Praying the Scriptures For Your Children
There's power in a mother's prayers, and there's no place like the Bible to turn to when you want to pray confidently and effectively. Gain biblical perspective on God's purposes for your children as you pray for their faith, character,...
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There's power in a mother's prayers, and there's no place like the Bible to turn to when you want to pray confidently and effectively. Gain biblical perspective on God's purposes for your children as you pray for their faith, character, safety, relationships and future. 267 pages, from Zondervan.
An inspiring guide for mothers on how to pray scripturally for their children, filled with encouraging true stories and handy resources to begin praying powerfully today.
Praying the Scriptures for Your Children is both a "how-to" book and a "feel-good" book of encouraging stories that mothers can use to learn how to pray scripturally for their children. Each chapter focuses on a particular "need" children have, from wisdom and protection to developing specific character traits and strong sibling relationships. Praying the Scriptures for Your Children offers help for mothers who want to get beyond "God bless Johnny" into deeper and more specific needs. It presents scripture-based prayers and prayer principles arranged around ten key life "needs" of children, and includes ideas for using biblical characters to pray for your children. Full of heartwarming true stories of answered prayer and meaningful "prayers you can use," this encouraging guide helps mothers pray with confidence, knowing their prayers come directly from God's Word. Whether during devotions, with a prayer group, or simply while waiting in the carpool line, moms will learn to intercede for their children with a richness and depth anchored in God's Word and his will.
Jodie Berndt shows you how to make the Bible a book of prayers that can powerfully influence your children's lives. You'll discover how to pray specifically and expectantly for their faith, character, safety, relationships, and future. You'll gain new, biblical perspectives on God's purposes for your children. And through the encouragement of the Scriptures and true-life stories, you'll find out what a huge difference your prayers really make in the lives of those you love most. Discover How to Pray God's Will for Your Children's Lives There's no place like God's Word to turn to when you want to pray confidently and effectively for your kids. "Prayers permeated with the Word of God bring about changes in our children and keep us in touch with God's priorities. This is a wonderful resource that you will want to refer to over and over." Fern Nichols, founder and president of Moms in Touch International "If I could choose only one book to help me pray for my children, this is it! Not only has Jodie given us a rich treasure of true stories, practical prayers, and relevant Scriptures for our children, but a surprise awaits! In reading this I found my own confidence if God growing. RUN and get this book for moms and grandmoms." Susan Alexander Yates, author of How to Like the Ones You Love "I know of no one who can speak more authoritatively than Jodie Berndt on praying for your children. Every parent who wants their children to grow into godly men and women should read this book.
Jodie Berndt is the author of several books, including Celebration of Miracles, Praying the Scriptures for Your Children and Praying the Scriptures for your Teenagers. A frequent speaker at conferences, retreats, and church events, Berndt's passion is for raising and equipping kids and teenagers to love and serve the Lord. Berndt graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in English in 1984. She and Robert live in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with their children Hillary, Annesley, Virginia, and Robbie.