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Owen Bourgaize avatar
Dr W E Sangster Wrote: "if You Are Too Busy To ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Dr W E Sangster wrote: "If you are too busy to pray then you are too busy", and hear the words of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones: "There is nothing that tells the truth about us as Christians so much as our prayer life." There is a hymn that tells us: "Pr...
Category: Quotes
based on 107 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Tom Lawson avatar
Nowhere Else to Go
Shared By: Tom Lawson on Dec 22, 2000
Summary: Abraham Lincoln: "I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of those about me seemed insufficient for the day."
Category: Quotes
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Uriah The Hittite Was In The Hottest Part Of The ...
Shared By: Alan Affleck on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Uriah the Hittite was in the hottest part of the battle and his fellow soldiers withdrew from him on the command of King David - We do the same thing to our fellow soldiers when we withdraw our prayers from them
Category: Quotes
based on 149 ratings
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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There Is Nothing That Makes Us Love A ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Jan 8, 2001
Summary: “There is nothing that makes us love a person so much as prayer for them.” – Wm. Law
Category: Quotes
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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The ‘detonator’ That Churches ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Jan 8, 2001
Summary: “The ‘detonator’ that churches lack today is prayer. It has the power to ignite the dynamite of the Gospel and powerfully shake the world.” – John Maxwell
Category: Quotes
based on 120 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Thomas Watson: “the Angel Fetched Peter Out ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Feb 15, 2001
Summary: Thomas Watson: “The angel fetched Peter out of prison, but it was prayer that fetched the angel!” J. Sidlow Baxter: "...Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguements, despise our persons--but they are helpless ...
Category: Quotes
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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The Japanese Introduced A Tree To The World That ...
Shared By: Bill Lobbs on Mar 1, 2001
Summary: The Japanese introduced a tree to the world that is called a Bonsai tree. It is measured in inches instead of feet as other trees are measured. It is not allowed to reach anywhere near its full growth potential but instead grows in a stunted miniatu...
Category: Stories
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For Thirteen Extraordinary Days In October Of ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Mar 2, 2001
Summary: For thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that threatened to...
Category: Movies / Videos
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A Minister Was Interrupted One Morning By His ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Mar 4, 2001
Summary: "A minister was interrupted one morning by his little son, who entered his study, sat down at his father’s feet and fixed his big, wondering eyes upon his father’s face. The father turned to him and asked impatiently: "Well! What is it? What do ...
Category: Stories
based on 157 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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One Of My Favorite Movies Is The Christmas ...
Shared By: Bruce Emmert on Mar 5, 2001
Summary: One of my favorite movies is the Christmas classic, A Christmas Story, the saga of a little boy named Ralphie Parker growing up in Gary, Indiana of the 1950’s. Ralphie has been drinking Ovaltine for months, saving up box tops so that he could ...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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A Father And His Son Were Seated At The Dining ...
Shared By: Steven Chapman on Mar 26, 2001
Summary: A father and his son were seated at the dining room table, while the mother was finishing the final preparations on the family’s dinner. While the father and son were seated, the father asked the son if he would say the prayer for the meal. Th...
Category: Humor
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Poor Communication Can Led To All Kinds Of ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: Poor communication can led to all kinds of misunderstandings; A rather old fashioned lady, was planning a couple of weeks vacation in Florida. She also was quite delicate and elegant with her language. She wrote a letter to a particular camp...
Category: Humor
based on 198 ratings
Scripture: none
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According To A Poll On Prayer For Newsweek ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Apr 6, 2001
Summary: According to a poll on prayer for Newsweek (3/31/97), the following percentage said: They ask for health or success for a child or family member when they pray -- 82 They ask for strength to overcome a personal weakness -- 75 They never ask fo...
Category: Statistics
based on 143 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Too Many Times, We Treat Prayer As A Transaction ...
Shared By: Darrin Cantrell on Apr 6, 2001
Summary: Too many times, we treat prayer as a transaction and not an opportunity to commune with God. Even though we are bred to be consumers in this country, we should never get caught up in the idea that prayer is a retail experience.
Category: Quotes
based on 136 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Susannah Wesley, Mother Of John Wesley Spent One ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on May 7, 2001
Summary: Susannah Wesley, mother of John Wesley spent one hour each day praying for her 17 children. In addition, she took each child aside for a full hour every week to discuss spiritual matters. No wonder two of her sons, Charles and John, were used of God...
