July 3 “A blank check with God”

blank check with GodWhat does it mean to have a blank check with God? Should we expect God to give us anything we want?

Today’s Readings:
2 Chronicles 1 & 2
Psalm 79.1-4
Proverbs 20.8-9
Acts 11.1-30

2 Chronicles 1 & 2:

A Blank Check with God

2 Chronicles begins with the reign of Solomon. One of his first orders of business was to build the temple that his father David had desired to build.

Also, in chapter 1 God appeared to him and said, “Ask! What shall I give you?” Wow! Can you imagine a blank check on the First National Bank of God? Of course, we know that Solomon asked for wisdom which God gave him in abundance to say the least! People came from far and wide to see it for themselves! But because his prayer was for something pleasing to God, God blessed him with riches and honor, as well.

But what if Solomon’s request had contradicted God’s will? Would God still have answered? God always answers, but remember sometimes God’s answer is “no”!

In reality, as believers, we have the same “blank check” with God. John 15.7 says:

“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.”

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