Long before I became a Dad, I had strong opinions about fathering. Perhaps it’s because I came along quite late in my father’s life. He was 47 years old.
To say I was a surprise would be an understatement! But, my Dad rose to the challenge! Like my sister and brother before me, I became his
Contributed by Mark Green on Jul 5, 2005
The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence. Revised and rewritten by Harold Chadwick.
“We should not grow weary of doing little things for the love of God, who considers not the
Contributed by Scott Sharpes on Sep 5, 2002
THE MIRACLE OF GOD’S PRESENCE
Lisa Beamer reflects on the loss of her dad in her book, "Let’s Roll."
“Slowly I began to understand that the plans God has for us don’t just include ‘good things’, but the whole array of human events. The ‘prospering’ he talks about in the book of Jeremiah is
Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 2, 2003
THE PRESENCE OF HIS LOVE Send by Adams7745P@aol.com
The passengers on the bus watched sympathetically as the attractive young woman with the white cane made her way carefully up the steps. She paid the driver and, using her hands to feel the location of the seats, walked down the aisle and found
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jul 22, 2008
JESUS'S PRESENCE IN THE ORDINARY
Dr. Dale E. Turner writing for Health Action News in July 1993 tells an interesting story of John W. Gardner, founding Chairman of Common Cause. Turner quotes Gardner as saying that it is “a rare and high privilege to help people understand the difference they
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 25, 2002
IN THE PRESENCE OF MINE ENEMIES
Richard Wurmbrand tells the story of a church leader he met while imprisoned in Romania. He was sentenced to 22 years for his goodness.
The man, his wife, and six small children were eating breakfast when the police burst into his home. They had just read
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 23, 2007
For some, the presence of difficulties and suffering in the world mean that God is punishing them for something. But for others, it is the sign that God is not able to do anything about the problems they face. Others wonder if he simply does not care. William Frey, retired Episcopal bishop from
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent idealsthat is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
IN WHOSE PRESENCE YOU STAND
On March 22, 1824 an incident took place in Madison County, Indiana, which came to be known as the Fall Creek Massacre. Six white men murdered nine Seneca and Miami Indians and wounded another. Among the nine dead were three women and four children. The six men were
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 17, 2009
THE SENSE OF GOD’S PRESENCE
I also remember going to Milldale Bible Conference almost every summer during my teen years. I saw many demonstrations of God’s presence and power there.
God’s presence was especially strong during the services one night. A young man was asked to come and sing. As
A man who practiced the presence of Christ:
Frank Laubach, was born in the United States. At the age of 45, while working as a missionary in the Philippines, Frank Laubach dedicated himself to the practice of abiding constantly in the presence of Christ.
During the remaining 40 years of his
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 23, 2011
AIRPORT SECURITY AND THE PRESENCE OF GOD
Airport inspections are more thorough than they used to be, and lines are longer. They also have X-ray machines for the checked baggage. Fortunately the standards aren't so stringent for that category, so you may arrive at the other end still owning a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2012
UNAWARE OF THE KING’S PRESENCE
Steve Brown tells the frustrating story of some British social scientists. Following the end of British rule in India in the 1940s, a group of researchers wanted to study the impact of the end of British rule on the life of the nation. After six months, the British
FAMISHING FOR HIS PRESENCE
"The world is perishing for lack of the knowledge of God, and the church is famishing for
Contributed by David Goering on Sep 13, 2018
Going to a zoo is educational, for people of all ages, and when you are there you might be in the presence of a lion, tiger or a bear, but at the same time you are separated from these ferocious animals. The scripture teaches us that in the world to come unconverted men will be separated from the
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 17, 2011
COMFORTABLE IN THE PRESENCE OF MAJESTY
It isn’t good to be too comfortable in the presence of majesty.
There is a story about a man named Lear who was hired to give Queen Victoria art lessons. Things were going well, and Lear started to feel quite at home in the palace. He enjoyed standing
ORTBERG ON GOD'S PRESENCE
John Ortberg’s quote about God’s Presence:
"Now let us bring God into the picture. The reality with God is that we are never speaking or acting in his absence. The psalmist said, 'Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go to the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2009
CHRIST'S PRESENCE: A FACT, NOT A PROMISE
Dr. G. Campbell Morgan told about an experience in his early Christian life. He would visit several ladies once a week to read the Bible to them. When he came to the end of Matthews Gospel, Morgan read, "Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the