How Much Does a Prayer Weigh?

How Much Does a Prayer Weigh?

How much does a prayer weigh? The only man I ever knew who tried to weigh one still does not know. Once he thought he did. That was when he owned a little grocery store on New York’s West Side. It was the week before Christmas of 1918 when ... Read More »

Jesus and Jim

Jesus and Jim

The story is told of a certain minister who was disturbed to see a shabbily-dressed old man go into his church at noon every day and come out again after a few minutes. What could he be doing? He informed the caretaker and asked him to ques... Read More »

Falling

Falling

When I was a child we played a game in which we would each stand straight as a board and then try to fall backward into the strong arms of an adult who was waiting to catch us. It’s strange, but no matter how many times I’d seen it done or ... Read More »

Streams That Never Run Dry

Streams That Never Run Dry

I can never forget the day when it dawned upon my consciousness as a reality, a fact, that the promises of the Bible were practical, that they could actually be applied to my everyday needs. It was a revelation to me that God meant exactly ... Read More »

Connecting with God

Connecting with God

God’s idea of prayer is not a ritual, but loving and lively communication between the best of friends. But sad to say, many people think they can’t talk to God like that. Some think they’re not religious enough, not righteous enough, or not... Read More »

Let It Flow

Let It Flow

I was in India, a few days before the monsoon season arrived… Everyone in India looks forward to the monsoon. You can read predictions of its arrival and follow its daily progress around the country in the newspapers. The heavy rains ... Read More »

You Are What You “Eat”

You Are What You “Eat”

Somebody once said, “You are what you read.” It’s like the saying about health, “You are what you eat,” physically. Well, you are what you read, mentally and spiritually. And the same is true of movies, TV, music, and other forms of input, ... Read More »

Priorities

Priorities

If today was your last day and you knew it, how much time would you spend on things that mean nothing in the scope of eternity? Your minutes would be extremely valuable, and you would choose to spend them on the things that were most import... Read More »

Navigating Life

Navigating Life

The One Sure Guide to Successful Living If you were going on a long voyage, you would bring along a navigational chart, wouldn’t you? Well, you are on a long voyage—life—and the One who knows the way has instructed some of His men to draw a... Read More »

The Big Rocks

The Big Rocks

An expert on the subject of time management was speaking to a group of business students. He stood in front of these high-powered overachievers, pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouthed Mason jar, and set it on a table in front of him. Then he... Read More »

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