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Contributed on Nov 24, 2019
It’s in those times of trial, we are still to be thankful! The times we experience in the valleys of life, when we feel like all we have to hang onto is God. Those are the times we should realize the only thing we have ever had to hang onto is God!
The Attitude of the Heart Illus. From a sermon of Johnny Creasong’s Some people are just impossible to please.... A large dog walks into a butcher shop carrying a purse in its mouth. He puts the purse down and sits in front of the meat case. “What is it, boy?" the butcher jokingly asks. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2019
God knows your name, God knows your circumstance, God knows everything there is to know about you, about the answer and the ability to deliver you from your need no matter how impossible it may seem
Prayer is a two way street Illus. By Fred Markes? HERE BE GOD Before 1492 when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, the common belief was that if a ship from Europe sailed too far West, they would either fall off the edge of the world or face terrible danger. There was fear of the unknown. In England, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 3, 2019
We have been raised with Christ, we have a position with Christ in the heavenly‘s, we have been raised up so that in the ages to come he might show his exceeding riches of his grace and his kindness towards us in Christ Jesus!
Energizing your Prayer Life Illus. THE STATS ON PRAYER A Newsweek poll several years ago titled "Is God Listening?" indicated that 54% of those the magazine surveyed prayed on a daily basis - 25% said they pray to God once a day and 29% more than once a day. 87% believed that God ...read more
Contributed on Oct 27, 2019
Finding peace during a struggle, is like trying to find calm in a hurricane. But just like there is calm in the eye of the hurricane, we can find peace and calm right in the middle of our struggles.
Illustration by James Chandler It started as a slip up during a prayer before a church softball game. The minister was leading everyone in prayer. As he closed in prayer he accidently said, "In Jesus’ name we play." That phrase caught on and soon others were praying before softball games ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2019
God wants you to be able to stand up, to be accountable and able to respond when someone asks what your relationship with God really means to you and how your relationship defines who you are in and through Him!
Illus. by Wayne Major There were three people in heaven who decided one day to play a round of golf at the heavenly country club. The first man stepped up to the tee, hit his drive, and watched as it headed straight for the water hazard. Just as the ball was about to land in the water, he raised ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 23, 2019
I’m reminded of the story of a man born in the late 1800s. One of several children being the oldest, took care of the younger children and began to cook for them at a young age of seven yrs old. His father died when he was young leaving him even more responsibility. He worked many jobs in his ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2019
Not because me, but because of You! Illus. From Guideposts, “Miracles of Healing” There was a woman and her son Mark that went shopping in a large department store one day. On their way down to the main floor her son hopped on the escalator. She then followed. Suddenly her son Mark screamed like ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2019
Saw a guy with his new car the other day, or at least it sure seemed new the way he admired it walking away backwards from it almost to the point of stumbling over the curb. You know one thing we like to do, is show off the new. I could relate with the man, he couldn’t stop looking at the shiny ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2018
Illus. Story of Sam the dog, Growing up we had a farm dog and his name was Sam. Sam never had any of the frills dogs nowadays enjoy. Sam was never allowed to beg at the table, because Sam was never allowed in the house and was only fed table scraps my mom turned into some kind of gravy ...read more