As recorded on BibleGateway.com (all verses quoted from the NIV): John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.Jer 29:11: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the …Read More »
By Freda H. Babinski I’m standing there in front of gates like none I’ve ever found They shine like golden ribbons as they glide across the ground I see the stairs that never end how brilliantly they glow I start to climb and realize there’s nothing down below Then suddenly …Read More »
Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner and asked if he would let her charge a few groceries. She softly explained that her husband was very …Read More »
Effective Immediately: Please be aware that there are changes you need to make in your life. These changes need to be completed in order that I may fulfill my promises to you to grant you peace, joy and happiness in this life. I apologize for any inconvenience, but after all …Read More »
Have you ever felt the urge to pray for someone and then just put it on a list and said, “I’ll pray for them later?” Or, has anyone ever called you and said, “I need you to pray for me, I have this need?” Read this story – may it …Read More »
Grandpa, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. He didn’t move, just sat with his head down staring at his hands. When I sat down beside him he didn’t acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if he was okay. Finally, not really wanting to disturb him but wanting to check on …Read More »
I believe for every drop of rain fallsA flower grows I believe that somewhere in the darkest nightA candle glows I believe for everyone who goes astraySomeone will come To show the wayI believe, I believe I believe above the storm the smallest prayerCan still be heardI believe that someone …Read More »
St. Patrick’s BreastplateÔÇ¿
… also known as the “Lorica of St. Patrick” and sometimes “The Deer Cry.” ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿It is attributed to St. Patrick and lore has it that reciting this prayer protected him when he ventured to visit the Pagan King of Ireland. Assassins were ready for an ambush, but as Patrick said the prayer it seemed to the enemies that a herd of deer were going by.
ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿Recite this prayer in the morning and you are ready to face the world.Read More »
A TRUE STORY By Helen Roseveare, Missionary to Africa
One night, in Central Africa, I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all that we could do, she died leaving us with a tiny, premature baby and a crying, two-year-old daughter.
We would have difficulty keeping the baby alive. We had no incubator. We had no electricity to run an incubator, and no special feeding facilities. Although we lived on the equator, nights were often chilly with treacherous drafts.
A mother was teaching her 3-year-old the Lord's prayer. For several evenings at bedtime she repeated it after her mother. One night she said she was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride as she carefully enunciated each word, right up to the end of the prayer. "Lead us not into temptation," she prayed, "but deliver us some e-mail, Amen."Read More »