r/Christian – Faith Crisis (please help): Whenever I pray for help or for something, the exact opposite happens
I’ve been struggling with something that’s really affecting my ability to trust and believe God cares about my well-being; I normally don’t reach out to strangers when I’m in a bad spot, but I honestly don’t know what else to do and don’t want to be judged. Whenever I pray to God for help or for something, said thing suddenly gets worse. Job lost everything, including his health, but he digged deeper.
Why did God do the opposite of what I prayed for?
According to studies, prayer has no effect that is greater than chance; therefore, the opposite of what you pray for happened purely by chance; your prayers had no bearing on it.
Why my prayers are not answered by God?
– If you knowingly condone sin, whether it’s happening to you or to someone else, and don’t correct it, you’re’regarding iniquity in your heart,’ and should therefore disregard God answering your prayers.
What is the prayer that never fails?
There are none who can withstand Your power, Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times).
How do I know if my prayers are being answered?
How Will I Know If My Prayer Has Been Answered?
- If you fall, He’ll catch you. If He wants you to go a certain way, He’ll open a door for you. If God doesn’t want you to go that way, you’ll meet a closed door.
What do I do when God is silent?
Bring it to the Lord, speak to him, be honest in front of him, trust that he hears you, take refuge in his faithfulness, and know that there is a mighty God who loves you behind every heavy silence.
What is the most powerful miracle prayer?
Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me, and I forgive all others for what they have done against me in Thy Name.
What is the most beautiful prayer dedicated to Mary?
Help me in my need, fruitful vine, heavenly splendor, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin; O Star of the Sea, help me herein and show me that you are my Mother; none can withstand thy power.
What is the prayer to find lost things?
“St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find [name what is lost] which has been lost.” “St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find [name what is lost] which has been lost.”
How do you know if God is trying to tell you something?
Repetition, or when a theme or message jumps out at you repeatedly, is one of the most obvious ways God tries to get your attention. It can be through Scripture, sermons, articles, podcasts, or any other means He chooses.
How does God give confirmation?
Whatever God tells or shows us to do, He will always provide us with a word from His Word to stand on or act on, and He will confirm it to us–often through repetition.
How do you know when God is punishing you?
Because you’re a normal human being in a broken world, you’re experiencing difficult losses, painful emotions, terrible situations, depression, and loneliness. Your feelings are normal, but they’re not accurate; you think God is punishing you, but that’s just how you feel. God loves you and is watching over you.