Asking God for too little


asklittlegetmuchHe asked for a handout. Peter gave him a healing.

Expecting to get some money, the crippled temple beggar directed his attention to Peter and John. Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk, Peter said in Acts 3:6 NIV.

He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God — Acts 3:8 NIV.

He got MUCH more from God than he expected.

Why do we downsize our prayers? Why down scale down our faith?

God is NOT:

  • offended if we ask big.
  • unable to give.
  • displeased by too much faith.
  • upset by our audacity.
  • budgeting his company.
  • on a diet Himself.
  • scrimping to make ends meet.
  • requiring coupons.

To the contrary, we are ordered to move mountains, not molehills.

14 responses to “Asking God for too little

  1. Amen! Love it (especially the coupons part – made me lol)!

  2. Awesome word! Thanks for the encouragement.

  3. It is also interesting that the beggar could only see money, a worldly answer, as his possible solution; where Peter, by the Holy Spirit and in the name of Jesus saw a completely more powerful solution. May our big be aligned with His Big! Thanks for the blessings of your posts. Praise in His Name. Doug

  4. Amen. We are together my friend. Bless you and yours always.

  5. A huge admirer and your message is so true!
    God blless you!

  6. I really needed this one today.

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