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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 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 as ...

Praying against Self-Harm and Suicide

The Lord has chosen you to be His treasured possession. — Deuteronomy 14:2I first heard about the practice of cutting when our oldest daughter was in middle school. We lived ...

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 ...

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 my feet ...

Praying for a Job

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

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 ...

Praying for Your Prodigal

I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the Lord. They will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to ...

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 ...

Pray for Children Using Scriptures

How to Pray for Children Using ScripturesThis is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. — 1 John ...

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Find Your People Online Bible Study with Jennie Allen

Find Your People Online Bible Study with Jennie Allen

We aren't supposed to be this lonely! Join author and Bible teacher Jennie Allen this summer and let’s learn to develop deeper, more meaningful and more authentic relationships. Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 7 study videos and other free Bible study resources when you sign up. Study starts 8/1!