Torah Portion

Dear Torah Portion Reader...

I am very excited that the Spring Feast is just around the corner! We are now in the final preparation count-down, which for us at Lighted Way Ministries is an "all-hands-on-deck" scenario. In the next few weeks and days, I will be finishing the book "God's Amazing Star Secret" (which I pray to have fresh from the press at Passover, on April 1, 2018), I will be writing the sermons, putting together the children's program, cooking (and freezing) the casseroles to serve during the Retreat week, and more...

In order to accomplish all of this, I will not be taking time to write the Torah portion commentaries during this period of time. However, that does not mean that anyone need to get behind. The following is the Torah reading and study schedule for the next few weeks. As you keep up with this schedule, you will be on track to complete all 613 Statutes this year. So, from now to April 14, the Torah portions will be posted without comment. Commentary and the usual Torah portions will resume on April 15. Thank you for your patience! And happy studying in the meantime :-)

Monday, September 12, 2016

Promises to Claim for Your Children - Part 2

Warfare for Parents - Prayers for your Teenager 

- Isaiah 65:23-24

Each day this week, I promised to share with you a powerful Bible promise to claim for your children. I invite you to join me in praying. As you do, you will be able to rest in God. He will be at work in the lives of your children - in answer to your prayers.  How do I know? Because God's Promises cannot fail. In fact, He has PROMISED that His PROMISES will always accomplish whatever it is He has Promised to do:

"So shall My Word be that goeth forth out of My Mouth: it shall not return unto Me void (empty, or having failed), but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it."  Isaiah 55:11   

Do your teens have problems with rebellion? Are they acting in such a way as to bring trouble into your life and home even though you have raised them to know better? Today's promise is just what you need...

God Promises that you will not labor in vain, training your children up right, only to lose them to the typical teenage troubles:

"They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and their offspring with them.  And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear." Isaiah 65:23-24

Prayer to pray today:

Dear Heavenly Father,

You have promised that I will not labor to train my children up right, and have that labor be for nothing. I recognize that I am far from perfect, as a parent. I acknowledge my many sins and mistakes. But, I ask You to cleanse me of these things and to count me - today - among those who are the "blessed of You". You have promised that my seed will not be brought forth for trouble, but that the blessing You have graciously extended over my life will also be given to my children. Please grant me this promise today, on behalf of ______________ (name your children). In my Saviour's Name I ask it, Amen.