Praying Beatitude #7 (PEACEMAKERS) Over Our Children

Praying that our children and grandchildren will be peacemakers…. Here is today’s 2-minute prayer. Take a moment to pray it out loud, and then share with your friends.

Following the Father

God is a God of peace, and therefore he blesses those who work for peace.  Peacemakers reflect the character of God to such an extent that this beatitude declares that they will be called “children of God.”  Today we pray Beatitude #7 over our children and grandchildren.

Matthew 5: 9 “God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.”

peacemakers on wristsLord, we pray today that our children and grandchildren will be people of peace.  May they walk in peace and make peace.  May the peace on them change the atmosphere of a room when they walk in because you, the Prince of Peace, abide in them. 

When faced with conflict and given the opportunity to escalate a situation, empower them to choose peace.  Enable them to guard their hearts and hold their tongues.  Train them to be quick to listen and slow to get angry.  Teach…

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