He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him. With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. Psalm 91:15-16 King James Version
I had to get a caller ID for my telephone because I was getting a lot of calls that I did not want. Sometimes when I would answer the telephone, I would hear the person on the other end hang up. Other times, I would get calls from people who would say obscene things to me. As I was thinking about my caller ID yesterday, I wondered what would happen if our Heavenly Father had a caller ID. Would He answer when we called or would He ignore us when we called Him?
I think He gets tired of answering us when all we do is complain about things and ask Him for things. If you are a parent, then you know how good it would make you feel if your children would give you a big hug and thank you for all you have done for them without asking you for something. Just like we as parents would like our children to hug us without asking us for something, so our Heavenly Father would like us to hug Him and thank Him for all He has done for us without asking Him for something.
When is the last time you told God that you loved Him and thanked Him for all He has done for you without asking Him for something? Is He happy when He sees your name on His caller ID or does He say to Himself ?I will get nothing but complaints from this person.? Let?s start appreciating all that He does for us. We need to thank Him for what He has done for us instead of constantly complaining and asking Him for things.
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