Now Jesus Christ says once you pray, and you believe (accepting the Will of God as truth), you will most definitely receive that which you have prayed for. For instance, if you have been praying for Healing – know that the Will of God is for you to be healed, you believe you have been healed (accept the Word of God regarding healing as truth) and then receive your healing. However, we may still feel sick or see no immediate effect of our prayers etc, you have to keep believing that His Will is the Truth! And that His Word will surely come to pass.
Hebrews 11: 6 says “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him”.
There are two parts to the verse above; It is easy to believe that God exists, however do we believe that HE is a rewarder of those who seek Him in prayer? When you ask, do you believe He will do it? What is your heart’s posture as you ask? Do you ask to tick it off a prayer list so when your friends ask, you would say you have prayed about it or you actually know that He would do it?
What unbelief does is cast an aspersion on God’s character, making him out to be a liar. That’s why it is considered as sin. You must go a further step and believe in His ability to do that which you have asked for in accordance to His Will as you pray His Word. He is a good God.
Believe Him and then – Expect Him to show up! (continues next week)