Sowing Seeds of Faith Blog

Ten Books for 2012 – Part One

by: Larry Davies | May 28, 2012

I may not always know the answer you need but I will often suggest a helpful book. I do read a lot and love to recommend books to others. Part of my giving to the church is to provide a table full of free books. So, why not share with you the books I found […]

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Pentecost Sunday and Memorial Day

by: Larry Davies | May 27, 2012

Pentecost Sunday and Memorial Day   Today is Pentecost Sunday. Several pastors suggest that we wear red. Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and other followers of Jesus as described in Acts 2:1-31. For this reason, Pentecost is sometimes described as the “Birthday of the Church.”   A prayer to remember Pentecost and God’s Holy Spirit. From Church Year […]

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Asking for Prayer – Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | May 21, 2012

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

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Random Stuff

by: Larry Davies | May 20, 2012

  For the last several weeks, I’ve been collecting interesting tidbits, prayers, sayings and Scripture. There is no connecting thread except to say that I found each one interesting. I hope you will too.   —–   A prayer to start or end your day…   Be our light in the darkness O Lord, and […]

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Ministry: Asking for Help

by: Larry Davies | May 14, 2012

Problems have the potential to become opportunities for growth. Well, I had a problem —   I encouraged visitors to our Sowing Seeds of Faith Website to share their 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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Mother’s Day Prayer

by: Larry Davies | May 13, 2012

Mother’s Day is the third most popular Sunday for church attendance only behind Christmas and Easter.   Why?   One reason may be that Mothers often teach us how to connect with God.   “A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never […]

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A Need for Prayer

by: Larry Davies | May 6, 2012

This week I rediscovered a prayer by Dag Hammarskjold:   Give us pure hearts that we may see you: Humble hearts that we may hear you. Hearts of love that we may serve you. Hearts of faith that we may abide in you.   I was praying this prayer a lot this week. Why?   […]

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