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Prayer for Protection of Children

A prayer for the protection of children

(a prayer suitable for parent or carer to pray for their children)

Almighty father in heaven,

I ask for your strong arms of protection
To be around our children.
That they may be held safely
Within your love.
Fill their days and nights with hope and joy
Fill their hearts and minds
With you truth and light.
We trust in you.


(a short prayer of protection from www.lords-prayer-words.com)

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All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.

(Martin Luther, 1483-1546)

A prayer for children in trouble

(a prayer request to God for protection, provision and shelter for children in hardship or difficulty)

O Lord,
Be warmth
Be light
Be food
Be sleep
Be encouragement
Be protection
Be peace
Be father
To the children who are
cold, hungry, in darkness, tired,
hopeless, frightened, sad or worried across the world.
We believe you can shelter these little ones.
Hear their prayers.

(a modern prayer from www.lords-prayer-words.com)

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