In Jesus’ culture, people lived in close community; it was unthinkable to turn away a needy friend. In the same way, our heavenly Father is eager to hear our petitions. Examining Jesus’ Parable of the Friend at Night, Alistair Begg reminds us that while God may not grant us our every request, He will always do what is best for us. Prayer should become a pattern in our lives as we eagerly knock at the ever-open door of our Father.
topics: Character of God, Prayer