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Praying for our Young Men, Day 2

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B is for Brave.

I am praying that our young men are brave.

Not reckless or foolish.

Brave to

  • Do what God calls them to do
  • Choose true manhood
  • Stand for their convictions

In the Bible there are many examples of brave men. to name a few:

  • Jonathan
  • David
  • Daniel
  • Caleb
  • Joshua
  • Paul

Bravery is the opposite of fear, cowardice, spinelessness. It stands up when others sit down or slink away.

I’m praying that God will help our boys to be brave.


A couple excellent books we’ve read that highlight brave young men are:

Each of these books are excellent for teens to read themselves, or for family read-aloud time. click on any image (affiliate link) to read more about the book, including reviews.

We have read all of these books and loved each one! Most we have read or listened to more than once!

Each book highlights the life of one or more young men who exhibit bravery under extraordinary circumstances. Most are also available to listen to as audio books.

I pray that my young men will hear the voice of God above the pull of culture and popularity.

Be brave, boys!

It’s worth it!

The greatest want of the world is the want of men—men who will not be bought or sold, men who in their inmost souls are true and honest, men who do not fear to call sin by its right name, men whose conscience is as true to duty as the needle to the pole, men who will stand for the right though the heavens fall.

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Praying for our Young Men, Day 1

6 Replies

  1. My son’s name is Joshua. I think he’s pretty brave! I like these — are you going to cover the entire alphabet — which would be the entire month (essentially)?

    1. Perfect word for letter B. Sometimes it’s hard for young people to be brave but knowing that God is leading us will help get through the fear.

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