Are You Rejecting or Receiving from God?

waves
Photo by Allan Watson on Pexels.com

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”-Matthew 7:7-8

Have you hit a roadblock in your faith? Have you become frustrated or tired of waiting on God? Sometimes, we can be the opposition to the blessings or answers to prayer that God has for us. It can be by speaking words against ourselves or our future. It can be by refusing to stop or acknowledge a sin that God has brought to our attention. It can be losing faith while praying for something or someone for an extended period. It can be also being shortsighted in our vision and limiting our prayers. God is greater than anything or anyone that comes against us.  Psalms 17:6 says, ” I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.” God hears us and will answer our prayers if we obey and trust him. 

If we spend more time talking about our doubt and refusing to read the word of God, we could be preventing God from blessing us. We do not need to be perfect to receive anything from God. We must ask ourselves what is our posture is saying? We will have moments of doubt and anxiety. We are human so this is natural. We must decide to pray, fast, read the word of God, listen to sermons, surround ourselves with people who will pray with us and more. Philippians 4:6 says, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

We will have stormy seasons. We will have moments of testing. Remember that your God is bigger and stronger than any storm. Your tears are priceless.  Your heartbreak is a fabric of your story. Your disappointments and failures are not wasted. God is ready to do amazing things in your life.  Your posture right now should be one of receiving and not rejecting the blessings of God. Ephesians 1:18 says, “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,” Let us remember as children of the King that our birthright is to receive the best from God. 

 

 

Published by Ada Orie

I am a Nigerian-American Christian woman based in Baltimore who writes about Christianity, dating, food, friendships and more. My goal is to provide a free and safe place where people can express themselves while learning from one another. Thank you for checking out my blog. I look forward to learning from you.

One thought on “Are You Rejecting or Receiving from God?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Jesusluvsall's Blog

This Blog is about my faith in Jesus and trying serve others

Words from the Wheel

A Ministry of Hope

MARKED MINISTRY

Online Magazine - 1 Thessalonians 4:7

Reckless Abandon

Fully Devoted to God

Life Seems

The Mystery, Motivation and Mastery of Life

pocketsfullofloveblog

where love, inspiration, and encouragement collide

Joy Cottage

Your Place of Encouragement

Great Is God's Faithfulness

All I have needed God's hand has provided!

Drawing Closer to Christ

Trusting the Love of Jesus Christ, One Day at a Time - Psalm 13:5 NIV, “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.”

Christian Mommas

Spiritual Experiences of Motherhood

♡Heart Tokens♡

Faith, hope & love

HERRY CHIC COUNSELS

Redefining lives in God

Jordan W. Smith

Focusing on the goodness God, one blog post at a time.

Positively Psychological

Thoughts on anything related to the science of well-being, especially from the perspective of positive psychology

Sisters Helping Sisters

Encourage. Empower. Embolden.

Faithfully Thriving

A fun-loving, Christian woman's adventures through this wonderful life.

Fish Full Life

Genuine.Faith.Relationships.Life

Godinterest Christian Magazine

The leading Christian magazine in the United Kingdom, helping you connect with God, culture and other Christians.

The Godly Chic Diaries

BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH

Uncomfortably Vulnerable

Living Vulnerable to God,Myself, and others

Becoming HIS Tapestry

Christian Lifestyle Blogger

Dining with Donald

Donald on Dining in and Out.

%d bloggers like this: