Category Archives: Prayer

Sober Living

For some reason, April 20 has become a day when many people celebrate the use of marijuana. Those who enjoy participating in this particular vice make sure that they get together with some like-minded friends and smoke some of their … Continue reading

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Very Tempting

The late humorist Lewis Grizzard once said, “I am by no means trying to condone adultery, but the fact is, it’s one of the most popular of the Ten Commandments to break. Who goes around making graven images today?” Some … Continue reading

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Too Many Voices

Years ago I was playing slow pitch softball, and a player on the opposing team hit a scorching line drive up the middle. The ball was hit so hard that our pitcher wasn’t able to field it cleanly, but he … Continue reading

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The Importance of Prayer

Some vandals once broke into a church building and set it on fire. It just so happened that a group of men in the congregation were scheduled to gather at the church to pray early that morning. When they got … Continue reading

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One Lord, One Faith

Did you hear about the Baptist who was injured in an automobile accident? He was rushed to a Methodist hospital. The emergency room doctor was from the Church of the Nazarene. The surgical nurse belonged to the Church of God. … Continue reading

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Still Connected

Laura Lovejoy tells about a time when she had the opportunity to minister to a lady whose dementia was so advanced that she no longer recognized her husband. Laura knew through her family that the lady had been a woman … Continue reading

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Family Name

There once was a fellow who was curious about his family history, so he paid someone $200 to do some extensive research about his ancestors. When the report came back, the man was shocked to discover that he had many … Continue reading

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Learning How to Pray

A busy mother and housewife had worked hard all day to prepare to have some guests over for an evening meal. When it came time to sit down and eat, the lady asked her young daughter if she would say … Continue reading

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Like New

The car I drive now wasn’t very old when I hit an animal that darted out in front of me on the highway. The impact cracked the plastic bumper on the front of the car. The damage was so slight … Continue reading

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Self-Denial

Psalm 132:1 is an interesting verse—“Lord, remember David and all his self-denial.” The text goes on to recount how David put the Lord’s concerns above his own. Self-denial is a challenging concept. We are familiar with the teaching of Jesus … Continue reading

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