Jesus taught that His Father wants to bless us,
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you” (Matthew 7:7).
When I read that verse, I like to emphasize the three times that, “and it will” appears, because it helps to drive home the message into my mind. God will do these things, if we put out effort.
“For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened” (Matthew 7:8).
Then He illustrated His point,
“Or what man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent? (Matthew 7:9–10).
How would you answer those questions? Would you give a stone to your son when he asks for bread? No, of course you would not. Would you give him a snake, if he asked for a fish? It is almost absurd to ask.
Now, consider this. Are you evil, or do you have any evil in you? He who denies that he has any evil within, does not yet know himself or the Scriptures.
So then, listen to what Jesus said next,
“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!” (Matthew 7:11).
You can do good, although being evil. However, our Father in heaven is pure goodness, and in Him dwells no evil whatsoever! If we can do good while being evil, then what about God who is pure goodness?
Therefore, ask, seek, and knock, and see what happens.