Sunday, November 23, 2008

For the Children

A Parent's Prayer for their Children

O Heavenly Father,
I commend my children unto Thee.
Be Thou their God and Father;
and mercifully supply whatever is wanting in me through frailty or negligence. Strengthen them to overcome the corruptions of the world,
to resist all solicitations to evil,
whether from within or without;
and deliver them from the secret snares of the enemy.
Pour Thy grace into their hearts,
and confirm and multiply in them the gifts of Thy Holy Spirit,
that they may daily grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ; and so, faithfully serving Thee here,
may come to rejoice in Thy presence hereafter.
Amen.