- Why should I add a Praise or Answered Prayer?
Because we are to live for the glory of God (1 corinthians 10:31) and God says: "Whoever offers praise glorifies Me" (Psalm 50:23).
The Bible says: "Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men!" (Psalm 107:8).
God is worthy of our praise: "Praise Him for His mighty acts; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness!" (Psalm 150:2).
It is good to praise the Lord for answering your prayers: "I will praise You, For You have answered me, and have become my salvation." (Psalm 118:21).
- How do I add a new Praise or Answered Prayer?
Go back to the Praise and Answered Prayer List and click on "Add Your Praise or Answered Prayer" in the upper left hand corner, or click here. If you follow this link, the "Add a Praise/Answered Prayer" page will appear allowing you to type in your message.
- Do I need to fill in all the fields?
No you don't; we respect the privacy of our visitors, therefore you only need to fill in your prayer request and you can leave the other fields empty if you want to. Your message will than be added under the name "Anonymous".
- I would like to leave my email address, but I don't want other visitors to see it.
Make sure the checkbox "show email in list" is unchecked; this way a webmaster can see your email address, but other visitors can't.
- What are smilies and how do I use them?
Smilies are also called "emoticons". They are special character sequences that resemble a face expressing an emotion.
If you add a smiley, it will be replaced by a little picture; you will see a legend of these pictures and the corresponding character sequence when you go to add your praise/answered prayer. You can type in the character sequence, or click on an emoticon to insert that smiley into your message. Note that the character sequence
should be preceded and followed by a space in order for it to be replaced by a picture in your message.
For example, :) will be replaced with
- What are UBB codes and how do I use them?
UBB code is a term for codes that allow you to add special markup to your message such as underlined and bold text. You will see some examples on how to use these codes when you add your message.