Why is it that when people honestly, earnestly, and faithfully pray for things, these things don't happen?

People pray for loved ones to be healed, and yet these things do not happen. Why is this? There's that tired argument about God not healing amputees. But he also chooses not to answer the prayers for healing for all sorts of other people. Millions of people pray for healing for themselves and others, and yet... show more People pray for loved ones to be healed, and yet these things do not happen. Why is this?

There's that tired argument about God not healing amputees. But he also chooses not to answer the prayers for healing for all sorts of other people. Millions of people pray for healing for themselves and others, and yet these people still die.

Why is this?
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