Category Archives: prayer


How many “layers” of doors do you have to enter to get into your church sanctuary? Probably at least two, maybe three or more-exterior, lobby, at least.  Can anyone peek in and see what is going on in your sanctuary? … Continue reading

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Twenty-some years ago I wrote a manuscript called “When Sparrows Sang.”  It consisted of memories of singing songs in the churches I attended the first half of my life.  Basically relating to hymn singing or southern gospel songs sung by … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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(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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  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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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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