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7 Prayers for Abused Children: A Call to Action

Across the vast expanse of our world, innumerable children bear the anguish of abuse, their spirits weighed down by fear and doubts about the promise of brighter days ahead.

Ensnared in an unrelenting storm of torment, these innocent souls are often robbed of their fundamental rights to self-expression and inner peace.

We join forces in the strength of prayer to beg God to end their misery.

We beseech divine justice to swiftly apprehend and hold their abusers accountable, ensuring that the perpetrators face the repercussions of their deeds under the vigilant gaze of the law.

The Bible comforts us with the reminder, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18).

As we stand together in faith, we are emboldened by our trust in the limitless power and infinite love of our Heavenly Father, for His capacity to perform miracles surpasses all human understanding.

We pray that God will fortify the delicate minds of these young survivors, guiding them through their darkest moments and planting within their hearts the seeds of resilience and courage.

As Isaiah 41:10 so beautifully proclaims, “do not fear…I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

With hearts full of empathy and unity, we offer this prayer for abused children, a testament to the transformative potential of collective faith.

Let us join our hearts in passionate invocation, meditate on the divine wisdom woven throughout Scripture, and trust that our prayers will sow the seeds of change, ushering in a brighter, safer future for these cherished young souls.

Through the power of prayer, may they discover solace, healing, and the promise of a life filled with light and love.


Short prayer for abused children

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  • Heavenly Father, our hearts overflow with gratitude as we acknowledge the priceless gift of life and the abundant grace You have so generously showered upon us. We are keenly aware that every good and perfect gift comes from above, and we are profoundly grateful for Your boundless love (James 1:17).
  • Lord, we rejoice in the immeasurable blessing of our children, each one a unique and remarkable miracle born of Your divine love. We acknowledge with thanksgiving that children are a gift and blessing from You, and we are deeply grateful for the joy they bring into our lives (Psalm 127:3).
  • With humble hearts, we pray for our children, seeking Your forgiveness for their transgressions and guidance on the path of righteousness. We also ask for Your mercy in forgiving our own sins, ensuring that our shortcomings do not hinder our heartfelt prayers for abused children around the world.
  • Almighty God, in Your boundless wisdom and infinite compassion, we implore You to liberate the children caught in the web of abuse and violence. Lord, we trust in Your unwavering commitment to defending the oppressed, and we have faith that You will not let the suffering of innocent children continue (Psalm 146:7).
  • As the epitome of justice and fairness, we believe that You will hold those who commit unspeakable acts against Your innocent children accountable. We trust they will reap the results of their wicked deeds (Galatians 6:7).
  • We place the suffering children in Your care, Lord, praying that they find faith and trust in Your unending love and protection. We rely on You completely, knowing that through faith, abused children will find hope and peace in Your embrace (Hebrews 11:1).
  • We pray for the healing and triumph of abused children, seeking their restoration from the pain and trauma they have endured. Lord, please mend the hearts of these children who have been emotionally wounded and betrayed. Bind their wounds and empower them with strength and resilience (Psalm 147:3).
  • Father, we lift up the parents of abused children, asking that You grant them wisdom, strength, and support during these unimaginably difficult times. Lord, be their rock and refuge, helping them to put an end to the abuse their children are facing and guiding them through these trials (Isaiah 40:31).
  • We implore God to provide divine protection for all children worldwide, guarding them from harm and shielding them from evil during their most vulnerable moments (Psalm 121:7).
  • Lord, in Your all-seeing gaze, You are aware of the sinister schemes devised against Your precious little ones. We pray that You thwart these plans and safeguard Your children from harm. “The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack” (2 Timothy 4:18).
  • Father, give us the wisdom and attentiveness to identify signs of abuse, enabling us to support and protect vulnerable children. We trust that You will overcome the devil’s attempts to spread fear and chaos, shaming him and his agents (1 Peter 5:8).
  • We are deeply grateful for Your attentive care and trust in Your boundless goodness and mercy, knowing You are the ultimate source of hope, healing, and inspiration. Amen.


Prayer for abused children

You did not receive the spirit of bondage.

Embracing the profound truth of Christ’s sacrifice, we realize the impact of His selfless act. It has liberated us from the chains of sin and despair.

Through His death, Christ has redeemed us from the grip of darkness, infusing our lives with hope and solace even amidst adversity (1 Peter 1:3).

With this powerful knowledge, we are called to intercede for the oppressed, especially the countless children suffering from abuse in silence.

These innocent souls may endure various forms of harm, including sexual abuse, physical violence, or emotional torment.

Yet, we must never forget the freedom we possess in Christ. Galatians 5:1 encourages us to “Stand firm” in tough times.

As followers of Christ, we are called to transform our mindset, embracing the divine power He has bestowed upon us to overcome every form of oppression imposed by malicious forces.

Furthermore, we must understand our ability to intercede for the oppressed through prayer, helping them break free from the chains of abuse.

