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Why does God use People?

Discussion in 'Daily Devotionals' started by Dave Darling, Dec 7, 2021.

  1. Dave Darling

    Dave Darling Active Member

    I have been pondering something for awhile now but I need some help. I think God may be about to give me this- why is it that God uses people? There is a reason for this. Any ideas? In the Lord's prayer it says "on earth as it is in heaven". Mankind is responsible for God's will being done on the earth, God does nothing on the earth except in response to prayer. Can anyone explain why to me?
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  2. GospelS

    GospelS JUDAH in Nerves,JOSEPH in Veins,Who do you say IAM Supporter

    Prayer changes you. Then you are empowered to change the situation or adopt accordingly. That is how God works for His glory. He made us to subdue the earth and He reigns through us.
  3. Petros2015

    Petros2015 Well-Known Member

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    He tried cats but it didn't pan out.
  4. Petros2015

    Petros2015 Well-Known Member

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    I feel like that might be incorrect

    Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither
    do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly
    Father feedeth them.

    Now it might be that they are saying the Lord's Prayer every morning in their bird-song, for all I know, but I suspect there's quite A LOT God is doing, no prayer required or performed. And often, no thanks or recognition given.

    Wasn't the earth meant to be in our care in the first place?
    Wasn't the fruit our forefathers ate "Knowledge of Good and Evil"?
    These seem like good reasons to me.


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