Prayer and Providence

Luke 11:10 – Everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks the door will be opened. (NIV)Philippians 4:6 – Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. (NIV)As I...

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Prayer Stands for Power

People often see New York state police vehicles driving in the streets of Southern Ontario, Canada. One of the main reasons for this is that the Niagara region of southern Ontario hosts one of the finest dog training facilities in Canada, and the New York police dogs...

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The Prayer Closet

They can be organized or unorganized . . . neat or cluttered.My wife and I once lived in a one-hundred-year-old home with two diminutive unlit closets. Then we moved to a 2500 square foot home with closets galore. Presently we're enjoying inadequate closet space...

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The Stretch

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray continually." NIVRemember, before cordless phones, how those old curly phone cords could be stretched and stretched and stretched? In fact I recall when my kids were small, that the 4 foot phone cord, in the kitchen eventually stretched to...

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Their First Encounter

1 Thessalonians 2:13 - We also constantly give thanks to God for this, that when you received the word of God that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word but as what it really is, God's word, which is also at work in you believers. (NRSV)"Where has the...

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