Category Archives: Prayer

Bad Results

A recent cartoon of Dennis the Menace pictured the mischievous young fellow kneeing at his bedside for his nightly prayers. As usual, he had some confessing to do—“It was an honest mistake with bad results.” Some of our sins are … Continue reading

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House of Prayer

I found a huge praying mantis on the door of our church building two different days recently. I don’t know anything about the territorial habits of these weird looking creatures, but it seems fitting that this one was hanging around … Continue reading

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Losing Signal

I like to listen to my small town’s local radio station while driving in my car. However, the station tends to fade out as I get farther away from it. Only when I turn around and drive back toward home … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

We have all heard stories about the power of prayer. I just heard one that offered a different perspective on the subject. One of my friends was talking about his jail ministry. He has had the opportunity to talk with … Continue reading

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Who Is Serving Whom?

I recently read a parody about a man who made a very important decision about Jesus. This fellow chose to accept Jesus as his personal…butler! This witty commentary shows the attitude that many people have towards Jesus. They claim that … Continue reading

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Conceal and Carry

When we hear the phrase “conceal and carry”, we probably think about someone who is practicing their constitutional right to bear arms. However, there is another way we can understand those words. It has to do with the way that … Continue reading

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Memorable Worship Service

June Cerza Kolf remembers a time when her family had gathered in California for a yearly reunion. On Sunday morning they all went to church, and while they were singing the first song, an earthquake hit. The building shook, and … Continue reading

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Trivial Pursuits

A familiar Mother Goose rhyme goes: “Pussy cat, Pussy cat, where have you been? I’ve been to London to visit the queen. Pussy cat, Pussy cat what did you there? I frightened a little mouse under the chair.” Like that … Continue reading

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Fixing Things

I learned a long time ago that I am not very good at fixing things. I don’t have the natural ability to repair things that are broken, nor do I have the desire to learn how to do such things. … Continue reading

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