Graceologie Episode 91: Julia Jeffress Sadler
Do you ever wonder if God hears your prayers or even cares?
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Do you ever struggle to pray? Ever get frustrated because it seems God isn't listening or answering? Julia Jeffress Sadler joins me on the Graceologie Podcast to share her story and talk about praying big things.
QUOTES & NOTES:
"You do not have because you do not ask God." James 4:2
"Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." Ephesians 3:20-21
Don't be embarrassed to ask God for anything.
We can't have a closed Bible and wonder why God isn't speaking to us. That'd be like having your cell phone off and expecting a call.
We can trust God's Word.
Think of your life like a journey on a timeline. Remember the times God has come through for you and write them down on that timeline.
Go to God with your feelings instead of running from Him.
James 4:2 You do not have because you do not ask God.
Ask God for the things you want. Don’t be embarrassed to ask God for what you want.
6.1 million women struggle with infertility
Whenever the Bible talks about trials and tests, we know that God puts us through tests with our faith.
Trials are God’s vote of confidence in us.
Practical ways to help with discouragement and trust:
We can’t have a closed Bible and wonder why God isn’t speaking to us. Just like we can’t have a cell phone turned off and wonder why we weren’t getting any calls.
We must celebrate right where we are.
Book: Dreaming is good, working is Godly, but while working to get to the mountain top of whatever we have decided is our ultimate goal, we must be able to live in the valley of waiting.
Psalms-Pour out your heart to God-go to God with your feelings instead of running from im.
Pray over your list of dreams and pray for God to change your desires if it’s not His will for you.