That Didn’t Hurt!

by: Larry Davies | July 4, 2015

Playing around sewing machines was a dumb thing to do, even for a four-year-old. Too much running and not enough looking eventually causes accidents and mine was a big one. The table for holding fabric was just above my eye level and I ran into it hard, fell backwards and started screaming. Blood was spurting […]

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Problems, Faith, Opportunities – Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | April 10, 2015

Overwhelmed by email requests for prayer, I desperately sought God’s help and scriptural guidance. That’s when I discovered the story of a Roman officer who taught me a valuable lesson: “Just say the word from where you are, Jesus, and my servant will be healed.” (Luke 7:6-10) His trust and faith in Jesus Christ helped […]

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Problems – Faith – Opportunities

by: Larry Davies | April 1, 2015

Problems can become opportunities for growth. Well, I had a problem. Could my problem really become an opportunity for growth? I encouraged visitors to our SowingSeedsofFaith.com Website to share concerns through an interactive web page, entitled “Prayer Needs.” Over the next few weeks, I received nearly one hundred requests for prayer from around the world. […]

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Feeling Anxious? God’s Relief!

by: Larry Davies | July 26, 2014

Recently, I was hit with a few surprises that left me feeling anxious and concerned about several ministries. For most of the night before a critical meeting, I was unable to sleep and started praying. In addition, I started searching through Scripture and even googled prayers for anxiousness. I found a lot of Scripture discovered […]

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Scripture plus Letters Equals Hope

by: Larry Davies | April 5, 2014

During Holy Week we remember what Jesus endured on the last week of his earthly life. Why? Why did Jesus have to suffer and die in this this way? What does it really mean? What follows are several Scripture readings accompanied by real letters sent in by our readers. My prayer is that you will […]

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Success, Despair, Faith

by: Larry Davies | February 15, 2014

It was the best year ever. Our company shattered every sales record. Profits were exceptional. We even set a record for fewest customer complaints. It seemed that we could do no wrong. After the final results were tallied, we congratulated each other and handed out bonus checks. By the next day the celebrating was over […]

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Comfort and a Computer?

by: Larry Davies | February 9, 2014

I was a little slow entering the computer age, but it didn’t take long to see the potential. One benefit was learning how to use a Bible study program. I happened to be teaching a lesson on “comfort” which called for looking up examples.   So I searched the word: “comfort.” In just a few […]

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Psalm 51 & Basketball

by: Larry Davies | January 26, 2014

Do you want to discover my worst flaws? Just ask my daughter, Lisa. She will happily tell all. For example, there was a time I behaved in a most un-preacher-like manner. It seemed fitting to include parts of King David’s written confession in Psalm 51 along with my own admission.   Have mercy on me, […]

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Advent: A Time to Forgive

by: Larry Davies | December 8, 2013

Years ago, a man told one of our small groups how his son was murdered in the midst of a robbery and the murderer was going on trial in a few days. With tearful eyes, the father described the struggle he would face, day after day sitting in a courtroom listening to gruesome testimony and […]

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Suitcases and Stress

by: Larry Davies | November 16, 2011

                                                  Here is a unique way to have fun! Line up ten suitcases and attempt to carry them all at the same time. “Let’s see, I can jam this one under my arm. This one goes on top of my head, while this one goes between my legs!”  Now, just to keep things exciting, invite […]

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