“O LORD, how long shall I cry, And You will not hear? Even cry out to You, “Violence!” And You will not save? (Habakkuk 1:2)
There are times in life, as a believer, that we feel like our prayers are getting struck out. Whether because of a trial or just loneliness, we begin feeling that God doesn’t care. Even the prophet, Habakkuk, experienced these emotions. He watched as Judah went from a godly nation to forgetting the law of God almost overnight. He cried out for God but felt that God was not listening. Have you been there?
Sometimes we may all find ourselves in that place, but we must understand the truth. The truth is that as a child of God, we have direct communication with Him no matter how bad we feel or where ever we are. No matter how difficult our life is or how hopeless it seems, God is always there.
(Ephesians 3:11-13) “according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him. Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.”
Did you notice the words “boldness, access and confidence?” Because of Jesus, we can come to God knowing that He is listening and that He cares for us. So the next time you feel like your prayers are hitting left field, trust in this verse and pray with boldness because God is listening, and He loves you dearly.
Gods answer to Habakkuk.
“Look at the nations and watch – and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. (Habakkuk 1:5-7)
Heavenly Father, I am so thankful that You listen to my prayers. I come to You with boldness asking for Your continued grace and mercy on my life. Lord continue to be my encourger and forgive me when I say I can’t do, or it’s too difficult to learn something new. Help me realize that I have meaning and are needed by you in Your minisrty. I need encouragement and confidence when I feel like I have little to offer. Help heal my loneliness by not choosing to be lonely. Fill me with Your Spirit and guide me into Your ministry that You have for me today. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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” Heavenly Father,
Thank You for Your Love for us in JESUS. For You have shown us the Greatest Love in, and through Your Son. We ask You to grow Anewing Love in us for YOU, and through us, flow into others, truly, that as we come into YOUR PRESENCE,and that we may have strong, quiet assurance that what we pray, for ourselves, and for the needs of others, YOU WILL DO because it pleases YOUR VERY HEART to show YOURSELF ” The Almighty God who hears and answers” Your children because we trust in YOUR LOVE for us through Christ, Amen”👑