Today, let us fervently pray for abused children around the world, asking God to liberate them from the grasp of malevolent parents, caregivers, or relatives.

We implore the Lord to uncover and thwart every sinister scheme targeting these precious children.

We find comfort in the knowledge that God is by our side.

Through unwavering faith, He will undoubtedly respond to our heartfelt prayers for the safety and well-being of vulnerable young souls (Matthew 7:7).

Let us pray for abused children.

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Eternal God, the wellspring of life and all that is good, we approach Your throne with reverence and awe, united in our faith and the transformative power of prayer.

Today, we gather to seek Your divine intervention for the countless children who suffer in the shadows, enduring the torment of abuse.

As we lift our voices to You, we find solace in the assurance that “The Lord is close to those who are crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18).

Lord, please draw near to these children, offering them a helping hand, healing their pain, and restoring peace to their lives.

In humble recognition of our own imperfections, we implore Your forgiveness for our transgressions, trusting in Your boundless grace to draw us nearer to Your heart.

As we come before You, cleansed and renewed, we trust that our prayers will resonate in the heavens, for “The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him” (Proverbs 15:8).

Lord, we acknowledge our imperfections and the times we succumb to sin. Please do not sever Your special bond with us due to our iniquities. Forgive us, and answer our prayers for abused children.

With unwavering faith, we hold steadfast to the promise of Your Word: “Before they call I will answer; while they are still speaking I will hear” (Isaiah 65:24).

We believe that as we pray for the abused children of the world, You are already at work, healing their wounds and mending their broken spirits.

We trust in Your plan to bring peace to the captured and strength to the weak. Lord, we ask for Your swift intervention to help these little ones.

We beseech You to be their refuge and fortress, to defend the weak and uphold the cause of the innocent.

In the powerful name of Jesus, we rebuke the forces of evil that prey on these vulnerable souls, proclaiming victory over every stronghold and delivering them from the darkness of abuse.

We pray that these children receive wisdom and strength to overcome adversity and return to the light. May they be guided by the Holy Spirit, finding solace and hope in Your divine presence.

As they journey toward healing, may these children become a testament to Your love and the resilience of the human spirit.

Trusting in Your plan, we hope for their liberation and the restoration of joy, peace, and freedom in their lives.

We give thanks for Your kindness and attentiveness to our prayers.

May our united voices bring hope, healing, and a brighter tomorrow to these cherished children. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

My grace is sufficient for you.

During life’s toughest moments, we often find ourselves questioning God’s purpose.

We may find ourselves pondering, if God is genuinely faithful and loving, why does He permit innocent children to endure the unspeakable pain of abuse? Why does He allow them to be violated, harmed, or trafficked throughout the world?

We must understand that God’s love is constant no matter the situation.

He is ever-present, prepared to heal every broken heart and liberate each child from the clutches of evil and oppression.

By praying for divine intervention and trusting God’s response, we ask Him to give suffering children the strength to overcome their challenges (2 Corinthians 12:9).

During those moments when hope appears to fade, we must embrace our faith and refuse to yield. We must persist in prayer, confident that God has a grander plan for these innocent lives.

Jeremiah 29:11 offers us solace, stating, “‘For I know the plans I have for you…plans to give you hope and a future.”

We need not succumb to fear or despair, for God knows the intricate details of these children’s lives and will guide them towards a path of peace and joy.

God has granted us the grace to weather life’s storms and the faith to sustain us through even the most harrowing circumstances.

When your heart aches for the abused children of the world, stand firm in your prayers.

Prayer possesses the power to transform lives; through our unwavering petitions, we believe God will liberate every captive soul from the chains of bondage.

Philippians 4:6-7 reminds us, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer…present your requests to God.”

We must not lose hope or act as if we have no guiding light. Knowing that God hears us and will answer our prayers should give us comfort.

Trusting in this truth, we can overcome our anxieties, confident that God will rescue these abused children from their tormentors and restore tranquility to their lives.

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Heavenly Father, we approach Your throne with hearts full of humility, fervently seeking Your boundless mercy for the oppressed and abused children in this world.

As the scriptures remind us in Psalm 82:3, “Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.”

We entreat You to shower Your divine grace upon these mistreated children, surrounding them with a haven of love and security during their darkest hours.

Dear Lord, we implore You to uplift these cherished souls and instill within them a renewed sense of purpose.

As our loving Creator, You are intimately familiar with the anguish and disappointment that weigh upon their hearts.

You comprehend the depths of the pain they confront with every breath they take.

In their moments of despair and doubt, we pray that You grant them the strength to persevere, for You have assured us, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness” (2 Corinthians 12:9).

We beseech You, Almighty God, to fortify these fragile children with the courage to trust in Your unending love during their most vulnerable moments.

May they keep their eyes fixed upon Your divine power, knowing that You are ever ready to deliver them from the hands of their oppressors.

