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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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 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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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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