In Matthew 7:7 we are told by Jesus to ask God and then God will answer . God will often wait for you to ask for what he already knows he is going to give you so that you know it is him that has given you this blessing. If God only answers prayers that are in alignment with his will , it would be wise to pray his will .
While we wait , we need to read His word in the Bible. Psalm 130:5 says, “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
Some people ask why God doesn’t answer , or doesn’t always answer , their prayers . But the fact is, God does answer prayer . In fact, God answers every prayer . If you think about it, though, you can understand why he doesn’t answer every prayer with a “Yes,” immediately .
– As long as your prayers are for selfish motives, driven by pride hidden in your heart, God will not answer them. – Once you know God has said yes, you know you will receive it. With that thanksgiving, you will have the “peace of God that surpasses all understanding”.
3 Common Signs God Is Trying To Tell You Something Repetitive Messages. One really obvious way that God tries to get your attention is repetition. Friendly Fire. Another obvious sign God is trying to get your attention is through your friends. Hardened Heart.
Though our prayers do not change God’s mind, He ordains prayer as a means to accomplish His will. We can be confident that prayer does change things —including our own hearts. Though our prayers do not change God’s mind, He ordains prayer as a means to accomplish His will.
3 Ways God Answers Prayer Short Answers . I have come to believe there are three answers to prayer : “Yes” Note: God will never answer “yes” to any request that goes against His Word. If the answer is “yes” and the question is contrary to the will of God , the answer is from you, not Him. “No”
God uses seasons of waiting to prepare us for what’s coming, to draw us closer to Him, and to make sure His promises are fulfilled at the proper time.
Q: “Why is God taking so long to answer our prayers ?” Because he already has His plan! If he answered your prayers it would screw up his plan! God will not answer any prayer that goes against His will and His plan that he instituted before the foundation of the world.
Yes. “He is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” (Heb. 4:12). He not only knows your thoughts but what you intended to think.
Dear Father, I thank you for answered prayers (mention the answer to the prayer you received). Heavenly Father, thank you for always hearing and answering my prayers whenever I pray . Father thank you for loving me this much. Thank you for always being faithful to me.
Faith, in turn, is based on our conviction that God raised him from the dead on the third day. If we believe in Jesus, then we must believe that his God and Father wants to hear our prayers and that they do , so far as God sees fit, really alter the world.
God does not arbitrarily or capriciously say no ; as with all of His other actions, He has a purpose.
Bill Hybel once said, “If the request is wrong, God says ‘ No . ‘ If the timing is wrong, God says ‘Slow. ‘ If you are wrong, God says ‘Grow. ‘ But if the request is right and the timing is right and you are right, God says ‘Go.
Take some time and go deep with God, ask him to show you what He’s doing, what He has been doing. Ask him to open your eyes and your ears. Perhaps there is something in the story you’re missing, and something that could change your perspectiveor your life.