Category Archives: Prayer

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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Specific Answers to Prayer

Barbara Ho writes about the time when she was six months pregnant and her winter coat would no longer fit. She and her husband went into a Sears and Roebuck and found a coat that would have been perfect for … Continue reading

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Assuming a Safe Position

A man was climbing a mountain in the Swiss Alps with two guides that he had hired. It was an extremely windy day, and the trio had made their ascent on the sheltered side of the mountain. Upon reaching the … Continue reading

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Not Lion

A little girl came running to her mother and shouted, “Mommy! Mommy! There’s a lion in the front yard!” Her mother rushed to the window and looked out. Instead of a lion in their front yard, she saw a big, … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Other Prayer

We often refer to a familiar prayer in the Bible as the “Lord’s Prayer”. You know, the one that starts out, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name…” Some scholars suggest that perhaps we should call that prayer the … Continue reading

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