If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! (Matthew 7:11)
All this week we’ve been focusing on the importance of asking God to help us with our problems. It’s an important lesson and one we must learn if we want to be at peace. Before moving on, I encourage you to spend some time today looking at this week’s meditations.
Here’s what I wrote in Give Up Worry For Good…
Jesus told us to ask our Father for what we need. Yet so much of our anxiety stems from failing to follow his instructions. As you ponder this week’s reflections, I invite you to consider all the benefits that result from asking God for help. The evidence is clear. If you ask, you will receive. Are you willing to give it a try?
While it’s true that God does wants us to ask for help with our daily struggles, He still wants us to do what we can. Beginning tomorrow we’ll spend a week looking at the role we play in addressing our problems. As someone who likes to be in control, that idea sounds good to me. I think you’ll enjoy it too.
Let not your heart be troubled!