Friday, June 25, 2010

Why Hasn't God Answered My Prayer?

We can't and we don't always get EXACTLY what we want. And unfortunately, this can sometimes make us question whether or not God is hearing our prayers. As Christians, we can be confident that the Lord is hearing all our prayers. - We're reminded of this several times throughout the bible. One example of this is seen in the 34th Psalm where we see verses like, "I sought the Lord and He heard me..." and, "The poor man cried out, and the Lord heard him and saved him from all his troubles."

But we have to understand that just because the Lord hears our prayers, doesn't mean they're always going to be answered the way we want them to be and as fast as we want them to be. Our prayers must have the bottom line of "let THY will be done." - It has to be about God's will and not our own. We cannot and should not impose our will on God.

We should always be examining our timing and we should know that God will sometimes delay. He does this to challenge our faith and allow us to modify our requests as well as to help us develop patience and endurance and trust in Him. We always need to be mindful that it's not about us - it's about God. He is not our servant - we are His and we should be patient when it comes to our prayer requests to Him.

2 comments:

  1. 'Our prayers must have the bottom line of "let THY will be done." - It has to be about God's will and not our own. We cannot and should not impose our will on God.'

    True.

    'We always need to be mindful that it's not about us - it's about God. He is not our servant - we are His and we should be patient when it comes to our prayer requests to Him.'

    Well-stated.

    Russ (Blogger next blog)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Whether you seek out a pair of high heels for a prom or your wedding, Tods Shoes there is usually a huge selection of the most chic and sophisticated styles offered to you, helping you choose a pair of evening shoes to perfect your special occasion. Dress to impress in a fashionable pair of heels. From prom shoes to wedding shoes, Abercrombie & Fitch I believe there must be the perfect pair of evening shoes for you. From studs and buckles to glitter and animal print shoes, high heel shoes on sale store has it all. What are you waiting for? Franklin & Marshall The perfect pair of shoes await you at Lady-Shoes-Mall.com.

    ReplyDelete