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Just Outside Your Door & Apple Pie Bites

Isaiah 30:19 (nirv)

People of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you won’t weep anymore. When you cry out to the Lord for help, he will have mercy on you. As soon as he hears you, he’ll answer you.

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Imagine you’re waiting on an extra important delivery; your friend is getting married and your Rent The Runway dress is on the way! You’re pacing the house, waiting on the doorbell to ring, but all you can hear is what sounds like a faint car alarm outside. Eventually, you outside to see where the alarm’s coming from, only to find the UPS driver standing at your door. He’s holding your dress, and he tells you that he’s been ringing the doorbell for some time now. It turns out that the batteries in your doorbell were dying, and the sound you were expecting to hear never came. But that doesn’t mean that your doorbell wasn’t ringing.

God will always respond to your cries. His Word gives us that promise. However, His response might not always (or ever) be what we’re expecting to hear, and in turn, we might actually miss it all together. Are you crying out to the Lord and waiting for His response? Do you feel unheard or unnoticed because you aren’t receiving a response?

God knows what our prayers really mean; He knows what our hearts really need. If you’re praying for something specific, it might be a representation of what you actually need. One thing is certain; you are heard, and your words are valuable and important to God. He hears each and every one of them. So what sounds like a distant car alarm might actually be your long awaited delivery just outside your door.

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Where can you look for and listen for God’s unexpected response to your prayers today?

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For the wisdom to see, hear, and understand God’s responses to your prayers.

Apple Pie Bites

10 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

Serves 8 Apple Pie Bites

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Ingredients

  • 1 red apple
  • 1 tube crescent rolls
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray
  3. Chop apple into small pieces and place in a bowl
  4. Add cinnamon and brown sugar to apples and mix until coated
  5. Open crescent rolls and separate at perforations into 8 pieces
  6. Roll each crescent roll into a ball and then flatten out on a clean surface using hands or a rolling pin
  7. Spoon 1 tablespoon of apple mixture into the center of the crescent dough and roll into a ball until dough is covering all of the apples
  8. Place in baking dish and repeat with all crescent dough
  9. Melt butter in microwave and brush across the tops of all apple pie bites
  10. Bake for 15 minutes
  11. While baking, combined softened cream cheese, sugar, and salt and mix until smooth
  12. Transfer cream cheese mixture to a ziploc bag and cut off one of the tips
  13. If cream cheese is too hard or cold, microwave for 20 seconds before transferring to ziploc bag
  14. Drizzle mixture across the tops of the baked apple pie bites
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