Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
— Luke 11:9
How can I read your mind if you don’t tell me what you’re thinking? If you don’t tell Jesus what you want and need, how can he give it to you? Obviously, Jesus knows what you’re thinking, but he waits for you to ask.
“So I say to you,” points us to a parable found in Luke 11:5-13 where Jesus was teaching the disciples how to pray. Jesus told them about a man who was banging on his friend’s door at midnight, asking for bread.
Then the one inside answers, “Don’t bother me. The door is already locked, and my children are with me in bed. I can’t get up and give you anything.” I tell you, though he will not get up and give him the bread because he is his friend, yet because of the ma ...
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