Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in
Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Dec 8, 2002
Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Immediately they ran toward the nearest fence. The storming bull ran after them in hot pursuit, and they realized that they were not going to make it. Terrified, one man shouted to his friend, “Say a prayer, John. We’re
Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
There was a tenant in an apartment building who was a widow woman who loved God dearly. Her landlord on the other hand despised God and her faith. One day she ran out of food and money and with no one to help she turned to God in prayer. She prayed, “Oh dear God please help me in my time of
Contributed by Guy Caley on Apr 27, 2003
The great preacher and pastor of Chicago’s famous Moody Church, A.C. Dixon declared, "When we rely upon organization, we get what organization can do; when we rely upon education, we get what education can do; when we rely upon eloquence, we get what eloquence can do, and so on. Nor am I disposed
Contributed by Kevin Shelton on May 28, 2003
There was an elderly woman, who resided next to an affirmed atheist, in an older suburb. This woman received a meager social security survivor’s benefit. Although, her finances only afforded her not even the most basic meal plans, daily she would open her windows to give thanks & prayer unto GOD.
Contributed by Tom Doubt on Mar 26, 2004
We can be assured that God answers every prayer in a merciful manner. The answer comes in one of four ways: No, Slow, Grow, Go. Your daughter asks you if she can have some candy. You might say “No” because there is a reason you do not want her to have the candy. A “Slow” may be the response to
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Apr 13, 2004
I read a true story about a young man who was called into the Civil war between the States. He made it back from the war without even a scratch. But when he got home, he learned that his father had died. He went out to the barn where his father used to milk the cows and saw a strange thing. He saw
Contributed by Evie Megginson on May 11, 2004
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 Thomas Cash on May 20, 2004
Daniel took no credit; instead he gave it all to God.
Man cannot do this; God, however, can!
Another way to look at Daniel chapter 2: “Pass the P’s, please!”
There was a problem (1-13)
There was prayer (17-18)
There was praise (19-23)
There was proclamation (24-45)
Contributed by Joel Santos on Jan 4, 2005
Bill Bright tells the story of “a man who traveled to a certain city one cold morning. As he arrived at his hotel, he noticed that the clerks, the guests—everyone—were barefoot. In the coffee shop, he noticed a fellow at a nearby table and asked, ‘Why aren’t you wearing shoes? Don’t you know about
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2008
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
Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 17, 2008
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
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 28, 2009
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
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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?"
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Feb 25, 2009
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.
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Feb 25, 2009
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
Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 26, 2009
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
Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 29, 2009
1. We must know that our timetable is not always God’s timetable.
2. He knows what is best and is always on
Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 14, 2009
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
Contributed by Bruce Ball on May 26, 2009
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