Have you heard about the little
boy who popped his head in his mom and dad's room one night
and asked them, "Hey mom and dad, do either of you need
anything?" They looked at each other a little bewildered, and
responded to the boy, "No, son, why? To which the little boy
replied, "Well I was just checking because I was about to say
Wouldn't it be great if we had
that sort of child-like faith in the power of prayer and the
benevolence of our God? I am convinced that prayer is one of
the most neglected resources available to the child of God. I
wonder just how much we do not have because we have not asked
(James 4:2)? I wonder what exceedingly abundant things God
would do for us beyond what we can even imagine if we would
but ask (Ephesians 3:20)?
The prayer of faith (James
1:6), prayed by a righteous man (James 5:16), that is in
harmony with the Lord's will (1 John 5:14) shall be given unto
us (Matthew 7:7).
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