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Pam’s Favorite Tools for Moms of Teens (31 Ways to Pray for Your Child)

 

31 Ways to Pray for our Youth

  1. Pray for a Spirit of REVERENCE
  2. Pray for a Spirit of HUMILITY
  3. Pray for a Spirit of PURITY
  4. Pray for a Spirit of PURPOSE
  5. Pray for a Spirit of SIMPLICITY
  6. Pray for a Spirit of COMMITMENT
  7. Pray for a Spirit of DILIGENCE
  8. Pray for a Spirit of SERVANTHOOD
  9. Pray for a Spirit of CONSTANCY
  10. Pray for a Spirit of ASSURANCE
  11. Pray for a Spirit of AVAILABILITY
  12. Pray for a Spirit of LOYALTY
  13. Pray for a Spirit of DISCERNMENT
  14. Pray for a Spirit of COMPASSION
  15. Pray for a Spirit of THANKFULNESS
  16. Pray for a Spirit of MATURITY
  17. Pray for a Spirit of HOLINESS
  18. Pray for a Spirit of RELIABILITY
  19. Pray for a Spirit of REVELATION
  20. Pray for a Spirit of DENIAL
  21. Pray for a Spirit of CONFIDENCE
  22. Pray for a Spirit of INTEGRITY
  23. Pray for a Spirit of REPENTANCE
  24. Pray for a Spirit of TRUST
  25. Pray for a Spirit of SUBMISSION
  26. Pray for a Spirit of TEACHABILITY
  27. Pray for a Spirit of PRAYER
  28. Pray for a Spirit of UNITY
  29. Pray for a Spirit of THRUTHFULNESS
  30. Pray for a Spirit of FORGIVENESS
  31. Pray for a Spirit of GENEROSITY

The fear of the Lord (Proverbs 9:10)

A willingness to submit (Ephesians 4:2) A desire to be clean (Matthew 5:8)
The wisdom to set goals (Proverbs 4:25-27) A life style uncluttered (1 Corinthians 14:40) A dedication to the cause (Joshua 24:15)

A willingness to work hard (Colossians 3:23) A willingness to help others (Galatians 6:9-10) The quality of faithfulness (Psalm 119:33)

A depth of faith (1 John 5:13)

A readiness to go (Isaiah 6:8)

A zeal for fidelity (Ruth 1:16)

A perception of wrong (Colossians 2:8) Love in action (Colossians 3:2)

A heart of gratitude (Colossians 3:17)

The capacity to grow (Hebrews 5:14) Christ-like behavior (Acts 24:16)

A depth of dependability (1 Corinthians 4:2)

To know God better (Ephesians 1:17)

A sacrifice to surrender (Luke 9:23)

An assurance of competence (Philippians 4:13) The quality of uprightness (Romans 12:17)

A willingness to change (Ezekiel 18:30b-31)

A steadfast belief (Psalm 125:1)

Choosing to yield (1Peter 2:13-14,17)

Learning from others (Proverbs 6:20)

Being persistent (Luke 18:1)

A respect for others (Psalm 133:1)

Delighting in honesty (Proverbs 12:22)

An ability to show grace (Ephesians 4:32)

The desire to give (Hebrews 13:16)

  1. Teen Relationship Contract is in The 10 Best Decisions a Parent Can Make, or it can be purchased and downloaded here.
  2. Moms in Touch—weekly prayer groups : www.momsintouch.org
  3. Concerned Women for America- stay current on what’s happening in culture, schools, politics, etc that impacts your teen: www.cwfa.org
  4. Focus on the Family and Plugged In: updates on music, movies, media, etc: www.pluggedinonline.com

Excerpt from Got Teens? (Harvest House) by Jill Savage and Pam Farrel, Chapter 9—Mom as Pastor. Adapted by Moms in Touch from Dick Eastman, President, Every Home For Christ, © 1988. Used by permission.

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