The Strait Gate Blog
God desires our persistence, no doubt because it demonstrates our seriousness and sincerity. In Matthew's gospel where our Lord Jesus says, "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you" (KJV), scholars explain that the Greek words really mean to "keep on asking, keep on seeking, and keep on knocking." It does not mean a one-time, half-hearted request.
18 year old Ben Breedlove from Austin cheated death 3 times as he struggled with a dangerous and life threatening illness his whole life. It didn't kept Ben from smiling and focusing on God. In this touching and heartbreaking final video, Ben shares the visions he experienced a couple weeks earlier when he came close to death. Ben went to be with Jesus on Christmas Day, just one week after posting this final video.