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I can’t make God change his mind. James 1:17 (ERV)) These good gifts come down from the Father who made all the lights in the sky. But God never changes like the shadows from those lights. He is always … Continue reading
God doesn’t listen better or answer faster because you use fancy words. Just talk. He’s listening.
Smoke rising from burning incense–that’s how God sees our prayers. Revelation 5:8 (NIV) They were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. To us, smoke is here one moment, gone the next. But God captures … Continue reading
God doesn’t always answer us with words. Our keys were missing. We searched everywhere. And I prayed. In my mind’s eye, I saw our toddler pushing those keys through the grid of the laundry basket. I checked, and Praise God! There they … Continue reading
Jeremiah 33:3 (GW) Call to me, and I will answer you. I will tell you great and mysterious things that you do not know. You asked. You expect an answer. The answer can be even greater and more mysterious … Continue reading
Why doesn’t God answer my prayers? Yep, I say that a lot Maybe I’m asking all wrong Maybe I’m not listening Or maybe I already have his answer. In my Bible. When I wasn’t sure how to … Continue reading
1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing. If you’re somewhere doing something, and you just can’t make yourself pray– maybe you shouldn’t be there, doing that.
How do you discuss everything with God, everywhere? You thank God for what is good: the beauty of nature, finding the lost item, a blessing for the driver who lets you into traffic. You ask for wisdom in solving a … Continue reading
1 Thessalonians 5:17 (MSG) Pray all the time. Life lived in conversation with God. All the time.