Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 15, 2001
ALL BECAUSE OF PRAYER
It’s a wonderful story about prayer, about a faith that can sustain people in good times and in bad times," said President Bush Monday, summarizing the tale of Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry, the two Shelter Now workers held by the Taliban for three months. As Mercer and
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Actual answering machine answers recorded and verified by the
world-famous International Institute of Answering Machine Answers.
Hi. Now you say something.
Hi, I’m not home right now but my answering machine is, so you
can talk to it instead. Wait for the beep.
Hello. I am
Contributed by Martin Wickens on Apr 20, 2002
When people do not mind what God says to them in His Word, God doth as little mind what they say
Contributed by Martin Wickens on Apr 20, 2002
Prayer is nothing but the promise reversed, or God’s Word formed into an argument, and retorted by
Contributed by Martin Wiles on Apr 30, 2002
INTO THE DAY
I got up early one morning
And rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish
I didn’t have time to pray.
Troubles just tumbled about me
And heavier came each task.
Why doesn’t God help me, I wondered,
He answered, "You didn’t ask."
I tried to come into God’s
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
Did you know you can now send an email to God? An Israeli internet company (www.virtual.co.il) has announced that they will take email prayers to the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Customarily people write prayers and place them in cracks of the wall. I did so when I visited Israel some years ago. But
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 26, 2002
“The power of prayer is not in the one praying but in the One who hears our
Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 20, 2003
Alexander Whyte, the Scottish preacher, always began his prayers with an expression of gratitude. One cold, miserable day his people wondered what he would say. He
Contributed by Victor Yap on Mar 20, 2003
Several years ago Newsweek conducted a survey on people’s prayer beliefs and habits and discovered that a high percentage - 87% - of the people believe that God answers prayers. 54% say they pray on a daily basis, that is, 25% pray once a day and 29% more than once a day. Then it gets revealing
Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 1, 2003
A. Last week I took my children to a restaurant. My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, “God is good. God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would even thank you more if mom gets us ice cream for dessert. And Liberty and Justice for all! Amen!”
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on May 7, 2003
One of my favorite comics is “The Family Circus.” Once I believe that the father was helping Billy with his homework with the rest of the family there in the kitchen. Dad asks Billy, “What is the greatest power source in all the world?” In turn everyone is pictured thinking what the answer may
Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 4, 2003
My sheep hear my voice and come to me!
Someone once asked a banker how he trained his staff to recognise counterfiet notes:
The banker said, thats simple, I have them handling the real thing all day, so
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 13, 2003
According to the “Almanac for Farmers & City Folk,” the largest number of collect calls is made on Father’s Day. Today, your Heavenly Father is calling out to you. He’s been trying to get through for some time. Long before you thought of Him, He thought of you. But He’s not calling collect. He
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 23, 2003
Andrew Murray said: “The Christian who is still carnal has neither desire nor strength to follow after God. He rests
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Aug 10, 2003
If you ever seen the movie “Cast Away” with Tom Hanks then you
probably know who Wilson is. The story goes that Hanks plays the part of
Chuck Nolan, a fast paced FedEx executive who gets stranded when his plane
goes down in the middle of the South Pacific. In trying to survive, he started
Contributed by David Haun on Dec 22, 2003
This past Thanksgiving, my wife and I drove to our daughter Debbie’s home for the holiday. When we turned on their street, I saw my grandson Ethan shooting baskets with his best friend next door. We pulled in front of Debby’s home, and I heard a six -year old voice yelling "gran-pa’! When I
Contributed by Joel Vicente on Dec 27, 2003
A little boy offered up a Thanksgiving Day prayer for the family and prayed: "Dear God, this is Jimmy. Thank you for Thanksgiving and Christmas and all of the holidays. Thank you for the turkey and dressing and Mom and Dad and even for my little sister, even though some times she can be a pain.
Contributed by Kent Lenard on Dec 28, 2003
The two main excuses most people give for not praying is that they don t have time and they don t have a place to go. Susanna Wesley, who was the mother of John and Charles Wesley back in the 1700 s had 19 children. If anybody had an excuse for not praying but a need to pray it was her. Susanna
Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Jan 22, 2004
Dr. A. T. Pierson says that there has never been a revival in any country or locality that did not begin with united prayer. I have already described the First Great Awakening and how God responded to prayer. Let me now give you some more examples. By the middle of the 19th Century the country was
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 23, 2004
Good cell phone reception is dependent upon not getting too far away from the cell phone tower. We’ve all been driving around and suddenly lost a call due to the signal being lost. In a little while, we can see the phone has reaquirred a signal and we can place the call again. Christians maintain