Brent Curtis said that if he could write the script for his life the title would be, “God Helps Brent Pursue Money, Wealth, and Fame While Living a Quiet Life.” (The Sacred Romance)
That describes the aspirations of most, middle-class, Christians. It not only describes our aspirations, but our expectations. The news, both good and bad for our aspirations and expectations, is that we are not writing the script for our lives. Jesus is “the author and finisher of our faith” (Hebrews 12:2).
“But the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to give him the name John. He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth, for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He is never to take wine or fermented drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even from birth. Many of the people of Israel will he turn back to the Lord their God. and he will go on before the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of the fathers to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous-to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.” (Luke 1:13-17)
Notice the angel responds to a “prayer” in the singular. I would imagine they had prayed thousands of prayers. But there was one prayer that defined every desire they had and trumped every other request.
Most of us have “a prayer”
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