Our Father in heaven gives good things

Scripture reference

Matthew 7:9–11 (ASV)

9Or what man is there of you, who, if his son shall ask him for a loaf, will give him a stone; 10or if he shall ask for a fish, will give him a serpent? 11If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?


One day when Fernandus asked his children what they wanted for lunch, little Naidu did not waste time asking for a chicken biriyani, a meal Fernandus could clearly not afford. But he asked the children to pray to God nonetheless, and that same day, just before lunchtime time, the God who gives his children good things sent them three days' supply of chicken biriyani.
Knowing his Heavenly Father to be the giver of what is good, George Müller was not surprised at answers to prayer, even when they were large, timely, and dramatic.
Hudson Taylor shares how his great love for his children despite his failings, assures him that God, being a more loving Father than he could ever be, will never leave nor forsake him.
In what was an unforgettable experience, Reinhard Bonnke's mother, after a disappointing service where she expected to receive the gift of speaking in tongues, was in her own room afterwards, blessed with this very gift!
Bryon and Ruthie could only afford "junky toys" as Christmas gifts for their children. But on Christmas day, the God who gives His children good things showed up, and that Christmas became a truly memorable one for their family.
Roxie set out to find James who had left home for several weeks and had not returned. While on the journey, the two Chinese helpers she employed abandoned her in the middle of a bush with two children. Instead of panicking, she prayed and prepared a place to rest for the night. Unexpectedly, she heard movements in the bush, it was a search party that was coming to help her. That experience showed her how much God loves and protects His children!
When a frustrated Oswald Chambers discovered Luke 11:13, he determined to take God by His word. And doggedly he persevered, until he latched onto the gift of the Holy Spirit.
In a remarkable story that aptly shows God's committed to generously giving His children good things; the China Inland Mission—against all odds—had their expectations for securing a suitable home for retired missionaries greatly exceeded.
A beautiful story by George Müller that shows God's commitment to His children lacking no good thing that they ask for.
Isabella Graham, through a risky real estate deal, learned that God gives what is good, which is not necessarily what we think is good. She learned an important lesson in trust.
In a time when provisions were leaner than usual, Gillian Hunt and other missionaries at the OMF Mission Home in Kuala Lumpur experienced for themselves, God's commitment to fulfilling his promise to give his children good things!