Thankfully, there is a solution.
I have always prayed for my children. I have prayed when they are sick, when they are facing a problem, when I think about it and sometimes just because....it is an endless stream of discussing my kids with God.
However, I have been a lazy prayer warrior when it comes to specifics. I claim the verse, Luke 12:12.
"The right words will be there. The Holy Spirit will give you the right words when the time comes."
I am told in the scriptures that the Spirit will know my needs before I pray but that doesn't mean that frees me up from spending time in prayer. Should we say, "Lord help my children you know their needs...see ya"
There is true power in prayer. Power that can be unleashed with our faith. Does God need our prayer? No. He wants our prayer.
He can accomplish anything...without our participation. However, we need to pray n…