Prayer Gardens

Prayer Spaces – Prayer GardensAlmond on tree

The gardens of the Jerusalem Prayer Center call many people to prayer.

AfricaThe continent walk provides tile pictures of the continents with scripture to pray over each.  The Jerusalem Prayer Center has welcomed visitors from 115 nations.  Visitors can reach their hands toward their home area as they offer prayers for its citizens and leadership.  The continent walk continues with several insets of scripture about the nations before the throne, in three languages, printed on tile.

The development of a Family Prayer Garden planted with all of the seven species of Deuteronomy 8:8 allows parents to guide their children in prayer.  Stone benches, a small olive press / grain mill, creative prayer spaces, and water features all providTrain up tilee tangible object lessons for parents as they guide their children in family prayer.

Scripture panels are inset into the garden wall allowing places for meditation among pomegranate trees and troughs of barley and wheat.

Pomegranate blossomThe garden is not a playground, but is a place where parents can follow Jesus’ example of sharing truth using what was tangible before him, teaching through parables and activities.

And you shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house,

and when you are walking by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Deuteronomy 11:19