I spoke to a guy one time who asked me if God still listens to prayer these days.
He has prayed to God several times yet seemingly is not getting any answers.
1. Does God answer prayers?
Jeremiah 33:3 says to call upon Him and He will answer.
The Bible doesn’t say that He might or He probably will. The Bible says He will.
2. Now if God answers prayers, does He answer the way we wish Him to?
He always answers but the manner that He does may be different. In fact, the answer we get may not be what we expect it to be, but He does answer.
Isaiah 55 tells us that His ways are higher than ours and His thoughts are way beyond our thoughts.
We ask Him to open a door, yet the door He opens may be the one on the left, not the one on the right.
3. If He does answer, will it be good.
Actually, when He answers, it is much better than we ever expected.
Ephesians 3:20 says that “He is able to do exceedingly abundantly more than we can ask or imagine.”
In other words, when He answers, it is way better than what we expected.
Does He answer prayer? A resounding yes!
Does He answer the way we want Him to? Not necessarily.
If He does answer, will it be good? Actually, it’s way better than what you’ve ever imagined or expected. Trust Him and see what He does.