Contributed by Sermon Central 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 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 Juan Lane on May 15, 2005
There was a pastor who had a parrot. All the parrot would say was, “Let’s pray, let’s pray.” The pastor tried to teach him to say other things but to no avail. He learned that one of his deacons had a parrot. Thet parrot would only say, “Let’s kiss. Let’s kiss.” So the pastor
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 8, 2005
A little boy was saying his bedtime prayers with his mother:
"Lord, bless Mommy and Daddy, and God, GIVE ME A NEW BICYCLE!!!"
Mom: "God’s not deaf, son.
Boy: "I know, Mom, but Grandma’s in
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
"God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life, that I may burn for Thee. Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life,
Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 20, 2006
A little boy wanted $100 very badly. He prayed for weeks, but nothing happened. So, he decided to write a letter to God requesting $100.
When the postal authorities received the letter to "God, USA", they decided to send it to the President. The President was so amused that he instructed his
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 David Ward on May 25, 2008
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
Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008
Ok what sport do you think of by this dramatization? “Hey how do you think you did out there today? (put on cap and take drink of Coke) Well the NAPA, Coca-Cola, Bosch Spark Plugs, Tupperware, Tylenol Cold and Flu Dodge Charger was a really hot car today, probably the hottest car in the field.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
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