The Glory of God’s Sustaining Grace When Our Prayers Aren’t Answered

I resonate greatly with this story from Desiring God about God’s grace when prayers aren’t answered:

It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen — people see my son Paul and ask if they can pray for him.

At places like WalMart (where it has happened) I usually accept their offer after quietly and quickly assessing their motives and authenticity. And people are usually appropriate.

But a scenario occurred recently where I struggled to respond graciously. The Holy Spirit helped me in that moment as I could feel my pride being challenged. Here’s the story…

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