Category Archives: Prayer

One Life to Live

The above photograph shows Buffalo Bills players kneeling to pray for an injured teammate. People all over the world are continuing to pray for Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who collapsed on the football field after making a tackle in last … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics

The arrival of a new year often leads people to examine their lives to see what changes they might like to see take place. Many people make resolutions about what they will do differently, whether it be eliminating a bad … Continue reading

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When the Winds Buffet

I walked out of a hospital recently and noticed that a helicopter was coming in for a rooftop landing, so I stopped to watch. I noticed that the pilot was being extremely cautious in his approach, and I remembered that … Continue reading

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Let Us Pray!

1 Timothy 2:1-4 is an urgent call to prayer—“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in … Continue reading

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Worship

This is a big subject for the limited space that we have, but let’s talk about worship. We were created to worship God and to bring him pleasure. There are many good definitions of worship. One that I like says … Continue reading

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Stop Denying

“More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying that they made them. –Ponto the Office Dog, the Maysville Ledger Independent. Ponto, who happens to be one of my favorite philosophers, hit the nail on the … Continue reading

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A Spectacular Jailbreak

Acts 16 records a fantastic episode in the life of the apostle Paul. He and Silas had been falsely accused of committing some type of crime, when in fact all they had done was to minister in the name of … Continue reading

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Resurgence

My mother-in-law received a flower at church this past Mothers’ Day in recognition of her being the oldest mother in attendance. I planted the bright red flower in front of our house. With a little fertilizer and regular watering, it … Continue reading

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Day by Day

Many people are familiar with the song “Day by Day” because it was part of the popular musical “Godspell” that opened in 1971. However, the song is actually an old hymn written by Richard of Chichester. The song is about … Continue reading

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Loose Connection

The new missionary on the field was given a car that he could use but was told that it would not start without a push. He got some people to give him a push to get the car started. After … Continue reading

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