Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he must ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."
But Jesus said to them, "You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?"
1 John 3:22
and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.
1 John 5:14
And this is the confidence which we have in him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
Not many days after, the younger son gathered together all he had and took his journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in loose living.
He also said to his disciples: "There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and an accusation was brought to him that this man was wasting his goods.
What causes quarrels and fights among you? Is it not your passions that are at war in your members?
For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,