Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Lamentations 3:21-23 - A Prayer & A Blessing

With the new school year upon us, I want to share this verse along with a challenge for us all. It is all too easy for us to become busy with the day-in-day-out living of our lives and forget things we want to do to hand down the faith. So, to help you remember, consider getting some supplies and have your grandchildren help you make this prayer into a design to hang near your table to remind you to make it your daily prayer. Learn the blessing and make small copies of it for your grandchildren to keep in their room near their beds. When you all see it, you will be reminded of the truth in these verses.

Hope, yes we are able to have hope, because God's love, mercy and faithfulness never end and this is something for us to remember. Take time today to notice how God shows these three things to you and tell your grandchildren all about it! Help them learn to watch for how God shows His love, mercy and faithfulness to them as well - so they are able to live with hope.

Consider accepting my challenge and post this verse in your home as well as make it a part of what you pray daily for your children and grandchildren - 
"Dear Lord, please help my children and grandchildren experience hope when they see today how Your love and mercy never end. Thank You for Your great faithfulness - Amen!"
And use it as a blessing you pray over them and with them at meals and bedtime -
"Dear Faithful God, please give us eyes which see today/tomorrow how Your love and mercy never end. Thank You for Your great faithfulness and the hope this brings to our lives. Amen." 

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