Category Archives: Prayer

Let Us Pray

Today is the National Day of Prayer. While the Bible urges us to “pray continually” (1 Thess.5:17), many of us could use reminders that we need to talk to God more regularly and more meaningfully. Occasionally I will read a … Continue reading

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BLESS People

If you are like many people, you sometimes need a little help in organizing your prayers. Someone once came up with the acronym B.L.E.S.S. as a method of praying for people. It goes like this. “B” stands for body. You … Continue reading

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How to Succeed In a Crisis

One of my favorite books of the Bible is Nehemiah. There we see several principles of how to succeed in a crisis. The Israelites had been exiled for many years. The walls of Jerusalem had been torn down and there … Continue reading

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Praying for Each Other

Many people are wondering what to do with their extra time as we stay at home in an effort to combat the coronavirus. During this pandemic we are urged to avoid going out in public. By isolating ourselves, we can … Continue reading

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What You Can Do

The great basketball coach John Wooden, who was also an outspoken Christian, once said, “Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.” Many people might be focused on what they can’t do during this time when … Continue reading

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How Does It Work?

A story is told about a young soldier who was fighting on the front line in Europe during World War II. He jumped into a foxhole to avoid the bullets that were whizzing over his head. Wishing the foxhole were … Continue reading

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Alignment

My wife and I bought a new car a few months ago. Well, it was new to us—a 2017 model. We knew that the car had been wrecked, but we liked the way that it looked and drove, so we … Continue reading

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For Us

A prayer that a lady offered up in our adult Bible study at church last night made me stop and think. She asked God to help us understand what he wants for us. Usually we pray for God to tell … Continue reading

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The Need to Forgive

It is reported that when Leonardo da Vinci was painting “The Last Supper”, he became angry with a man and lashed out at him. He even threatened the man. Then he went back to his workplace and tried to paint … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Matthew Henry, the famous Bible scholar, was once accosted by thieves and robbed of his money. Following that event he wrote these words in his diary: “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they … Continue reading

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