Category Archives: PRAYER WORKS

Jesus Appears in a Dream

My friend Faye has a remarkable story. She was born into a Muslim family in a Muslim-majority country. Her parents immigrated to the US when she was nine.  She attended American schools and became a medical doctor. She followed the … Continue reading

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I’ll Come to Bible Study TWICE

I still remember T’s response when I invited her to Bible study.  She became quiet, then took a deep breath and said, “I’ll come twice.” She did come twice.  I said nothing, but I prayed.  The third week she was … Continue reading

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Will I Live to See Tomorrow?

Abdul wipes the cold sweat from his brow.  He’d already come this far, but the darkness feels ominous, and looking around him he wonders… Have I been followed? Are the authorities watching me now? Will I live to see tomorrow? … Continue reading

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Precious Time with Former Roommate

What a precious few days I spent with a former roommate and dear friend from nursing school.  Over the years we kept in touch and even traveled great distances to get together with our husbands and families. This however, was … Continue reading

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Anxieties

Today I purchased some bedding plants from the nursery.  A young employee was helping me make decisions when I noticed his unusual bracelet.  “I imagine there’s a story behind that bracelet you’re wearing.” “Yes there is.  I struggle with anxieties … Continue reading

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Preschoolers Quarreling

My preschoolers would sometimes get into quarrels and spats. Typically, I’d say, “Okay! I think we need to talk with Jesus about this.”  I’d gather them together and go to prayer. Afterward, I’d require the guilty person do two things: … Continue reading

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Leprosy – Jesus Does it Again!

Dr.  Abigail is a medical doctor serving as a missionary in a remote jungle in a developing country.  She recently spent a week in a village where the bush people rarely have an opportunity to see a doctor. There were … Continue reading

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May I See the Custodian?

Did you know?  In a good church that teaches from the Bible, it’s not just the pastor who has a strong faith in God. The other workers, even the custodians are committed to Jesus Christ. One late afternoon a man … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Dying

A middle-aged man approached our Bible table at the beach. Said his name was Raymundo and he’d noticed our PRAYER sign. “Would you pray for my mother?  She’s dying of cancer.” I asked, “Does she have a faith background?”   … Continue reading

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Prisoners in Lockdown

One evening at the jail I discovered the prisoners in the women’s unit were in lockdown because of disorderly conduct. Those wanting a Bible study would not be permitted out of their cells. So I asked the guard if I … Continue reading

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