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Open Heavens Daily Devotional 21/04/18 by dallyemmy: 6:23pm On Apr 20, 2018
Re: Open Heavens Daily Devotional 21/04/18 by dallyemmy: 6:31pm On Apr 20, 2018

1)That children may honour their parents, first commandment with a promise
Deutronomy 5:6

‘Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Father open the eyes of our children. May they know you will and evade worldly deception.
Give them grace to follow you will.
Show them how to honour their parents, that your blessings may follow them in this land.
Grant them good health and longevity.

2) Obedience
Ps 119:11

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Lord may your word be a light unto our children path. More than anything, may their hearts truly desire to walk in the light.
Give them humility and wisdom to run back when they have lost their way.
Preserve them oh Lord, even when they have wandered off course.
1 John 2:1

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Lord we pray for those that have lost their way. Soften their hearts that they may be open to rebuke and correction.
Open their eyes that they may see you.
May your grace and the knowledge of it be evident to them. Let your open arms not be forgotten. They have a place to run back to.
Thank you, Jesus for being such a faithful advocate on their behalf, as you are to ours.
Prayer Points for the Family

3) Wisdom, insight and understanding and to be full of the word

Col 3:16

Father may your word dwell in our children.
May their hearts and lips be filled with your word.
Raise a generation and word filled, God fearing men and women, against all odds. You are a God of “against all odds”.
Dan 1:4

Lord raise Daniels for this generation. Youth who are truly after your heart. Youth who walk blamelessly in your eyes.
Fill them with uncommon, ageless wisdom, knowledge and discernment.
May their gifts be a source of elevation. Set them before kings, for your glory oh Lord.
Dan 1:17

Fill our children with wisdom, with visions and dreams.
May their hearts be filled with desires for spiritual gifts.
By their gifts your name will be magnified even among non-believers.
As Daniel’s enemies would acknowledge his God, let that be our children’s portion. Make them impactful persons.
Dan 1:20

Set them apart for a standard of excellence. A standard that testifies of you oh Lord.
Dan 5:11

Raise men and women in whom even enemies will not be able to find fault for your righteousness dwells in them.
May opportunities find those who refuse to cut corners to get ahead.
May the problems of their enemies provide opportunity for their upliftment.
Lord we are believing for righteous men and women in positions of power. Raise them into positions in government and finance, that righteousness may be upheld in our nations.

4) That they may maintain their purity
This is a valuable thing that has silently lost its reverence even in the church. It is eating away at our youth. We are standing for a change in this area.

Ps 18:26

Lord may your characteristics be imparted onto our children. We are called to be holy, as you are holy. May that desire to be like you not be lost in a desire for acceptance.
1 John 3:3

Open our children’s eyes to the tricks of the enemy. May they not be deceived into impurity.
Take captive ungodly desires, that they may walk in Christ Jesus.
Matt 5:8

Lord we want our children to see you! Grant them this grace oh Lord.

5) Not to be conformed to this current worldly desire but to see the treasure in following the way of God
Romans 12:1-2

Father at a time that our bodies are constantly being devalued in media and in all of society. We pray that our children may give their to you. That they would life for you.
We come against all forms of conformity! They will be like a city on a hill! They will not ne lights hidden under baskets, rather blazing infernos that the Lord may be seen through them.

6)For our children to be record breakers and go getters just like David was

1 Sam 17

May our children brave in standing for you and for your people.
Set them apart as record breakers, history makers through Christ Jesus.
May they rise for what you rise for.

7)Discipline to be instilled in our children from an early age

Prov 10:17

Our children’s hearts will be filled with a desire to walk in your will.
Give them humility and wisdom to accept correction and instruction.
They will remain in your will, by your grace oh Lord.

Prov 12:1

Stupidity will not be my children’s portion. They will accept correction and grow from it. In Jesus’ name.
Proverbs 22:6

May every good seed that has been sown in them grow eternally.
May they walk in the way that you have shown them.
Remove them from paths of wickedness, and correct where teachers and guardians have fallen short of led them astray.
They will not be victims of our shortcomings.
coolTo get guidance from the Lord in critical decision making

Prov 3:6

May our children’s ways be testament to who you are.
They will acknowledge in all they do, that their paths would be made straight in Jesus’ name.

9)To always be on fire for God

1 Tim 4:12

Lord, may our children’s walk in you be a beacon of hope.
May they be living testimonies of your glory.
Their youthfulness will not be a hindrance to their usefulness.
Lev 6:13-23

May your fire burn eternally in them.
Set them apart in their generation, as you set apart Daniel and his colleagues.
Sanctify this generation oh Lord.
10)Safety and Protection

Psalm 91

Father may our children dwell in your shelter, in the shadow of the most high.
We speak protection from every snare of the fowler, keep them safe oh Lord. No deadly pestilence will overtake them.
Your faithfulness will be their shield and rampart.
Fear will not be their portion in Jesus’ name.
Where others falls, they will remaining standing through Christ Jesus.
They will see the wicked fall, and know that you are God.
They will call the Lord their refuge, and make the Lord their hiding place. No harm will be their portion, disaster will pass them by.
May your covering be their portion, wherever they set their feet.
Their call to you will always yield an answer in Jesus’ name.
Long life will be their portion!!

11)Pray that children`s lives will be established upon a firm foundation biblical teaching
We pray for parents and guardians, grant them wisdom to empower and guide the children.
May their foundation be on the rock that is Christ Jesus.
Let your word be know and evident in all they do.
12) For our children to excel in every area of their lives

Gen 39:2

My children will prosper wherever your place them oh Lord.
Even in the midst of oppression and suppression, they will rise in Jesus’ name.
They were raised for such a time as this. Awaken the sleeping giants.
1 Sam 18:14

Let their ways be marked by excellence and prosperity.
May your presence be with them in all they do, in Jesus’ name.
Re: Open Heavens Daily Devotional 21/04/18 by dallyemmy: 10:50am On Apr 21, 2018
Prayer Points on Today's Open Heavens:
(Saturday, April 21, 2018) - Take Care Of Your Children

1.Thank you, Father, for the gift of children to the body of Christ.

2.Father, in anyway, l have fallen short of your glory, please, have mercy and forgive me, in Jesus' name.

3.Father, take over the lives of my children and help me to train them in your way, in Jesus' name.

4.Father, instill your fear in the lives of my children, even at tender age, in Jesus' name.

5.Father, let my children grow in wisdom, knowledge and understanding of spiritual things, in Jesus' name.

6.Father, release upon my children, the spirit of obedience and diligence, in Jesus' name.

7.Father, help me to be a positive role model and a perfect example to my children, in Jesus' name.

8.Father, please, give me wisdom and the ability to take care of the children, you put in my care, to the glory of your name.

9.Father, arise and scatter every plan of Satan to mislead and possess my children for his use, in Jesus' name.

10.Father, let my children bring glory to your name and let me enjoy the fruits of my labours, over them, in Jesus' name.

11.Father, let your son, Pastor E.A. Adeboye, never weep or morn over any of his biological children, in Jesus' name.

12.Your Personal petitions.
( Philippians 4:6)
13.In Jesus' name I pray.
(John 14:13-14; 15:16)
14.Thank you Father for answered prayers.
(1 Thessalonians 5:18).

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