5. Prayer for Son’s Chastity
I come before you now with a prayer for my son. Being a godly man is difficult today, and one reason is the prevalence of sexual temptation. On TV, online, and even in church, God we can find sex if we look long enough.
Sometimes I worry about my son, but I want to surrender these worries to you. Look after him. Keep him away from those who would lead him astray. Protect him from temptation that is seen and the forms of temptation that are more dubious. I pray that you supply my son with the strength to hold onto his virginity until marriage. And may he reap the benefits of striving to keep such a choice.
6. Prayer for Son’s Marriage
I pray that you would bless my son with a good wife who will offer him a good marriage. I ask that you would guide him to such a woman, that you would guide her to him. In the meantime, prepare them for one another so that when they unite, they unite in a godly everlasting manner. I pray for a woman who will encourage my son to lead, but offer him direction when he needs it the most. I pray for a marriage that pushes both of them to bring out the best in one another, all the while bringing them closer to you.
7. Prayer for Son’s Courage
Standing up for what you believe is no easy feat. Jesus suffered consequences for speaking the truth, and sometimes we as believers likewise have to suffer. When we can face our fears regardless of suffering, we show courage. God, I pray that my son will become such a person. I pray that no matter what befalls the country, or those in his life, or him, that he would always stand with truth. I pray that he always stands with you.
God, shape my son to be a courageous man. May every fear he holds be something that he stands up to, knowing that you are always by his side.
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