Unanswered Prayers

One of the biggest challenges we all face is when God doesn’t answer our prayers. Philip Yancey, one of the best Christian thinkers alive today, wrestles with the same thing and blogged about it a few years ago.

Boomerang Prayers

I wrote two chapters on unanswered prayer, but frankly, all words seem impotent against the mystery of why such prayers go unanswered. When prayer seems more like struggle than relationship, when I find myself repeating the same requests over and over and wonder, “Is anyone really listening?” I take some comfort in remembering that Jesus, too, had unanswered prayers. Four come to mind. …

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