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When Is Your Prayer Answered

I am sure this has probably been asked several times but I am fairly new to this site. How do you know when God's answer to your prayer is no and when the answer is not yet?

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 ---wenda7494 on 9/6/05
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Thankyou Sis.Rita, I put a prayer on Cnt.I can't remember now where.I am happy anybody give a thought about me.It feels good.thankyou very much.
My e mail has issues..I can send out an e-mail but it comes bk to me.but ifsomeone sends me one, yes,I get it.
But, most times it doesn't do right.
Smiles, thankyou!
Love of Jesus!
---Elena_9555 on 1/9/15

Yes, I celebrate Christmas, I had no.idea the mail is a MESS!!. They have new people at the post office n they are now reject mail.unless it comes with full everybody n they momma. My whole alot longr.Elena is my middle name which is not on.
So I.apologize I miss alot of my mail.I.m surprize it got anywhere.
Yes christmas i.just was depressed miss my daughter n all.
Love you Shira thanx
---Elena_9555 on 1/8/15

Administrator, if it is allowed for you to do so, will you give my email address to Elena (privately, as you must have hers). I will understand if you are not allowed to do this.
---Rita_H on 1/6/15

Elena, I sent you a Christmas card and it came back. It was one I made. Have you moved or do you celebrate Christ birthday?
---shira4368 on 1/5/15

HeavenlyFather,I know father,without
you,my life wud be nothing,you.been
always my help,healer, confidante, I need at this moment a special.need only you can help me.I have a dire not
a foolish, but,urgent need you know O God,I have urgent financial you know the need.Please hold my hand give me words of truth, comfort my landlady,this has to be taken care of now! I need you my strong tower, you know the reason, shield me that she will listen, havd compassion, she will get all soon after conquer this this a life or death issue.I will not lie, but give me a buffer shield me from Satans snare!! IJN.
---Elena_9555 on 12/27/14

There is no way to know for sure. God usually answers our prayers in ways we would never expect. Get to the point where you can genuinely thank God for everything in your life, be it prosperity or poverty, companionship or isolation, illness or good health. When you get to that point you will have the comfort of knowing that God is answering your prayers in the way He wants for you.
---ralph7477 on 6/19/07

RELAX, you'll know when the answer comes, after asking, wait and listen for that [small quiet] voice that will "quicken" your spirit, wherever it comes from.

You did your part, watch for God to do His, as He did for Daniel, & others [including myself].

Daniels' prayers were heard the moment he prayed, the answer was hindered by demonic forces til Michael An ArchAngel arrived.
---bob6749_[Elishama] on 9/17/05

Wenda, There is no way God does not answer ALL prayers; however, His timing is not ours but His to give. Sometimes He is changing circumstances all around you while He is answering your prayer; it's not always just about us. Just be patient and He WILL make His answers known; what He does with your prayers in the heavenly war with satan and with others around your prayer you may never know, but He is with you and He IS answering your prayers - all of them.
---Elsie on 9/17/05

This is not an exact answer to your question, but you need to end all your prayer requests with a sincere "Thy will be done." When you turn everything over to God, He will take care of it His way, and that is by far the BEST way.
---Nan on 9/8/05

After I pray I thank God for answering that prayer. It may not happen right away and at times it takes a while. But I keep on thanking him. I try to speak things as though they already are. Speak things into existance. I try not to pray for something over and over again, he heard me the first time and I thanked him.
---Rebecca_D on 9/7/05

Cultivate the skill of listening.

Often times God speaks when we pray, and in your spirit deep down you'll catch a whisper, and there are times when immediately you'll know if your prayer will be answered.

Be mindful I've gotten yes answers and seen nothing for weeks and months sometimes.
God moves in his time, not ours.
---Pharisee on 9/7/05

The best way I know of to have assurance that God will answer your prayer is to pray the Word. Find a promise in the Bible that meets your need and claim it.

As for "knowing" when the answer will come ... the Bible says that faith and patience work together. "... IMITATE those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised." (Hebrews 6:12)

You have to practice patience ... there's just no way around it.
---DoryLory on 9/7/05

I can tell you when I get my answers from God I know they are from him even though the answers are not the ones I want.If you ask God to make it so clear that there is no way you can't understand his answer he will do that as well but you must understand and accept that not all the answers you get are what you want.If you truly believe that God will answer all your prayers you will know when you get an answer.We serve such an awesome God and he is true to his word.
---patra6689 on 9/6/05

You may not know, at least for a while. My experience has been that my timetable and God's are not the same. I want things to happen quickly but God has a better schedule, and He is always on time. And I have found out later that some things that I wanted so much at one time would have been like a curse if I had gotten a "yes" answer on them.
---Annie on 9/6/05

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