A Word of Encouragement

December 2, 2023


FA150 - Meadow Pond

Grace, Hope & Peace, Friend;

In the 'Sermon on the Mount' Jesus said,


Pray, then, in this way: "Our Father, who is in heaven, hallowed be Your name."


See also verses 10-13

Matthew 9:9

Later He said to His disciples, "I chose you so you would go out and bear lasting fruit, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you." (John 15:16)

Unlike a beggar who asks for money from everyone, we recognize who God is and are specifically told to bring our requests to Him. (Philippians 4:6)

It has been this way since God created us! And that is why, in the middle of trouble, David could say,


On the day of my trouble I will call upon You, for You will answer me.



Psalm 86:7

GOD WILL ANSWER YOU! Are we willing to trust His answers, whether it be "Yes," "No" or "Wait."

Abba, Avinu - Daddy, Father - Thank You for answering me when I bring my requests to You. Help me trust Your answers.


"I know the plans that I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans for prosperity and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope."



Jeremiah 29:11

He WILL answer you,