Pray Today: Day 37, The Memorial at Gilgal

Read & Consider

Read Joshua 4.20-24


Joshua lays out the twelve stones in Gilgal as a reminder of the miracle that  God has performed for the Israelites in allowing them to pass over the Jordan. He then tells the Israelites to let their descendants know what God has done for them, which would show them that God’s work did not begin with them and be a reminder of God’s miracle.

The stones marked out the movement of God among his people. However, they also testified to the willingness of the Israelites to step into the water and trust that God would cut off the flowing water.

Joshua reminds the Israelites that the same God that helped them cross the Jordan also parted the Red Sea, highlighting that God is the same yesterday, today and for ever.


Over to you

Pray for

  • A deeper revelation of God’s power and might
  • To trust God with the direction he is leading you – even when the destination seems unreachable
  • Thankfulness and reminder of all that God has done and continues to do in our lives


Do you find that it is easy to forget God’s power in our daily lives?


Spend time praying, thanking God for his faithfulness and power. Remind yourself of the miracles he has done for you!

Optional extra Family activity

Paint a prayer rock to put in your pocket or a memorial stones picture to put up to remind you of God’s power.


Today’s Pray Today was prepared by Sarah


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