Prayer That Needs to be said During Baptism in the Bible Verse

30 Spirit Filled Prayers For Teenage Baptism With Bible Verses

Baptism is highly significant for believers of Christ Jesus. It represents the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Being baptized in water after salvation demonstrates that we now identify with Christ in His death and resurrection. Therefore, it is a thing of joy when young adults and teens take this bold step.

We have written simple prayers that are great for the occasion of your teen’s baptism. In addition, we have prayers specifically for you, even if you’re a teen still in high school trying to figure out how to pray about your decision to be baptized.

Table of Contents

  • Prayers for baptism of teens
    • Romans 6:4; Matthew 3:16
    • 2 Peter 3:18; Philippians 3:10
    • Psalms 40:2; Psalms 95:1
    • Exodus 15:6; Ephesians 1:13
    • Philippians 2:13; Ephesians 4:14-15
    • Hebrews 13:21; 2 Timothy 2:21
  • Uplifting prayers for youth baptism in church
    • 1 Corinthians 12:12,27; Colossians 1:13
    • Psalms 91:15; Isaiah 65:24
    • 1 Timothy 1:19; 1 Peter 3:21
    • Ecclesiastes 12:1; John 13:15
  • Prayer ideas for teens’ baptism
    • Romans 6:4; Romans 12:2
    • 1 Peter 5:10; Psalms 5:12
    • Ephesians 3:16; Ephesians 1:9
    • Mark 4:20; Luke 2:52
    • John 14:27; Philippians 4:7
    • Matthew 5:16; Psalms 103:12
  • Short Prayers and Blessings for Your Teen During Baptism
    • Ephesians 1:13; 2 Corinthians 12:9
    • Romans 8:35-39; 2 Thessalonians 3:3
    • Psalms 91:1; Colossians 2:12
    • Romans 5:1-5; Ephesians 3:17-19
    • John 17:15; Ephesians 5:1
    • Jeremiah 29:11; 1 Peter 2:10
  • Simple prayers to write in a baptism card
    • Matthew 6:13; 2 Timothy 4:18
    • Romans 15:13; Romans 8:14
    • Colossians 2:12; Ephesians 1:18
    • Galatians 4:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14
    • Ephesians 3:19-20; Nehemiah 8:10
    • 2 Corinthians 5:17
    • John 10:28-30
    • 1 Peter 5:10, 1 Peter 3:12

Prayers for the baptism of teens

Romans 6:4; Matthew 3:16

Dear Lord, we thank You for a wonderful day like this. We thank You for this young child who has decided to be baptized to identify with You as Lord and Savior.

We ask that as he/she is immersed in baptismal waters and raised up from it, the Holy Spirit will come upon him/her to fill in overflowing. Let him/her be dead to sin and raised into the newness of life, in Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

2 Peter 3:18; Philippians 3:10

Lord God, as this teen takes this bold step in his/her Christian faith, give him/her a fresh start to walk in the knowledge of Jesus Christ. Let there be an outward sign of an inward change in his/her life.

May the fear of God be birthed in them. Let his/her personal relationship with You be strengthened, in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Psalms 40:2; Psalms 95:1

Almighty Father, these teenagers have decided to go further in their Christian walk by being baptized. Let this long journey of their lives be filled with beautiful things. Take them out of the miry clay and set their feet upon the Rock. Fill them with the joy of the Lord and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exodus 15:6; Ephesians 1:13

Father, these teens are baptized in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Set them apart for Your glory. May Your righteous right hand be upon them from here onwards.

Teach them through Your Holy Spirit the truth of God. Help them make the right choices in their lives daily. Thank You for this perfect addition to the family of Your church. In the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.

Philippians 2:13; Ephesians 4:14-15

Dear Lord, thank You for these teenagers. Thank You for their newfound faith in You and for the desire to undergo water baptism. Your word says it is You who works in us to have the will to do what pleases You.

Thank You for drawing these young ones to You to take this step of baptism. May God’s hands rest upon them, may their teenage years be blessed, and may they grow in the love of God. Amen.

