Verse of the day
Amplified Bible (AMP) – 1 John 5:14 And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.
Common English Bible (CEB) – 1 John 5:14 This is the confidence that we have in our relationship with God: If we ask for anything in agreement with his will, he listens to us.
English Standard Version (ESV) – 1 John 5:14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
Good News Translation (GNT) – 1 John 5:14 We have courage in God’s presence, because we are sure that he hears us if we ask him for anything that is according to his will.
King James Version (KJV) – 1 John 5:14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
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New International Version (NIV) – 1 John 5:14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
New King James Version (NKJV) – 1 John 5:14 Confidence and Compassion in Prayer Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.
New Living Translation (NLT) – 1 John 5:14 And we can be confident that he will listen to us whenever we ask him for anything in line with his will.
Revised Standard Version (RSV) – 1 John 5:14 And this is the confidence which we have in him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
The Message Bible (MSG) – 1 John 5:14 And how bold and free we then become in his presence, freely asking according to his will, sure that he’s listening.
It is very exciting to know that we have a father who listens. There are some fathers who doesn’t really pay proper attention to the needs of their children.
But your own father – God is so mindful of you to the extent that every hair of your head is numbered – Matthew 10:30
Now we know that our father hears us when we asks and He also answers, but you must ask according to His will in order for Him to answer.
The Bible says in James 4:3:
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Therefore, your motive for asking must be genuine.
Hannah asked for several years, whenever she went for Shiloh, but she was asking because she felt she was been humiliated by her co-wife Peninnah.
She wanted to prove to Peninnah that she too could bear children, but that was Vengeance in her heart therefore, God refused to answer.
But when she decided to let go of the insults, the pain, from Peninnah and neighbors around.
She told God that she should would give back the son to Him if He gives her a son, then God opened her womb, and she conceived. Because her motives and intentions had changed.
Ask with this confidence believing that God listens, and as Long as you don’t ask amiss, you will definitely testify.
Thank you because you are indeed a prayer answering God, and I know that you are always there to answer whenever I call.
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