Jesus told us this parable about praying:
A man was in bed sleeping.
It was late at night.
It was midnight.
He hears a knock at the door.
He looks outside to see his friend standing there.
His friend says to him, "Please lend me 3 loaves of bread. I have a friend that just arrived at my house and I have nothing for him to eat."
Do not bother me," answered the man. "The doors are locked and we are all sleeping."
He gets back in bed.
Then he hears another knock on the door.
His friend says again, "Please lend me 3 loaves of bread."
"Go away," the man says. "The doors are locked."
He goes back to bed.
There was another knock at the door.
"Please lend me 3 loaves of bread," the friend said.
The man got up from bed and gave him 3 loaves of bread.
Then Jesus tells us, " I tell you that he will give the loaves of bread because of his friends persistence. And so it with prayer - keep on asking, and keep on getting; keep on looking, and keep on finding; knock and the door will be opened. Everyone who asks receives, everyone who looks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."
What do you think?
Have you ever been persistent praying to God?
Have you ever asked?
Did God answer?
Have you knocked?
Write and tell me BUT ask your parents first
Thank you Jesus for teaching us
Thank you for showing us the way
Help me to pray.
Help me to be persistent in my praying.
I love you Jesus
Write to me, please.
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can be found in:
Matthew 7: 7-8
Luke 11: 5-10
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