This is an extract from Grace for the Moment daily readings by Max Lucado
A PARENT’S PRECIOUS PRAYERS
All your children will be taught by the LORD, and they will have much peace.
NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE PONDERINGS OF A CHRISTIAN PARENT.
Never underestimate the power that comes when a parent pleads with God on
behalf of a child. Who knows how many prayers are being answered right now
because of the faithful ponderings of a parent ten or twenty years ago? God
listens to thoughtful parents.
Praying for our children is a noble task. If what we are doing in this fast-paced
society is taking us away from prayer time for our children, we’re doing too much.
There is nothing more special, more precious than time that a parent spends
struggling and pondering with God on behalf of a child.
A Word from Pastor Lydia
Very timely don’t you think and that word ponder again, I have a feeling God is
trying to get us to think carefully about the most important things that are on our
path of life!
I underlined the sentence ‘praying for our children is a noble task’, honestly I think
it is a very noble task. Noble means excellence, a noble thought, honourable and
worthy, so praying for our children is a worthy task that is excellent and
In 2019 and beyond our children and our families really do need our precious,
thoughtful prayers. So why not come and join us in Family Prayer, there is power
His love & mine,