Prayer Changes Us Not God

Dr. Myron J. Taylor wrote this article in his church newsletter some years ago.  “One of my favorite stories on the subject of prayer concerns the veteran who had lost a leg in the war.  One day shortly after the close of World War II, he traveled to a little town in France which housed […]

God’s Will Through Prayer

  Prayer is an intimate, personal responsibility.  Bishop Fulton J. Sheen has said that there are three things a person ought to do for himself.  They are: blow your own nose, do your own loving and do your own praying.  There are those who say, “I cannot pray.”  Not true.  If you can think, you […]

Five Fingers of Prayer

1. Your thumb is nearest you. So begin your prayers by praying for those closest to you. They are the easiest to remember. To pray for our loved ones is, as C. S. Lewis once said, a ‘sweet duty.’  2. The next finger is the pointing finger. Pray for those who teach, instruct and heal. This includes teachers, doctors, […]

Teach Us To Pray

  Jesus gave the disciples a model prayer to help them to know how prayer should be made.  We can find help from this model prayer too.   Read it in Matthew 6: 9-13   The prayer begins by giving God His own and proper place.  The first three petitions of the prayer are for the […]