“And he stated to his servant, ‘Go up now, look towards the ocean.’ And he went up and appeared and stated, ‘There’s nothing.’ And he stated, ‘Go once more,’ seven occasions. And on the seventh time he stated, ‘Behold, slightly cloud like a person’s hand is rising from the ocean.’”
(1 Kings 18:43-44)
When Elijah begs for the rain he has introduced in God’s Title, Elijah’s religion is firmly examined!
As much as six occasions his servant studies that there is no such thing as a cloud in sight.
The sky stays clear blue. Solely the seventh time a tiny cloud is seen, however that is sufficient to know that the rain is de facto coming.
Elijah instantly warns king Ahab that the downpour is about to interrupt.
Elijah shouldn’t be the one one who needed to wait a very long time for his prayer to be answered, regardless that God had already promised that rain would come.
Abraham needed to wait a long time for the start of the son the Lord had promised him.
Daniel prayed fervently for the salvation for his those that had been foretold seventy years earlier by the prophet Jeremiah.
Numerous folks within the Outdated Testomony have been praying and eager for the approaching of the Messiah who had been promised.
Jesus teaches us to hope for the approaching of His Kingdom:
“Your kingdom come, your shall be achieved, on earth as it’s in heaven” (Matthew 6:10).
Religion in God’s guarantees and penetrating prayer usually are not mutually unique, however somewhat go hand in hand.
What are you praying for?