Got a student struggling in school? Or, maybe your child is having a hard time making friends? Maybe they are starting a new school year?
Whatever your situation is, don’t forget the power of morning prayers for students!
The best offense we have as Christians is making our requests known to the Lord. Here are 5 powerful morning prayers to pray over students to use in any situation, past, present, or future.
How Can We Pray for Students
While mornings can get super busy for mothers, morning prayers are essential for our kids. It’s more important than packing their food or giving them lunch money.
We can put the Armor of God on them simply with prayer as they go into the battlefield.
Mornings are always best to pray for anything – including our kids. You can start the day with a private prayer yourself and then as the family eats breakfast, make sure to say a prayer that covers their entire day.
This simple act of inviting God into your home sets the tone for the day and ensures He is guiding you and your children.
Saying the family morning prayers out loud gives your children an example of how to address the Lord, praise Him, and thank Him for our blessings before pouring our hearts out to him.
Morning Prayers for Students
Parents, you have an obligation to show your active students what it means to follow Jesus every day through prayer. When they leave the home, they’ll be prepared for a life with Christ.
Morning prayers for students will set them up for success every school day. When a child is old, he/she will not depart from your Biblical teachings.
God will be their priority and they’ll rely on Him for guidance and assurance. Here are some prayer points that you can use as a guideline to start their day off right.
- Praise God for how amazing His love is for your children.
- Thank the Lord for the blessings of your kids.
- Ask the Lord to forgive them of any sins.
- Ask Him to guide their thoughts and direction.
- Request God to build a hedge of protection around them.
- Petition that His Will be done in their lives.
- Make any special requests be known to the Lord.
As Christians, the Bible is clear that we are to continually pray without stopping. As our children grow, they will tend to gravitate toward situations that seem worrisome to mothers.
Yet, the Lord says don’t be anxious for anything, but take everything to the Lord in prayer.
Morning prayers for them are essential when they are little or big – whether it’s Kindergarten, Elementary School, High School, or College.
Here is a specific morning prayer for any student who will always need prayer, despite how old they are or even when things are going well.
Dear Heavenly Father, You are a majestic Lord, a sovereign and supreme Father, and I’m so grateful I can come before you at any time. What a privilege it is to carry everything to you in prayer. Thank you for the gift of children.
I humbly come before you today for our student. He/she needs your guidance and direction each and every day. Please put your hedge of protection around them and guide him/her to safety with each step they take. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Morning Prayer for Students Going Back to School
One of the best ways you can prepare your children as a new year begins is to sprinkle them with a ton of prayer. It will give them the confidence they need and will give moms the assurance that they will be ok.
There is no reason to worry, God’s got this. He will keep your child safe and healthy in a new school environment.
Dear Lord, I ask that my child’s new school year be filled with wonderful memories and cherishing moments. As they go back to school, we ask for your protection from name-calling, bullying, and any violence.
You are an amazing Lord and am so thankful you are with my precious children as they head to school. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Morning Exam Prayer for Students
The pressure of high expectations with a hovering exam can seem quite overwhelming. Regardless of whether it’s the first exam of the year or a culmination, your child’s situation can be placed directly before the Lord.
Or, maybe your future college student has an exam that makes a huge impact on their next step for the future. Let’s take all of these situations before Him as He guides our students through the exam in a confident manner.
Dear Lord, We praise your name and are so thankful our son/daughter has the opportunity to go to college. Thank you for such a smart child who wants to do well in their tests. Please calm their nerves and help them focus on the questions at hand.
Please give us the faith to believe that whatever outcome there is, we trust in you that it’s for his/her own good and it’s your will. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Morning Prayer for Students During Covid
Christians can rejoice and be glad that we can turn to God in times of fear and uncertainty. We can take our prayers before the Lord as we know God’s heart is full of love, mercy, and grace. He will show us how to bravely face the challenges demanded by the coronavirus.
Dear Lord, we pray for the students and teachers during Covid outbreaks this year. Please keep them healthy and safe in their classrooms and schools. We know you are in control and we have nothing to fear.
With you by our side protecting us, we are so grateful for your protection. Please remove the spread of the virus and it forever be gone. Guide our students today with your presence and patience. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Morning Warfare Prayer for Students
Sadly, students can have many conflicts in school. Whether it’s disagreements or bullying with other students or with teachers, they need our help and guidance through prayer.
Remind your students every day that you are praying for them. They’ll remember when their situation seems rough, that God is on their side and He will give them the courage to endure whatever evil confronts them.
Dear Lord, we are so thankful for your protection and love for our student. They are struggling with conflicts in school, and we ask that You guide them away from the evil lurking in the shadows.
We know you are an amazing God who gives us the armor of protection with your Truth and Peace. We love you, Heavenly Father and Praise your wonderful name. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Morning Prayer for College Students
Sadly, colleges and universities have left Godly principles aside and many times, it’s a way of partying, not time to plan for the future.
Secular campuses have accepted the world’s influence and if your college-aged child is not prepared, he/she will get entangled in the web of deceit and deception.
We need to pray for our college students to help prepare and protect them from the enemy which is running rampant on college campuses!
Our older children need us to intercede on their behalf. Let’s help them to be shining examples of Christ all throughout the college campuses.
Dear Lord, we praise and worship you for your patience and enduring love for us. We thank you for the blessing of children, they are our heritage and joy in life.
My college child is on my mind today. Help my child remember that You are his/her answer in everything they do. Keep them from temptation, eliminate all evil from their environment.
Send good and godly friends their way for encouragement and refreshment. In everything they do, help them to give it their all in Your Name. Help them to have the courage to shine their light brightly for Jesus. I love you Lord and praise Your wonderful name. In Jesus name, Amen
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Morning prayers are such a beautiful and wonderful way to trust our children to the Lord. They will help us stay focused on seeking God’s will for the day ahead.
I pray these student prayers give students, teachers, and faculty the encouragement, peace, and strength they need during difficult times in the classroom.
God is present everywhere, let’s make sure we remember to seek His face for our children of the future.
Seek God’s presence each and every morning before all of your energy gets pulled away from the distractions of your daily life.
Be sure to also say a morning prayer for teachers to wrap them under God’s mighty wing of protection throughout the school year!