Contributed by Sermon Central 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 Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
To Know God’s Will, Follow the Guide
In A Slow and Certain Light, Elizabeth Elliot tells of 2 adventurers who stopped by to see her, all loaded with equipment for the rainforest East of the Andes. It was the first time they are trekking the forest but they sought no advice, just a few phrases to
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 14, 2010
“They that know God will be humble,” John Flavel has said, “and they that know themselves cannot be proud.”
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 27, 2012
JOHN MACARTHUR ON KNOWING GOD'S WILL
God’s will is that you be saved, Spirit-filled, sanctified, submissive, and suffering. God’s Word makes all this clear. Do not read on until you have grasped these five principles.
You say, "MacArthur, you were going to tell me what school I should go to.
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Aug 7, 2001
They that know God will be humble," John Flavel has said, ’ and they that know themselves cannot be proud." quoted in
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 22, 2007
ILLUSTRATION: The Hermit
Seeking to know God better, John Chrysostom became a hermit in the mountains near Antioch in A.D. 373. Although his time of isolation was cut short by illness, he learned that with God at his side, he could attend alone against anyone or anything.
That lesson served
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jan 24, 2008
Do you really know God?
Two friends were discussing this question: If Jesus asked why you should get into heaven, how would you answer? One friend said, "I have been a good person and always try to do the right thing." But that was not the right answer. The other friend said, "Because I went
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 3, 2008
Francis Schaeffer struggled to know God’s will in his life. His father wanted to hear from him soon as to what he was going to be and do in life.
His heart was all out to pursue medicine and become a physician. His parents desired him to take on engineering. There was a tussle. It could go either
Contributed by Tony Abram on Oct 30, 2008
Success is knowing God's will and being right in the center of
Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 24, 2006
"They that know God will be humble," John Flavel has said, "and they that know
Contributed by Howard Bagley on Apr 6, 2002
Growing up in middle Georgia I would help pick peaches during the summer to make a little spending money. And it was during that time that I learned the importance of "a time to every purpose under heaven". While working for this elderly gentleman, whom I will call Grif, He wanted to show me how to
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 30, 2002
There’s a story about a proud young man who came to Socrates asking for knowledge. He walked up to the muscular philosopher and said, "O great Socrates, I come to you for knowledge." Socrates recognized a pompous numbskull when he saw one. He led the young man through the streets, to the sea, and
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 21, 2002
Peter T. Forsythe was right when he said, "The first duty of every soul is to find not its freedom but its Master".
Warren W. Wiersbe, The
Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
On June 6, 1995, I had a terrible crash on a motorcycle. It almost cost me my life. When I was ready to leave the hospital the doctor told me something I will never forget. He said that most people die from the kind of injuries you sustained. You didn’t.
Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
So let the noise subside,
And listen deep inside;
He will speak, he will speak.
But it won’t be an earthquake;
And it won’t be fire;
Or the whirling wind;
Taking you higher.
It will be a still small
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 21, 2003
A pastor received a call from a church that offered him a salary four times what he was then receiving. Being a devout man, he spent much time in prayer trying to discern what God wanted him to do. One day a friend met the pastor’s young son on the street. “Do you know what your dad is going to
Contributed by Nate Barbour on Feb 2, 2004
There was a frog that absolutely knew his destiny was to turn in to a handsome young prince. But for confirmation, he decided to visit a fortuneteller. The fortuneteller brought the frog in and gazed into her crystal ball. She said, “Oh, I see something. You are going to meet a beautiful young
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Feb 11, 2004
Writing about God’s sure guidance, British pastor Frank W. Boreham recounted a time when a minister visited his home in New Zealand. Being young and inexperienced, Boreham sought the counsel of his guest. He said that one morning they were sitting on the veranda, looking out over the golden plains