God Hears Your Prayers

God Hears Your Prayers

“Lord, the one you love is sick.”            Jn 11:3 NIV

John records, “Mary and Martha sent someone to tell Jesus, ‘Lord, the one you love is sick’” (NCV). Someone went to Jesus on behalf of Lazarus and because they went, Jesus responded. The healing didn’t take place for several days, but it was set in motion the moment the Lord was called on. Have you ever wondered where your prayers go? “There was silence in heaven…And…Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden pan…with the prayers of all God’s…people. The angel put this offering…before the throne. The smoke…went up…to God with the prayers of God’s people” (Rev 8:1-4 NCV). Why was there silence in heaven? Because someone was praying! Heaven pauses to hear the prayers of someone like you. The prayers of all God’s…people…went up…to God. Isn’t that awesome! Your words don’t stop until they reach the heart of God, so keep praying. Notice, the friend who went to Jesus on behalf of Lazarus said, “Lord, the one you love is sick.” He didn’t base his appeal on the imperfect love of the one in need, but on the perfect love of Jesus. He didn’t say, “The one who loves you is sick.” He said, “The one you love is sick.” That’s different. The power of prayer doesn’t depend on the virtue of the one who prays, but on the unchanging love of the one who hears. Aren’t you glad? You may be deeply flawed, you may not understand the mystery of prayer, but this much is clear: action begins in heaven when someone on earth prays.

1 comment (Add your own)

1. Jeapeeshy wrote:
Secure Ordering Doxycycline Cialis E Levitra Effetti Collaterali Cialis Effetti Negativi cialis canada Cytotec Udi Achat De Cialis Online Clomid 100 Mg Tablets To Buy

Thu, February 14, 2019 @ 2:39 AM

Add a New Comment


Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.

The Daily Encouraging Word Online

If you like to receive The Daily Encouraging Word online, it is available by email subscription or by daily Facebook and Twitter posts. Please click on the links below for options on getting the Daily Encouraging Word. For questions email info@tewonline.org

The Daily Encouraging Word via Email

The Daily Encouraging Word via Facebook

The Daily Encouraging Word via Twitter

Sharing God's Truth With a Searching World