“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking,
and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.”
Matthew 7:7, NLT.
Sometimes, people get discouraged in life because things didn’t turn
out the way they hoped on the first try. Maybe they put energy into a
relationship but it didn’t work out. They tried that new business venture,
but they are still struggling with their finances. Now they think it’s never
going to happen. But, one thing we have to learn is that God honors
perseverance. On the way to your “yes” you may encounter some “no’s.”
You may encounter some closed doors, but that doesn’t mean it’s the
final answer. It just means “keep going.”
Remember, if God promised it, He is going to bring it to pass. Scripture
tells us that through faith and patience we inherit God’s promises. This
is where patience comes in; this is where perseverance comes in. This
is where trust comes in. Just because you don’t see things happen right
away doesn’t mean you should quit. No, instead, rise up and press forward. Keep believing, keep hoping, keep enduring and keep asking because our God is always faithful to His word!
Prayer for Today
Father, thank You for Your faithfulness in my life. I choose today to
believe Your Word. I choose to trust Your promises. I choose to keep
standing, keep believing and keep asking because I will receive, in
Jesus’ name! Amen!
Forwarded to you by UP CHRISTIAN YOUTH MOVEMENT
NCCP Ecumenical Ministry – Church of the Risen Lord
University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus, QC