God Answers Prayers

A Parable About Prayer

A voyaging ship was wrecked during a storm at sea and only two of the men on it were able to swim to a small, desert-like island. The two survivors, not knowing what else to do, agreed that they had no other recourse but to pray to God. However, to find out whose...

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Prayer for All

As many of you know, my life as a single mom is filled pain and joy and there is always something to do and a chore left undone. However I would much rather take my young son Caleb swimming than fold that clean load of laundry.Through the years as a single parent I’ve...

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The Prayer Warrior

I cannot pray "OUR" if my faith has no room for others and their need.I cannot pray "FATHER" if I do not demonstrate this relationship to God in my daily living.I cannot pray "WHO ART IN HEAVEN" if all my interests and pursuits are in earthly things.I cannot pray...

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The Power of Prayer

My first child was born perfectly healthy. As any mother-to-be, I worried constantly that he wouldn't. By the Grace of God my father had eleven healthy grandchildren. Throughout my pregnancy I was thinking that it had to start somewhere. I would probably be the one to...

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Prayer for the Working

"Lord Jesus, as I enter this work place, I bring your presence with me. I speak Your peace, Your grace, and Your perfect order into the atmosphere of this office.I acknowledge Your Lordship over all that will be spoken, thought, decided, and accomplished within these...

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Storms of Life

The following quote comes from Kim Sherer:"One night while my young son, Ryan, was sleeping, a storm began brewing outside. After a loud clap of thunder, I heard him wake up so I headed toward his room to comfort him. He asked me to stay with him until he fell asleep....

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Those Old Bony Knees

Sweeping meadows, covered bridges, fields of tall corn and a rambling old farmhouse. That is how I remember my childhood summers. Every summer I would visit my grandparents in southern Illinois. I would spend at least a month there in the countryside surrounded by...

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