prayed to God
“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all
we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” (Eph. 3:20)
We have many questions about life that cannot get satisfactorily
answered. Here are some questions and
answers that a Christian has received from God.
asked God to take away my pain. God
said: “No, It is not for me to take it away, but for you to give it up.”
asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said: “No, His spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.”
asked God to grant me patience. God said: “No, Patience is a by-product of
tribulations. It isn’t granted, it is
asked God to give me happiness, God said: “No, I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you.”
asked God to spare me pain, God said: “No, Suffering draws you apart from
worldly cares and brings you closer to me.”
asked God to make my spirit grow, God said: “No, You must grow on your own,
but I will prune you to make you fruitful.”
asked for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said: “No, I will give you life so that you may enjoy all things.”
asked God to give me more time. God
said: “No, Everyone has 24 hours a day.
The more you use it carefully, the more you will gain from it.”
asked God to grant me more talents, God said: “No, I already have given you
many talents. If you don’t offer it to
me, your talents will not change into spiritual gifts.”
asked God to help strengthen me to do work, God said: “ No,
You have to allow me to work on you first.
Because strength is something that comes from my work.”
God to help me love
others, as much as he loves me. Then
God said: “ Ahh, finally
you have the right idea.”