Faith Stories:  A Way to Point Our Grandchildren to Christ

Faith Stories: A Way to Point Our Grandchildren to Christ

Heavenly Father, We pray for the opportunity to share our faith stories, including our testimonies and stories of answered prayers, with our children and grandchildren. Give us insight to recognize these opportunities when they arise. We pray for wisdom and...

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Praying for the Eradication of the Coronavirus

Praying for the Eradication of the Coronavirus

Is the Coronavirus impacting your life? Do you find yourselves glued to CNN for another COVID-19 update? Have you changed your plans, rearranged your schedule or canceled an upcoming trip? Change in Plans: I packed my suitcase last Thursday morning, thrilled about my...

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Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Prayer for Protection from the Coronavirus

Heavenly Father, All creation groans. Our world has been turned upside-down by the coronavirus and the fear that heralds its arrival. No one, except You, fully understands this pathogen’s epidemiology and the extent to which it will or will not spread. We humble...

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Prayer for Healing From the Grief Associated with Abortion

Prayer for Healing From the Grief Associated with Abortion

Lord Jesus (Lamb of God), We approach Your throne of grace about a delicate matter, namely abortion. Our hearts are heavy for grandmothers who had an abortion, encouraged their daughter to have one or tried unsuccessfully to prevent one. Many of these women, if not...

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Prayer for Our Adult Children’s Jobs and Careers

Prayer for Our Adult Children’s Jobs and Careers

Heavenly Father, We pray on behalf of our grandchildren’s parents, many of whom are our adult children. We pray You provide them with jobs and careers for which You wired them. Careers where they can flourish and feel good about themselves; careers where they can...

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Praying Our Grandchildren Learn from Their Mistakes

Praying Our Grandchildren Learn from Their Mistakes

  Father God,  We pray our grandchildren learn from their mistakes. Let them be honest, willing to confess their faults, accept responsibility for their wrongdoings and understand the subsequent consequences of these transgressions. Let them begin anew, freed from...

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GrandJunctions

GrandJunctions

What is a GrandJunction? Have you searched unsuccessfully for a Grandparent @ Prayer group located near you? Have you tried to start a group in the past and had it fizzle out within a couple of weeks? Does the thought of starting a prayer group terrify you? If you...

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Prayer for Kindness and Generosity

Prayer for Kindness and Generosity

Heavenly Father, We pray our grandchildren have a spirit of kindness and generosity. Let them treat their siblings, classmates and friends with “compassion, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12, NIV). Let them remember to “do good and to share what they...

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Prayer of Repentance:       The Cisterns that We Dig

Prayer of Repentance: The Cisterns that We Dig

Lord Jesus, You created us with an undeniable thirst for joy, which can be quenched only by You. We confess and repent that we have “forsaken You, the spring of living water, and dug cisterns for ourselves” (Jeremiah 2:13, paraphrased). These cisterns seemed noble at...

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Prayer for Our Relationships with Our Adult Children

Prayer for Our Relationships with Our Adult Children

Lord Jesus, We humble ourselves, asking Your forgiveness for the demands and errors we make when parenting our adult children and their spouses. Remind us, as often as necessary, that it isn’t our role to judge their hearts or minds; it isn’t our role to fix them; and...

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Clinging to the Hand of God

Clinging to the Hand of God

“Times are tough,” he repeated. “I asked God why I couldn’t get a break. Do you know what He said?” I listened intently as one of our local vendors talked about the decline in his family business. His question was rhetorical, so I remained quiet. The vendor drew in a...

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A Grandparent’s Prayer

A Grandparent’s Prayer

Heavenly Father, Help us to be the best grandparents we can be. Give us wisdom and discernment, as we strive to find a balance between being too strict or lenient. Help us navigate time constraints, financial worries and difficult family dynamics, in order to build...

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Losing Sight of Christmas

Losing Sight of Christmas

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:14). Heavenly Father, We confess that, both as a nation and as individuals, we have lost sight of the true meaning of...

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The Story of the Blind Beggar

The Story of the Blind Beggar

Accompanying Jesus on the Road to Jericho (Luke 18) The crowd jostles us as we walk down the dusty road, accompanying Jesus on his way to Jericho. We hear a beggar hollering from a distance. “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.” We walk further, drawing close to...

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God is Sovereign and Good

God is Sovereign and Good

The Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian I am sitting on my screened-in porch, enjoying the gentle breeze and listening to the quail sing "bob-white." I praise God for being merciful. He held Hurricane Dorian off of the coast of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. I want to...

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