Monday, November 4, 2013

Effective Prayer

Good Morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! While watching my yard crew blow and go, I noticed the wind has picked up. I heard the weather report this morning, which predicted gusts up to thirty mph, but I thought that was later on. The sun was shining earlier, but now it is mostly overcast and cool. It is still a good day!

We had such a good service at church yesterday...lots of good singing with the drums back,(since Andrew is going to college in Tampa, he has had to drop out) and my favorite, "Oh Happy Day"!! That one will wake everyone up!

We also had a baby baptism, with Pastor Rick walking the baby up and down the aisles, so everyone could get a good look at him. Adorable! (The baby).  Then a good sermon on Rev. 21 and heaven. Also a fun presentation narrated by Dan Leeper contrasting Florida with NJ. Afterwards, we had a picnic with a cookout and lots of side dishes, hot dogs and barbeque. The weather was perfect for the eating outside. Good company, good friends, good food, both physical and spiritual! God is good!  (And a big thanks to Sam Dauler for helping me)

From the Promise Bible NLT:

Matthew 7:7-11
Keep on asking, and you will be given
what you ask for. Keep on looking, and
you will find. Keep on knocking, and the
door will be opened . For everyone who asks,
receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And
the door is opened to everyone who knocks.
You parents---if your children ask for a loaf of
bread, do you give them a stone instead? Or
if you ask for a fish, do you give them a snake?
Of course not! If you sinful people know how
to give good gifts to your children, how much
more will your heavenly Father give good gifts
to those who ask him.

I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with
thanksgiving, joy and love!

Love and hugs,