Hebrews 13:21; 2 Timothy 2:21

Father in heaven, it is a joyous day for the church as these teens are to be baptized. May the Holy Ghost work in them. Let them lean more to the leading of the Lord Jesus Christ. Prepare them for every good work even as they go to school and be around their mates.

Keep these ones pure and void of the dirt of the world, which is sin. May they be drawn to the way of Christ. Listen to their daily prayers and show up for them in times of need. Amen.

Uplifting prayers for youth baptism in church

1 Corinthians 12:12,27; Colossians 1:13

Great God, we are grateful for these young people who have come into the body of Christ and who are ready to be washed in the waters of baptism. You have removed them from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of Your dear Son.

May the power of the Holy Spirit fall upon them. Separate them from their old lives and help them to walk in ways that please You. Amen.

Psalms 91:15; Isaiah 65:24

King of glory, Your holy name be praised as these young women are baptized today. As they make this baptismal covenant with You today by the immersion in water, being raised to eternal life in Christ, let them receive an infilling of the Holy Spirit.

May these daughters of the heavenly Father receive God’s help when they are in need? Even before they call, Father answers them. Let them have a great love for the kingdom of God. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

1 Timothy 1:19; 1 Peter 3:21

O Lord, set apart the youth being baptized today from this broken world. Give them a good conscience that is sensitive to the Spirit of God. May God’s word take root in their hearts so that they can be able to persevere and overcome whatever obstacle the enemy sets before them in the course of their life journey. May they bring glory to the Father, and to Jesus Christ the Son. Amen.

Ecclesiastes 12:1; John 13:15

Heavenly Lord, we pray for these young adults. Your word admonishes us to remember the Creator in the days of our youth. Thank You for these special children of Yours who have not only remembered You but have also taken up this opportunity to get baptized.

May they be clothed in the glory of the Father for great exploits. Fill them with the Holy Ghost. Use them to bring about Your will on earth. May they model the Lord Jesus in all they do. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

Prayer ideas for teens’ baptism

Romans 6:4; Romans 12:2

Lord, I pray for my teenage son as he goes to be baptized today. Let him become a faithful disciple of Christ. Teach him to make the right decisions and make the right friends. I pray he will both know and do the will of God. Thank You for this new life he has found in Christ. Keep him safe and empower him with the Holy Spirit. Amen.

1 Peter 5:10; Psalms 5:12

Dear Lord God, thank You for this wonderful opportunity to pray to You regarding my teenage daughter who has made the bold decision to partake in water baptism. You have helped her get to this point in her life where she understands the significance of baptism and is eager to do it.

You have helped her through her struggles and shown her such great love. Fill her heart with overflowing joy and peace. Give her a new life where she will grow into a beautiful woman that loves You wholeheartedly. Amen.

Ephesians 3:16; Ephesians 1:9

Our Father, merciful God, I praise You for Your hand upon my family. My teens have taken the bold step to get baptized and I am so full of gratitude for their spiritual growth. They have been interested in learning the word of God daily and they want to do everything in their lives to give You glory.

I praise You alone. Father, I pray this important step in their Christian walk will mark the start of a life that is full of blessings and growth in their Christian faith. Amen.

Mark 4:20; Luke 2:52

My Lord, my baby is going to be baptized today! I am full of joy at my son’s decision. His father and I had done an infant baptism for him when he was born, and we have nurtured him in the word of God all these years.

I thank You for making his heart a fertile ground for Your word. I ask that You pour out Your Holy Spirit upon him. May he grow in wisdom and in favor with God and man just like Jesus.

John 14:27; Philippians 4:7

Everlasting Father, we know how tough it has been for our teens for some time now and we are grateful that they have found Your peace that surpasses human understanding. We thank You for their faith in You which keeps growing by the day.

Our prayer over their lives as they take a step to be baptized soon is that they will always experience the love and peace of God. May they grow in knowledge and spiritual understanding that pleases You. Build their relationship with You. Amen.

Matthew 5:16; Psalms 103:12

Father God, as I prepare myself to be baptized, I pray that it would be evidence to the world of my inwards change of heart to serve You with joy. Remove whatever may form sin in my life. Let Your favor and love be with me. Amen.

