Back to School Prayer / Declarations

It's time for back to school! Here are some declarations for students to speak and prayers for parents to pray over the upcoming school year.


I am a child of God.
Romans 8:16

I am a new creature in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:17

I am led by the Spirit of God.
Romans 8:14

I am kept in safety wherever I go.
Psalm 91:11

No weapon formed against me will prosper.
Isaiah 54:17

I am strong in the Lord & in the power of His might.
Ephesians 6:10

I cast all my cares on Jesus for He cares for me.
1 Peter 5:7

I have God’s favor on my life.
Proverbs 3:4

I have the mind of Christ.
1 Corinthians 2:16

God hasn't given me a spirit of fear. I am filled with love, power and a sound mind.
2 Timothy 1:7


Father I confess Your Word over my children. I confess that my children are taught of the Lord and great is their peace and undisturbed composure.
Isaiah 54:13

My children grow in wisdom and stature and have favor with God and man.
Luke 2:52

I have trained up my children in the way they should go, and when they are old they will not turn from it.
Proverbs 22:6

Your angels keep charge over my children to accompany and defend them and preserve them in all their ways.
Psalm 91:2

You Lord are their refuge and fortress. You are their glory and the triumph of their heads.
Psalm 91

I confess that my children delight themselves in the Lord and You give them the desires of their heart.
Psalm 37:4

I confess that my children are willing and obedient and they eat the best of the land.
Isaiah 1:19

I confess that my children obey their parents in the Lord. My children honor, esteem, and value as precious their parents, for this is the first command with promise, that it may be well with my children and they may live long on the earth.
Ephesians 6:2

My children choose life and love you Lord and obey Your voice and cling to You; for You are their life and the length of their days.

I plead the blood of the Lord Jesus on my children, my (future) grandchildren, and all those You have given me in this life.