Praying for Our Kids: Character

It’s often said that character is how we act when nobody is looking. 

As a parent of a toddler, I cling to the hope that character evolves with age. 

For that matter, as a parent of teens, I’m counting on God’s promise that he will “finish what he started” and help me get them over the finish line (Philippians 1:6).

Character is a big one on the list of things we can be praying for our kids. 

It’s easy to mix up character and personality, and that’s why I’m so glad to have Janet Denison join us today to talk about the difference between the two and how it impacts discipline.

As we focus on our kids’ character this week, let’s pray God’s character into their lives so they will be slow to anger (Nehemiah 9:17), rich in love (Psalm 145:8), merciful (Psalm 145:8), and compassionate (Romans 5:8).

The Lord is constantly searching for those with godly character to be used for his great purposes. Let’s pray he finds it in our children.

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Note: If you missed last week’s episode with Kirk Cameron, check it out here!


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