Prayerful Parenting – Day 13

Prayerful Parenting – Day 13 Psalm 56:3 But when I am afraid I will put my trust in you. I praise God for what he has promised. I trust in God, so why should I be afraid? What can mere mortals do for me? ‘When I am afraid,’ David a hero of faith, knew whatRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 12

Humble defined by the Urban Dictionary says is is– ‘an admirable quality that not many people possess. It means that a person may have accomplished a lot or be a lot but doesn’t feel it is necessary to advertise or brag about it.’ I like this definition – not because I’m a humble person, it’sRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 11

1 Samuel 16:7 ‘But the Lord said unto Samuel, ‘Don’t judge by his appearance or height.’…The Lord doesn’t look at things the way you see them. People judge by the outward appearance. But the Lord looks at the heart.’ Let’s be honest – adult or student, no matter the age or setting – there isRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 10

James 4:8 ‘Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.’ It’s easy to get this verse mixed up in our struggle to bring our flesh to submission with our Lord. Often times it isRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 9

Proverbs 3:5-6 ‘Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, he will show you which path to take.’ These words are packed full of difficult tasks: 1)      Trust – to trust here means to place our confidence in God. A GodRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 7

1 Timothy 4:12 ‘Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity.’ This scripture draws my mind to the story of David when he was a youth. God spoke toRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 6

Today’s verse of focus is one of my favorites! Joshua 1:9 – ‘This is my command – Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.’ God speaks these words to Joshua as he steps up to lead the Israelites following the deathRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 5

Philippians 4:19 In this verse, Paul speaks to the Philippians a word of encouragement telling them the same God that takes care of him is going to take care of all of their needs. Looking to the life of Paul, it is jam packed full of proof of the truth in this statement. God usedRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 3

Prayerful Parenting – Day 3 The past two days we’ve spent time in focused prayer asking God to do something in our kids, today we shift that focus as we turn to Proverbs 22:6 with its instruction toward us as parents. Training our kids is the most rewarding, important, and difficult job we’ll ever takeRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 2

Yesterday we prayed that God would help our students choose obedience to their parents, today our scripture of focus is Philippians 4:6-7 which instructs – ‘Do not worry,’ leading us perfectly into today’s focus as we acknowledge that sometimes choosing the obedience we prayed for creates worry in our child’s mind as they consider, ‘whatRead more