Tag Archives: Faithfulness

Pray Through My Medium

A sick friend asked me to pray for her.  However,  there was a condition involved. She wanted me to pray through her therapist who was a  medium. I replied, “But I already have a medium!  Jesus Christ said, ‘I am … Continue reading

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Hiccups Cured!

One night at the juvenile facility, an incarcerated girl in my Bible study had the hiccups. I excused her to get a drink of water. Then she told me she’d had the hiccups since morning!  She had already tried drinking … Continue reading

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The Fifth Commandment – or Who Cares!

We trained our kids NOT to say “I don’t care!” or “Who cares!”  If they uttered either of these phrases they were asking for trouble. Both comments are disrespectful and dishonoring, especially to parents.  The Fifth Commandment says to “Honor … Continue reading

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Aaron is Dying! Lord, He Doesn’t Know You!

Our dear friend and neighbor suddenly discovered he had terminal cancer. We were heartbroken. Aaron was not religious, but neither were we.  Yes, I had recently come to know Jesus as my Lord.  Yes, I wanted to share my faith … Continue reading

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No Touch Policy

I’ve discovered that different jails have different rules for Bible study facilitators. Our jail has a “no touch” policy. That means absolutely no hugs or handshakes. One day while clothes shopping I saw a former inmate who had been in … Continue reading

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I’ll Go to Heaven ‘Cuz I Said “The Prayer”

One evening while facilitating a Bible study at the jail I asked, “If you were to die today do you know where you’d go?” I was surprised at the answers. One woman said she’d go to heaven because she got saved … Continue reading

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Nobody Wants Bible Study Tonight?

One evening I walked into the day room at the juvenile hall and discovered that none of the guys had requested Bible study that night. Not even one! So I walked among the minors and asked them myself.  It was … Continue reading

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OMG? Thou Shalt Not!

A third grader in the kids’ Bible club spilled a cup of her water and exclaimed, “Oh God!” While helping her clean it up, I said quietly, “Cindy, it’s better if you say ‘Oh No!’ or ‘Oh My!’ or even ‘Oh my … Continue reading

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Occultist Asks for Prayer

We had a sign on our college Bible table that said, “Need Prayer? Let Us Pray for You.” The occult priest’s girlfriend would often work at the witchcraft table near us. We would try to be our friendliest—smiling and waving. … Continue reading

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Living at the River Bottom

One Sunday afternoon a homeless woman stopped at our Bible table at the beach.  Said her name was Bonnie and she lived at the river bottom. The river bottom is a popular dwelling place for the homeless in our community. It’s in a jungle … Continue reading

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