Blog Category: Practical Steps

declarations
Practical Steps
Sarah Hanks

Declarations For Parents

If you follow Equipping the Children on Facebook, you’ve probably noticed we’re posting DECLARATIONS FOR PARENTS from the Psalms this month (Along with PRAYERS FOR PARENTS, PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN, and DECLARATIONS FOR CHILDREN.) God’s Word in your mouth is POWERFUL and as you take your place as a son/daughter of the Most High, you have the divine privilege of decreeing His plans, purposes, and promises over your children. Your declarations plant seeds of destiny into

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orphans
Practical Steps
Sarah Hanks

Praying for Orphans

Children, even young children, can learn to pray for orphans. As they do so, their hearts will be moved for the less fortunate and the Father’s heart for justice and mercy will be birthed within them. Some adults don’t want to bring up unpleasant subjects with children, not wanting to crush their innocence. However, children are powerful agents in the Kingdom. When they pray for orphans, things change! We used to do a Hannah/Samuel set

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mountain of influence
Practical Steps
Sarah Hanks

Praying for the Seven Mountains of Influence

If you follow Equipping the Children on Facebook, you know we’ve been doing the #summerprayerclub where we pray through the seven mountains of influence with our children. In case you missed it or have fallen behind, here are all of the weeks in one place. We encourage you to print them off and do them with your children. (If you enjoy this post, you may enjoy these other free printable pages to use in praying

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photo of girls wearing dress while holding hands 3662817 - Ring Around the Throne
Practical Steps
Sarah Hanks

Ring Around the Throne

An alternative to Ring Around the Rosie from Revelation 4. Children love Ring Around the Rosie but you may not like the meaning behind the song. Many state that the song is about the Great Plague or Black Death. A rosy rash in the shape of a ring was a symptom along with sneezing. Posies were herbs thought to help ward the plague off, but when “we all fall down” the interpretation is that everybody

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corona virus, prayer
Practical Steps
Sarah Hanks

Five Prayers Children Can Pray Against the Coronavirus

Here are five prayers children can pray against the coronavirus. Though it may seem like the earth is tilting, God never falls off His throne. While fear snowballs in the nations, God is calling us to stand firm in His peace and to make our homes sanctuaries of faith, hope, and love. Children are not helpless during this time; They are powerful. Here are five prayers children can pray against the coronavirus. 1. Praying for

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