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Pray in all Circumstances


This is a good teaching on the subject of prayer by Stephen Sizer, based on James chapter 5.

The teaching begins by Rev. Sizer sharing a few overheard prayers from children that are so sweet I wanted to share them… 

Have you listened to children praying recently? We can learn a lot. Here are a few heard recently:

“Lord, Is Pastor Dan a friend of yours or do you just know him through the business?”

“Dear God, is it true my father won’t get in Heaven if he uses his golf words in the house?”

“Dear God, my Grandpa says you were around when he was a little boy. How far back do you go?”

“Dear God, in Bible times, did they really talk that fancy?”

“God, maybe Cain and Abel would not kill each other so much if they each had their own rooms. It works out OK with me and my brother.”

“God, I went to this wedding and they were kissing right there in the church. Is that OK?”

“Dear God, please send me a pony. I never asked for anything before. You can look it up.”

“Dear God, are you really invisible or is that just a trick?”

“God, I want to be just like my daddy when I grow up but not so hairy.”

“Dear Lord, do you draw the lines around the countries? If you don’t , who does?”

“Dear Lord, I don’t think anybody could be a better God, and I am not just saying that because You are God already.”

As God’s children, we can come freely and boldly to His eternal throne and share with Him whatever is on our hearts, our hopes, our fears, needs and our questions. Seven times in this chapter James mentions prayer. He encourages us to…

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