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Some of the truths about God is that He listens.  He answers.  He provides.

Let’s recall a sprinkling of some instances from the bible, although there are many more:

  • God heard the Israelites crying out because of their slave drivers (Exodus 3:7) and listened to their groanings (Exodus 2:24); He rescued them.
  • God listened to Leah, and she became pregnant and bore Jacob a fifth son (Genesis 30:17).
  • Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and opened her womb (Genesis 30:22).
  • Manoah prayed, begged really, for God to help her and her husband prepare for a boy the LORD promised her.  God listened (Judges 13:8-9).
  • Israel made a vow to the LORD that if the LORD turned over the Canaanites, they’d destroy their cities.  The LORD listened (Numbers 21:2-3).
  • God listened, and the Levites’ prayers entered His holy heaven (2 Chronicles 30:27).
  • God listened to Manasseh’s plea and brought him back to Jerusalem, and Manasseh knew that the Lord is God (2 Chronicles 33:13).
  • God listened to Moses (Deuteronomy 10:10).
  • God listened to Abraham’s request and kept Lot safe, removing him from the disaster that engulfed the cities (Genesis 19:29).

Tuck these truths into your heart, knowing He is listening to you, too!  And He will answer.