Why is Memphis so important?
Memphis was one of the oldest and most important cities in ancient Egypt, located at the entrance to the Nile River Valley near the Giza plateau. It served as the capital of ancient Egypt and an important religious cult center.
Where does the Bible say no?
Matthew 5:37 doesn’t just say, “let your yes be yes,” and end it with that. It also says, “let your no be no.”
What does the Bible say about Yes and no?
The World English Bible translates the passage as: But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes’ and your ‘No’ be ‘No. ‘ Whatever is more than these is of the evil one.
How do you know when God says no?
When it comes to sins mentioned in the Bible, however, the meaning of the text is usually very simple and straightforward. So the easiest way to know if God is giving you a “No” is to figure out if there is sin involved. If there is anything sinful about your request, obviously God is saying, “No.”
How do you know when a relationship is from God?
One sign that God approves of your relationship is if this partnership is increasing your motivation for ministry rather than decreasing it. If the two of you are encouraging each other to serve God and empowering one another to use your gifts for the Lord, this is a good sign.
Why does God answer no prayers?
We ask selfishly – James 4:3 Consequently, another reason God says no to us is because our request is self-focused rather than kingdom-focused. (Matthew 6:9-13) God delights to give us things that advance His agenda, and He is loathe to grant us our selfish desires.
Why is God telling me to wait?
Translated, this means to “look patiently,” to “tarry or wait” or to “hope, expect, look eagerly.” So, when God tells us to wait, He is telling us to be patient; to have hope and expectation of what He is going to do.
Why does God say be patient?
Being patient is when you are content in Christ while you are waiting. It means that as time goes by your anxiety is not rising. To be patient means you are trusting God’s timing and submitting to God’s will rather than banging on the doors you desperately want God to open.
When God say wait for him?
When God is really saying to wait, it will be for your good. For as Isaiah 40:30-31 states, “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
Why does God say not yet?
If He said “not yet”, He is delaying whatever it is (that job, that man, that baby) for a reason. Please don’t think that as you’re waiting and trusting that you’re supposed to be idle. You still have a responsibility. Just because God told you “not yet” doesn’t give you permission to veer off path or be lazy.