You know you’re on to something that the Holy Spirit is trying to tell you when . . .
. . . the pastor preaches on that same subject.
I had been mulling over God’s response to our prayers for a couple of weeks now and even blogged about it earlier this week.
I want to pray prayers that God always answers “yes” to.
Jesus says we don’t have because we don’t ask – so what is happening when we ask and we don’t receive what it is we are asking for?
The pastor this morning pointed out that God is like the parent who knows what’s best for us and denies us what we want when it does not coincide with what is best for us.
So, how do we know what is best for us? How do we know what we should ask for?
He used a couple of “famous” scriptures to back up his points. I know you’ve heard these. You may have one hanging on some artwork in your house or maybe you are sipping from a LifeWay bought mug with the words emblazoned on the side –
Through prayer He grows my faith and teaches me more about Himself. Prayer is a spiritual discipline that is crucial to me being made over to be the God-follower that Christ died to make me to be.
Prayer is definitely one of the ways God is working on me in my present tense.
Trusting Him With Her
“I love you! Watch out for the crazies!” These are the last words that I am telling my newly driving daughter these days as she heads out the door. I want to tell her so much more – “Don’t take the turns too fast,” “Be sure to use your turn signal,” “Don’t let your phone […]
~Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 16
I started memorizing this passage over 7 months ago. Of course, I had no idea what life would look like now, at the beginning of April and somewhere in the midst of a quarantine with no end in sight. With the exception of an occasional Zoom meeting, I haven’t seen anyone who has a different […]
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Wally’s favorite cookies are oatmeal raisin. In our 21+ years of wedded bliss I have only baked them for him once, like 3 weeks ago. I am not sure what took so long for me to crack open the red and white, classic cookbook we received as a wedding gift, and bake the man his […]