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3.08.2014

A Dad's Prayers for His Daughter ~ Review

Every daughter wants her Dad to pray for her and this is the perfect guide to help get you started...

A Dad's Prayers for His Daughter
Praying for Every Part of Her Life
By Rob and Joanna Teigen



A Dad's Prayers for His Daughter is a guide to help dads know how to pray for specific issues in the lives of their daughters.  The issues cover loneliness, modesty, personal identity, doubting God, and much more.
Each issue is introduced with a two or three passages of Scripture and followed by a prayer asking for God's help guidance in the life of both father and daughter in dealing with this issue.

Interspersed throughout these 88 prayers are A Dad's Story in which different fathers share their experiences with their own daughters.  These are touching moments that show how unique each father/daughter experience is and how important it is for God to be at the heart of this relationship.

There is another aspect of this book that I really liked, they are Her....(Blessings, Protection, Idols, Purity, etc.). This section deals with certain issues and offers words of encouragement and guidance to Dad as they seek to guide their daughters while seeking God's will for them.

While this book is geared towards Dad, Mom is sure to find some important truths and helps when praying for her daughters.  I can even see this book being an integral part of the family devotion time as the prayers are adapted for each family's unique situation.  With this guidance Dad can take his place as a spiritual head in his family.

This is the perfect gift for any Dad of daughters, or even a Dad-to-be.  After all what could be more important than to learn how to pray for every aspect of your daughter's life and for God's will in it?  This book would be a great addition to the family home library or your church library.

I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher Revell in exchange for my honest and timely review.  

About the Book:


"Praying for your daughter is one of the most important things you will ever do. If you're a dad with daughters, read this book."--Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author

From the moment your little girl was born, you knew you were going to be doing a lot of praying. But you may wonder, What exactly should I be praying for?
Now the authors of 88 Great Daddy-Daughter Dates show you how to pray for every area of your daughter's life. Rob and Joanna Teigen give you a strong foundation to build a lifelong habit of prayer for your daughter with a collection of specific prayers you can use to get started right now. They include engaging stories from well-known authors like Joe Stowell, Bill Farrel, Ted Cunningham, Jim Samra, and others. And they explain a bit more of what girls go through growing up, including stress, purity issues, social pressure, modesty challenges, spiritual growth, and more.
Remember: just because you don't always understand your daughter doesn't mean that God doesn't! Start asking for his guidance, protection, and blessings today.
"Rob and Joanna Teigen have covered virtually every area that a daughter needs prayer coverage in. Then they've given dads the perfect words to use."--Rick Johnson, bestselling author of That's My Son, That's My Girl, and Better Dads, Stronger Sons
"Is there any sweeter legacy that a man can leave for his girl than the knowledge that her daddy prayed for every area of her life? Rob and Joanna Teigen give dads the tools they need to make that hope a reality."--Kathi Lipp, author of Praying God's Word for Your Life and 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids
Rob Teigen has been a publishing professional for more than fifteen years and is the author of three joke books, including Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids (under the pseudonym Rob Elliott). He and his wife, Joanna Teigen, are the parents of a teenage son and three younger daughters. They are the authors of 88 Great Daddy-Daughter Dates and live in West Michigan. Learn more at www.strongerdads.com.