If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Hear from Heaven
But wait, doesn’t God hear everything, I mean, He is omniscient and omnipresent, right?
Absolutely He is! But there are prayers He will not listen to or consider. John 9 gives an account of a blind man who didn’t know who Jesus was, and the Pharisees who were looking right at their Messiah, yet were themselves spiritually blind as to that fact. They accused the blind man of being physically blind because of sin, whereas in their own spiritual blindness, they could not grasp their own guilt before God. Verse 31: Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshiper of…