Ask God for the Impossible
By Rick Warren
“Call to me and I will answer you. I’ll tell you marvelous and wondrous things that you could never figure out on your own” (Jeremiah 33:3b The Message).
In recent devotionals, I’ve told you that Daniel didn’t panic, and that he tried to understand why the king made the request. He also asked for more time, and then gathered a prayer team.
Daniel also prayed and asked for God to give supernatural help.
When you’re put in an impossible situation, your talent, logic, and education won’t solve your problem.
Only God can.
That’s why you pray and ask God for his supernatural help. God told Jeremiah, who lived at the same time as Daniel: “Call to me and I will answer you. I’ll tell you marvelous and wondrous things that you could never figure out on your own” (Jeremiah 33:3b The Message).
That’s what Daniel needed. He needed the Lord to show him what he would never be able figure out on his own.
Daniel could guess for a thousand years and never figure out the king’s dream. But God could tell him in an instant.
The Bible says we don’t have because we don’t ask.
So many times we miss out on God’s best simply because we never ask him for it.
I’ve seen God do this over and over again in my life. I’ve faced big odds that I couldn’t fathom solving on my own. So I’ve prayed.
And God has answered. My life is a series of answered prayers.
I want God to do the same for you.
Will you ask him for his best for your life?
Talk It Over
How have you seen prayer produce miracles in the lives of people you care about?
How has God answered prayer in your life?
What things may keep you from asking for God’s best in your life?
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You Can Thrive In Every Circumstance
Do you want to thrive in every circumstance? In the Bible, Daniel and his friends rose to top positions of leadership because they were unshakeable in their faith even though they were surrounded by a corrupt culture. Today, the world’s value system increasingly drifts further from God. To thrive, no matter what, you need to dive into scripture and learn how to be unshakeable in your faith.
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• Stand strong when your world is shaken
• Stay firm when your pressured to conform
• Be bold when your beliefs are belittled
• Be confident when you’re asked to do the impossible
• Stay cool when the heat is on
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