A few years back a decent companion imparted to me seven Scripture messages that he and his better half appealed to God for their two little girls from the time they were newborn children. The young ladies are presently developed. Furthermore, it’s wonderful to perceive how God has (and still is) noting the steadfast, particular petitions of confidence filled guardians in the lives of these youthful, genuine ladies.
I have regularly utilized these petitions when appealing to God for my youngsters as well. Furthermore, I recognize them to you (see beneath).
Be that as it may, obviously, petitions are not enchantment spells. It’s not a matter of trying to say the right things and our youngsters will be honored with achievement.
A few guardians genuinely supplicate and their youngsters turn into a skilled pioneers or researchers or performers or competitors. Others truly implore and their kids build up a genuine inability or malady or meander through a reckless wild or simply battle more than others socially or scholastically or physically. Furthermore, actually, God is noting every one of these guardians’ petitions, yet for altogether different purposes.
That is the reason Scriptures like John 9:1–3 are in the Bible. We should not very rapidly survey God’s motivations since they can be inverse of our observations. God measures achievement uniquely in contrast to we do, which is the reason he frequently answers our petitions in ways we don’t anticipate.
So appeal to God for your kids. Jesus guarantees us that in the event that we ask, look for, and thump the Father will give us great consequently (Luke 11:9-13), regardless of the possibility that the great isn’t evident for a long time. What’s more, since Jesus frequently asked the individuals who came to him, “What do you need me to accomplish for you?” (Mark 10:51), we realize that he needs us to be particular with our solicitations.
Along these lines, here are seven useful, particular things to petition God for your youngsters:
1. That Jesus will call them and no one will hinder them from coming.
Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” And he laid his hands on them and went away.(Matthew 19:13–15)
2. That they will respond in faith to Jesus’s faithful, persistent call.
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. (2 Peter 3:9)
3. That they will experience sanctification through the transforming work of the Holy Spirit and will increasingly desire to fulfill the greatest commandments.
And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-39)
4. That they will not be unequally yoked in intimate relationships, especially marriage.
Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?(2 Corinthians 6:14)
5. That their thoughts will be pure.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.(Philippians 4:8)
6. That their hearts will be stirred to give generously to the Lord’s work.
All the men and women, the people of Israel, whose heart moved them to bring anything for the work that the Lord had commanded by Moses to be done brought it as a freewill offering to the Lord. (Exodus 35:29)