Answered Prayers

Do we always notice when God answers prayers?  Because God has his own timing on things, sometimes prayers aren’t answered right away.  And thinking deeper on it, sometimes things can’t be “done” by the flip of a switch.

If, for example, I’m praying for a specific character quality in myself or my kids, it stands to reason that some trial, development, and growth would have to take place before we start to see evidence that God is working to answer that prayer.

All this to say that I had a revelation last week that God was at work answering a prayer that I had prayed 2-3 months ago.  Something I had sort of put in the back of my mind, but it obviously was on God’s mind.   Wow.  God is so cool.

So, be encouraged.  If you’re praying for something that seems impossible–or at least unlikely–God can, and often will, set things into motion to bring about the answer to your prayer.  He is faithful and He loves his children more than we can ever imagine.

If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! Matt 7:11

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Krissy on April 6, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Thanks, I needed to hear that….

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