Originally Posted by Llamafighter
I think is some cases we don't get the answer we want, in the form that we want, so we don't recognize God's answers.
Also to look for the blessings that God has given him.
Perhaps your friendship and support are one of God's subtle answers to his prayers.
I agree with these things you've said, Mark.
I think more often than not, God rarely answers our prayers in the way we think He will or in a specific way we want Him to, but He does answer them. God knows better than us what we need and how/when to provide it.
Show me the right path, O Lord; point out the road for me to follow. Lead me by Your truth and teach me, for You are a God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in You. (Psalm 25: 4-5)
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16)