When God responds to our specific prayer in specific ways, our faith grows. The book of Genesis relates the wonderful prayer of Abraham’s servant. He was sent to find a wife for Abraham’s son, Isaac. How does a servant select a wife for someone else? This servant prayed about it. “O Lord God of my master, Abraham. I am standing here beside this spring, and the young women of the town are coming out to draw water. This is my request: I will ask one of them, ‘Please give me a drink from your jug of water.’ If she says, ‘Yes, have a drink. . .let her be the one you have selected. . .” The servant envisioned an exact dialog, and he then stepped forth in faith. Scripture says in Genesis 24:15 that “Before he had finished speaking, Rebekah appeared.”
The servant offered a specific prayer and received an answered prayer. Consequently, he saw God at work! May you and I do the same.
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