Contributed on Apr 7, 2005
There are five Biblical conditions necessary for God to answer our prayers.
You have probably seen the Television commercial where an overweight yet eager gentleman is about to start exercising. He is in the gym and has his sweats on and his cassette player with headsets and just before he begins his exercise routine he weighs himself. He weighs in at 257 pounds. Then he ...read more
Contributed on Apr 14, 2005
To pray effectively about our problems we must pray in faith.
I read about "The Road to Nowhere" this week. Just outside of Bryson City, NC is a beautiful highway that simply goes no place. It’s what’s left of an abandoned attempt to create a highway between Bryson City and Townsend, Tennessee. Environmental concerns caused them to halt the project. Those who ...read more
Contributed on Apr 21, 2005
There are four attitudes needed to get answers to our prayers.
Jeanne Olsen, a mother of five from Illinois, took her daughter Kirsten, age 9, out for a mother-daughter breakfast. During their meal, Jeanne courageously asked her daughter, "How do you think I could be a better mom?" Kirsten thought for a moment. "Well, you do yell a lot. I know you’ve been ...read more