P.U.S.H. = Pray Until Something Happens!

PUSH Pray Until Something Happens AdobeStock_68995369We encourage you to PRAY… Pray that God will help you and give you the strength you need as you face trials The following is something that we pray will inspire and encourage you on this matter.

Pray and P.U.S.H.

A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with bright light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man He had work for him to do. He showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that the man was to push against the rock with all his might. This, the man did, day after day.

For many years he toiled from sun up to sun down with his shoulders set squarely against the cold, massive surface of the unmoving rock, pushing with all his might. Each night the man returned to his cabin. He was sore, and worn out, feeling that his whole day had been spent in vain.

Pray Despite Signs of Discouragement

Seeing that the man was showing signs of discouragement, the Adversary decided to enter the picture by placing thoughts into the man’s weary mind. “You’ve been pushing against that rock for a long time, and it hasn’t budged. Why kill yourself over this? You’re never going to move it.” Thus, this gave the man the impression that the task was impossible and that he was a failure. These thoughts discouraged and disheartened the man.

“Why kill myself over this?” he thought. “I’ll just put in my time, giving just the minimum effort and that’ll be good enough.”

And that’s just what he planned to do. That is until one day he decided to make it a matter of prayer and take his troubled thoughts to the Lord.

“Lord” he said, “I’ve labored long and hard in Your service. I’ve been putting all my strength to do that, which You’ve asked. Yet, after all this time, I haven’t even budged that rock by half a millimeter. What’s wrong? Why am I failing?”

The Lord’s Response as We Pray

The Lord responded compassionately.

“My friend, when I asked you to serve Me —you accepted. I told you that your task was to push against the rock with all your strength, which you’ve done. Never once did I mention to you that I expected you to move it. Your task was to push. And now you come to Me —with your strength spent, thinking that you’ve failed. But is that really so?”

“Look at yourself. Your arms are strong and muscular. Your back sinew is mighty. Plus, your hands are callused from the constant pressure. And your legs have become massive and hard. Through opposition you’ve grown much and your abilities now surpass that ,which you used to have. Yet you haven’t moved the rock. But your calling was to be obedient and to push. You were to exercise your faith and trust in My wisdom. This you’ve done. I, my friend, will now move the rock.”

At times, when we hear from God, we tend to use our own intellect to decipher what He wants. What God ACTUALLY wants is just simple OBEDIENCE and FAITH IN HIM. He also wants us to trust Him and:


By all means, exercise the faith that moves mountains. But know that it’s still God who moves the mountains. So:


= Pray Until Something Happens!

When everything seems to go wrong, just…


When the job gets you down…


When people don’t react the way you think they should…


When your money looks funny and the bills are due…


When people just don’t understand you, just…


The author for this prayer inspiration is unknown. It is obvious though, that it is inspired by God. We thank God for this author, and we pray his/her writing inspires you to PRAY and P.U.S.H.! (And allow us to join you as you pray.)

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285 responses to “P.U.S.H. = Pray Until Something Happens!

  1. P. U. S. H. is indeed the best way. Over the time, it has worked miracles for me in my ignorance, until recently when the Lord God showed to me scripture that was actually what I have been doing was the right thing. I have attempted things that everyone around me thought was impossible and achieved them after 20 years in my life. Our God is great all the time! Never lose your focus. Always stick to your vision. May the good Lord bless you always.

      1. I’m not really sure there’s a “kind of prayer” that will bring a breakthrough in your finances. We know that the Bible talks about giving all our cares to God and to pray continually and that we’re told “the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” So, it’s vital to pray about our finances–especially if you need a breakthrough.

        Here’s an article that I would recommend you read: “Money, Scriptures and Marriage.” You can find it at: https://marriagemissions.com/money-scriptures-marriage/. In it you will find links to several web sites that have scriptures listed concerning finances. I recommend that you go into at least one of these web site links and prayerfully read through the scriptures one by one and pray, concerning anything that comes to mind after reading each one. It’s called praying through the scriptures. I do that quite often because it unites my mind with God’s as I pray. And you talk about the soil for a breakthrough–that is a great one! I hope that helps.

        Just be persistent. As the article says, Pray Until Something Happens! And as you persistently pray and talk to God, “May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” (2 Peter 1:2) I pray for a breakthrough for you and also pray: “The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.” (Numbers 6:24-26)