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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Nobody: 9:42am On Mar 03
If man was created in the image and likeness of God, the he is a god himself and all he needs to live a meaningful and healthy and prosperous life are already within his grasp.

Jesus said greater works than that which he has done we will all do. So why are we helpless?

Jesus also said if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you'll say to that mountain, "move" and it will move and plant itself in the ocean. He didn't say that in connection with prayer.

Only the Occultists and students of mystical Christianity will understand this.

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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by TechCapon(m): 9:54am On Mar 03
hahn:


cc techcapon
lol. He gave man the knowledge to make the vaccines. Man couldn't have done it all by himself.
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 10:00am On Mar 03
TechCapon:
lol. He gave man the knowledge to make the vaccines. Man couldn't have done it all by himself.

Lol. Indeed. So why has it not given us the cure for cancer yet?

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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Onijagidijagan(m): 10:07am On Mar 03
chukwuibuipob:
sad sadGod doesn't ansa the prayer of the WICKED ONES.ONE STEP IN CHURCH/ 12 steps back to one baba onijagidijagan shrinw ri harm/do evil
Y u quote me?
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by DeWorlex45(m): 10:34am On Mar 03
I don't see any reason to boast on something who has never worked for me surely,. U need to be a Witness with Proof, bfore convincing others to accept whatever U believes in.
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Maxi3k(m): 10:57am On Mar 03
Maybe you just like and comment Amen on his pictures on Facebook
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Maxi3k(m): 10:58am On Mar 03
Maybe you just like and comment Amen on his pictures on Facebook
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Maxi3k(m): 10:58am On Mar 03
Maybe you just didn't like and comment Amen on his pictures on Facebook
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 11:00am On Mar 03
hahn:


What amount of effort did it use in creating hell?
hell was never created for man. My brother heaven is far more glorious far nor bigger than hell. Hell was prepared for the devil and his demons.
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 11:15am On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
hell was never created for man. My brother heaven is far more glorious far nor bigger than hell. Hell was prepared for the devil and his demons.

Do you have a bible verse to back this up?
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by kinggenesis(m): 11:17am On Mar 03
This is not my handwriting o cool

Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 11:21am On Mar 03
hahn:


Do you have a bible verse to back this up?
mattew 25:41
“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by fayahsoul: 1:15pm On Mar 03
I am more worried about the content of what people pray for....

such degeneration.
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Fantazy(m): 1:19pm On Mar 03
CAPSLOCKED:
THERE ARE NO REASONS FOR UNANSWERED PRAYERS. THERE ARE NO ANSWERED PRAYERS.
STOP HURTING YOURSELF AND BLAMING YOURSELF FOR THE THINGS YOU CAN'T CHANGE,HUMAN.
RELIGION HAS CONDEMNED YOU. TOLD YOU YOU'RE A SINNER NEEDING SAVING, SO YOU BELIEVE THIS.
YOU THINK YOUR PRAYERS AREN'T BEING ANSWERED BECAUSE OF YOUR SINS, OR BECAUSE YOU LACK GRACE, OR YOU'RE UNWORTHY, OR YOU NEED TO TRY HARDER.
ALL THIS IS A WASTE OF TIME.

ALL THAT YOU GET FROM ANSWERED PRAYERS, SOME IRRELIGIOUS PEOPLE GET THEM WITHOUT PAYING.
ALL THAT YOU LACK, SOME IRRELIGIOUS PEOPLE LACK AS WELL.

SO WHAT'S THE POINT PRAYING, TRYING TO CONVINCE GOD THAT YOU KNOW MORE THAN HIM BY ASKING HIM TO CHANGE HIS PLANS TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR WISHES?

ARE YOU SAYING NOW THAT PRAYER IS NOT NECESSARY
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by CAPSLOCKED: 1:59pm On Mar 03
Fantazy:


ARE YOU SAYING NOW THAT PRAYER IS NOT NECESSARY

THE INEFFICACY OF PRAYERS IS EVIDENT IN OUR DAILY LIVES. LOOK AROUND YOU AND BE SINCERE WITH YOURSELF TODAY.

