Kids talk with God

These sample prayers will help your children talk to God about the truths in this Christmas lesson.

Sample prayers

Dear God, I just love Christmas and I love You too! Amen.

Happy Birthday Jesus. I love you. Amen.

Dear God, things don’t feel very Christmas-y at our house today. Please be here with us and fill our home with ________ (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, etc.) instead of ________ (list the opposite). Amen.

Jesus, thank you for the gift of Your Holy Spirit. We love You, Jesus, and we are so happy Your Spirit lives with us and in us (1 John 4:13). Amen.

Jesus, You gave Your life for us. Please help us to be willing to give up having our own way today so we can live in love (John 15:12-13). Amen.

Jesus, we want our home to be a “fight-free zone.” Please send Your Holy Spirit to teach us to be humble, gentle, patient and loving (Ephesians 4:2-3). Amen.

Dear Jesus, we want to say “I love You” in words and in the way we treat each other. Please send Your Holy Spirit to teach us to love everyone like You do (1 John 3:18). Amen.