Category: Stories
based on 161 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Our Prayers Lay The Track Down On Which ...
Shared By: Mary Lewis on May 10, 2001
Summary: Our prayers lay the track down on which God’s power can come. Like a mighty locomotive, his power is irresistible, but it cannot reach us without rails. Watchman Nee, Christian Reader, Vol. 34.
Category: Quotes
based on 96 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Preacher Was Once Holding A Revival In An Old ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 12, 2001
Summary: A preacher was once holding a revival in an old tent. One night a man walked in an old shirt and cut off overalls. When the alter call was given he walked down the isle and got saved. After he finished praying through, the preaher asked him, "sir...
Category: Stories
based on 97 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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In A Seminary Missions Class, Herbert Jackson ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on May 29, 2001
Summary: In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He went to the school near his home, got permission to take some ...
Category: Humor
based on 245 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Archbishop Tait Says, “i Want A Life Of ...
Shared By: Troy Borst on May 31, 2001
Summary: Archbishop Tait says, “I want a life of greater, deeper, truer prayer.”
Category: Quotes
based on 97 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Bear and the Atheist
Shared By: Brent Williams on Jun 1, 2001
Summary: The Bear and the Atheist An atheist was walking through the woods looking at the beautiful trees and flower that had just bloomed. Because he was an atheist he couldn’t thank anyone for the beautiful landscape that he was witnessing. As ...
Category: Humor
based on 111 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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He Tells How A Fly Was Looking Up At A Praying ...
Shared By: Steve Gladwell on Jul 15, 2001
Summary: He tells how a fly was looking up at a praying mantis, “What are you doing” said the fly. “I’m praying,” said the mantis. “Don’t be stupid, insects don’t pray.” The fly told it. And at that, the Mantis swooped down and grabbed the fly in it’s claws,...
Category: Humor
based on 129 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 16, 2001
Summary:
based on 222 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 1:1
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Life Is War. That's Not All It Is. But It Is ...
Shared By: Adam Cruse on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: “Life is war. That’s not all it is. But it is always that. Our weakness in prayer is owing largely to our neglect of this truth. Prayer is primarily a wartime walkie-talkie for the mission of the church as it advances against the powers of darkn...
Category: Quotes
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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A Missionary And His Family Were Forced To Camp ...
Shared By: Adam Cruse on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: A missionary and his family were forced to camp outside on a hill. They were carrying money and they were fearful that thieves might rob them. After spending time in prayer, the finally fell asleep. Several months later, a man that had been injur...
Category: Stories
based on 94 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Maddy Dale - "why Pray When You Can ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 8, 2001
Summary: Maddy Dale - “Why pray when you can worry!!”
Category: Quotes
based on 48 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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If You Saw The Movie With Tom Hanks Entitled ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Aug 14, 2001
Summary: If you saw the movie with Tom Hanks entitled Cast Away, you know who Wilson is. Wilson is a volleyball which floated ashore in a package after the FedEx plane, in which Hanks was riding, crashed into the sea during a bad storm. Hanks plays Chuck N...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 160 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Some Of You Might Know Of Joseph Scriven. He Was ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on Sep 3, 2001
Summary: Some of you might know of Joseph Scriven. He was a brilliant young man engaged to a beautiful lady. On the night before the wedding, his fiancé was pulled from a pond where she had accidentally fallen and drowned. He never overcame the shock, and in...
Category: Stories
based on 100 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Prayer
Shared By: Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
Summary: Prayer "I am so busy now that if I did not spend three hours each day in prayer, I could not get through the day." Martin Luther
Category: Quotes
based on 56 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Prayer Works
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
Summary: PRAYER WORKS The researchers at Columbia University conducted a study with 199 women at an in vitro fertilization clinic in Korea. Unknown to the patients and their doctors, groups of strangers from the US, Canada, and Australia were asked to pra...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Mary Had a Little Lamb
Shared By: Gary MacDonald on Nov 1, 2001
Summary: - Mary had a little Lamb, His fleece was white as snow. And everywhere that Mary went, The Lamb was sure to go. He followed her to school each day, When it wasn’t against the rules. He made the children laugh and play, To have a...
Category: Stories
based on 55 ratings
Scripture: none