Short Prayers and Blessings for Your Teen During Baptism

Ephesians 1:13; 2 Corinthians 12:9

Gracious God, it’s the day of my teenage children’s baptism. Fill them with Your Holy Spirit. Give them the grace and strength to walk in the way of Christ all the days of their lives. Amen.

Romans 8:35-39; 2 Thessalonians 3:3

Dear God, I pray for You to bless my teenage daughter with strength for the future. Encompass her with Your love. Keep her away from a bad company that will lead her astray. On this day of her baptism, fill her with the infilling of the Holy Spirit. Declare her a child of God. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Psalms 91:1; Colossians 2:12

Dear Lord, I thank You for my teen’s dedication to God in partaking in the death and resurrection of Christ through water baptism. Bless and keep him/her under the shadow of the Almighty. May they enjoy the newness of life in Christ Jesus. Amen.

Romans 5:1-5; Ephesians 3:17-19

Mighty God, we give thanks for our child who You have shown so much love and mercy. We ask that as they get baptized today, fill them with a strong passion for the Gospel. Help them grow to know You more and more each day. May the Holy Spirit always be present in their lives. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

John 17:15; Ephesians 5:1

Lord Almighty, I pray for my son that he will grow to know You more and value what You value. Teach him to choose the right friends. Keep him pure from sin and let there be a removal of dirt from his soul as he demonstrates this act of dedication to You.

Help him to know You love him even when the world says otherwise and attempts to create doubt in him. Amen.

Jeremiah 29:11; 1 Peter 2:10

Our dear Father, You have declared Your perfect thoughts towards us that it is of peace and not evil. You have shown us such great mercy and grace. You have led our young child to You and we know You have a great purpose and beautiful plan for his/her life.

May there be a sign that this baptism began a mighty move of God in his/her life. Amen.

Simple prayers to write on a baptism card

Matthew 6:13; 2 Timothy 4:18

We are excited with you and members of your family on the beautiful spiritual baptism your teenager received. We join our prayers with you that the Lord will bless him/her with His Holy Spirit and keep him/her safe from corrupt influences. Amen.

Romans 15:13; Romans 8:14

The life of a child is a blessing to his/her parents and a precious one to the Lord. I celebrate with you as your teen is baptized. Their faith will keep growing stronger and may the Lord make Himself known in their lives.

Colossians 2:12; Ephesians 1:18

Dear Father, my friend and I have decided to take part in the water baptism. We understand that it signifies being buried with and raised to live in Christ. It is a pledge of a clear conscience that we share in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and Savior of the world.

Thank You for our rebirth. This is just our outward expression of our stand in Christ. Bless us with all spiritual blessings and help us grow spiritually as we know You more. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Galatians 4:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

I pray from the depths of my heart for you. This is a big day for you as you get baptized into the body of Christ. May the sacrament of baptism mark the start of wonderful great things in your life.

You are not a preacher’s kid but may the Lord fill you with the Holy Spirit that will fill you with the confidence you need for great exploits in your life. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Ephesians 3:19-20; Nehemiah 8:10

Like the Lord divided the waters of the red sea for the children of Israel, may He make a way where there is none for you. Baptism is a true outward declaration of faith in Jesus Christ and I am happy that though you are young, you have come to this understanding in Christ.

I pray to our Father that your spiritual life will mature. May the joy of the Lord be your strength. May your teenage years be full of testimonies of the hand of God upon you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Dear Lord, may this baptism mark the end of an old life and the beginning of new-found faith. May it usher in good news and lead him/her to the right place, where joy and peace abound. May the fill of the holy spirit transform his/her life so that there will be an outward sign of the inward change. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

John 10:28-30

Heavenly Father, may this baptism, which symbolizes an outward sign of death, bring eternal life found only in heavenly places. May the peace of Jesus Christ, your beloved Son rule in his/her life. May You show him/her and their family members a better way to mark this important moment every day of their lives in their Christian home. Amen.

1 Peter 5:10, 1 Peter 3:12

We pray on behalf of the child baptized today that she receives the sacrament of confirmation. May all the prayers in the book of common prayer and her own prayers come to pass. May she be recognized as one of the daughters of a heavenly father. In Jesus’ name. Amen.