For months after my baby girl died, I struggled with prayer. I felt so angry that my prayers for my baby were ignored. I wish I could explain how broken and hurt I was. I tried to read talks on prayer and scriptures about prayer and ask people their thoughts on prayer. I was never satisfied with any of their answers. I have a brother with lots of health issues.
In church, people would share examples about how they prayed to find something like their passport and then find it and how it strengthened their testimony of prayer. Only to end up trying to think of what you should write on their hetones. One day I was driving in the car, and I was crying about feeling so abandoned by God.
My mouth fell open. His answer was no. I prayed that my little baby would live, and His answer was no. The answer was always there in that simple phrase.
God answers prayers. And what about our promise?
God knows better than you
We promise to accept His will. To accept His will no matter how unfair it seems. He promises that all will be made right in Heaven. I realized it was true, He had answered my prayer. I started thinking about the prayers that were more obviously answered. He gave me comfort and many moments of peace.
2. god said no to moses’ entering the promise land because of his sin (s )
He blessed us financially. A friend set up a Gofundme. Someone else gave me a car. A CAR. A therapist offered us unlimited free appointments. Our family came to our rescue.
When god says “no,” what is the lesson? | faith
We had help. Just like I say no to my month-old daughter, God says no to me. And sometimes I cry, and I cry, just like my little girl cries when I put her in her car seat. I choose to trust Him no matter the answer.
I can see how that verse in Matthew could be confusing. Your mother is very wise in putting your needs ahead of your wants.
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God is doing the same thing when he asks us to put Him first in our life. He knows what we need and is putting those needs first. When we love God 1st then our love for our parents is increased.
Loving God first opens the door to more love and compassion for the rest of the world. He knows better than we do what is best for us and gives us commandments to guide us there. His entire purpose is to see us succeed, grow, and become all we were meant to be. Hopefully, that helps. I love sharing and am always grateful when you share!
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When God Says No. I have 3. Two have passed away. I live with my husband, Travis, and my daughter, Pippa. We live in a little home that we are fixing up in Colorado Springs, CO. You can follow the progress on Instagram. We have a dog, 6 chickens, and 2 ducks.