For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
Child like faith is so hard sometimes. We sometimes have the knowledge that we have not because we ask not, yet we never ask. I love deer and my Father in Heaven knows this fact about me, as He created a love in me for deer. I always get so excited to see them out and about. Today John and I were driving to take a hike and a I asked God if I could see a deer today, meaning perhaps on our walk, and I am not kidding you a deer appeared on a side road within like 30 seconds to a minute.
I turned the car around and followed this dirt road only to discover to my amazement, 3 deer standing in a row along the roadside. I paused to take some pictures, drove right up to them and discovered a fourth one. The one stayed behind as if instructed to do so and the others ran off. I was so excited that Daddy gave His little girl such a wonderful sight within moments of asking.
So we continued on down the road only to find 3 more deer hidden in the landscape around us and this is where I got the photo for this blog. He just stood there in all of his majesty staring at me. I was so filled with God’s love I hardly knew what to do with myself! The Lord loves His children and loves to delight in them. If we would only open up our faith to a greater level and ask, He could show us so many more things.
I get so “jealous” of John sometimes because it seemed for awhile that he got everything in asked God for. One thing after another. I have to admit that it was pretty awesome watching how excited he would get. Just recently we sowed an extra $20 into the offering knowing that it was a stretch to the budget, yet John asked in faith for a $80 return. Do you know that within a weeks time, it happened from 4 random sources?
What stops us from asking God for things? Now I do not mean start asking for unbelievable things but for things that we really desire in our hearts, like I asked for the deer today. God wants to prosper us. He wants us to live a life of comfort. Let Him dote on you for a season. Start out small, asking for little things and see what He will show you. Begin to trust Him in your life. Believe that He will give you the desires of your heart.