Tuesday, March 1, 2016

52 Prayers for My Grandchild by Steve and Annie Chapman

As a grandparent, you have a powerful impact on your grandchildren’s lives. And the most important pathway is prayer. Steve and Annie Chapman offer you these heartwarming stories and thoughtful prayers for inspiration. 
You’ll read about…
52 Prayers for My Grandchild
a bullied schoolboy who discovers home is a safe haven. God, I pray my grandchildren will know love instead of hate, cheers instead of jeers, and mercy instead of judgment.
a grandparent’s insights on helping grandkids honor their parents. Heavenly Father, I pray You’ll open my grandchildren’s eyes to how their good behavior blesses others.
a grandchild’s response when asked if she’d ripped a page from The Little Engine That Could. “I think I did, I think I did, I think I did.” Lord, thank You for laughter. I pray my grandchildren’s gladness will be found in You.
God gives you the amazing privilege of going to Him for your grandchildren. What a blessing!

Available at: Harvest HouseAmazon and other retailers

About the Authors:
Steve ChapmanSteve Chapman and his wife, Annie, are award-winning musicians who take their message of Christ-centered family to fans all over North America. Steve’s enthusiasm for Jesus, family, hunting, and humor shine in his books, including A Look at Life from a Deer Stand (nearly 300,000 copies sold), The Hunter’s Cookbook (with Annie Chapman), and Great Hunting Stories.
Annie Chapman
Annie Chapman is a gifted musician and the author of several books, including Letting Go of Anger, The Mother-in-Law Dance, and Hot Topics for Couples (with her husband, Steve). Sharing the concert stage with Steve, writing books and articles, speaking at conferences, and ministering through radio and TV give Annie many opportunities to reach a wide audience for Christ. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute.

My Thoughts:
I find that often in my prayer life, I hit a slump. I pray, but then at times feel like I am just repeating the same thing over and over, or its more of a bless so and so, etc... I am always excited to get a new book with a new twist or new ideas on how to pray for those I love. I know God never gets tired of listening to my prayers, but there are times when I need to really get a new perspective on what to pray about.

This book is a great way to get started praying for your grandchildren if you are not doing that consistently yet. What things may be affecting their lives that you can pray about? Their relationship with God, their parents, their friends? Maybe that their home will be a safe haven, they will live without secrets, honor God and share Jesus? These just name a few of the many prayers this book consists of. Steve and Annie have compiled stories from their childhood, their children, and grandchildren along with prayers that coincide with those stories to help you better know how and what to pray for your grandchildren. Since I have younger children, I am also praying these prayers for them along with my grandchildren.

I used this book by praying two or three prayers daily. The Chapmans have also included Scripture references to go along with the prayers as an encouragement to our hearts. I would personally recommend this book as an asset to your devotional life, or possibly just to pick up on occasion during the day to say a prayer. Our children and grandchildren are growing up in a very challenging world and praying for them can accomplish great miracles in their lives. It is the best method of support we can give them.

I was blessed with a copy of this book from the Harvest House Publishers in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not required to review positively. 

1 comment:

  1. Excellent as always! Sounds like a great book :)


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