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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 2:59pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
mattew 25:41
“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels

It does not say it was created ONLY for the devil and his angels besides there are more humans in there than the devil's angels
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 3:14pm On Mar 03
hahn:


It does not say it was created ONLY for the devil and his angels besides there are more humans in there than the devil's angels
there are more Devils probably more than there are humans. Don't forget one third of the angels was cast down with Satan. Hell is prepared for Satan and his demons. But humans who do not accept Jesus are condemned already... That's why Paul said "how can we escape if we neglect so great a salvation"

God sent His son to die for my sins and yours. There is no more grater sacrifice than this. If any one refuse Jesus there is no hope
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 3:15pm On Mar 03
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THE INEFFICACY OF PRAYERS IS EVIDENT IN OUR DAILY LIVES. LOOK AROUND YOU AND BE SINCERE WITH YOURSELF TODAY.
my prayers are answered daily I can't say thesame of your personal experience
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by CAPSLOCKED: 3:57pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
my prayers are answered daily I can't say thesame of your personal experience


WHAT HAVE YOU ACQUIRED WITH PRAYERS THAT MOST OF US WHO DON'T PRAY LACK? JUST NAME ONE THING. I'LL WAIT.

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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by CAPSLOCKED: 4:02pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:

God sent His son to die for my sins and yours. There is no more grater sacrifice than this. If any one refuse Jesus there is no hope

SOUNDING LIKE THIS MAKES YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE AND SPECIAL, BUT HAVE HEARD OF BUDDHISM? JUDAISM? ISLAM? MORMONISM? TAOISM?

I'M SORRY FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON'T BELONG TO THE REST OF THE RELIGIONS.

IF YOU REFUSE THE GREAT GUACAMOLE THERE'S NO HOPE FOR YOU IN LIFE.

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Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 4:18pm On Mar 03
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WHAT HAVE YOU ACQUIRED WITH PRAYERS THAT MOST OF US WHO DON'T PRAY LACK? JUST NAME ONE THING. I'LL WAIT.
wouldn't use the word acquired, but I have ethanal life. Ask me and I will explain
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 4:38pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
there are more Devils probably more than there are humans. Don't forget one third of the angels was cast down with Satan. Hell is prepared for Satan and his demons. But humans who do not accept Jesus are condemned already... That's why Paul said "how can we escape if we neglect so great a salvation"

God sent His son to die for my sins and yours. There is no more grater sacrifice than this. If any one refuse Jesus there is no hope

What is the total number is angels that were cast down?
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 4:49pm On Mar 03
hahn:


What is the total number is angels that were cast down?
I wasn't there I can only tell you from what the Bible says
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 4:50pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
I wasn't there I can only tell you from what the Bible says

What does the Bible say about the number of angels that were cast down?
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 5:03pm On Mar 03
hahn:


What does the Bible say about the number of angels that were cast down?
the Bible didn't give a number but it mentions a third.

Read your Bible Bro
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by hahn(m): 5:16pm On Mar 03
WhoBeThisMan:
the Bible didn't give a number but it mentions a third.

Read your Bible Bro

A third of what exactly?

1,000? 10,000? 1,000,000?

There are billions of people since the creation of man who did not and do not believe in the biblical god and it's son which makes it obvious that since then till now there are more humans in hell than angels.

Why didn't god create somewhere else for humans? Why put humans in the same place with the devil and his peeps?

Anyhow if hell was not created for humans it sure is a place that hosts more humans that those it was intended to
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Bonapart(m): 5:20pm On Mar 03
helinues:
grin
you posting anti-religion posts? Wow that's cool. You promoting the gospel unknowingly. Our Lord Jesus came to abolish religion. Keep it up sir
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by Martinez39: 5:42pm On Mar 03
"God wants you to keep knocking" undecided

How petty when he could just answer. Keep on knocking? Why? Why not just answer? Why the pettiness? To what end? grin
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by xtraordinariguy(m): 6:00pm On Mar 03
pinkpearl17:
What is prayer and why do we pray?

Prayer is a spiritual communication with God. It is a time when we talk to Him and also listen to hear Him and to also develop deep intimacy. When you become a child of God, you have the privilege of this special communication with Him.

We pray to maintain a constant communion with God and to be able to relate with Him, know and do His will and lay out desires on Him.

Prayer is an effective tool in communicating with God. Jesus Christ was always praying.

Many atimes He withdrew to be alone in order to pray. It was a necessity.Luke 5:16

In the book of John, Jesus instructed believers to ask for anything in His name and it will be done unto us. John 14:14.

