Are You Listening Hard, Lord?

Eight-year-old Greg was having a difficult time with his prayers one evening. It seemed the more he prayed the less God listened. Finally, in desperation he said, “OK God, when is the best time I can talk to You? I know You are always listening, but when will You be listening hard for someone who lives in Augusta, Georgia?”
God is always “listening hard” no matter where we are. And He is never so busy caring for His creation that He forgets where you are or what you need. He is always thinking about us and is aware of every need we have or ever will have.
We may talk to Him for a minute or a moment, an hour or two, or an entire day and night. But there is one important matter about prayer that we must never forget.
It is always good to begin everything with God in prayer. If we go to Him before we begin a plan, make a decision, attempt to solve a problem or try to manage our finances, the best He has to offer us will be ours.
“Let the morning bring me word of Your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in You; show me the way I should go, for to You I lift up my voice.”
This is obviously a very important key to success. It is a comforting fact to know that when we awaken in the morning God’s unfailing love is there waiting for us. And when we put our trust in Him and ask Him to show us the way He has planned for us, we can be certain that He will do just that because of His unfailing love! If we would only lift up our voice to Him, He will give us all we need.
Prayer: Lord, You offer us so much, and we ask for so little. Help us to look more to You for everything we need. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Scripture for Today: Psalm 143:8 Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.

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