Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 25, 2002
The New York Times reports that during the attacks of
September 11, the communication between rescue workers and their commanding officers was not good. Instead of reaching the workers by radio to warn of the imminent collapse of the Trade Center Towers, a messenger had to be
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 Sermoncentral on Apr 29, 2002
KNOWING GOD, HEARING GOD
God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age. The man who would know God must give time to Him.
SOURCE: A.W. Tozer as quoted
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"A man can never be the same after hearing Gods truth spoken in the power of Gods Holy Spirit; he will either obey and
ONCE THERE WAS A MAN...
Once there was a man who dared God to speak.
Burn the bush like you did for Moses, God. And I will follow.
Collapse the walls like you did for Joshua, God. And I will fight.
Still the waves like you did on Galilee, God. And I will listen.
And so the man sat by a bush,
Proverbs 11:14 is a timely verse for the United States of America. It declares, “A nation falls through a lack of guidance, but victory comes through the counsel of many.” God has placed godly men and women around you in the Body of Christ. Use their wisdom, experience and
WHEN GOD SPEAKS
Did you hear about the old golfer who was standing in front of the first tee, a hazardous hole with a green surrounded by water, and wondering if he should use his new golf ball? Deciding that the hole was too dangerous, he chose an old ball that he could afford to lose and
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 29, 2001
Story of Encouragement:
Several months ago when I was seated on the bus at the terminal and going home from work, a woman showed a kindness that up to now I cannot forget.
The bus was still not full. I sat on the third row, by the window, on the driver’s side. It was nearly six p.m. but the
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 9, 2011
THE MAN WHOSE HEART IS PURE
Charles Spurgeon: “The man whose heart is pure, will be able to see God in nature. When the heart is clean, he will hear God's footfall everywhere in the garden of the earth in the cool of the day. He will hear God's voice in the tempest, sounding in peal on peal from
Play Michael W. Smith Worship CD track 7 “Breathe”: Listen and hear God is speaking to you about what He wants you to do with your life in 2004.
i. Open your hearts
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 15, 2012
The issue isn't whether or not God is speaking; it’s whether we will have ears to hear what he says.
[Hybels, Bill (2010-07-27). The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God,
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Dec 19, 2004
C S Lewis wrote, “God whispers to us in our health and prosperity, but, being hard of hearing, we fail to hear God’s voice in both. It’s then that God turns up the amplifier by means of suffering. Then his voice booms.” We mustn’t be surprised at the means that God uses to teach us the lessons
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 16, 2004
E. Stanley Jones tells of the time he was about to board a plane when he heard God, in his spirit, telling him not to get on the plane. He learned later that the plane crashed and there were no survivors. When he shared his experience with someone, they said, “You mean to say that you were the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
TELL THEM OUT LOUD
Scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer once said "The best way to send an idea is to wrap it up in a person." The theological word for all of that is incarnation, meaning "in the flesh." Jesus was the incarnation of God. Jesus was the way that God sent His "idea" to humanity; there
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jan 7, 2004
I once heard the story about a wealthy man who had no need for pocket change, yet he still took the time to bend over and pick up lost pennies and other coins. Whenever the man found a coin he would stop look at it in his hand, then after standing quietly for a moment, he would then put the coin
Contributed by Jon Sigler on Jun 20, 2001
A twelve year old boy became a christian during a revival. The next week at school his friends questioned him about the experience. "Did you see a vision?" asked one friend. "Did you hear God speak?" asked another. The youngster answered no to all these questions. "Well, how did you know you were
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 10, 2008
A man went inside a telephone booth and dialed the number of a friend. When the connection was made, the friend kept saying, "I can’t hear you; speak louder; I can’t hear you." All he could hear was the roar of traffic in the background. "Shut the door so I can hear," he said to the caller.
Leonard Sweet stated in his book The Jesus Prescription for a Healthy Life said this: "The promise of God is health and wellness. Faith in God is physically good for you. Denying God is bad for your health. The first undisputed mention of disease in the Bible includes the words 'I am the Lord who
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
(Video Clip - “In Good Company” - Chap. 8 - 0:41:30 - 0:42:10 - Length:0:40)
Does that bring up any memories about your Father? You may see a clip like that and remember an intrusive, blunt, inconsiderate man. Or maybe worse: abusive or neglectful. The fact is, for many people the word
Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 23, 2005
The blind songwriter, Ken Medema, wrote the cry of our hearts when he wrote these words:
"If this is not a place where tears are understood,
Then where shall I go to cry?
And if this is not a place where my spirit can take wings,
Then where shall I go to fly?
I don’t need another place for