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In this message, special guest Jeremy Foster shares a powerful sermon titled, "Unanswered Prayers." Join us as we read God's Word and deepen our understanding of how we can frame our thinking when we experience unanswered prayers. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to continue praying and believe God for powerful things in your life and the lives of others!
Scripture ReferenceSelected Scriptures
Jeremiah 33:3 AMP
Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, fenced in and hidden, which you do not know (do not distinguish and recognize, have knowledge of and understand)
Isaiah 55:8-9 NIV
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the LORD. "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Matt 6:9-13 NKJV
Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
1. If the request is wrong, God will say, “No.”
Matthew 17:4 NKJV
Then Peter answered and said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, let us make here three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Mark 10:35-39 NLT
Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came over and spoke to him. “ Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do us a favor.” 36 “What is your request?” he asked. They replied, “When you sit on your glorious throne, we want to sit in places of honor next to you, one on your right and the other on your left.” But Jesus said to them, “You don’t know what you are asking! Are you able to drink from the bitter cup of suffering I am about to drink? Are you able to be baptized with the baptism of suffering I must be baptized with?” “Oh yes,” they replied, “we are able!”
Luke 9:53-55 NLT
But the people of the village did not welcome Jesus because he was on his way to Jerusalem. When James and John saw this, they said to Jesus, “Lord, should we call down fire from heaven to burn them up?” But Jesus turned and rebuked them.
2. If the timing is wrong, God will say, “Whoa.”
3. If you are wrong, God will say, “Grow.”
James 5:16 KJV
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
Psalm 66:18 KJV
If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:
4. When everything is right, God will say, “Let’s go!”
Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Philippians 4:6-7 NLT
Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. If you do this, you will experience God's peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.