As a child advocate you have the unique honor and responsibility of nurturing a child from afar. One of the best ways to do this is to by praying for your child and sending them Bible verses that encourage them to see themselves through God’s eyes. The more a child knows they are loved and cherished, the higher their self-esteem.
Here are nine of our favorite Bible verses for you to not only pray over your child, but also send to them, so they know that you and God love them!
“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” Ephesians 2:10
“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.” Psalm 139:14
“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them” Genesis 1:27
“for, ‘Who has known the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?’ But we have the mind of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 2:16
“The LORD will make you the head, not the tail. If you pay attention to the commands of the LORD your God that I give you this day and carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom.” Deuteronomy 28:13
“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.” 1 Peter 2:24
“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.” 1 John 3:1