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  • What Am I Supposed To Do With My Unanswered Questions?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Nov 30, 2017

    This message focuses on Luke 2:6-7 and the unanswered questions that Mary and Joseph must have had as they end up in with no decent place to stay when the baby comes. How could God be with them and she have to put the baby in a manger?

    SOME OF MARY AND JOSEPH'S QUESTIONS: “God, why have the birth so far from home?” “God, why didn’t You provide a place for us to stay?” “God, how can this be the place for the miracle child to be born?” - Luke 2:6-7. - I’m sure when the angel visited Mary and told her that she’d be carrying this more

  • O Father, Where Art Thou? Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    We pray, "Our Father, which art in heaven," but we often wonder if he is there at all. What do we do with unanswered prayer?

    Our Father, which art in heaven… When we pray, we pray to God. Have you ever wondered if God is paying any attention? I read a story once about a woman who was dying in a hospital bed. Her two daughters were by her side. All day one of the daughters had been praying vigorously and more

  • What Do We Do With Unanswered Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 29, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A look at how to handle situations in which it seems like our prayers are not being answered.

    What Do We Do With Unanswered Prayer 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Now, it’s been a few years ago now, but I still think most of you may remember a song by Garth Brooks called unanswered prayers. In the story of the song, the main character runs into his old high school sweetheart at a high school more

  • Some Reasons For Unanswered Prayer Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    In today’s sermon I want to suggest some reasons why perfectly proper prayers may go unanswered.

    Scripture Some time ago I read a story about a young boy who was praying for a bicycle for Christmas. But his family was very poor, and when Christmas morning came there was no bicycle. A family friend, who was not very sensitive, said to the boy, “Well, I see that God did not answer your prayer more

  • Paul: The Perplexity Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    Looking at the perplexity of unanswered prayer

    PAUL THE PERPLEXITY OF PRAYER “ I asked… but God said…” Date: September 1, 2002 P.M. Service Place: Allendale Baptist Text: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 WHAT IS THE ANSWER TO THE PERPLEXING QUESTION OF UNANSWERED PRAYER? Introduction I shared with some one several days ago about our prayer ministry more

  • When God Is Silent Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 29, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    How do we deal with the issue of unanswered prayer?

    The Rev. Dr. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor October 27, 2002 Habbakuk 1:1-13 1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet received. 2 How long, O LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, "Violence!" but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you more

  • Unanswered Prayer Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 18, 2021

    Jesus tells it like it is in the world of prayer, and in so doing He complicates things, and forces us to wrestle with the conditions for answered prayer.

    The story is told of a Russian scientist who was found guilty of a crime against the state. He was sentenced to a prison in the middle of a desert. His cell mate was another scientist. He was determined to escape, and he urged his cell mate to join him, but he refused. After much planning he did more

  • Unveiling The Mystery Of Unanswered Prayers

    Contributed by Anitha Jabastion on Feb 11, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    Bible talks a lot about prayers. All of us would be familiarized with this famous quote of Jesus in Matthew 7:7. Ask, seek, knock then God will answer, and make things come your way. Sounds simple enough, but what about all those unanswered prayers in our lives?

    Bible talks a lot about prayers. All of us would be familiarized with this famous quote of Jesus in Matthew 7:7 - Ask and it shall be given to you, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you. Ask, seek, knock then God will answer, and make things come your way. Sounds simple more

  • The Mystery Of (Un)answered Prayer

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Aug 22, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    Two stories from Mark 7 illustrate the mystery of answered prayer: God adapts his glorious plan to the requests of ordinary people, even when granting the requests is greater than people can imagine.

  • What About Unanswered Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Nov 9, 2011
    based on 15 ratings

    God always answers our prayers but sometimes in ways we do not expect. God responds to our prayers in four ways; No, Slow, Grow and Lets Go!

  • The Surprise Of Answered Prayer Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 74 ratings

    God answers prayers -- and that usually surprises us!

    A Sunday School teacher was struggling to open a combination lock on the supply cabinet. She had been told the combination, but couldn’t quite remember it. Exasperated, she went to the pastor’s study and asked for help. The pastor came into the room and began to turn the dial. After the first two more

  • God Answers Prayer, But Not Always.

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 9, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    We all know the reality of unanswered prayer, but do we know the why of unanswered prayer?

    God Answers Prayer, But Not Always Lends a whole new meaning to “I’m praying for you” doesn’t it? Prayer helps us feel closer to God, more connected to the church and extremely guilty if it is perceived that we don’t do it enough or correctly. And this is one of the more

  • Paul: The Perplexity Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Travis Markes on Feb 17, 2008

    Series on men and women’s prayers in the Bible made a difference and how prayer truly is a difference maker in our lives. I borrowed the outlines from SermonCentral Pro Contributor Tim Byrd.

    Paul: The perplexity of prayer 2 Corinthians 12:7-12:10 Many years ago Garth Brooks sang a song called “Unanswered Prayers” and in this song he goes to a home town football game with his wife and they run in to one of his old girlfriends and his past comes back to him and he states in the song more

  • “when Prayers Go Unanswered”

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Jan 8, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    No matter how difficult our lives may be, God has not left us alone. Often, when things are difficult and God seems silent, it is our cue to come away from life’s distractions so that we can synchronize ourselves with God again.

    “When Prayers Go Unanswered” Habakkuk 1:2 NIV 2 How long, O Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen? At times it may seem that God has hides His face from us, when we don’t receive an immediate answer to our prayers. We pray, we pour our hearts out to God, we more

  • Victory

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 2, 2015


    Joshua 6 v 1- 21 God had planned that Israel should possess the land. - Deut 1:8 Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them. The Battle of Jericho was with the more