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Prayer idea: ‘As the deer pants...’ - Psalm 42 / longing for God

Introduction:
You take a pair of deer antlers, a jug filled with water, a couple of glasses, and you end up with a very touching way of praying, which can be used, for example, in reference to Christmas. 

Themes:
Longing for God, creative prayer, praying around Christmas

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To be used for:
- Creative prayer moment
- Prayer room.

Bible text:
‘As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?’ (Psalm 42:1-2)

Age:
8 – 88 years

Tags: Object lessons, Creative Prayer , Christmas , Children's moments in church, Advent , Psalms - Bible book, God's love, God's care