child’s refuge and fortress, the God in whom they can and should put their trust! I pray that no evil shall be allowed to befall on my child, no plague will come near his/her tent. I rejoice for You have commanded Your angels concerning my child to guard him/her in all of his/her ways. Amen.
Psalm 91:1-2, 10-12
Lord, I know that my child’s help (and protection) comes from You, the Lord who made heaven and earth. You will not let Your foot be moved. You will not slumber. Thank You for being my child’s keeper, You are the shade on my child’s right hand. The sun will not strike my child by day, nor the moon by might. Thank You in advance for keeping my child from all evil. You will keep my child’s life, from this time forth and forevermore. Amen.
Righteous God, I pray that my child continues to grow in his/her love for You, because I know that for those who love you, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to Your purpose. Therefore, I praise You because my child is protected by Your promise, a promise of good things for Your people. Thank You for being the Light of my child’s life, continue to protect him/her. Amen.
Father who art in heaven, I pray against those the enemy has put in positions to oppose and destroy my child. I pray that my child will not be despised by those around them, because I know that my child’s angels are always in the presence of You and look upon the face of You. I proclaim protection over my child because they are innocent and significant in Your eyes. I pray against the spiritual warfare that is taking place against my child. Amen.
God of Peace, I thank You for my child because Your word states that children are a heritage from You, the fruit of the womb is a reward. I pray that You keep this earthly reward (my child) under Your divine protection. I pray that I do not take my child for granted because I have received a gift from You that many long for. Lord, please remain at the center of our lives so that we can continue to walk within Your covering for us. Amen.
Good Good Father, I know that You are the Shepherd that ensures that my child shall not want for anything. You will make my child lie down in green pastures beside the still waters. I proclaim that You shall restore my child’s soul. Even as my child walks through the valley of the shadow of death, I will not fear because they are protected by You. Your rod and staff will always be a comfort to my child, I know that they will stay equipped against all threats to their protection. Amen.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.