Authors: Paul J. Loth
When was the last time you had a hard time getting your
point across to your parents?
What did you do?
God loves us. He wants what is best for us. He will give us
what we need.
Jesus told a story: A friend knocks on our door. It is the
middle of the night. “Let me borrow some food,” he says. We say,
Go away.” He keeps knocking. Finally
we get the food.
Jesus explained the story. If we would help a friend, God
will surely give us what we need.
Give me the faith to keep praying.
Whom do you know who prays a lot?
When does that person pray?
Jesus prayed about many things. He
about His friends. He prayed the night before He died.
Jesus asked God what to do. He listened to what God to
d Him. God helped Him do the right thing.
Help me pray every day this week.
How do you learn something new?
Jesus showed us how to pray. We can copy Him.
Jesus prayed the Lord
Prayer. This special prayer teaches us how to pray.
We should praise God. Next, ask Him to forgive our sins.
Then we can ask God to help us.
Help me to learn how to pray.
Have you ever asked for something that you did not really
believe you would get?
God loves us. He will do what is best for us. When we ask
God for things, we can believe this.
God will answer our prayers. Jesus said we must have faith.
If we have faith, we can te
l a mountain to move.
It will move!
When we have faith, we can pray and God will answer us.
Let me have faith when I pray to You.
Have you ever seen a bird starve to death? Why not?
Who takes care of the birds?
God takes care of everything. He cares for all the birds. He
cares for the flowers.
But God loves peop
more. More than flowers. More than birds.
d us not to
worry. God will take care of us. We just have to ask Him. Instead of worrying,
we can pray. God knows everything we need. All we need to do is talk to Him.
Help me to not worry but to trust You for all I need.
When you really want somethin
what do you do?
One day Peter was talking about Jesus. He was put in jail.
The Christians loved Peter. They wanted to help him. What could they do?
They could pray. They asked God to help Peter. God heard
their prayer. He sent angels. Peter was freed.
They learned a lesson. Prayer works!
When I am worried, help me remember to pray.
Have you ever wanted to help someone but did not know what
What is the best way to help your friends?
Paul asked people to pray for him. Paul prayed that God
would help his friends live for God.
oodbye to his
Paul did something
special with these friends. He prayed for them. He asked God to take care of
We can do that with our friends, too. The best way we can
help our friends is to pray for them.
I pray for all the friends on my prayer list. Please take
care of them.
When was the last time you prayed with someone else?
How was it different from praying alone?
Jesus was gone to heaven. The disciples were together. They
were in the upper room. Jesus told them to wait there.
What did they do while they waited? They prayed. Everyone
prayed to God. They prayed together.
God wants us to pray together, too. We can pray with our
friends. This is a good way for friends to show they care.
Help me to pray with my friends this week.
When someone does something nice for you, what do you say?
Jesus healed a man who was blind. What do you think the man
d? Right. He said thank You, He praised
Jesus. This pleased Jesus.
God wants us to thank Him, too. When we pray, God answers
our prayers. He wants us to remember to thank Him.
I thank You for Your love, and for all You give me.