Purity Prayer Lord, may my daughter be set apart unto you. She cannot remain pure by her strength. Holy Spirit, take control of her life and teach her all things concerning purity and life. May she walk in spirit and truth in her teenage years and adulthood.
101 Positive Phrases You Need To Say to Your Child You make me smile. I like you. I’m happy to have you around. You inspire me. I’m so excited to spend time with you. I’m proud of you. You are cared for. Your words matter to me.
Lord Jesus Christ, I pray for wisdom in how and when to discipline my teen and their life you gave me to steward. Help me stay firm in the choice to do so even when I want to give in. Remind me of the purpose of discipline and how it honors You when we set Godly standards in our home.
Blessed Trinity, You have given this child to us as pure gift so that we may care for him/her and ultimately lead him/her into relationship with You. Merciful Father, we implore You to pour Your mercy out upon (name). Father forgive him/her for he/she knows not what he/she does.
15 Things You Should Not Say to Your Teenage Daughter “You’re SO selfish!” All teens are self-absorbed. “Stop being so moody!” She can’t! “Drugs and alcohol can kill you!” It’s true that drugs and alcohol can kill, but making extreme dramatic statements undermines your credibility.
Or your daughter may be venting her frustrations in a way that feels safe – she’s counting on your unconditional love to allow her to act this way without taking responsibility for her behavior. A teen may also be indulging in disrespectful behavior in order to feel more in control in life and in your relationship.
How to Deal With a Rebellious Teenager Stay Calm and in Control. The most important thing you can do is stay calm. Decide on Fair, Age-Appropriate Rules. Decide on Appropriate Consequences for Breaking Rules. Focus on Your Teen’s Good Behavior. Seek Counseling for Your Rebellious Teenager . Seek Counseling for Yourself.
Below are ten specific ways you can pray for your teen . Pray for a love for God. Pray for their friendships. Pray for honesty. Pray for their protection from drinking, drugs and pornography. Pray for their purity. Pray for safety. Pray for their humility. Pray for contentment.
Remember teens move out psychologically long before the physical move . Offer parting guidance, but keep it short. Be clear about expectations. Here is what not to do : Take teenagers ‘ detachment personally. Have expectations of long heart-to-heart talks. Assume this is the end of parenting.
Luke adds that “the most psychologically damaging thing you can say to a child is a lie that they find out later was not true. If this pattern repeats enough times, it will be very psychologically damaging .”
Here are some specific ways you can pray for your child and Scripture references to help you. Pray for faith. Pray for health. Pray for friendships. Pray for a future. Pray for character. Pray for safety. Pray for joy and peace. Pray for their desire for the things that matter.
Psalm 127:3. “ Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.” This bible verse, while more appropriate for parents, is a great one for children to hear. Each and every child should know what a blessing they are from God.