There are things that God wants to do and things that He lets happen. And, the difference between them has a lot to do with prayer. God likes our faith.
In our need to have Him answer, we often feel we are alone and separated from Him. This hinders our prayers and adds to our anxiety in our time of need.
It’s wonderful my daughter asks things, but ultimately she trusts our love. Let’s present our requests to our Father and expect good things from Him.
We find it easier to think God is against us rather than being for us. Read several examples of what this may look like in our lives. What will you believe?
The parable of the persistent widow teaches us to continue to pray, but perseverance is not about getting what you want. We want to maintain trust in God.
When Jesus says that those forgiven much, love much, we almost think it better to have left some terrible lifestyle, so we can love Jesus all the more. No!
When we break down the origins of the word, we not only learn what Advent means, but also why Advent is important.
The idea that God wants you to pray for your desires has been a foreign concept for me. My desires, I thought, actually got in the way of following God.
There is nothing God will not do for us. We are the ones limiting Him by expecting too little. Let’s remember we are praying to a God who is infinite.
Growing in God is surprisingly simple, yet we will never stop growing. This one step will help give you focus, leading you to more of God in your life.
Just as we can’t earn God’s love, we can’t earn His goodness. He can’t change who He is. This gives us confidence to approach the goodness of God in prayer.
I heard it said that God is Abba, but He is still call God, our Father. This preacher thought Dad took away our reverence for God. I didn’t have kids at the time, so I just took it as truth.