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 acknowledge Grandparents Day of Prayer (the second Sunday of September) by thanking You for our grandchildren and praying for their salvation. Our love for them is indescribable. Truly, they are our delight! We pray you awaken them with the Truth of the...

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Prayer for Grandparents

Prayer for Grandparents

Dear God, Thank you for the grandparents who selflessly offer their time, resources and hearts to their grandchildren. Help them be the best grandparents they can be. Give them wisdom and discernment, as they strive to find a balance between being too strict or...

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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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Praying for the Marriages of Our Adult Children

Praying for the Marriages of Our Adult Children

Father God, We pray that our adult children and their spouses honor the covenant of marriage. Let them be attentive to this covenant by investing the time needed to nurture and maintain a strong relationship with You and each other. Let their marriage bed remain...

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Praying for the Faith of Our Grandchildren

Praying for the Faith of Our Grandchildren

Lord Jesus, We pray for the strengthening of our grandchildren's faith. Let them believe that You are the Christ, the Savior of the world. Let them grow in faith each time they hear or read God's Word (Romans 10:17). Let them be of courage, as they dare to be...

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Putting on the Armor of God

Putting on the Armor of God

  Lord Jesus, We realize that we are in a battle. The battle, however, isn’t “against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness” (Ephesians 6:12). Forgive us for the countless times that...

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Prayer for Teenager and Pre-Teen Grandchildren

Prayer for Teenager and Pre-Teen Grandchildren

Common Scenario: A teenager walks awkwardly along the fringe, trying to keep in step with a group of wayward peers. Weeks pass, and his awkwardness disappears. He stands in the way of sinners. Soon, he’ll sit in the company of mockers, revered by yet another teen who...

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Prayer for Grandparents Who Carry Heavy Burdens

Prayer for Grandparents Who Carry Heavy Burdens

Father God, Many grandparents face tremendous burdens and heartache. Some grandparents are denied the opportunity to mention Jesus’ name in the presence of their grandchildren, while other grandparents are denied a relationship with their grandchildren, altogether....

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Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Teachers

Prayer for Our Grandchildren’s Teachers

Heavenly Father, We thank you in advance for the teachers, which You have chosen for our grandchildren; we are privileged to pray in their behalf. We pray that you bless our grandchildren’s teachers with a fulfilling school year. Give them the ability to create a...

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Salvation Prayer for Our Grandchildren

Salvation Prayer for Our Grandchildren

“Arise, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you” (Ephesians 5:14). Dearest Lord Jesus, We pray diligently that you awaken our grandchildren to your glorious gift of salvation. Two thousand years ago, you removed your heavenly crown and stepped...

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Grandparents Day of Prayer

If you wander through a Hallmark store during the final weeks of August, you’ll notice cards celebrating National Grandparents Day. You won’t find any cards for Grandparents Day of Prayer, even though its date coincides with National Grandparents Day. Grandparents Day...

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