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  • 1. Standing on God’s Promises When you pray, your prayer has more power when you include one of God’s promises from the Bible. The Bible tells us, “Faith comes by hearing the Word of God” (Romans 10:17, paraphrased). So including a promise from the Bible in your prayer will encourage your faith that God is going to answer in the way that He knows best. Following are a few examples of including one of God’s promises in a prayer. Promises The promises in the Bible are gifts from Me to you! Thank You, Jesus! I can use them in my prayers.
  • 2. Jesus, please help me to be diligent and concentrate on my homework, so that I gain a better understanding of the assigned material. The Bible says, “The lazy person wishes for something and doesn’t get it: but the diligent person will achieve his goals” (Proverbs 13:4, paraphrased). Thank You, Jesus, for the many times You have healed us. Please help our little brother to be well soon. “Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all” (Psalm 34:19 AKJV). Jesus, You always take good care of us. Please help me understand what’s wrong with our car. Whilethe car is being fixed, let’s thank Jesus for all He does for us, like in the verse, “Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men” (Psalm 107:8 AKJV). And thank You for the pretty river we’re parked by. And for the pretty flowers. And … School homework Problem solving health Thanks, Jesus, for good weather and for the car.
  • 3. Dear Jesus, the Bible tells us “And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three: but the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV). Please help us teach others about Your love through this puppet show. Jesus, direct me to the things that are best for our new baby. “In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths” (Proverbs 3:6 NKJV). Help us to find fun toys for the baby! “My God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19, paraphrased). supplyperformance
  • 4. S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection with Jesus: Prayer-1f Authored by Evan Kallen. Illustrations by Didier Martin. Colors by Catherine Lynch. Design by Stefan Merour. Published by My Wonder Studio. Copyright © 2014 by The Family International Thank You, Jesus, for Your protection. Please keep us safe through the night. Like the Bible verse that says, “Whoever puts his trust in the Lord shall be safe” (Proverbs 29:25 AKJV). Stop right there! Please protect and keep Mrs. Crowne today. And remind her of Your love for her. You promised Your loving care for her when You said, “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you” (John 14:18 AKJV). I like to use a Bible promise in my prayers. It helps to remind me of how much God loves us and wants to answer our prayers. protection others