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  • Prayers Answered  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
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     | 1,664 views

    PRAYERS ANSWERED I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in ...read more

  • A Few Days Ago I Was Praying To God About A ...

    Contributed by Derrick Thompson, Sr. on Oct 12, 2008
     | 652 views

    A few days ago I was praying to God about a certain matter. I knew God was going to answer, but I was not sure how and when. On Tuesday as I was in the office working, I started to check things out, I found out that my prayer was already answered, and I did not even know. There in the office I ...read more

  • A Couple Found A Beautiful Log House In Color...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2008
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    A couple found a beautiful log house in Colorado that was high in the mountains. It had a beautiful view, and they had their heart set on buying it. They prayed about the house, but one thing after another went wrong. The timing was not right, their financing didn’t go through. They had prayed ...read more

  • There Once Was A Weak And Sickly Man. The Man Was ...

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 17, 2008
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    There once was a weak and sickly man. The man was so sick and he could not afford going to town to the doctor. The man lived in the deep back woods in an old log cabin, his condition seemed to grow worse. Out in front of his cabin was a huge boulder. The rock was massive in front of his place. One ...read more

  • A Man, Charged With Stealing A Turkey, Appeared ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 28, 2009
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    A man, charged with stealing a turkey, appeared in court. He told the judge that his action was an answer to prayer. When the judge asked him to explain, the man said: "Well, Judge, it was the night before Thanksgiving, and I didn’t have a turkey. I prayed for the Lord to send me one. At midnight I ...read more

  • Answered Prayer On A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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    ANSWERED PRAYER ON A PLANE WELLINGTON, New Zealand--Grant Stubbs and Owen Wilson were flying up the sloping valley of Pelorus Sound in New Zealand, admiring the beautiful panoramic view. Then there was a cough. "Bless you, Owen." "For what, Grant?" "Your cough." "I didn’t ...read more

  • When A Nightclub Opened On Main Street, The Only ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Feb 25, 2009
     | 379 views

    When a nightclub opened on Main Street, the only church in that small town organized an all-night prayer meeting. The members asked God to burn down the club. Within a few minutes, lightning struck the club, and it burned to the ground. The owner sued the church, which denied responsibility. ...read more

  • Prof. Howard Hendricks Of Dallas Theo. Seminary ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Feb 25, 2009
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    Prof. Howard Hendricks of Dallas Theo. Seminary said: Years ago in a church in Dallas we were having trouble finding a teacher for a junior high boys’ class. The list of prospects had only one name -- and when they told me who it was I said, "You’ve got to be kidding." But I couldn’t have been ...read more

  • The Following Story Was Written By A Missionary ...

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 26, 2009
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    The following story was written by a missionary doctor who worked in Africa. "One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do, she died, leaving us with a tiny, premature baby and a crying two-year-old daughter. We would have difficulty keeping ...read more

  • We Must Know That Our Timetable Is Not Always ...

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 29, 2009
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    1. We must know that our timetable is not always God’s timetable. 2. He knows what is best and is always on ...read more

  • Our God Is Still Able

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 14, 2009
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    OUR GOD IS STILL ABLE An officer in the first World War gives this account of God’s willingness and ability to save men from shot and shell when they pray. A German machine gun crew had their gun trained on an angle of our trenches where troops frequently passed back and forth and the ...read more

  • James 5:13

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on May 26, 2009
     | 1,028 views

    JAMES 5:13 says that if we are in trouble of any kind, we need to pray. But along with praying we need to pray while believing we will get God’s answers. Maybe not exactly when we want it or how we want it, but we will receive it in His way and in His time. Let me give you an example of ...read more

  • A Child's ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009
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    A CHILD’S PRAYER (a classic illustration by D. L. Moody) At the close of one of the afternoon meetings we had in the Berkeley street church a few weeks ago, a little child brought me a note. I put it in my pocket, and read it when I got home. It was this, "Won’t you pray that my mother ...read more

  • Discerning God's ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
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    DISCERNING GOD’S WILL George Mueller’s recommended method for discerning God’s will: 1. Have no will of your own in the matter. (Mark 14:36) 2. Seek the will of God in direct connection with the Word of God (Psalm 119:33-35) 3. Circumstances will agree with the Word of God (Judges ...read more

  • Quote: "Faith's Supreme Longing Is For The ...

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on May 18, 2008
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    QUOTE: “Faith’s supreme longing is for the return of the glory that has departed from the sanctuary… If we today could rediscover the virtue in that Name, the victory in that Name, the violence in that Name, we ...read more

  • Pilots Run Out Of Fuel, Pray, Land Near Jesus ...

    Contributed by David Ward on May 25, 2008
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    Pilots run out of fuel, pray, land near Jesus sign Posted: May. 21, 2008 WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND — It seemed like an almost literal answer to their prayers. When two New Zealand pilots ran out of fuel in a microlight airplane they offered prayers and were able to make an emergency landing in a ...read more

  • Unexpected ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
     | 1,058 views

    UNEXPECTED ANSWERS Sometimes our prayers get answered in very unexpected ways. How exciting that is! Can you remember when you had prayer answered in a way that you never thought of? I would even say that if most of our prayers are answered in a predictable way, we are not praying for the right ...read more

  • Prayer: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
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    PRAYER: IT IS TAKEN John Oxtoby, who was affectionately known as "Praying Johnny" was sent to hold a revival in Filey. He stopped under a hedge and he wrestled in prayer for the success of his mission. A passer-by heard Johnny Oxtoby’s prayer: "Will thou make a fool of me, God? I told them at ...read more

  • H ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008
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    HEALED Tony Campolo tells a story about being in a church in Oregon where he was asked to pray for a man who had cancer. Campolo prayed boldly for the man’s healing. That next week he got a telephone call from the man’s wife. She said, "You prayed for my husband. He had cancer." Campolo ...read more

  • Œroger Simms, Hitchhiking His Way Home, Would ...

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Aug 5, 2008
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    “Roger Simms, hitchhiking his way home, would never forget the date--May 7. His heavy suitcase made Roger tired. He was anxious to take off his army uniform once and for all. Flashing the hitchhiking sign to the oncoming car, he lost hope when he saw it was a black, sleek, new Cadillac. To his ...read more