There will always be a point of “inconsistency” in us relating with God. Whatever level of faith we have will not make us to always have life the way we expect God to deal with us.
This is simply because HIS thoughts are not our thoughts and HIS ways not our ways.
HE is a billion times more brilliant than us, and so there are surely going to be times when we would not understand where He is taking us to or why He is allowing us through some of our circumstances.
But all we must do is just to put our trust in God, because obviously, His plan is the best for us. So despite that some of our prayers might not seem answered and all, we should not be wavered in faith of our Maker.
For this reason, we must not build or measure our faith by the results of our prayers. Otherwise, we are likely to grow cold in faith when we make a supplication and it is not duly addressed.
Since we are in the true knowing that God can neither fail nor betray us, we must replace the usual “what if” doubt, to the “even if” type of faith. The former shakes your belief in GOD while the latter strengthens your faith in GOD, as required.
So instead of “What if I pray and do not see the results?” say, “even if I pray and do not get the results, I will hold on, I will serve God and I will allow His will to be done in my life.”
A classic scenario of this is how Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego reacted when they were compelled to bow to the idol of gold. “Our God can save us, but ‘even if’ He does not, we shall not bow to your idol.”
The next time you go on your knees, speak to God from the deepest part of your heart and strongly believe HE will address them. But even if HE decides that is not what is best for you, be poised to accept it in good faith.
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