Contributed by Donnie Martin on Nov 23, 2002
Andrew Murray said, “God’s child can conquer everything by prayer. Is it any wonder that Satan does his utmost to snatch that weapon from the Christian or hinder him from the use of it” (Sammy Tippit,
Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 4, 2003
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German hung by Nazi’s at the age of 35) in his book life together has a chapter on confession – it is one of the most powerful discussions on biblical confession that I have ever read…. Bonhoeffer writes
Why is that it is often easier for us to confess our sins to God
Contributed by James Chandler on Jun 27, 2003
It started as a slip up during a prayer before a church softball game. The minister was leading everyone in prayer. As he closed in prayer he accidently said, "In Jesus’ name we play." That phrase caught on and
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 28, 2008
A man by the name of S.D. Gordon once said, "The greatest thing anyone can do for God and for man is to pray."
Herald Of His
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 26, 2008
"Eighteen" — (shemoneh esreh) the central prayer in Jewish life and liturgy. It is also known as Amidah (Standing), because it is said standing; or simply Tefilah (Prayer), the prayer par excellence. The prayer originally consisted of eighteen benedictions, and thus the name "Eighteen." Its final
Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008
Alan told me a story about one time when Miss Tean called him and said she had made a big batch of banana pudding and he should come get some. He asked if there would be enough, and of course she had made a huge batch, and Brother Joe T couldn’t eat it all. In a few days he went by there to get
MRS PRAYER MEETING
Mrs Prayer Meeting died recently at the First Neglected Church on Worldly Avenue. Born many years ago in the midst of great revivals, she was a strong, healthy child, fed largely on testimony and spiritual holiness, soon growing into world-wide prominence. She was one of the
THE HEATING APPARATUS
Charles Haddon Spurgeon was showing a group of people around the Metropolitan Tabernacle church in London. After some time the famous preacher informed the visitors that we wished to show them the heating
Contributed by Shawn Rose on Jul 7, 2008
Abraham Lincoln: “I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
Thom Rainer tells us in his book Giant Awakenings that "71% of breakout churches report an increased emphasis on prayer over the past several years as compared to only 40% of churches which continued on the plateau." Rainer also tells us that "Earle Cairns notes with profound simplicity that
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
Hannah More once said, "Prayer is the application of want to Him who alone can relieve it, the voice of sin to Him who alone can pardon it. It is the urgency of poverty, the prostration of humility, the fervency of penitence, the confidence of trust. It is not eloquence, but earnestness; not
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 30, 2008
Someone named J. R. Illingworth once said, "Prayer has been defined to be a wish referred to God; and, if we could keep this thought before us, it would help us to acquire the habit of prayer by making us refer each wish, as it comes into our minds, to God, for His assistance in furtherance or
Contributed by Brian Harvison on Aug 1, 2008
One evening six-year-old Bobby asked his father for a puppy.
"Sorry, Bobby," his father said, "not now.
But if you will pray real hard for two months, perhaps God will send you a baby brother."
Little Bobby prayed real hard for a month, but nothing happened so he quit praying.
But he was
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Aug 11, 2008
Listen for what God may be saying to you about this. Matthew 4:23 “Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.”
To help you pray and listen. I have a prayer station set up. Take a
Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Aug 30, 2008
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,
Contributed by Randy Bennett on Aug 17, 2004
In “The Matrix,” Keanu Reeves plays a character named Thomas Anderson. He is also a computer hacker that goes by the name “Neo.” He is introduced to the Matrix and Morpheus tries to convince Neo that he is “the one.” Neo spends the entire movie denying that he is the one, a denial that is fueled by
John R. W. Stott once admitted the truth that many of us have felt but failed to confess: "The thing I know will give me the deepest joy -- namely, to be alone and unhurried in the presence of God, aware of His
Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
Norman Grub said something similar to Henry Blackaby: - Pray this prayer when you get up every morning.
Good morning Christ.
I love you!
What are you up to
Jim Cymbala states, “The world has yet to see a Christlike, victorious, fruitful believer who was
Contributed by Brent Baker on Sep 13, 2005
I hope that they are praying as well just as two men did on September 11, 2001. I read this story in this week’s lookout. Two men were on the 81st floor of tower #2 of the World Trade Center, desperately trying to avoid the fate that was claiming so many that day.
Stanley Praimnath, an