My Monday Prayer: Acceptance
-Roy Lessin, Meeting in the Meadow
Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.” And He took them up in His arms, put His hands on them, and blessed them. Mark 10:13-16 NKJV
Jesus, I thank You that I have the wonderful privilege of knowing that I can bring my children to you in prayer. It means so much to me to know that each child means so much to You.
Thank You that You do not push my children away from You or keep them at a distance. I am so grateful that You welcome them with outstretched arms; that You embrace them with a full heart of compassion; that You receive them and draw them close to You.
I ask today that You, Jesus, would place Your hand upon my
children’s heads. I ask that You would bless them with the richest blessings of
Your hidden treasures. Touch their lives, warm their hearts, fill their cups,
make them whole, keep them strong. Teach them Your ways and reveal to them the
greatness of Your kingdom, the meekness of Your spirit, and the beauty of Your
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