A Parent's Guide to Prayer
"How do I teach my children to pray when I really do not understand prayer myself?" In the belief that parents & Sunday School teachers are our principal role models & teachers in the development of spiritual lives of children, the Rev. Keire addresses this persistent question by explaining to them what prayer is all about & how to guide their children in prayer. Chapters that anticipate & answer most people's specific questions are: What is Prayer? What Motivates Us to Pray? Why Teach Children to Pray? How Can I Guide Children in Prayer? What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lord's Prayer? How Do Scriptures & Devotional Works Help Our Prayer Lives? Miscellaneous Questions about Prayer, Who is God to Whom We Pray? What Can Happen on the Journey, Neccessary Steps & Stops Along the Way, What Are the Different Types of Prayer? Sample Prayers. Each chapter opens with a symbolic illustration & quotation that captures some of the essence of that chapter. A must book for understanding prayer & helping young people to pray. Order Direct from publisher: Curriculum Development Associates, Inc., 28 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. pap. $9.95 plus Shipping/Handling Extra. 203-388-6878.
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What Is Prayer?
What Motivates Us to Pray?
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