Menu

Expectant Prayers ®

Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts September 2008

Fear NOT! God is With You!

Watching the numbers drop in the stock market yesterday and the proposed bail out fail,  I had to stop and think about the wise words I once heard from the Lord; "Hold Steady".   There may be some things in life that have the potential to shake you, but God is saying to the Christian today... 'Hold …

Read more

Does God Hear the Prayers of Unbelievers?

I was up late on Saturday night watching one of my favorite local preachers answer questions his weekly call-in show. One caller had a few questions regarding a book she was reading about prayer.  The caller said in the book, the author said that prayer is a privilege for the C…

Read more

Television and the Elections

Having some experience in the field of TV, I can honestly say that being interviewed or even doing what you do best can suddenly become a challenge when put in the "spotlight".   No matter how much you know your "stuff", when put instantly on camera your mind can turn off!    I am thinking about thi…

Read more

Pray Without Ceasing

"Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  Even kids can pray!  I snapped this when my boys were praying for Grandma in the hospital.I've been a little remiss about posting about …

Read more

Tent Tales

"Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;"  Isaiah 54:1-3 During our recent trip to Ohio, my dad sent our childhood tent home with us.  Now, this tent is over 25 yea…

Read more

Grandma Turns 98!

With such busy schedules, it's been hard to get down to see Grandma as often as we would like.  We've been going about once a month, but this time it seems like it was about six weeks between visits.  Each time we go, however, we realize that it could be the last time we see her this side of heaven-…

Read more

Band Show

We attended a High School Band Show this weekend at a metro stadium and it was a lot of fun. Actually, we only saw half of the show (3 bands out of 6) because we weren't sure when it started, but we knew the time of the performance for the band we were wanting to see.  By the time we got there, they…

Read more

A National Prayer- By Thomas Jefferson

"Almighty God, Who has given us this good land for our heritage; we humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.  Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners.

Save us from violence, discord, confusion, from…

Read more

George Washington Said it Best

What would our first President say about public service?  Read this summation in his own words....."Though I prize as I ought the good opinion of my fellow citizens, yet, if I know myself, I would not seek or retain popularity at the expense of one social duty or moral virtue. While doi…

Read more

A Face of America

We've been doing a lot of praying lately for America, the elections, etc.  My prayers the other night turned into praise when I began thinking about this country - literally the greatest country in the world.  To live here is a blessing and I never want to take it for granted.&…

Read more

Remembering....

Today we are remembering the events of 9.11.2001 with reflection; for those who lost their lives, in prayer for our country and soldiers, and with hope for a better tomorrow.Our future depends on not allowing past mistakes and tragedies to dictate our future.  We must be a people who li…

Read more

Divine Protection for Those Who Protect and Serve

"But let all who take refuge in you be glad;        let them ever sing for joy.        Spread your protection over them,        that those who love your name may rejoice in you."  Psalm 5:11 (NIV)A…

Read more

What Kind of Bus is THAT?

The "Doodlebops" sing a song in their kids show, "Let's Get on the Bus".  I've got a story to share about a bus today, but I don't think it's one I'll be getting on any time soon....

We were traveling around town the other night when we decided to head toward a particular local gas station for "slus…

Read more

As Promised... Birthday Pictures of Shad!

Shad's First Birthday!What gets me is how many "looks" this little guy can have.  One of the problems is my camera .  It drives me nuts!!!!  How often have I said that before?  Well, anyway, it's true.  Digital cameras are great, but they can be "slow" when it comes …

Read more

Sharing in One Another's Burdens

"Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ."  Galatians 6:2 (NIV)Over the course of the past two years, I have (on occasion) heard  wonderful testimonies from women who have prayed for their unborn children.  Most of the time, the comments …

Read more

Walking By Faith and Not By Sight

"For we walk by faith, not by sight" 2 Corinthians 5:7Have you ever gone through a situation where you think in your mind, "Things aren't looking so good for me"?   Maybe you're the little dog going up against the big dog.  Maybe you're weighing a big bill against a zero balance.&n…

Read more

16 Blog Posts