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 GrandJuntion? 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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Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Salvation

Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Salvation

Lord Jesus, We thank You for our grandchildren and the opportunity to pray for their salvation. Our love for them is indescribable. Truly, they are our delight! We pray you awaken them with the Truth of the Gospel message. Let them understand that You exchanged Your...

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Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Walk with God

Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Walk with God

Father God, Today, we pray about our grandchildren’s walk with You. Please plant their feet firmly on the path of life. “Direct (their) footsteps according to Your word; let no sin rule over (them)” (Psalm 119:133). Let them walk with You as Noah did, blameless and...

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Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

God’s Spirit nudged me, urging me to ask a seemingly ridiculous, possibly rhetorical, question. Is prayer restricted by age? Praying with Children Last week, I had the pleasure of serving as a “prayer angel” at our vacation Bible school. My responsibilities were...

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Praying for Grandparents Around the World

Praying for Grandparents Around the World

Abba Father, We pray on behalf of our fellow grandparents, who live throughout the world. We realize that we are as different and diverse as the miles, which separate us. We pray for the grandparents who grieve over the birth of a new grandchild, because its means...

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LORD, Help My Unbelief

LORD, Help My Unbelief

Mark 9:14-29 Have you ever been embarrassed—flushed cheeks and all—by a movie’s leading character? That’s how I feel every time I read Mark’s account of “The Healing of the Boy with the Unclean Spirit” (Mark 9:14-29). I want to signal, "Hush!" before the dad has a...

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Praying for our Grandchildren’s Earthly Fathers

Praying for our Grandchildren’s Earthly Fathers

Abba Father, Today, we pray and give thanks for our grandchildren’s earthly fathers. We pray that, like David, they will be men after your own heart, men walking in obedience to your will (Acts 13:22). Let them draw deeper into Christ’s love every day. We pray they...

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Praying God Protects our Grandchildren from Evil

Praying God Protects our Grandchildren from Evil

Heavenly Father, The enemy is a counterfeit fisherman. He is angling for his prey. He cast his lies and jiggles his bait, all the while, hoping to reel-in another unsuspecting soul. Heavenly Father, please rescue our children and grandchildren. Rescue them from being...

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