Just Ask - Up To Know Good on Tuesday

Just Ask
Up To Know Good on Tuesday

July 04, 2006

sweater

When I was in high school, I would often come home in the afternoons and find my sister wearing one of my sweaters. I would demand to know, “Why do you have my clothes on?” “You told me I could wear it,” Beth always replied confidently. With rising irritation I'd ask her, “When did I ever say that?” “This morning while you were still in bed, you said ‘Uh-huh.’ I assumed that meant yes.”

Do Good - Are you trying to con God into giving you something? Instead of trying to manipulate your circumstances, just pray and ask for what you want and need.

I can’t even remember how many times I had that conversation with Beth. I probably would have said yes at least some of the time if she had asked to borrow my clothes when I was awake. Unlike me, God is never half-asleep when we approach Him. Also unlike me as a teenager with my little sister, He will always respond generously and with our best interest in mind.

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7. Read more about asking God for what you want.

Jesus, thanks for telling us that we can simply ask for what we need and want. I love how generous You are towards me!

Know Good. Do Good. Feel Good.

Sara

I pray that you have a great day as you experience and express God's love in fresh, real ways!

Blessings,
Sara


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