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Cover Your Child with Prayer = God’s Presence

A note from author Jodie Berndt on why she journals her prayers: “I’ve kept a journal for as long as I can remember. It’s the place I record scriptural insights ...

Praying for a Job for Your Adult Child

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My loving eye on you. — Psalm 32:8 I can’t tell you ...

The Power of Connection

I am the vine; you are the branches. — John 15:5 People used to say my father and I favored each other. They said I had my dad’s smile (which ...

Praying for Mental and Emotional Health

I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; He set ...

Praying for Your Teen Rebel

“My wayward children,” says the Lord, “come back to me, and I will heal your wayward hearts.” — Jeremiah 3:22 NLT “Don’t talk to your kids about God as much ...

Praying for Your Child's Use of Technology

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things. ...

Praying for Teenagers: Praying Against Self-Harm and Suicide

Editor's note: As parents, we need to pray for our teens' mental health, praying against self-harm and praying against suicide. Our kids face stresses that are new to their generation and they ...

Trusting God in the Face of Unanswered Prayer

My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will. — Matthew 26:39“Stop trying to figure God out.”That’s ...

Being Joy-Full

In Your presence is fullness of joy. — Psalm 16:11 NASB“I need a leaf blower. But for people.”I chuckled when I saw that line on a tea towel — and ...

The True Purpose of Prayer

This is to my Father’s glory… — John 15:8When I was growing up, my family spent two weeks every summer at a Christian camp that catered to families and singles ...

Praying for Your Child’s Relationship with Siblings

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! — Psalm 133:1That’s mine! He hit me! She hit me first! It’s not fair! Do we have ...

Praying for Physical Health, Safety, and Security for Your Children

Praying for Physical Health, Safety, and Security for Your Children“Lord, Why Did This Happen?” I know I’m not the only mother who has ever questioned God’s tactics. Even my “spiritual ...

Prayers for Graduates

Heavenly Father…1) As ____________ weighs the choices that are before her, let her be filled with knowledge and depth of insight, that she may be able to discern what is ...

Praying When Your Children Have Children

Praying When Your Children Have ChildrenI will pour out My Spirit on your offspring, and My blessing on your descendants. — Isaiah 44:3Back when Praying the Scriptures for Your Children ...

Blessing and Releasing Your Adult Child

“The Lord bless youand keep you;the Lord make His face shine on youand be gracious to you;the Lord turn His face toward youand give you peace.”—Numbers 6:24-26One of the best ...

Praying through a Health Crisis

This is what the Lord… says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you. — 2 Kings 20:5Leslie pushed her way through the hospital’s double ...

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Free Online Bible Study by Margaret Feinberg

Free Online Bible Study by Margaret Feinberg

Let's study James with Margaret Feinberg for 5 weeks! You'll read the entire book of James from start to finish, memorize a verse each week with companion FREE coloring pages for each Scripture, and receive FREE access to 5 study videos by Margaret. Study starts 4/22!