Dear Heavenly Father,

We thank you that your ear is always attentive to our cry.  We bring before you our student as they go back to school.  Protect them as the Good Shepherd that you are and keep them safe as they go through school from bullying or anything that would take their focus off of their studies.  Lord we pray that the teachers would be guided by Your Spirit to do the things that you would have them do.  Give those who are Christians the ability to show Your love to the students.  And, even those teachers who don’t have a relationship with you, we ask that you would lead them just as you did King Cyrus to make the right decisions for our children.  We pray that they will train up our children in the way that they should go so that when they are older they will not depart from Your Word.  We pray that you would give our children who are saved the courage to stand for righteousness.  We pray that they would be strengthened by your Spirit to not depart from the truth of Your Word, regardless of what is popular.  We thank you that You will give them grace to learn all and retain so that they will pass the exams at the end of the school year, 

In Jesus Name, Amen