Showing posts with label patriarch. Show all posts
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September 30, 2019

Praying with Abraham for our children

Abraham, the great patriarch of three major religions, talked with God often, but the Bible records very few of his actual prayers. Here’s one we, too, might pray for our children.

Genesis 17:18 – a prayer of Abraham

Oh, that my child
might live in Your
presence, Lord,
and be under Your
blessing!

paraphrased by Mary Harwell Sayler, ©2019
from the Book of Bible Prayers: actual Bible prayers 
collected and prayer-a-phrased from God’s Word

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