Short Prayers Matter!

Do you ever wonder why we go to prayer meeting each week? One of the reasons is that we get to share other people’s prayers. Some people pray long prayers and others, maybe even you, pray short prayers. Short prayers are important because the Lord hears them too. In fact,…

Are You Listening?

Have you ever been sitting in church trying to listen because you know you are supposed to, but wondering how you can find anything interesting in the passage of scripture being read that day? Perhaps you are asked to turn to the book of 1 Chronicles and you hear “so…

Standing Still

In the children’s story Mumsi Meets a Lion, a boy in Africa is sent on an errand by his parents and encounters a full-grown lion in his path. For years the grownups of his village had told the children if they ever came face to face with a lion they…

Is Your House Weatherproof?

Some of you have attended, or know of, Faith Free Presbyterian Church, in Greenville, South Carolina. What you may not know about the church building is that it rests on a large rock of solid granite. During construction the builders had to use dynamite to blast the surface because it…

Being Quiet

In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength. Isaiah 30:15 Those of you who visited the Kid’s Corner last time will remember that we looked at a man who befriended a servant of the Lord in great need. When Ebed-Melech used his influence with his king and spoke up…

Delivered From a Dungeon

Have you ever heard the prophet Jeremiah called “the weeping prophet?” This has been a common name for him through the ages. He was named that because his ministry was filled with much heartache and he was called to be a spiritual leader at the time Israel was taken into…

Bruised

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised. —Luke…