Category Archives: prayer

WHY SUFFER, Part 5 – Holy Spirit

Yesterday I ended my post with saying the Holy Spirit is a Comforter and gave the Bible illustration of Stephen who, while being stoned to death, saw Jesus. Today I want to discuss the role Christians should/could play in being … Continue reading

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PRAYER, Oct. 19, 1999

In looking through old material to find “healing” issues, I ran across this prayer.  I’m sharing it.  I treasure those years when I was much more faithful about prayer than I am now.  I recommend writing your prayers sometimes.  It … Continue reading

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FOOT WASHING

I am an old timer for sure, but even I have not participated in many “foot-washings.”  However, a few years ago a women’s group to which I belonged decided to have a foot-washing.  The following notes consist of 13 scriptures … Continue reading

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GIVE HIM GLORY

MONDAY MORNING MEDITATION: Isaiah 42:12  “Let them (people) give glory to the Lord…”  But, Lord, you are all glory; you have all glory.  I have none to give to you.  Ahhhh, but I can acknowledge your glory. I acknowledge your … Continue reading

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TOO OLD FOR ANSWERED PRAYER?

My dad left some minerals rights to me more than 40 years ago. I have prayed that the Lord would grow some of that “seed” in my behalf. As I am 85 years old, I am thinking surely the time … Continue reading

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JOIN ME IN PRAYER

(I had prepared this prayer for use in my Sunday morning class.  I have asked God to help me with a blog today.  This is the only answer in my heart.  Perhaps he will touch you to pray this with … Continue reading

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STUMBLING BLOCKS

  How many times have I prayed for something that is not God’s plan? My prayers turn to stumbling blocks to God’s plans. I desperately want an easy life for the people I love. I want security for the old … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I HELP?

PRAY – THAT ALL MAY BE HEALED – Jesus,  through you there can be: rest for the oppressed courage for the discouraged finances for the jobless forgiveness for the betrayed health for the sick comfort for the broken-hearted dreams for … Continue reading

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FAT CHANCE

I’m needing some prayer for my great-granddaughter, Jadalyn, who is in the hospital for tests related to some lung issues.  I’ve just reread this blog from the beginning of my blogging experience (fall, 2015) and am reminded again of how … Continue reading

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I DO NOT SEE AS GOD SEES

“Lord, please make it easy for (…you fill in the blank…) to happen. In the name of Jesus I ask and thank you.” How simple! Just give me my way! How many times have I prayed for something that is … Continue reading

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