Pray with your legs

“I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” — Frederick Douglass

“I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” — Frederick Douglass Okay – I’ve referenced this quotation over the years and it continues to prompt a whole lot of questions from you, our readers. People want to know what that means, and furthermore, can I find scripture to support whatever it means. Yes, I see far too many people who are “praying” for solutions and answers – and simply living in that prayerful mode – hands folded and eyes closed, waiting on God to supernaturally give them the specific answers that will remove their … Read More

Need to pray about it??

Frequently in working with someone, I am struck with the fact that this individual has been crippled in life because of indecision. Recently, a gentleman told me that he had been with his current company for 17 years and that he had hated his job for 16 years and 11 months. My obvious question was “Why are you still there?” But the fear of having to make a new decision was just too intimidating for him. Consequently, the indecision kept him going daily to a job he detested. A common response from Christians when confronted with any decision is, “I’ll … Read More

Pray with your legs

“I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” — Frederick Douglass Okay – I referenced this quotation last week and it continues to prompt a whole lot of questions from you, our readers. People want to know what that means, and furthermore, can I find scripture to support whatever it means. Yes, I see far too many people who are “praying” for solutions and answers – and simply living in that prayerful mode – hands folded and eyes closed, waiting on God to supernaturally give them the specific answer that will remove their … Read More