Faith

A Bronze Plaque at Mount Rushmore

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Almighty God, from this pulpit of stone The American People render thanksgiving and praise for the new era of civilization brought forth upon this continent.  Centuries of tyrannical oppression sent to these shores, God-fearing men to seek in freedom the guidance of the Benevolent Hand in the progress toward wisdom, goodness toward men, and piety toward God.

Why doesn't God answer important prayers?

The following question was raised by someone on a Christian BB forum.  My own answer follows...


The Bible says, without qualification:

  • If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer. [Matthew 21:22]
  • If you ask anything in my name, I will do it. [John 14:14]
  • Nothing will be impossible to you. [Matthew 17:20]
  • All things are possible to him who believes. [Mark 9:23]
  • For with God nothing will be impossible. [Luke 1:37]


And yet:

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