Section: Answered Prayers

Should We Block His Calls?

by Joe O’Brien
In October 2001 Brian called 3ABN’s Pastoral Ministries Department to complain about God. As I listened, Brian shared with me why he thought God was a very poor and unfair manager of human affairs. He had lost a relationship with a lady friend; he had lost his brother to an untimely death; and … Read more »

"In The Hollow of His Hand"

I had been praying for God to show me how Awesome He is, so when I was invited to go to the West Virginia Camp Meeting with a couple of my friends, I jumped at the chance to go.  They made room for me in their cabin, and I took food for us to help … Read more »

Thankful It’s Him and Not Me

It was not the type of Sabbath behavior that reflected Christ. As a matter of fact, it was down right embarrassing. It was Sabbath morning and an argument had broken out in our home that went from bad to worse. Satan was up to his tricks again and we had fallen for them. It had … Read more »

The Parallel

Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? (Matthew 6:26)
As a younger person, I never realized the joy that watching birds has brought more recently. Monitoring our bird seed supply … Read more »

Unexpected Gifts

by Grace Yost
Gifts come wrapped in many ways, and some gifts are not wrapped at all. God’s gifts also come to us in various forms—many times in ways we never expected.
Have you ever considered that the desire to serve God is a gift from Him? Have you dreamed at some point in your life—even your childhood—of serving … Read more »

Answered Prayers

One of my favorite stories as a Colporteur was my first contact on my own. He was an Amish man with a lot of children who wanted the books real bad, but couldn’t afford them. I felt so bad for him that I went home and got some of my old children’s books and took … Read more »