Psalm 65:2 (NLT2) For you answer our prayers. All of us must come to you.
The reason we must ask God for things he already intends to give us is that he wants to teach us dependence, especially our need for himself. -- Erwin W. Lutzer
Edythe Draper, Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, 494.