Item description for While They Were Sleeping by Anne Arkins & Gary Harrell...
Overview Do you desire to change your child's heart--and actions? One of the key ways to raise godly children is to pray often and specifically for their character. While They Were Sleeping shows moms how they can pray God's promises for their children in just a few minutes each day. Weekly activities will help you connect you with your child and have fun doing these practical applications. It's message can transform a young life ... and last a lifetime.
Previously published as "Watchman on the Walls".
Community Description How will you nurture your child's character in a morally declining culture? It's true, you can teach and model godly values, encourage wise choices, and set guidelines for your child, among other nurturing essentials. But did you know that one of the greatest ways to impact your child's life is...by praying for him. This book can be a valuable tool in helping you to pray specifically and systematically for your child. This book is a prayer guide designed to help moms pray for 12 character traits to be built into a child's life. Fun, practical activities help you connect with your child while teaching him about the character qualities for which you have prayed. Learn how to move, shape and fashion your child's heart through prayer, and prepare him for a lifetime of faithful living.
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Studio: Family Life Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2004
Publisher FAMILY LIFE #678
ISBN 1572296143 ISBN13 9781572296145
Availability 0 units.
More About Anne Arkins & Gary Harrell
Anne Arkins currently resides in the state of Arkansas.
Reviews - What do customers think about While They Were Sleeping?
Great Purchase! May 3, 2008
Delightful little book that helps you pray for your child. Includes scripture with every prayer and project ideas at the end of each chapter for teaching the character qualities your are praying for.
So sweet....... Mar 21, 2005
I received this book from a dear friend who thought enough of me and of my children's future.
This book teaches you to build character into your children's lives through prayer. There are 12 specific character traits (kindness, humility, teachability, forgiveness, obedience, discernment, purity, responsibility, courage, servanthood and contentment) that are devoted to 5 days each. At the end of each section there are steps that will help you teach your child the character trait for which you've just prayed.
I've found it to be a wonderful guide for me as I raise three small children (twin boys at 4yrs and a little girl at 20 months).
This is a great gift for any Christian Mommy and for those Mommy's who could use some steering in that direction!