>Life. Interrupted. Week 6 Day 4
Going a little farther, [Jesus] fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” Matthew 26:39
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
There are many reasons why God might not answer our prayers. Some of those reasons might be our own fault.
Sometimes our prayers aren’t answered because God is the cause.
God wants to teach us lessons: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10.
What answers are you waiting for today? God always hears us and answers our prayers. The answer may be Yes. It may be No. I could be Wait. We don’t understand God’s plan, but we know it’s a good plan.
Taken from Abraham: The Friend of God by Charles Swindoll (Insight for Living, p. 168-9).