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A prayer of spiritual warfare over children's health

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Dear Father-God, You know what it is to love a son, give a son, and lose a son, so you know what parents go through when they're worried about losing their kids spiritually, emotionally, or physically. There are so many ways, so many paths toward harm, so many intersections of peril where the world and the enemy in it try to snatch up our children, where the devil speaks lies about our love for them. I pray your power, love, and dominion over my children's lives. You have them, and you have a plan for them, even if they don't follow you or your plans. You will make beauty from the ashes in their lives. But, oh, I hate the ashes. Help me trust you with my children. Help me trust you with my friends' children. Help me to lament and request in faith, knowing you love them even more than we do. On behalf of hurting children, I pray for patience in affliction, healing from sickness, relief from pain, comfort in sadness, hope in hopeless