When the Answer to Our Prayers doesn’t Come How We Expected It

The story of Naaman’s healing has some good lessons for us when the answer to our prayer comes in a form totally different from what we were expecting. Naaman, a gentile, heard about the possibility of getting healed from an Israelite slave girl. In Rom 10:17, faith, Paul said, comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Naaman heard about God’s goodness and this was the foundation of his faith. So expectant was he that he not only instantly went looking for his healing but also went with money in hand for thanksgiving. (…continue reading)