When I Pray, Coincidences Happen

I have lost count of the amount of times, when I have been thinking or praying for someone, that “randomly” I bump into that person or they have messaged me at the same time.

This week the very same thing happened again – a chance encounter with someone I was planning to message that day about connect group!

It doesn’t mean that their life was changed, but I do believe it is God’s way of “connecting the dots”.

Jesus says in Matthew 18:18-20,

18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.

19 “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 

20 For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

We need to understand that pray is real, prayer is powerful, and prayer moves things in heaven.

A famous quote says “When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don’t, they don’t.”

When we turn our thoughts into prayer, and share prayer requests with others, I believe God uses that as a trigger to put things in motion.

So even if your prayers seem to wild, or impossible, lets remember that we serve a God of the impossible, a God who raises the dead to life, a God that loves to do miracles.

Jesus said that although with man things may be impossible, with God all things are possible!

Have you ever had a “coincidence” happen when you prayed for something?

If you have a story of an answered prayer, or a prayer request, we would love to hear that or pray with you.

Let’s count every blessing as being from God!

We have a fantastic Sunday in Church coming up with online services, and online / in-person connect groups and dream teams.

If you would like to get more connected just visit mylifehouse.com/connectgroup to find a group that’s a match.

See you on Sunday!

Josh & Yuki. 


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