Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Aug 7, 2006
A. In its early days, Dallas Theological Seminary was in critical need of $10,000 to keep the work going. During a prayer meeting, renowned Bible teacher Harry Ironside, a lecturer at the school, prayed, “Lord, you own the cattle on a thousand hills. Please sell some of those cattle to help us meet
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 25, 2006
Prayer is our life-line back to the Kingdom of God; it is not optional or unimportant; the imagery of deep sea diving and the needed air hose is a good illustration.
-- An Atmospheric Diving Suit … can be used for very deep dives of up to 2000 feet (600m) for many hours, and eliminates the
Contributed by Mark Canfield on Nov 9, 2006
When some elementary kids were ask if they had any questions for God, this is what they said:
• Dear God, is it hard for you to love everybody in the whole world? There are only 4 people in my family and I can never do it. – Nan
• Dear God, My Grandpa says you were around when he was - little
Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 17, 2006
Diana L. James’ 3 yr old grandson visited with her while his parents were on a weekend trip. In their home, it was their practice to bow their heads and pray out loud before each meal. And little Daniel watched every time his grandpa prayed. On the day his parents came to pick him up, they all
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Feb 13, 2007
One ELDERLY lady had come under HARD TIMES. She would have to SELL her HOUSE and move into a RETIREMENT HOME. Her children had tried to help her understand the SITUATION but she couldn’t seem to GRASP it. She was WORRIED, FRETFUL, and UPSET all the time.
Her son said, “Mom, everything is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2007
“Prayer humbles us by reminding us of our place in creation. Prayer strengthens us by reminding us that God loves and cares for each and every soul in His creation. And prayer blesses us by reminding us that there is a divine plan that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
George Mueller kept praying too. When George Mueller was a young convert he began praying daily for five friends to come to know Christ as Savior. Two friends became Christians within two years of his own conversion. But it seemed as if his prayers for the remaining three friends would never be
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 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.