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Jesus' Unanswered Prayer

When Jesus prayed to the one who could save him from death, he did not get that salvation; he got instead the salvation of the world.

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"You Never Say Yes"

As I pulled my brimming shopping cart to a stop at the checkout counter, a toy truck caught my son's eye.

"Mommy--a truck. Can we buy it? Please?"

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My Responsibility and God's Responsibility

My responsibility is to pray, God's responsibility is to heal. If he chooses not to do so, then he's responsible for that.

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Can You Forgive God?

Some time ago I worked with a family going through a divorce. After the settlement was made, the mother called to tell me her 8-year-old daughter was ...

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Asking and Getting

When Jesus says that everyone who asks will receive, he is assuming that those who pray will be disciples who are right with God and not cherishing iniquity ...

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The True Healing

I have prayed hundreds, if not thousands, of times for the Lord to heal me--and he finally healed me of the need to be healed.

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The Unwanted Answers

Heaven is full of answers to prayers for which no one ever bothered to ask.

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Guard Your Interpretation

Reading God's hand into circumstances can be an evasion of genuine commitment to being His person in them. It can be an insidious alternative to giving ...

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The 1,000th Prayer

I cannot tell you why a prayer that has been prayed for ten years is answered on the 1,000th request when God has met the first 999 with silence.

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Trusting When God Is Silent

I have learned that God's silence to my questions is not a door slammed in my face. I may not have answers. But I do have him.

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