How to Argue Your Case with God

Feb 12, 2023

There’s a time, my friends, to submit yourself to God’s will, a time to yield, a time to resign yourself to God’s plan even if you don’t understand it. But the time to pray, “Thy will be done,” is never at the beginning of a difficult season, a painful situation or in the face of a perplexing problem, it’s always at the end, after a time of striving, wrestling and arguing your case with God. Jesus first wrestled with the Father in the Garden of Gethsemane and only after wrestling, only after striving, only after agonizing in prayer to the point of sweating what looked like great drops of blood, did he say, “Thy will be done.”