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Did you think to pray – With you children?

2 Timothy 3:14-17


1.     Song title

2.     Proverbs 22:6 – train up a child

3.     Cornelius – Acts 10:1-2, 24, 33


1.     Prayer is a positive trait

a.     We teach “don’t” – but fail to fill that empty space

b.     Dog won’t let go of the bone – hold up stick – drops the bone

c.     Can you say – follow me? – 1 Corinthians 11:1

2.     We take for granted that our children know how to pray

a.     What does “in Jesus name” mean?

b.     What is the purpose in prayer?

c.     What does a “mediator” do? 1 Timothy 2:5

d.     Do they turn to God in time of trouble?

e.     Child in trouble at school, nothing seems to help

                                                    i.     3 ideas that worked –

                                                   ii.     pray for teacher, be nice to him, discussed Romans 12:20-21

3.     Fathers – Ephesians 6:4

a.     Nurture = tutor, guide, train at home

b.     Admonition = calling attention to

4.     Mothers

a.     More opportunity, have them repeat, remind them

b.     List things to pray for

5.     Babysitters

6.     Teachers  - class  - Bible reading, prayer

7.     Older women – Titus 2:3-5

a.     Holiness

b.     Teacher of good things

c.     Love children

d.     Word of God not blasphemed


1.     Children need adults who pray without ceasing

2.     They must be taught early

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