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Leave It in God’s Hands

I once dreamed that I put a problem in God’s hands. After a bit, I went back and took it into my own hands. I was double-checking to make sure God was handling it right. God knows, I’ve done that … Continue reading

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Skip the Details

I believe that God is all-knowing.   So why, when I pray for others,  do I include all the details?     I’m not telling God anything he doesn’t already know.

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God Changes My Mind, Not His

I can’t make God change his mind.   James 1:17 (ERV)) These good gifts come down from the Father who made all the lights in the sky. But God never changes like the shadows from those lights. He is always … Continue reading

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Simple Prayer

  God doesn’t listen better or answer faster because you use fancy words. Just talk. He’s listening.

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Captured Prayers

Smoke rising from burning incense–that’s how God sees our prayers. Revelation 5:8 (NIV) They were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. To us, smoke is here one moment, gone the next. But God captures … Continue reading

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God’s Wordless Answer

God doesn’t always answer us with words. Our keys were missing. We searched everywhere. And I prayed. In my mind’s eye, I saw our toddler pushing those keys through the grid of the laundry basket. I checked, and Praise God! There they … Continue reading

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Unexpected Answers

  Jeremiah 33:3 (GW) Call to me, and I will answer you. I will tell you great and mysterious things that you do not know.   You asked. You expect an answer. The answer can be even greater and more mysterious … Continue reading

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No Answer? The Answer’s No

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And God Answers . . .

  Why doesn’t God answer my prayers?     Yep, I say that a lot Maybe I’m asking all wrong Maybe I’m not listening Or maybe I already have his answer. In my Bible. When I wasn’t sure how to … Continue reading

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Where? What?

1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.   If you’re somewhere doing something, and you just can’t make yourself pray– maybe you shouldn’t be there, doing that.

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