Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most

Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most

by Brooke McGlothlin, Cliff Graham

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Overview

What Are Your Biggest Concerns for Your Son?

Instead of trying harder to change your boy's behavior or worrying about his future, enjoy the peace that comes when you pray specific prayers for him straight from the Bible. This encouraging book helps you target your prayers on what your son needs most--from patience and self-control to having a pure heart and making wise decisions.

Today you can start giving whatever concerns you have to God and
- learn to fight for your son's heart in prayer
- look at raising boys as a gift
- see how even quick prayers make a difference
- understand boys' deepest struggles, no matter their age
- rest in knowing that God is the only One who can change your son's heart

Written for moms but great for dads (and grandparents) too, this easy-to-use book is filled with uplifting stories and biblical wisdom that will equip you on your journey to raising a godly man.

Includes a 21-Day Prayer Guide for Small Groups, in Person or Online!

"What a gift Brooke has given us in this wonderfully practical and urgently needed book. We all want the very best for our sons. We invest so much in growing our boys up right, but we must remember that only our prayer partnership with God can mold their hearts. Brooke teaches us mamas how to fill the most sacred spaces of parenting with powerfully effective prayers."
--Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries

"Praying for Boys is more than a book of prayers or a devotional book for moms. It's a real toolbox that empowers parents to lead, love, and fight for the hearts of their sons."--Amanda White, ohAmanda.com, author of Truth in the Tinsel

"Praying for Boys is profoundly motivating and biblical. Every mom who needs direction in raising boys into spiritually vibrant men will be challenged to embrace this clear strategy that Brooke provides. Highly practical and very encouraging!"--Sally Clarkson, director of Mom Heart Ministries and author of Desperate

"I can't think of a greater resource for parents of boys than this book. Brooke McGlothlin has taken her love for all things boy, spelled out the important stuff, and infused a deep understanding of what boys need most in these pages. It is a must-read and pass-it-on kind of book!"--Lisa Whittle, speaker and author of {w}hole

"Praying for Boys has challenged me to get on my knees and cry out to God for my sons in ways I never had before--boldly, expectantly, persistently, passionately. My mama heart has been changed."--Erin Mohring, co-founder of Raising Boys Media

"As a mom it is a necessity and a privilege to bring our children to God through prayer. Brooke has created a fantastic resource to encourage and help us along the way. Praying for Boys is a must-have for every boy-mom!"--Ruth Schwenk, speaker, writer, and creator of thebettermom.com

"Brooke's practical book, full of vulnerable sharing and deeply rooted in God's Word, will become a useful tool as you seek to make prayer a priority and model for your boys just how to run hard after Jesus."--Karen Ehman, Proverbs 31 Ministries director of speakers and author of LET. IT. GO.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441263445
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/21/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Brooke McGlothlin has encouraged thousands of moms toward a richer prayer life as co-founder of the popular online community for mothers of boys, the MOB Society (www.themobsociety.com). She's the author of several books and resources for moms, and lives in the mountains of southwest Virginia with her husband, their two sons, and two Labs.

Table of Contents

Foreword Cliff Graham 11

Boys Are a Battle Zone 13

What Is Prayer, and Why Should We Do It? 19

Going It Alone 37

How to Use This Book 50

The Things They Need Most

1 Heart Change 57

2 Obedience 62

3 Overcoming Fears 67

4 Integrity 72

5 Wisdom 77

6 Pride 82

7 Honor 87

8 Purity 91

9 A Servant's Heart 97

10 Fruit of the Spirit: Love 102

11 Fruit of the Spirit: Joy 106

12 Fruit of the Spirit: Peace 112

13 Fruit of the Spirit: Patience 117

14 Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness 122

15 Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness 128

16 Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness 133

17 Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness 139

18 Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control 144

19 Anger 149

20 Forgiveness 155

21 Salvation 160

Conclusion 165

21 Days of Prayer for Sons 169

Leading a Church or Community Study 172

Leading an Online Study 178

Acknowledgments 187

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