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God’s desire is that we come to Him boldly, asking, seeking and knocking for God’s good gifts. When we call upon the Lord and He delays His answer, we should not give up, but be persistent in our prayers. One might not know why the Lord has yet to answer, but we must continue asking, seeking and knocking. If a reluctant parent will meet the needs of his or her children, how much more would our Heavenly Father meet the needs of His children? The beautiful thing is, the more we continue in prayer, the more our prayers will align up with the will of God. As we pray in agreement with God, that is when we will receive an answer to prayer. Because we continue looking, we will find and the door will be opened to us. He will not give any of His children something which will deceive or harm them, but only good gifts. The best of gifts is the Holy Spirit, which He gave to believers at Pentecost. Today all believers are indwelled by the Holy Spirit at salvation, so let us be led by Him. (See Eph. 1:13, and Romans 8:9, 14) When we are led by the Holy Spirit, we will abide in Jesus. We must remember what Jesus said, “… He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit...” (John 15:5b) Oh how precious this fruit is.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. (Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV)
I do not know about you, my friend, but I want to bear much more of these fruits in my life.