It is a parent's greatest responsibility. Yet in this era of high-speed communication, few of them know how to connect their own families with God. Cheri Fuller shows how to discover the essence of prayer and experience the joy of communing with the Savior, as a family, for life. Thought-provoking questions will help parents and their kids see God in a new light. Scripture, present-day stories of answered prayer, and inspirational quotes will encourage families to begin a refreshing and rewarding lifelong walk with God.
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|Title of Religion eBook: When Families Pray|
|Release Date: 01-05-2011|
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|Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group|
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When Families Pray
Daddy Loves Me
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How great is the love the Father has lavished on us,
that we should be called children of God!
1 JOHN 3:1
Traveling for work can be a lonely thing when you have to leave your family behind. When Bill travels, he knows what it's like to come "home" to a hotel room instead of to his wife and children. His family misses him, too, and often he finds a little note or card in his luggage from his wife or one of his kids.
A couple of years ago, Bill was away on a trip and came across a note that his son, Alex, had smuggled into his luggage. Bill smiled as he read the crooked writing: "Alex loves Dad." What a great reminder of his loved ones at home! But then Bill noticed something else written on the paper. Turning it upside down, he read, "Dad loves Alex." His heart leaped! Bill was happy to read that Alex loved him, but to read that Alex knew his dad loved him ... that was priceless!
God created us to give and receive love, not just with each other but with Him as well. He's our loving Father, and in many ways He constantly tells us, "You are My child. I was delighted when you were born, and I love you still." God loves hearing that we love Him, but how His heart must jump when He knows that we really get it, that we understand, receive, and delight in His love.
When we understand the Father-love of God, we naturally desire to spend time talking with Him. Prayer is no longer a duty; it becomes a delight! We recognize God not as an unapproachable entity, but as the loving...