Advertisement

Content Feeds

Content Feeds

April 2009 Archives

Pray for a Struggling Couple

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I pray that God restores our marriage, heal us on all levels, help us to find our way back to each other.” –jlm Add your prayers now

Advertisement

Bible Q&A for April 30

posted by Jana Melpolder

What is meant by “Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother”? One religious leader says that we are to care for them as they get older, while another says that we just have to “honor” them by avoiding being judgmental and […]

Advertisement

Pray for Cecil and Her Husband

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Wife needs prayers for husband who has had terminal cancer for five years. He is totally bed ridden and blind.” –cathy1012 Add your prayers now

Advertisement

Pray for Katy’s Health

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I’ve been suffering from several mental disorders for a couple of years now. It’s affecting my whole life.” –livingdeadkat Add your prayers now

Bible Q&A for April 27

posted by Jana Melpolder

The doctrine of sola scriptura (or “the Bible alone”) is the sole and only authority in Protestantism. Where is this foundation of all of the Protestant beliefs given to us by a revelation from God? How do we infallibly know […]

Pray for Katy

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Katy was in a terrible car crash 6 months ago – she cannot move or speak, her doctors and our families all seem to disagree on how much of her might remain.” –standingintherain Add your prayers now

Pray for a Lost Dog

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I pray that my beautiful dog Tetley be returned to me safely – Tetly was lost on Good Friday. She is epileptic and has not had her medication since then.” –community.beliefnet.comdawn Add your prayers now

Bible Q&A for April 23

posted by Jana Melpolder

Is it wrong for a born-again, spirit filled Christian to be cremated? While it is probably not unethical for a Christian to be cremated, some Christians have strong reservations about it because it involves a living person choosing to have […]

Pray for Brinley D.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Brinley was born at only 27 weeks. She weighed 1lb 13oz. She is in the neo-natal intensive care unit. Bless her little heart, she has had to fight so hard.” –backslider Add your prayers now

Pray for a Single Woman

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I am praying that the Lord would send me the man he has prepared for me. I trust God, but I am getting weary.” –holyghostgirl79 Add your prayers now

Pray for the Families of Indian Farmers

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Suicide is not the answer to debt. Specifically praying for 1500 farmer’s families in India and their communities.” –ziffaniah Add your prayers now

Bible Q&A for April 20

posted by Jana Melpolder

There is a scripture that says “be perfect as your father in heaven is perfect.” I know I am not perfect, and I don’t know anyone who is perfect. Please explain this. I do try to do right, but I […]

Pray for De

posted by Jana Melpolder

“De is fearful of not having financial provisions for living expenses the next year while she attends college. De has been lead by God to return to college after being crippled with pain from a work injury for the past […]

Pray for M. Ranil

posted by Jana Melpolder

“For the past 6 months I have been praying to God to help me secure suitable employment and have not been successful. Within a couple of days I may have to go to jail due to mounting debts. I do […]

Bible Q&A for April 16

posted by Jana Melpolder

I would like you to explain how the concept of the Trinity came about and comment on the acceptance of it in various Christian denominations. Are there things about the Trinity that certain denominations believe and others don’t? The Trinity […]

Pray for Rama Sami

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My youngest brother Rama Sami is suffering from liver damage and is staying alone in his house accepting no one’s help.” –ramasethu2001 Add your prayers now

Pray for the Binghamton Shooting Victims

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Join in prayer for the victims and hostages in the Binghamton shooting.” –beliefnetcomforter Add your prayers now

Creating a Life’s Mission

posted by lmarcus

What’s your mission in life? And how would it be better served if you were thinner and healthier? What gives you meaning and purpose? Just as a business benefits from creating a mission statement, so do we benefit from outlining […]

Pray for Little Emma

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My great niece Emma received trauma to her right eye during the birthing. She has no vision in that eye.” –stardove Add your prayers now

The Inner Wisdom of Time

posted by Jana Melpolder

Synchronicity is what the Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung describes as inner readiness intersecting with outer opportunities. It’s the curious way in which a person’s external reality suddenly clicks into alignment with what’s taking place in her inner world. Think about […]

Bible Q&A for April 13

posted by Jana Melpolder

I have been studying with the Witnesses, who state that December 25th probably wasn’t when Jesus was born. They reason that it would have been too cold for shepherds to be out with their sheep in December. They point to […]

Pray for Maria B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I am asking for prayer to break away from ways that are not healthy for my and my family.” –msbolton5 Add your prayers now

Pray for Single Parents

posted by Jana Melpolder

“For single parents – loneliness, and needed extra strength to keep up the good work raising a child in His name!” –kainduk Add your prayers now

Getting Outside Yourself

posted by lmarcus

Think about serving others. By giving a little of yourself, you lighten your own burdens. Lending a helping hand can show you that you perhaps don’t have it as bad as you think you do. Giving of yourself to others […]

Pray for Bradley and Suzie

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My first born died 8 years ago of blood poisoning, at the age of 25 – I am such a mess I can barely function…still.” –winddancer5656 Add your prayers now

Pray for Hiram V.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please send your prayers and positive intentions to my father Hiram Velez, so that he may successfully undergo Triple By-Pass Surgery and heal beautifully!” –danceforlife Add your prayers now

The Inner Wisdom of Aging

posted by Jana Melpolder

Are there moments when you’ve wished you could go back to the woman or man you were 5, 10, 15, 20 years ago? I have. I think often about the woman I was in my 20’s and 30’s. Mind you, […]

Bible Q&A for April 9

posted by Jana Melpolder

What is the best speculation as to what language was spoken in Eden? It has been the time-honored tradition in Judaism that the language spoken in the garden was Hebrew, which was also the language of God. If the rivers […]

Pray for Renee

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Renee is not suffering from any physical ailments, but emotionally, she has wounds that will not heal. She has fallen apart and finds herself unable to put herself back together again.” –relive Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for April 8, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

When you buy coffee, milk, and sugar in bulk, you can save up to 40% on the products due to decreased packaging – and also help conserve our resources. Plus, you’ll spend less on gas for trips to the store!

