6 Verses to Pray For Parents, Students, and School Administrations

by Chelsea Mosher on August 19, 2020

A new school year is about to begin, and many people are facing difficult decisions. We know God is sovereign and in control, and he also invites us to come to him in prayer with our anxieties, requests, and thanks.

Let's pray over parents, students, school administration, staff, and faculty, knowing that God gives wisdom when we ask for it, he has good plans for those who love him, and he's our Helper and Provider.

Ephesians 1:16-17

I have not stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly, asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.

Matthew 11:28-30

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."  

Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.  

Philippians 4:6-7 NIV

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 32:7

You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.  

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." 

Isaiah 41:10-12

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Tags: prayer, wisdom, students, peace, protection, parents, school

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