“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for.
Keep on seeking, and you will find.
Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you."
Matthew 7:7 NLT
God wants us to be persistent in our petitions to Him. He desires to give us good and necessary gifts, just as our earthly fathers do. But unlike our earthly fathers, our Heavenly Father knows exactly what is best for us.
Sometimes God knows we are praying for "snakes" and even though we keep on asking, He does not give us what we ask for. Nor will God give us "stones" or instead of what we really need.
As we learn to know God better as a loving Father, we learn to ask for what is good for us and then He grants it.
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