Persistent prayer does not change God’s Will, but it is often His way of accomplishing His Will, and it does change us. Delayed answers that require persistence help us grow. They increase our trust in God, and we come to Him again and again and see the perfect timing of His answers and His faithfulness. They develop our perseverance and character, and help us overcome impatience.
Abraham prayed and a nation was born; Moses prayed and the sea was parted; Joshua prayed and the sun stood still; Elijah prayed and there was a drought in the land, he prayed again and the heavens opened; Daniel prayed and the mouth of the lions was closed. Who knows what will happen when you begin to pray, you have not because you ask not, ask and you shall receive
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