Gospel.com Topics Feed - Ask And You Shall Receive 2009-10-01T17:11:50-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/ask+and+you+shall+receive/ Receive - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2021:22&version=NIV 2009-10-01T17:11:50-05:00 God repeatedly promises that when we approach Him confidently with our prayer requests, He will grant them. Wars - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=James%204:1-3&version=NIV 2009-09-25T13:09:40-05:00 James tells us that all of our wars, fights and quarrels are because of the desires in our heart. He writes that if what we desire is really of God, we should just ask God and he'll give it to us. You have not because you ask not - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=James%204:2&version=NIV 2009-09-25T11:05:12-05:00 James tells us that all of our fighting and coveting is ridiculous. The reason you have not is because you ask not. We should ask God for the things we want. Ask and you shall receive - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%207:8&version=31 2009-08-12T11:22:47-05:00 In Matthew, Jesus tells us that if we ask we will receive. If we want something we need to actively go after it rather than just expect it to come upon us.