Category Archives: Prayer

Fully Committed

“For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him…”—2 Chronicles 16:9. God is constantly looking for people who are fully committed to him. Some doubt God’s existence. Others actively … Continue reading

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Raising Children

A man was at the airport waiting to board his flight. He observed a mother who was travelling with three young children, all of whom were running around yelling and annoying the other passengers. The mother tried to calm down … Continue reading

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Missing Worship

I am not sure who wrote this poem, but I want to share it with you. It’s about someone who missed the church service. “You missed the fellowship that’s there, You missed the handshake, missed the prayer. You missed the … Continue reading

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Believe in Prayer

When a nightclub opened on Main Street, the only church in that small town organized an all-night prayer meeting. The members of the church asked God to burn down the club. Within a few minutes, lightning struck the club, and … Continue reading

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Power Source

On Wednesday, October 11, 1994, NASA’s Magellan space explorer fell silent. The Magellan had circled Venus more than fifteen thousand times since arriving at the planet in 1990, but on this day NASA scientists intentionally changed the satellite’s course and … Continue reading

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Answered Prayer

A story is told about a small church that was located close to a major highway. Sometimes during the church services, the church’s sound system would pick up the voice of a trucker using his CB radio. The truckers, of … Continue reading

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Deeply Rooted

For many years there has been a pear tree on the property of our church. Every year the tree produces an abundance of juicy, tasty pears. Neighbors often stop and ask if they may gather some of the pears. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Always Praying

1 Thessalonians 5:17 says, “Pray continually.” How can we do that? What does it even mean, anyway, to “pray continually”? Here is what Mandy Smith says about the matter—“Having a daily time of prayer is essential, but we must be … Continue reading

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The Reason for Our Courage

“But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’”—Matthew 14:27 The disciples of Jesus were terrified when they saw him walking on water. But he spoke to their fears, telling them to be courageous, not … Continue reading

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Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

A woman who had been living a very high-pressured life moved with her family from the city to the country. The family had resolved to reduce the stresses and tensions that they had been under by embracing a more easy-going … Continue reading

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