“He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him.” Psalm 145:19
The Lord is both able and willing to do “exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think,” granting not only according to the notion of our narrow hearts — but according to the riches of His glory, as becomes His Majesty. Christ delights in great petitions, for He is a great Lord and is rich unto all that call upon Him. He has all the riches of His merits and gifts, not for Himself (since, being the very God, He lacked nothing for Himself) but only for us, even the rebellious, who sincerely call upon Him.
Therefore, what He has as Mediator, all belongs to me, if I am but a humble and earnest petitioner. O my soul, pray to Him; nay, be much in prayer; and, as often as you pour out your soul before Him in prayer, let these words recur and fill you with joyful expectation: “He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him.” Not a petition, not a groan, shall be lost. How many blessings, in addition to those which we have, should we all receive, if we were but more frequent and earnest in our applications! Why are we so reluctant to glorify God and to seek higher measures of felicity?
Devotion by Karl Heinrich von Bogatzky (1690—1774)
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