A lot of us get disappointed when our prayers are unanswered.
A lot of us get discouraged when things aren't going the way we want it!
A lot of us then ask, "Where is God when I needed Him most?"
Can you relate? I can.
A lot of times, I asked, "Why Am I Not Blessed Yet?"
The Bible as always has the answer!
2You want something but don't get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask God. 3When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. [James 4:2-3]
The issue is not whether God wants to bless us or not. In fact, God wants to bless us. That's already a given fact! [Gen. 12:3]
The question we should ask ourselves is "Why are we asking for the things we're asking?"
James clearly said, "we don't receive what we ask because we ask with wrong motives."
In Deut. 8:18,
Deuteronomy 8:18 (New King James Version)
18 “And you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
Are we so good in asking for anything and when we receive it, do we immediately forget what the blessings are for?
In Deut. 8:18, the Word of the Lord says "He will give us POWER to get wealth!" Did he say for you to go and spend it for your selfish desires? No! He didn't. Instead he said, "That HE can ESTABLISH his covenant!"
Are we glorifying GOD with what we have now? Are we even giving our tithes faithfully? Are we even generous enough to share to the needy and hungry?
Some few things to check before asking today!
And MAY GOD SO RICHLY BLESS YOU!