Does God care about what I want?
God cares about whatever you care about. Just like Solomon, God is able to do abundantly more than we can ask for or think about or pray for. God does not just want to answer your prayers. God’s heart is to do even more than you are asking him for.
Do we get everything we pray for?
The quick answer to this question is “no” — in Christian Science, as in any religion, one does not always get what one prays for. There’s so much more to prayer than simply asking God for something we need or want. An absolute, eternal Principle underlies them, that Principle being God Himself.
Is it bad to pray for things?
If you want to make quick work of this article, the answer is yes. You don’t have to read anymore.
Is it OK to pray for small things?
The Bible makes it clear that followers of God won’t be very effective unless we depend on Him (John 15:5). Praying about little things is one way we acknowledge our dependence on God. It helps us choose God over earthly sources of strength and helps us trust God’s direction in every aspect of our days.
Should we pray to God about everything?
We need prayer more than anything in this world right now. God doesn’t need your prayers because He knows exactly what you need before you even ask, but we need Him in our lives so desperately. Our prayers are a proactive act of faith on our part.
Does God move without prayer?
Did you know that God can do nothing without your prayer? “But God is absolutely sovereign and can do whatever He likes” you might argue. Yes, God is certainly able to do absolutely anything, but the one thing He will never do is violate His own Word.
Does God ask us to pray?
According to the book of Ephesians, God’s desire is for us to pray “on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests” (Ephesians 6:18). Interestingly, shortly after this instruction on how to pray, Jesus reminds his followers that “the Father knows what you need before you ask Him” (Matthew 6:8).