{Download} Praying for Your Children

Praying for Your Children

I’ve gone through seasons of being incredibly intentional about praying for my children — notice I said seasons. I admit, I’ve not been faithful in prayer, as I wish would have when I look back on the fifteen years of parenting that have already passed.

There was this one year that I prayed for each child on a different day of the week. And another year in which I participated in a Moms in Prayer group — and oh my, we saw the Lord move on behalf of our children in amazing ways! But for the most part, my prayers for my children have amounted to something like this. . .

Oh God, be with them. Keep them safe. Help them to be wise. May they love you fully. And may they want to know you personally and make you known.

While this prayer may seem fine, it sort of feels like the cliff notes version of a larger book that should be read in order to get the full appreciation of the content. It’s not all that I can do as a praying mother. And I want that to change.

That’s what I’m sharing about at The Better Mom, so come join me over here to discover what I’ve learned. 

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5 thoughts on “{Download} Praying for Your Children”

  1. Thank you for this post…we are going to use it as a brief weekly devotional during a mommy & me playgroup I help facilitate. Love it!

    1. Oh my word, Sara! This blesses me so much to know how God is using our site and this resource in particular. Praise the Lord! We’ll be praying for you!

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  3. Elisa,

    I love that you remind and urge us to pray for our children even if all is fine.
    I love especially the bit on being intentional and that you even point us out to some resources! Be blessed.

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