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Answered Promises

April 25, 2016

Answered Promises Sophia Kichou was a homeless teenager who turned to Centrepoint, a London organization that supports young people with housing and health care. Prince William is a patron of Centrepoint; when she was 18 years old Sophia met him and shared her dream of becoming a journalist. The prince said he would give her an interview...

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Why are you trying to kill me?

April 20, 2015

Why are you trying to kill me? In recent decades the uses and types of lasers available for medical procedures have expanded dramatically. From eye surgery to dermatology to endovascular operations to foot procedures, lasers are transforming surgery options. Laser surgery often results in less bleeding than conventional surgery, and the heat...

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When the Righteous Suffer

October 20, 2014

When the Righteous Suffer Angelina Atyam’s daughter Charlotte was 14 years old when she and 138 other girls were abducted from their school in northern Uganda by the Lord’s Resistance Army, a notorious insurgent group led by Joseph Kony. Angelina and other parents prayed fervently, and she felt led by Scripture to forgive her enemies—the...

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Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004

October 30, 2004

Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004 Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004 Elijah was one of the greatest prophets in the history of Israel. In the course of his life, he prayed for a drought on the land and God answered. He prayed for the Lord to raise the son of a widow from the dead, and God answered (1 Kings 17:22). He prayed for God to send fire from heaven,...

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Devotion for October 29, 2006

October 29, 2006

Devotion for October 29, 2006 The urgency of today’s prayer is captured in both the language and the brevity (only five verses, extracted and slightly revised from Ps. 40:13–17). Historically, we can call such prayers “javelin prayers” or “arrow prayers”—some preachers refer to them as “telegraph prayers.” One source specifies: “Javelin prayers...

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Divine Silence? A Prayer for God Not to Be Silent

June 7, 2018

Divine Silence? A Prayer for God Not to Be Silent Moody professor John Koessler wrote about the silence of God in a recent blog post. We tend to interpret the silence as “proof of His absence,” “a sign of disinterest” or “disengagement.” “We worry that it means that God can’t hear us or even worse that He won’t hear us.” But we’re mistaken.

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“Not My Will, But Yours Be Done”

September 22, 2018

“Not My Will, But Yours Be Done” The Gethsemane Church of All Nations, also known as the Basilica of the Agony, was built in 1924 at the traditional site of the Garden of Gethsemane. Inside the church is a rock, now enclosed by a wrought-iron crown of thorns, said to be where Christ prayed on the night before His crucifixion. The church’s...

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Riches of His Glory

November 29, 2014

Riches of His Glory A group of California firefighters were waiting to pay for groceries when they received an emergency call. They immediately left the store and their grocery cart to respond. When they returned, a stranger had paid for their groceries and left a note. It said, “Thank you firefighters for all you do. An Air Force wife.”...

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Hear My Cry

September 21, 2019

Hear My Cry Silence can be a powerful weapon. During conflict, we might use silence as a way of defense or retreat. This is true not only in human relationships but also in our relationship with God. The Psalms model for us ways to engage with God even in the midst of intense suffering. As David faced a trial, he begged God to listen and...

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God's Greater Good

June 5, 2020

What are you asking God? C. S. Lewis observed: “Prayer is request. The essence of request, as distinct from compulsion, is that it may or may not be granted..."

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