Wow God! Thank You. Sorry. Please.
A Kid’s Guide To Prayer
What is prayer? It may sound odd,
But prayer is just talking to God.
You can do it anywhere!
Tucked in bed or on a chair.
In a park or in the car.
It doesn’t matter where you are!
And even if no one else heard,
God would hear your every word.
So why not say a prayer right now? If you’re not sure, I’ll show you how.
See, when I talk to God each day, there are four things I like to say:
Wow God. Thank you. Sorry. Please.
I pray about each one of these…
Wow God, you’re loving! Wow God, you’re great!
Wow God! All things you did create!
You made the sun, the worm, the cow,
So first of all I just say “Wow!”
I thank you God for all you give.
I thank you for the life I live.
I thank you most for Jesus who
Did die for me. Dear God, thank you.
I’m sorry God when I’m not good,
When I don’t love you as I should.
Through Jesus’ death forgive my sin
And help me love and live like Him.
And lastly God I ask you please
Provide all of my daily needs.
Please help me grow to trust in you
And help all those who need you too.
And now I’ve prayed all four of these.
And every prayer I end the same:
I pray these things in Jesus’ name.
(This poem will be, Lord willing, the heart of the new children’s book I am working on. Along with this poem being illustrated into a fun little story, it will also include tips for parents about how to pray with their young children and pages that will be useful for going through this model of prayer with your child.)
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