Seemingly Unanswered Prayers are Subject to Change

Photo by Jason Pratt

Photo by Jason Pratt

At times people wonder why God “permits” some things;
but, really, we know it’s from Him that all hope springs.

Our adversary is the devil, the scriptures clearly state;
so our faith in God’s Word can determine our fate.

The tenacity of a bulldog with a bone may be required
to see the manifestation of the things we’ve desired.

I will say of the Lord, He is my God in whom I trust–
Voicing God’s Word will give our faith in Him a greater thrust.

In the meantime, we “rest” in that God is faithful and true–
“This I know, that God is for me” applies firmly to you.

Don’t fall for the devil’s lies, giving in to despair–
God knows all your concerns, and He definitely does care.

Faith and patience in many things are often the key–
so say it often, with sure conviction, “Jesus loves me!”

As for God, His way is perfect–you’re never forgotten.
This we know, through faith in the Son, Whom God has begotten.

P. A. Oltrogge

“Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward.”
That’s a promise from Hebrews 10:35 out of the Book of our Lord.

“I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust.”
Psalm 91:2 KJV

“He is the Rock, His work is perfect; For all His ways are justice, A God of truth and without injustice; Righteous and upright is He.” Deuteronomy 32:4 NKJV

“As for God, His way is perfect; The word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” 2 Samuel 22:31 and Psalm 18:30 NKJV

“Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call; This I know, that God is for me.” Psalm 56:9 NASV

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety upon Him, because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:6-7 NASV

“…that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” Hebrews 6:12 NASV

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