We recently found out that we are expecting a little girl! I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am. But as the weeks have passed, I began to realize the importance of my faith in her life. I can’t control who she will become or what her faith will look like, but there are some things I can do.
I can model my faith by reading the Bible and sharing my favorite verses with her. I can share the power of prayer with her, and I can continuously pray for my daughter.
Little Girls are such a blessing from the Lord. They fill our life with laughter and joy. Whether you are a mama, aunt, grandma, or friend, these little people make a lasting imprint on our hearts. It’s important to be praying for them and encouraging their faith. I have compiled 13 of the sweetest Bible Verses for little Girls.
Also, if you haven’t downloaded my Bible Verses for babies printable prayer cards, these will help guide you to pray over your little girl!
13 of the Sweetest Bible Verses for Little Girls
Note: These Bible Verses are from the WEB (World English Bible) version.
1. Proverbs 3:15
“She is more precious than rubies.
None of the things you can desire are to be compared to her.”
2. Proverbs 31:25
“Strength and dignity are her clothing.
She laughs at the time to come.”
3. Jeremiah 31:3
“…Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love.
Therefore I have drawn you with loving kindness.”
4. Song of Songs 1:15
“How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful!
5. Matthew 28:20
“…Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen.”
6. 1 Peter 3:4
“…but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.”
7. Psalm 139:14
“I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.”
8. Psalm 46:5
“God is within her. She shall not be moved. God will help her at dawn.”
9. Psalm 23:6
“Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in Yahweh’s house forever.”
10. Proverbs 31:30
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.”
11. Romans 8:10
“But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.”
12. 1 Peter 3:3-4
“3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”
13. Romans 12:12
“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
How to Pray for your Daughter
These sweet Bible verses can be used to pray over your little girl, not just as an infant but for the rest of her life. Although it seems small, the Lord truly sees our hearts and hears our cries.
As a mother, it’s my job to guide my little girl into a closer relationship with her heavenly Father! The best way to start guiding her is to simply pray over her.
The Bible Verses for little girls from above can be a great place to start when thinking of prayers for your little girl. Here are three other tips for praying over your daughter.
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3 Tips for Praying Over your Daughter
1. Pray from Your Heart
God knows the intentions of our hearts. We can say a scripted prayer or even all the things we are “supposed to,” but He knows the purpose of these prayers. I encourage you to let down your walls of perfection and ask Him for the true desires and worries of your heart.
Simply take a moment and think about what you want for your daughter. Do you want her to stay confident and strong when things get tough? Do you want her to find a husband who will lead her spiritually?
It doesn’t matter what stage of motherhood you are in, there are so many ways we can be covering this sweet child in prayer. Just follow what is on your heart.
2. Pray for What You Can’t Control
There have been so many days where I don’t know what to pray for. Right now, during pregnancy, there is so much unknown. It can be scary at times not knowing what could happen. When I hit these roadblocks and wonder how I can be encouraging her, I remind myself of all the things I can not control.
Whether that’s how she’s developing right now or the man she will marry one day in the future, I think about these situations that I cannot control, and simply begin to pray.
3. Pray for Your Faith
I will be the greatest example of faith to my daughter. A woman at our church gave me this advice. Now that I’m pregnant, I believe she is 100% right. The words I say, the actions I make, and the thoughts I have are all a reflection of my relationship with Christ.
Every single day, I’m praying that God would strengthen my walk, that I would become the best example of a Christian woman for her, and that I would act in a way that encourages her faith. By simply praying for my faith and my example, I am actually using my prayer as a way to help my daughter grow in her faith through me.
If you are a busy mama, check out my 30 Day Busy Moms Devotional. This will help you to get back into the word, even when you don’t have time.
10 Prayers for Your Daughter
Y’all know I’m a big believer in prayer. I think it’s so important to pray over this little girl daily, that the Lord would love and guide her through every stage of her life.
Keeping the tips for praying over your daughter in mind, here are 10 ways to use these Bible Verses to pray over her.
1. She will know her worth.
Many of these verses discuss how precious a daughter is. As a mama, it’s easy to see her worth. But, in today’s society, it is so important that she sees and knows, for herself,how precious she is to God and to her family.