Pray for Wisconsin Native American Mental Health Consumers

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I pray for a network of Native American Mental Health Consumers in Wisconsin so that they can come together and help each other heal.” –azurebreeze Add your prayers now

Imagine A Leaner You

posted by lmarcus

What would it feel like to be liberated from the fat? What would you do if you were totally at the right weight – just the perfect way according to you, your medical doctor, and God? One central part of […]

Today’s Eco Tip for April 7, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

Instead of buying individually wrapped products, invest in some portable Tupperware. It keeps things portable without the extra packaging.

Pray for Rhonda G.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“A prayer for two hearts to unite as one. A second chance at love.” –redheadedlass Add your prayers now

The Inner Wisdom of Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

The journey to discovering your inner wisdom and finding out who you truly are frequently involves being willing to take an outward journey as well. The inner journey requires you to sojourn through the impalpable terrain of feelings, memories, dreams, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for April 6, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

Today, gather up your used magazines and books and donate them to a local hospital, women’s shelter, or nursing home. They’ll appreciate the gesture!

Episode 5: Christ

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present an inspirational devotional from the gifted Christian author Brian McLaren. This is week 5 of the 8 week-long devotional. If you missed the previous entries, stay subscribed to this feed to start over. His coming […]

Bible Q&A for April 6

posted by Jana Melpolder

I have been working at my new job for about 5 months now. I have become really close with one of the men I work with, who is black. He is everything I have been looking for in a man, […]

Pray for Christian Jason M.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My 13 year-old nephew with a brain tumor.” –grace308 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for April 5, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you’re printing long documents, make sure to use single-spaced settings and a smaller font. Also, print on both sides of the paper if you can – and learn how to use your printer properly, so you prevent having to […]

Pray for the Flood Victims

posted by Jana Melpolder

“This prayer circle goes out to the flood-battling citizens of North Dakota around Bismarck, Grand Forks, Fargo, and in between.” –dilshad_ali Add your prayers now

Banish the Shame

posted by lmarcus

Do you feel ashamed of yourself for being overweight? Write about all the myriad feelings you may be experiencing around this idea of shame. When I had a serious obesity problem, I was full of shame. On the outside, I […]

Today’s Eco Tip for April 4, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you’ve got an MP3 player, get your music digitally instead of buying CDs. This can save you money – since you don’t have to pay for the songs you don’t like – and it discourages wasteful CD packaging.

Pray for Richard Harvey

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband needs prayer for a set back he is having with his health after having a Liver Transplant 4 years ago.” –harveyena Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for April 3, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you’re a person who often buys magazines, see if there is an online option instead. E-zines and blogs help you stay in the know without wasting paper (and money). A simple Google search can help you find blogs about […]

Pray for Bill D.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for my friend Bill. He is a diabetic who took a very bad turn with a staph infection after a recent amuptation – he is a friend and father-like figure to many.” –danielmaxshaw Add your prayers now

The Inner Wisdom of Listening

posted by Jana Melpolder

How do you know when God is speaking? It’s one of those questions posed to ministers such as myself all the time. People expect us to know the answer. We expect ourselves to know the answer to that question also, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for April 2, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you usually use a calendar or weekly planner, switch to a dry-erase version so you aren’t throwing away paper periodically.

Bible Q&A for April 2

posted by Jana Melpolder

The Christian Bible teaches that reincarnation does exist. God himself preexisted and entered into the body of Jesus. The Christian Bible teaches that God’s son appears on the earth three times, twice as the son of man. Is that not […]

Pray for Tina and Her Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I have cancer and can’t get help not even social security, all our bills are behind, and my youngest daughter has prom and I can’t even pay for her to go. I feel like I am a failure.” –smilhottie1 Add […]

Today’s Eco Tip for April 1, 2009

posted by Jana Melpolder

Invest in some cloth napkins. In the long run, they’ll save you money – plus, they’re more elegant than paper napkins and don’t waste resources.

Previous Posts

Pray for Karen
"I still struggle daily with the sudden loss of my husband 4 years ago, then I lost my job and feel as if my strength is gone." Posted by alsgal996

posted 12:00:00am Mar. 24, 2011 | read full post »

Pray for Amy
"She can save the world before bedtime but no longer has a bed. Homeless in Nebraska in the winter." Posted by Bare

posted 12:00:00am Mar. 23, 2011 | read full post »

A Memorial for Gabriel
"It broke my heart to lose you, but you didn't go alone, for part of me went with you, the day God called you home." Posted by Mom2AngelGabriel

posted 12:00:00am Mar. 22, 2011 | read full post »

Pray for L.C.
"I lost my faith in God, my best friend, the man I loved more than life itself, my health, my job, and my home. I don't know where to turn." Posted by Dreambeam

posted 12:00:00am Mar. 21, 2011 | read full post »

Pray for Maria and Rosa
"Lord Jesus, I hope that you keep all this turmoil at bay, and don't let it blow up into a bad situation. My sister has 3 kids (6mo-5yrs) and struggles on a daily basis." Posted by believer2012

posted 12:00:00am Mar. 20, 2011 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.