What do you trust in?
Yourself? The cross? Your denomination? Your tithing, Bible reading, prayer life?
What you would answer if I asked you why God would grant you an answer to prayer reveals where your trust is.

Most of us would hopefully agree they are saved and going to heaven because Jesus died for them. This is the foundation of Christianity, saved by grace through faith. So if I where to ask you why are you saved, you would hopefully answer, because Jesus Christ died for me.

But what if I asked you this question:
Why would God grant you an answer to your prayers? You know you are going to heaven because Jesus died for you, but why would God give you an answer to your prayers? Why should He heal you, prosper you, deliver you and protect you?

What scares me is this, most people would say “because I am faithful to my church, because I am a tither, because I read my bible, because I pray a lot, because I fast, because…(you fill in the blanks”.

Rom 3:10 tells us we can never ever do anything to earn salvation. But it also tells us we can never ever do anything to earn anything from God. We cant earn salvation, we cant earn healing, we cant earn provision, we cant earn protection, we cant earn anything from God. And Gal 2:21 tells us that if we try to earn something from God we will frustrate the Holy Spirit, our prayers will not be heard (Eph 2:16-18) and we will in the end loose our souls (Gal 5:4)

You can not earn your salvation, you can not earn your healing, you can not earn anything from God. And if you do try to earn something from God you will fall from grace, loose your soul and come under Gods wrath and judgement again.

So why then are there so many people trying to earn things from God?

They know they can not earn their salvation, but they are still trying to earn something else. They are trying to earn their healing, provision, guidance and so on.
The reason is that so many people have fallen prey to false doctrine.

The truth is this, God wants to heal us, provide for us, give us what we need. But that can ONLY come to us through grace. And grace can only come to us through faith in Jesus dying for us on a cross.

So the way to salvation and the way to Gods blessings goes through faith in the cross, trust in Jesus Christ dying for you, for your sins.

So what do you need today? God wants to give it to you, but you will have to make sure you are trusting ONLY in Jesus Christ dying for your sins if you want it.

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