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Ask and You Shall Receive Bible Quotes With a Twist

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Recently, Dorothy H. Beale, a subscriber of our mailing list, sent me a collection of “ASK” quotes from the Bible. These are all quotes that have to do with “asking.” Every time the word “ask” was used, Dorothy put that word ASK in ALL CAPS.

Here’s something to think about as you read theseā€¦ Most people who read Jesus’s quotes in the Bible think of the man who said them, the human being known as “Jesus.” But Jesus did not see himself as simply a human being. Jesus knew that he was an eternal Spirit, temporarily having a human experience, and that, in Truth, he was One with God and All That Is, just like you are.

When Jesus spoke, he spoke the words of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the Consciousness within all of us that reminds us of Truth. The Holy Spirit’s awareness is within all of us and is part of the very fabric of our being.

As you read these quotes, read them as if the Holy Spirit is speaking to you personally. Read them as if the conversation is between you and the Holy Spirit within you.

Enjoy!

ASK and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. For everyone who ASKS receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone? Or if the child asks for a fish, will give a snake? If you then … know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ASK him! — Matt. 7:7-12

Whatever you ASK for in prayer with faith, you will receive. — Matt. 21:22

I will do whatever you ASK in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If in my name you ASK me for anything, I will do it. — John 14:13

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ASK for whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This glorifies my Father, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. — John 15: 7-12

Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. ASK and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete. — John 15: 24

Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ASK or IMAGINE, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. — Ephesians 3:20

If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ASK God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you, but ASK in faith, never doubting. — James 1:5, 6

And we receive from him whatever we ASK, because we obey his commandments and do what pleases him. — I John 3:22

And this is the boldness we have in him, that if we ASK anything according to his will, he hears us. And we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have obtained the requests made of him. — I John 5:15

Delight thyself in the Lord; and He shall give you the desires of your heart. — Ps 37:4

The Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them who walk uprightly. — Psalms 84:11

  • Jaynorthis1

    Why are my prayers answered, what does it take I have faith, but all signs point to prayer not answered, why?

  • Jaynorthis1

    Not answered was the question?

  • All prayers are answered, but we don’t always recognize the answers that are given to us. In order to receive them, we must be open and willing to see things differently. When we are locked into our way of thinking and perceiving, it is difficult to recognize the answers. Be open and willing to see things differently, as if you are a child who doesn’t know anything. This level of innocence and openness will help you receive the answers that are given to you.

  • Dhayniebeale

    What is your expectation for the prayer being answered? Are you expecting the answer to be according to your dictates, or do you humbly say, “Not my will but thine be done.” God’s plan far exceeds all that we can think. If you have committed your life to God, then trust the process, trust God, and trust God in YOU. Wait patiently, and watch the answer unfold for your highest good. Dorothy