Why God said no

Jesus to my Rescue    January 9, 2011    Comments Off on Why God said no

I asked God to take away my habit.

God said, No, It is not for me to take away, But for you to give it up..

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said, No, His spirit is whole, his body is only temporary.

I asked God to grant me patience.
God said, No, Patience is a by-product of tribulations; It isn’t granted, it is learned.

I asked God to give me happiness.
God said, No, I give you blessings; Happiness is up to you.

I asked God to spare me pain.
God said, No, Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to me.

I asked God to make my spirit grow.
God said, No, You must grow on your own, but I will prune you to make you fruitful.

I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said, No, I will give you life, so that you may enjoy all things.

I asked God to help me LOVE others, as much as He loves me.
God said…. Ahhhh, Finally you have the idea.