Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 15, 2001
ALL BECAUSE OF PRAYER
It’s a wonderful story about prayer, about a faith that can sustain people in good times and in bad times," said President Bush Monday, summarizing the tale of Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry, the two Shelter Now workers held by the Taliban for three months. As Mercer and
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Actual answering machine answers recorded and verified by the
world-famous International Institute of Answering Machine Answers.
Hi. Now you say something.
Hi, I’m not home right now but my answering machine is, so you
can talk to it instead. Wait for the beep.
Hello. I am
Contributed by Martin Wickens on Apr 20, 2002
When people do not mind what God says to them in His Word, God doth as little mind what they say
Contributed by Martin Wickens on Apr 20, 2002
Prayer is nothing but the promise reversed, or God’s Word formed into an argument, and retorted by
Contributed by Martin Wiles on Apr 30, 2002
INTO THE DAY
I got up early one morning
And rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish
I didn’t have time to pray.
Troubles just tumbled about me
And heavier came each task.
Why doesn’t God help me, I wondered,
He answered, "You didn’t ask."
I tried to come into God’s
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
Did you know you can now send an email to God? An Israeli internet company (www.virtual.co.il) has announced that they will take email prayers to the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Customarily people write prayers and place them in cracks of the wall. I did so when I visited Israel some years ago. But
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 26, 2002
“The power of prayer is not in the one praying but in the One who hears our
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 3, 2002
At a meeting of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Bobby Richardson, former New York Yankee second baseman, offered a prayer that is a classic in brevity and poignancy:
Contributed by Gary Macdonald on Dec 13, 2002
This prayer was found in the clothing of a dead child at Ravensbruck concentration camp.
O Lord, remember not only the men and woman of good will, but also those of ill will. But do not remember all of the suffering they have inflicted upon us:
Instead remember the fruits we have borne
Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 20, 2003
Alexander Whyte, the Scottish preacher, always began his prayers with an expression of gratitude. One cold, miserable day his people wondered what he would say. He
Contributed by Victor Yap on Mar 20, 2003
Several years ago Newsweek conducted a survey on people’s prayer beliefs and habits and discovered that a high percentage - 87% - of the people believe that God answers prayers. 54% say they pray on a daily basis, that is, 25% pray once a day and 29% more than once a day. Then it gets revealing
Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 4, 2003
My sheep hear my voice and come to me!
Someone once asked a banker how he trained his staff to recognise counterfiet notes:
The banker said, thats simple, I have them handling the real thing all day, so
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 13, 2003
According to the “Almanac for Farmers & City Folk,” the largest number of collect calls is made on Father’s Day. Today, your Heavenly Father is calling out to you. He’s been trying to get through for some time. Long before you thought of Him, He thought of you. But He’s not calling collect. He
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 23, 2003
Andrew Murray said: “The Christian who is still carnal has neither desire nor strength to follow after God. He rests
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Aug 10, 2003
If you ever seen the movie “Cast Away” with Tom Hanks then you
probably know who Wilson is. The story goes that Hanks plays the part of
Chuck Nolan, a fast paced FedEx executive who gets stranded when his plane
goes down in the middle of the South Pacific. In trying to survive, he started
Contributed by David Haun on Dec 22, 2003
This past Thanksgiving, my wife and I drove to our daughter Debbie’s home for the holiday. When we turned on their street, I saw my grandson Ethan shooting baskets with his best friend next door. We pulled in front of Debby’s home, and I heard a six -year old voice yelling "gran-pa’! When I
Contributed by Joel Vicente on Dec 27, 2003
A little boy offered up a Thanksgiving Day prayer for the family and prayed: "Dear God, this is Jimmy. Thank you for Thanksgiving and Christmas and all of the holidays. Thank you for the turkey and dressing and Mom and Dad and even for my little sister, even though some times she can be a pain.
Contributed by Kent Lenard on Dec 28, 2003
The two main excuses most people give for not praying is that they don t have time and they don t have a place to go. Susanna Wesley, who was the mother of John and Charles Wesley back in the 1700 s had 19 children. If anybody had an excuse for not praying but a need to pray it was her. Susanna
Contributed by David Haun on Apr 4, 2004
Just this past week, an acquaintance stopped by our table at a restaurant to tell us of an illness in her family. I asked if she would like me to pray. She said yes, and we prayed there at the table. Later, after our friend had left, another person came up to our table and indicated she had seen
Contributed by Millie Pisano on Apr 26, 2004
Then I wondered further what is the average prayer time someone will have with God. And from what I learned an average person prays for only 10 mins a day. That is 70 mins a