God Answers Jabez’s Prayer
After Jabez’s short and concise prayer comes encouraging words of confirmation and affirmation.The Bible simply notes that “God granted him what he requested.” How exciting!
Although I don’t know the mind of God, I suspect that had Jabez made his requests for selfish reasons, the results may have been different.
Indeed this is something to consider in our own prayers. If we see things through God’s perspective and pray accordingly, the outcome will likely be different than when we selfishly give God our list of “gimmes.”
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