“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.”–I John 5:14, NIV
I spent years, decades, comparing what I prayed for with what I got. I struggled that whole time with trying to find scriptures to “claim” so that what I asked for was according to God’s will. All that happened was that, little by little, I began to doubt that God loved me.
More recently, I have done something else. I have asked God to remake my thoughts. I have asked God to conform me to the image of Jesus.… Read the rest