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When God Says No



40 Days of Prayer – Part 7

“Call to me and I will answer you...” Jeremiah 33:3 (NIV)

3 OF THE MANY REASONS GOD SAYS ‘NO’


CAUTION: Use these to comfort yourself, but NEVER use them with someone in pain, because you don’t know why God said no to them.


1. GOD SAYS ‘NO’ WHEN HE HAS A BIGGER PERSPECTIVE


He knows about everyone everywhere. Everything about us is bare and wide open to the all-seeing eyes of our living God; nothing can be hidden from Him...” Hebrews 4:13 (LB)

“(God) guards the course of the just and protects the way of His faithful ones.” Proverbs 2:8 (NIV)


2. GOD SAYS ‘NO’ WHEN HE HAS A BETTER PLAN


God: “This plan of mine is not what you would work out, neither are my thoughts the same as yours! For My ways are higher than yours.”

Isaiah 55:8-9 (LB)

“These were commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised. God had planned