Psalm 95- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

Psalm 95: 1-7 NIV A Song of Praise and Worship 951 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. 3 For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. 4 In his hand are the …

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Psalm 67- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

Psalm 67- NIV The Nations Exhorted to Praise God 671[1]May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us-[2]2 so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. 3 May the peoples praise you, God; may all the peoples praise you. 4 May the nations be glad and sing …

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Psalm 65- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

Psalm 65- NIV Praise for God's Bounty in Nature 651 [1]Praise awaits[2] you, our God, in Zion; to you, our vows will be fulfilled. 2 You who answer prayer, to you all people will come. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave[3] our transgressions. 4 Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with …

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Psalm 23- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

The LORD Is My Shepherd 231 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,[1]I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your …

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Psalm 19- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

Psalm 19 can lead to some great conversations and can help us to look inside ourselves for what we are truly placing value on in this life. For students, it is harder now more than ever with social media, to travel down a path that is right but less popular. Social media could also present …

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Psalm 2- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

So far I have enjoyed praying the Psalms over the students that I work with, colleagues, and my own family. This has been a great way for me to intentionally stop and think about each Psalm as I read them. Although we are looking at Psalm 2 this week, I may end up skipping around …

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant!

“Well done, good and faithful servant!” - Matthew 25:23 NIV It's official! You've completed your first year. Way to go! This is a fantastic time for you and a big relief knowing that all of that hard work, energy, prayer, and self-sacrifice have helped to shape some exceptional individuals this school year. On these last …

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Experiential Learning Lasts a Lifetime

“Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.” John 1:3 NIV Making Learning Memorable Elementary and secondary students alike will not always remember the lessons you taught them in class, but they will remember the key experiences you gave them. Each year, the elementary school in which I …

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Want More Balance in Your Life? Set Priorities.

"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."-Thomas Jefferson Trying to Keep Your Head Above Water Does it seem like you are just being pulled around from one activity to the next? It seems as though …

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Children Are Watching- Are We Modeling What We Want Them to See?

"Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. "- Proverbs 22:6 NIV Are We Modeling How We Want Students to Act? Children are watching everything we do. I didn't think that was completely true until I had my own children. They are …

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