Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident
Contributed by Sermon Central 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?"
"I didn’t cough."
Contributed by Steve Malone on Jun 25, 2002
AN ANSWERED PRAYER
John Maxwell writes in his book, Partners in Prayer;
"In the summer of 1876, grasshoppers nearly destroyed the crops in Minnesota. SO in the spring of 1877, farmers were worried. They believed that the dreadful plague would once again visit them and again destroy the rich
Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 27, 2003
An unknown confederate soldier wrote:
I asked God for strength that I might achieve
I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey
I asked for health that I might do greater things
I was given infirmity that I might do better things
I asked for riches that I might be happy
I was given poverty
Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 27, 2011
When I say YOUR prayers to our Lord Jesus who has the power to do anything, let me tell you this.
The MRI clearly showed 4 tears to different tendons and ligaments. But when the doctor got in he could not see them! What he did see were some large spurs that we rubbing against my
"An untapped aspect of powerful prayer is not so much learning how to get what I want from God; it is rather learning from God how to want what I get."
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 17, 2009
Miraculous Protection of Matt and Lora Higgens during the Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya in 1960 in Answer to Prayer
In 1960, the Mau Mau uprising gripped Kenya. During that time, missionaries Matt and Lora Higgens had to drive through hostile territory on their way to Nairobi, well aware that many had
Contributed by Chris Jordan on May 18, 2008
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
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 3, 2002
“Answered Prayer—With Cattle”
Shortly after Dallas Theological Seminary was founded in 1924, it almost came to the point of bankruptcy. All the creditors were going to foreclose at noon on a particular day. That morning they met in the president’s office for prayer that God would provide. In
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 25, 2001
GOD ANSWERS PRAYERS
Have you ever heard of George Mueller? One day he looked down the streets of Bristol, England, & saw 100’s of homeless children. He was so moved with concern for them that he decided that something had to be done.
He had only two pence in his pocket. That’s two cents.
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Nov 15, 2010
BONNIE LAUGHLIN'S ANSWERED PRAYER
Psalms 27:13 says, “I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.”
One sacrifice made by Bonnie K. Laughlin was the Christian homeschooling of her son, Caleb Laughlin. Bonnie saw that Caleb needed to develop his
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 11, 2010
EXPLAINING GOD'S ANSWERS TO PRAYERS
During the reign of Abdullah the Third, there was a great drought in Baghdad. The Muslim doctors issued a decree that the prayers of the faithful should be offered up for rain; the drought continued.
The Jews were then permitted to add their prayers;
Contributed by John Bright on Mar 4, 2021
I don’t see as many vending machines around as I used to see. The ones I see now, you can pay with your phone or your smart watch. In the old days, all the vending machines had the food on metal coils that would rotate and move the food forward when you make your selection. Sometimes, that item
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Oct 1, 2007
If we ask for a rock to eat because we sure think a rock would taste good right now and God gives us a loaf of bread, then should we keep asking God
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 14, 2004
A man who had regularly prayed for many years began to wonder if God heard his prayers at all. During one of his routine times of prayer, he started this doubting pattern once again. He stopped praying and thought for a moment.
“Enough of this,” he said.
He then lifted his eyes
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"Gods way of answering the Christians prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put
Contributed by Richard Francis on Jun 22, 2007
Their prayers were answered, the room shock for starters that would liven up most prayer meetings! Prayer will open the door...THEY WERE ASTONISHED. ACTS 12:16Peter had been arrested and was locked up in jail for the next few days before being executed. Sixteen soldiers were assigned to guard him.
"My friend, do you think that God is asleep?
Do you feel that He has gone to bed when you pray, and you cannot get Him up?
Do you believe that He does not want to answer your prayers?
God does want to answer your prayers and He will.
That is what this parable is saying. You do not have
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 17, 2010
God Answers the Persistent Prayers of a Father and a Congregation for a Wayward Daughter
You never know what effect your prayers are having or what catastrophe you are preventing in the lives you are accountable for. In his book, “Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire”, Jim Cymbala tells the story of his wayward
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 30, 2010
"STRANGE YET SUFFICIENT" ANSWERED PRAYER
James Gilmour, a missionary to Mongolia, was once asked to treat some wounded soldiers. Although he was not a doctor, he did have some knowledge of first aid, so he felt he could not refuse the request. He dressed the wounds of two of the men, but a