2. The Lord will give her strength and dignity.
There are so many things in this life that will challenge her, both physically and emotionally. As a mom, I want her to know that she is capable of all things through Christ.
3. She may find laughter and joy throughout her life.
Life is full of ups and downs, and it’s important for little girls to see the good, find the humor, and love where she is at in life.
4. She knows how much the Lord loves her.
There are countless verses that describe God’s love for his children, and I pray that my daughter feels His love.
5. She knows how truly beautiful she is.
Society puts so much pressure on girls these days to look, dress, and act in certain ways. I pray that my little girl knows that her beauty is pure and perfect. I pray that she knows she was made in God’s image, and that she doesn’t have to fit in to all of these unrealistic expectations.
6. She finds comfort in knowing that the Lord will always be with her.
No matter what decisions she makes in life, I want my daughter to know that God will never leave her side. He will always be there for her in good times and bad.
7. She knows her beauty comes from the inside.
Like many parts in Proverbs 31, I want my daughter to understand that beauty is more than skin deep. Beauty is kindness. Beauty is loving others. Beauty is so much more than looks alone, and I want her to truly feel beautiful in all ways.
8. The Lord made her perfectly for everything she will face in life.
Many people say that God wouldn’t give you anything that you couldn’t handle, and I want my daughter to know this. I pray that she is perfectly prepared for all that this life will bring her way.
9. She will find peace in the Lord and allow his spirit to fill her soul.
It’s hard for me to imagine my little girl having to go through trials in life, but I know it is bound to happen. There is no better feeling than having peace and confidence that the Father will take care of you and provide, and I pray that she feels this everyday.
10. She will know that God only wants to love her and share His goodness with her.
Our God is a God of love, and I want her to feel peace in knowing that is all he wants.
How to Use Bible Verses for Special Occasions
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From birth announcements to every birthday thereafter, there are so many different and unique ways to make special occasions even more special and meaningful by using Bible verses! Here are a few:
A simple way to share your prayer for your beautiful daughter with others is by incorporating it into your birth announcement. Now, others will receive the news of her arrival, see your prayer, and hopefully join you in prayer for her guidance through all that is to come!
[Not sure which verse to include on your cards, here are Bible Verses for Birth Announcements]
By incorporating scripture into your nursery decor, it can serve as a constant reminder to you, your little girl, and all of your family and guests of your prayer for your daughter. Like with this custom scripture wall art, you can display your prayer for your daughter in a beautiful way for all to see!
(Check Out Bible Verses for the Nursery)
Your daughter’s dedication day is so special! Even though she may be too young to remember it, you may want something for her so that she knows that she is loved and that you are devoted to raising her according to God’s will.
This Ceramic dedication cross is customizable! You could put one of the Bible verses for little girls listed above or, simply, a prayer you have for her along with the date she was dedicated to the church.
The day that your daughter decides to pursue Christ for the rest of her life is one of the most special occasions! It’s important to have something that will be a reminder to your daughter about this special day.
This gorgeous custom wall art would be perfect! You can customize the date she was baptized along with a Bible verse that the two of you hold dear. It would even be a fun activity to let your daughter pick out a Bible verse!
[Here are some Unique Baptism Gift Ideas]
Bible Verse Gift Ideas for Little Girls
There are so many gift ideas out there that can be given to this little girl! It doesn’t have to be a special occasion to get her something with a constant reminder of your love for her and your dedication to the Lord! Ideas range from onesies to wall art, that include Bible Verses.
Scripture Swaddle Blankets
Of course, I couldn’t leave out our Bible Verse Swaddle Blankets! Check them all out over on ETSY!
As your daughter grows older, you could get her something like these beautiful scripture necklaces with her favorite Bible verse.
Another gift idea for your daughter using Bible verses could be my Prayers for My Children Journal. Many mamas use this to write their hopes and dreams for their kids and give it to them when they get a little older.
This little keepsake box would also be a great gift. You can choose any Bible verse to go on the top, and she can choose any precious items that she would like to keep safe to go inside!
When raising daughters, I feel it is so important to model Christ’s love. I hope you find the Bible verses for little girls that I provided help you find a focus and prayer for your daughter. It’s never too early (or too late) to start praying over your daughter and thinking of ways to model your love for Christ!
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