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TV Show 'Downton Abbey' on Prayer

Downton Abbey is an award-winning TV drama that chronicles the experiences of the Crawleys, an aristocratic family with legions of servants living in ...


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Young Adults Wrestle with Faith and Prayer

NPR interviewed a number of young adults who are drifting from organized religion. A 26-year-old participant named Kyle Simpson grew up with Christian ...


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Six-Year-Old Conveys Lesson on Prayer

After watching a program about bears on Animal Channel, my six-year-old grandson, Trevor, had a scary dream.

"Mommy," he said. "I had a bad dream. I was ...


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Young Boy Underestimates His Father's Generosity

One time, my dad wanted to congratulate me on something I had accomplished in the sixth grade. He took me to K-Mart and made a wide sweeping gesture with ...


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Our Prayers Are like a Paralyzed Man's Groans

Pastor Sinclair Ferguson offered the following personal story to illustrate the Spirit's involvement in our prayer life:

When I was a little boy, I used ...

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Prayers from Haitian Christians Express Trust in God

Eleanor Turnbull, a veteran missionary to Haiti, collected and translated the prayers of the Christians who lived in the mountains of Haiti. These profound ...


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Child's School Trips Provide a Lesson on Prayer

I grew up in Newfoundland, Canada. In 1972, our seventh grade French class decided to take a special weekend trip to the French Islands just off our southern ...


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The True Intention of Prayer

In The Higher Happiness, Ralph W. Sockman describes the true intention of prayer: "We use prayer as a boatman uses a boat hook: to pull the boat to the ...


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Woman's Persistence Results in Calls from the Governor

I was surprised to read a Facebook posting from a friend in South Dakota named Diane. She wrote, "Had a nice surprise last night. At about 10:30 p.m. ...


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Thomas Merton on the Uselessness of Planning Our Own Answers to Prayer

What is the use of praying if at the very moment of prayer, we have so little confidence in God that we are busy planning our own kind of answer to our ...


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