Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

When God Doesn’t Answer


We know that God answers prayer…except when he doesn’t. We don’t like to think about it, but what are we to make of those times when God is silent, when our prayers are apparently unheeded? Our passage from Isaiah is one of the most disquieting passages in Scripture, yet it provides us with some essential diagnostics for the struggling spiritual life. Today let’s wrestle together with the conundrum: what does it mean when God doesn’t answer prayer?