That being said, why do we pray sometimes without seeing results?

1. Our motives are wrong.
When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.

James 4:3

We pray for something just because another person has it and we desire it. There is no tangible reason why we want it. Know you not that this is coveteousness and the bible warns against it?

2.Unforgiveness and grudges.

A broken and contrite heart, God will not despise. If our heart is filled with grudges, Unforgiveness and bitterness, it will be difficult for your prayers to be answered because Jesus specifically said
'before you pray, first forgive anyone you are holding a grudge against, so that your Father in heaven will forgive your sins, too.' Mark 11:25.

Our personal answered prayer is conditioned upon our relationship with others and with God. You cannot be fuming with bitterness and rage against your fellow human and go to pray.

3. Our heart is filled with wickedness and oppression.
The Lord is far from the wicked but He hears the prayers of the righteous Proverbs 15:29 NLT.

When you lift up your hands in prayer, i will not look. Though you offer many prayers, i will not listen. For your hands are covered with the blood of innocent victims. Isaiah 1:15

4. We pray amiss

All our prayers should begin with thanksgiving. We should also pray with scriptural backing. Your prayer points and process should be in line with the word of God.

5. Doubt.

Doubt is like planting a seed today and uprooting it the following day before it germinates. When you pray, don't doubt.
'But when you ask Him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as the wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind.

Such people should not expect to receive something from the Lord. James 1:6 &7

6. God has answered by saying 'no'.

'According to His will', This is the caveat Jesus gave inorder for any prayer we make to be answered. Our desires must be tailored in line with the will of God so our prayers can be answered.
For God is working in you, giving you the desire and power to do what pleases Him. Philippians 2:13

Delight yourself in the Lord and He will grant you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

Do you realise what is going on here? God has first put His desires in you so when you pray, this desires will be fulfilled.

7. God is saying, 'Not yet'.

As a parent, if your 8 year old child ask for a car to drive, will you give them? They will have to get to 18years before they can legally be able to drive. So what do you say to them? Not yet, my child.

There is a level of spiritual maturity you will need to get to as a Christian before some prayers will be answered. And you attain this level of maturity when you continually feed on His word and allow it to transform and renew your mind. This is required because it will enable you to handle your blessings properly and for you to be stretched enough to handle it.

8. God is saying, keep knocking.

Remember the story of the unrighteous Judge and the widow? Never stop praying. 1 Thessalonians 5:17. Persistent prayers develops patience in us.

Be persistent in your prayers. The timing of God cannot be evaluated by man. It can take 5 seconds, minutes, days, weeks, months or years. Only keep praying.
'Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." Mark 11:24.

Our Heavenly Father cannot withold any good thing from us. This is the promise He has made. Your prayers will never be in vain. Believe.

https://musingsandroses.wordpress.com/2019/02/25/8-things-you-should-know-about-unanswered-prayers/


..kudos, for this great piece
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by tizzle(m): 7:32pm On Mar 03
How can you tell which is the "answer"? How do u know he is saying "No"? How do you know he is saying "not yet"? How do you know He's even heard you?
Re: 8 Things You Should Know About Unanswered Prayers by WhoBeThisMan: 7:56pm On Mar 03
hahn:


A third of what exactly?

1,000? 10,000? 1,000,000?

There are billions of people since the creation of man who did not and do not believe in the biblical god and it's son which makes it obvious that since then till now there are more humans in hell than angels.

Why didn't god create somewhere else for humans? Why put humans in the same place with the devil and his peeps?

Anyhow if hell was not created for humans it sure is a place that hosts more humans that those it was intended to
my brother I encourage you to read your Bible more to get more knowledge. The host of heaven is far more than men will ever be on earth.
Even in the observable universe earth is just a dot.

Read your Bible even those that didn't believe in Jesus before the coming of Christ was also give a chance. Not all of them are in hell as you presume.

And besides, God is not just waiting for man to sin so he can judge and send him to his death. God is love, love In its purest form. He so loved us that He gave his only son for us. His son became the once and for all sacrifice, the lamb of God and also our high priest in heaven.
Read your Bible Bro, it's a story of God reaching out to man always. That even while we were yet in sin Christ died for us.

Read these for your self Bro and see.

God bless you richly my brother

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