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Some people found a beautiful log house in Colorado that was high in the mountains. It had a beautiful view, and they had their heart set on buying it. They prayed about the house, but one thing after another went wrong. The timing was not right, their financing didn’t go through. They had prayed numerous times, but the deal fell through. They were disappointed and wondered why God hadn’t answered their prayer. During the winter there was a big storm and an avalanche of snow. This house was one that was totally destroyed and slid down the mountain.

In their case God had honored their prayer by answering with a “No” answer because their prayer...

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