If two of you on earth agree about anything you ask for, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven (Matthew 18:19).
I am fascinated by bottlenose dolphins. These magnificent creatures can reason, solve problems, think abstractly, and even recognize themselves in a mirror! They’re lightening-fast and fiercely powerful. Stories abound of dolphins protecting humans against sharks, repelling them with high-speed, battering ram-like blows. My dad, a World War II submarine veteran, tells of long, hot tours in the South Pacific. The sailors hoped to see dolphins so they could dive off the sub for a refreshing swim–sure to be safe from sharks. Sharks steer clear of dolphins for another reason. They’re outnumbered. Dolphins find strength by sticking together in groups or “pods.” So what do dolphins have to do with prayer? Like dolphins, our fellow believers can help us gain strength in prayer and defeat our spiritual enemies. Continue reading