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God’s Under the Bed

My brother Kevin thinks God lives under his bed. At least that's what I heard him say one night. He was praying out loud in his dark bedroom, and I stopped outside his closed door to listen. "Are you there, God?" He said. "Where are you? Oh, I see. Under the bed."I...

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I Pray for You

I pray for you the Lord's rest, when you are tired from the day. I pray for you the Lord's peace, when you grow fretful along the way. I pray for you the Lord's wisdom, for the decisions that you face. I pray for you the Lord's strength, when you're too weak to run...

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Help Me Refuse to Yield to Fear

(This story is taken from a fantastic biography about Brother Andrew, called The Narrow Road)The border crossing, too, was harder on me than usual. Whether it was that for the first time I wanted desperately not to be caught, not to be detained, not to let anything...

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Her Last Prayer

Girl16 or 17 years old Asia1970sThe Communist soldiers had discovered their illegal Bible study.As the pastor was reading from the Bible, men with guns suddenly broke into the home, terrorizing the believers who had gathered there to worship. The Communists shouted...

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Prayer of Faith

Sad to say, I understand. Once, for example,' I was spending the night in a crumbling high-rise in Porto Alegre, Brazil. A friend and I had ascended to our room on the top floor in a tiny, creaking elevator. From our window I saw slums spreading far beneath me, and I...

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Thy Sweetness Lord

I remember such times in my own life-when my father suffered a heart attack, when a job possibility blew up in my face, when a friend was overdosing on cocaine, when my child got involved in the wrong crowd. There was little I could do except plead with God. Sometimes...

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