In Psalm 34:18, we find solace in the reminder, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

With fervent hope, we pray for the liberation of these children from their bondage.

We ask that Your grace reaches out to each and every child facing abuse, allowing the heavens to part and set them free.

In unwavering faith, we declare the healing of their physical, emotional, and mental wounds, trusting in the promise of Isaiah 53:5, “By His wounds, we are healed.”

We recognize the immense power of Jesus’ precious Blood, which liberates us from sin and breaks the enemy’s hold on our lives.

Thus, we invoke the strength of Your Blood to protect and defend these oppressed children.

May Your Blood stand against anyone or any institution that perpetuates the abuse of children, ensuring that those involved find no peace until they repent and abandon their wicked ways.

With hearts brimming with gratitude, we thank You, Father, for hearing our prayers and responding with Your unwavering love and protection.

In the powerful name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.

I will dwell in them.

Our Heavenly Father has made a divine commitment to be ever-present in our lives, offering unwavering comfort and support.

As we lift abused children in prayer, we take solace in the knowledge that God is always with us. The Bible provides inspiration through Deuteronomy 31:6, urging us to “Be strong and courageous.”

This is precisely why faith serves as the bedrock of our spiritual journey. With steadfast belief, we trust that God will intervene and rescue those who feel forsaken and lost.

Our faith enables us to envision a world where those trapped by abuse find freedom, reflecting Jesus’ assurance in John 8:36, “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

God, our relentless protector, perceives the devious designs of the enemy and their cohorts.

Armed with infinite wisdom, He will thwart their schemes and unveil their wicked deeds to the world, bringing justice to the abused.

Psalm 94:9 reinforces this, asking, “Does he who fashioned the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see?”

During life’s most challenging moments, when hope appears to be fading, remember that the Spirit of God dwells within you, granting strength and comfort.

2 Corinthians 6:16 affirms God’s presence in our lives, and with prayer and faith, we rely on His power to heal and liberate abused children across the globe.

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Heavenly Father, you are my rock and protector, as proclaimed in Psalm 18:2. In times of despair, I find hope in your unending love and grace.

You have shielded me from the enemy’s grasp, standing by my side even during the darkest hours.

I ask the Lord for continued protection over my life. As my refuge, I will seek you and cherish your presence every day of my existence.

Thank you, Lord, for the abundant life and peace you have granted me, as promised in John 10:10. Your gift of life is a treasure that I will cherish eternally.

Today, I plead with you to save the innocent children suffering in darkness, and surround them with your love and protection, as assured in Deuteronomy 31:6.

I humbly beseech you to unleash your almighty power, scattering the enemies’ sinister plans and obliterating their wicked intentions, as prophesied in Isaiah 54:17, “No weapon forged against you will prevail.”

May the enemy’s plots crumble, and their efforts to exploit these vulnerable children be met with defeat.

Lord, set free the abused children, drawing them into the comfort of your loving embrace.

I fervently pray for wisdom and understanding for parents who inflict harm upon their children.

Bestow upon them the discernment to recognize their misdeeds and the strength to change their ways, guided by the wisdom of Proverbs 22:6, “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.”

Lord, I lift up the oppressed children who have lost faith in you amidst their pain.

Shower them with your grace, unveiling the brighter future you have envisioned for them, as Jeremiah 29:11 reassures us of your plan to provide hope and a prosperous outcome.

Enlighten them with the knowledge that your ways surpass human understanding, as declared in Isaiah 55:8-9, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.”

In the depths of despair, grant them the patience to trust in your grand design for their lives.

Lord, I pray that you ease their burdens, ensuring they have sustenance, shelter, and clothing.

Provide for them even in the midst of persecution, as Matthew 6:26 reminds us of your unwavering care, “Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”

Above all, Lord, I pray for an escape from the enemy’s malevolent schemes.

Deliver them from their oppressors and shield them from all harm, as Psalm 34:17 promises, “The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

Thank you for answered prayers and boundless mercy. Amen.

Author: Akatakpo DunnDr. Akatakpo Dunn is a dedicated follower of Christ, an active member and speaker, and an ongoing learner of the Scriptures. Passionate about his faith and serving others, he is committed to sharing his spiritual journey and insights to inspire and uplift fellow believers. He has been active in the church for more than 23 years. Through The Faithful Christian Blog, Dr. Dunn combines his love for God, philanthropy, and Scripture, providing a valuable resource for those seeking to grow in their faith. Follow me: on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Akatakpo Dunn

Dr. Akatakpo Dunn is a dedicated follower of Christ, an active member and speaker, and an ongoing learner of the Scriptures. Passionate about his faith and serving others, he is committed to sharing his spiritual journey and insights to inspire and uplift fellow believers. He has been active in the church for more than 23 years. Through The Faithful Christian Blog, Dr. Dunn combines his love for God, philanthropy, and Scripture, providing a valuable resource for those seeking to grow in their faith. Follow me: on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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