Daily D – Luke 11:5-8

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Luke 11:5-8  “Then, teaching them more about prayer, he used this story: “Suppose you went to a friend’s house at midnight, wanting to borrow three loaves of bread. You say to him, ‘A friend of mine has just arrived for a visit, and I have nothing for him to eat.’ And suppose he calls out from his bedroom, ‘Don’t bother me. The door is locked for the night, and my family and I are all in bed. I can’t help you.’ But I tell you this—though he won’t do it for friendship’s sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence.” (NLT)

One quick thought: God is not a sleeping neighbor who must be rousted out of bed at midnight to attend to your lack. He is our Father in Heaven who invites us to ask, seek, and knock knowing he will answer and provide. (See verses 9 and 10.)

What does this make possible?

What do you need, really need? 

What is required to honor God and serve others? 

Ask God. Trust God. Give thanks to God.

I will go to God with all of my needs trusting him to provide what I need when I need it.

Our Father, thank you for teaching us to depend on you in prayer. Thank you for your dependability. Thank you that you are good and your love endures forever. Amen. 

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