Book Excerpt: Ask and It is Given Chapter 16 - Home of Abraham-Hicks Law of AttractionMark - Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them]. James - Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume [it] upon your lusts. John - And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. Read More Philippians - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. John - If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Matthew —8 are the seventh and eighth verses of the seventh chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and is part of the Sermon on the Mount. These verses begin an important metaphor generally believed to be about prayer. In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads:. The World English Bible translates the passage as:. For a collection of other versions, see BibleHub Matthew - 8. The most common interpretation of these verses, which are also found at Luke , is that they are a return to the issue of prayer, which was discussed in the last chapter and is quite clearly addressed by the subsequent verses. In this view asking, seeking, and knocking are all metaphors for the act of prayer.
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