Answered Prayer

But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me.” Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”   Matthew 14:30-31   When Peter began to sink beneath the waves; he didn’t consider even for a moment…

Did God Say No? In the Shadow of the Cross

And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.            Matthew 26:39 KJV Do you ever wonder if God is listening to your prayers?…

The Secret Place

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.  Matthew 6:6 In  the year 1800 John Adams and his wife moved into the residence today known as the White House. The building was…

A Bicycle Prayer

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.        John 1:14 ESV “Lord I’m asking for a new bike for my birthday.” Was the first prayer I ever prayed,…

Confidence

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. 1 John 4:14-15 Once long ago when I worked for a…