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The Praying Squirrel

May 22nd 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak!"  (Matthew 26:41 NLT)* By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us The Praying Squirrel Even squirrels pray when danger is imminent. Our state is overrun with squirrels, most of which can't be controlled because they reside in the city limits where it is against the law to fire guns and kill them. While cute ...Continue Reading

I Don't Understand

May 20th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "Look, God is greater than we can understand. His years cannot be counted." (Job 36:26 NLT) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us I Don't Understand "But they don't have mouths. How can they drink?" An intelligent question from my four-year-old grandson. I was teaching him lessons about growing flowers and a garden by letting him plant a flower and vegetable garden in our backyard. I dug the holes; he dropped ...Continue Reading

Snake Surprise

May 19th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: But Peter said, "I don't have any silver or gold for you. But I'll give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!" (Acts 3:6 NLT) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Snake Surprise  * Little did I know the surprise I was in for as I walked along the ditch bank.* Electronic gadgets were few and far between when I was a boy. Even if they had been prevalent, my parents couldn't hav ...Continue Reading

Thinking God's Thoughts

May 15th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers-the moon and the stars you set in place-what are mere mortals that you should think about them?" (Psalm 8:3-4 NLT) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Thinking God's Thoughts Thinking the right thoughts makes the difference between happiness and misery. I've flown in foggy conditions, watched as the pilot took the plane upward, and marveled at how blue the ...Continue Reading

Chasing the Worthless

May 13th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless-like chasing the wind. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere." (Ecclesiastes 2:11 NLT) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Chasing the Worthless "One man's trash is another man's treasure." My morning walks take me through a subdivision we once lived in. The president of the homeowner's association is given a ...Continue Reading

God of the Deep

May 12th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "For you look deep within the mind and heart, O righteous God." (Psalm 7:9 NLT) * By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us God of the Deep A surgeon's eyes look where others' eyes don't. While in his sixties, Dad was diagnosed with a defective heart valve. He could have a mechanical valve or a pig's valve implanted. He chose the mechanical. Shortly after the surgery, the valve malfunctioned. We took him to Atlanta for a se ...Continue Reading

The Wanderer. Experiencing our Heavenly Father, Part 9

May 9th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalms 23:4 ESV) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us The Wanderer. Experiencing our Heavenly Father, Part 9 Sometimes when we read this verse, we come to think that it is our Heavenly Father who leads us into “the valley of the shadow of death.” If this is you, then I invite you to ...Continue Reading

Waiting for Jesus

May 8th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "Therefore stay awake -- for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning -- lest he come suddenly and find you asleep. And what I say to you I say to all: Stay awake." (Mark 13:35-37) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Waiting for Jesus We are an impatient people.  Last month an old friend showed up at the house for a short ...Continue Reading

Always On The Lookout For A Reason To Pray

May 6th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results." (James 5:16b NLT) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Always On The Lookout For A Reason To Pray I don't drive. So, when my husband died, I had to walk or take the bus wherever I went. As I live in the centre of a busy university town, this meant that, suddenly, I was spending time every day surrounded by the people I had ignored ...Continue Reading

Step Out of Your Darkness

May 5th 2019

Welcome to the Illustrator Today's Bible Verse: "So, do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." (Isaiah 41:10 NIV) By Answers2Prayer Subscribe Unsubscribe More Illustrations Contact us Step Out of Your Darkness  *  * My daughter was in a major car accident, and we didn't think she would survive. But after the first 24 crucial hours, we celebrated. However, we were faced with t ...Continue Reading

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