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I thought God wanted to answer my prayers. It's why I pray "in Jesus' name." Perhaps I'm overlooking something. "Anyone who has faith in me will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.  And I will do whatever you ask in my name, SO THAT THE SON MAY BRING GLORY TO THE FATHER. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it." (John 14:12-14) Then why don't I get what I ask for? "You want something, but you don't get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures." (James 4:2-3) Holy Spirit, You convict me. I want You to do greater things in me, but only for the glory of God. Change me, develop me, wreck me if that will bring You glory. I want Your glory. I do. (I just struggle daily over the