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|The narrator of The Zahir is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys all the privileges money and celebrity bring.|
|Presents an assessment of the House of Representatives elected in 2010, including the influence of eighty-seven freshmen, many of whom had never held public office, and the actions of more senior members from both parties.|
|Some of us at any rate set to work and dig but what we find is not at all what we |
expected. ... that he will do everything for us; he has assured us that when we ask
we receive, that when we seek we find, that when we knock the door is opened.
|Typically, we pray and expect God to do everything we ask. We want to be the fire |
chief, ... When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives,
that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. 'God opposes the proud ...
|In Reaching for the Invisible God Philip Yancey writes with honesty about the Christian life, about how to get along with God, how to believe again, and about the Reaching for the Invisible God of faith, or the things people never told you ...|
|Bede: John holds out to us the great assurance that we can expect to receive |
heavenly blessings from the Lord and that whatever we ask for here on ... We.
Know. He. Hears. Us. Understanding What to Ask. Bede: John repeats what he
has already said many times over, ... There are two sides to this, because on the
one hand we are expected to ask for the things ... Augustine: In another place I
defined the sin of a brother unto death [see above], but I should have added:"if he
ends this ...
|Rather, the main purpose of prayer is to glorify God when we receive from Him |
the things we ask for (Jn. 14:13). And that is what we should expect when we
pray— that He will give us exactly what we ask for, nothing else, nothing different.
Now let us look further into ... asking and receiving. He told them that if they will
just ask, He will give to them, if they seek they will find, and if they knock the door
will be ...
|I'm sure you're familiar with the old saying, “Be careful what you wish for because |
you just might get it. ... Often when we make deals with the Universe, we're asking
for things we only half expect to receive, and when we get them, we are either ...
|The Lord's Prayer, for example, makes it clear that we are expected to ask for |
things, as a child would ask a beloved and trusted parent. Asking does not mean
we get what we want at the time or in the form that we expect, if at all. But we are
|In all, we have had the use of seventeen automobiles in our married life thus far. |
Every one of the ... In thinking about The Lord's Word, when He said it is better to
give than to receive, we certainly find this true in our lives. There is real ... And, in
our lives, we find the blessings coming as surprises, when we least expect them.