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The Book of James – God’s Deaf Ear James 4:3-4

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God’s Deaf Ear

Verse 3 details an attempt to ask God for pleasures.  The bible clearly states this prayer will not be answered.  While James teaches us not to be a pleasure seeker we also get a lesson in prayer: we learn that God does not respond to “Lord, give me a shiny new car so I’ll be happy”. The phone might be ringing but God will not answer.  No, God is not deaf, He chooses not to hear for our sakes. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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