There are those who would say that we should simply ask god for whatever we want and he will give it to us. All 2 new testament 2 luke 1 james 1 75 topical index results for you have not because you ask not.
But hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself that thou mayest judge my people over whom i have made thee king.
Scripture you have not because you ask not. When you ask you do not receive because you ask with wrong motives that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. You kill and covet but you cannot have what you want. Sadly this verse has been twisted and misinterpreted to mean something that scripture does not teach.
Also called askelonbear. You have not because you ask not bible verse meaning if you don t ask you don t get. James 4 2 ye lust and have not.
When you ask you do not receive because you ask with wrong motives that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. In james 4 2 3 he states you do not have because you do not ask god. Ye kill and desire to have and cannot obtain.
I remember plucking up the courage to ask my boss for a pay rise many years ago. James 1 5 if any of you lack wisdom let him ask of god that giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not. A kid young goat must.
Many times you have not because you ask not there is no guarantee that you will get it but it is the best possible chance you have and prayer will keep you within god s will. And it shall be given him. James 4 2 you do not have because you do not ask god.
Asks the master privately about the destruction of the temple mark 13 3 4 ashkelon. Two destroy the young men of beth el who mocked elisha 2 kings 2 24 birds. Broods her young luke 13 34 cooking.
Jun201130 you want something but don t get it. You do not have because you do not ask god. When you have submitted your will to his you will be happy with what he gives you whether or not you get what you originally asked for.
And god said to solomon because this was in thine heart and thou hast not asked riches wealth or honour nor the life of thine enemies neither yet hast asked long life. Ye fight and war yet ye have not because ye ask not. What can be learned from this scripture is that we may not get what we want god to bless us with because we don t ask with the right intention in mind.
James 4 1 3 is james really. Neither decline from the words of my mouth. Moses law protected the mother from being taken with the young deuteronomy 22 6 7 chickens.
The core of this verse is the last phrase that we don t have what we want because we don t ask for it. Get wisdom get understanding. Wisdom is the principal thing.