Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 4, 2012
LISTENING TO GOD COMPARED TO LISTENING TO THE DOCTOR
We should treat prayer for what it is, a two way conversation with God, and learn to be quiet long enough for him to get a word in edge ways. Nicky Gumbel, in his book Questions of Life compares it to a visit to the doctor, he writes “Suppose I
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on May 19, 2009
In his devotional book, "My Utmost For His Highest" Oswald Chambers writes, "Get into the habit of saying, 'Speak, Lord,' and life will become a romance. Every time circumstances press in on you say, 'Speak, Lord,' and make time to listen. Chastening is more than a means of
Contributed by Anne Benefield on Feb 4, 2009
WHAT DOES GOD'S VOICE SOUND LIKE?
Erwin McManus, a pastor in Los Angeles, tells a great story about recognizing God's voice.
My son, Aaron, was five or six when he began asking me, "What does God's voice sound like?" I didn't know how to answer.
A few years later, Aaron went off to his
Let’s see what good listeners you are. Each time I say the name "Samuel," you are to jump up and say, "Here I am!" and then lie back down again.
To begin, direct children to lie down and pretend they’re sleeping.
Samuel (pause while children jump up and down) was a young person who loved God
Contributed by Bruce Willis on Nov 29, 2006
I remember an experience early in my life when God began teaching me to learn to listen for His voice and to turn to Him for help. I was outside playing on a sunny day. We had a maid, Beulah, who watched over us during the weekdays. Mother of course had 5 children in 6 years and 9 days, so we