Summary: To show that when the LORD GOD speaks and He always speaks, we listen and we are doers of His WORDS not hearers only. James 1:22 But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoni
Are you a listening disciple?
Yes. Isaiah 50:4
[The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that when the LORD GOD speaks and He always speaks, we listen and we are doers of His WORDS not hearers only.
But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].
And the Lord said to Moses,
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You speaks and I constantly listen for my own good.
The LORD speaks the believers listens
A. Name : derived from the numberings of Israel
B. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)
C. Date written: 1446 - 1410 B.C.
D. Purpose: To relate the discipline of the wilderness generation, delivered from Egypt, and its purging, in order to prepare its children for a victorious entrance into The Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
E. To whom written: children of Israel
F. Main Theme: Unbelief bars the entrance to abundant life, Hebrews 3:7-19 — Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
G. Key word: wilderness
H. Key verses: Numbers 14:20-23 (Amplified Bible)
14:20 And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to your word.
14:21 But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,
14:22 Because all those men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tested and proved Me these ten times and have not heeded My voice,
14:23 Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to give to their fathers; nor shall any who provoked (spurned, despised) Me see it.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. The LORD always speaks
"And the Lord said"
Speak or "dabar" from it's Hebrew word means: subdue: - answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think
Only GOD can speak and act at the same time, and He commands once He speaks, and teaches us. That's the role of our LORD and MASTER to us.
The first occurence of this Hebrew word is when GOD spake to Noah and Noah's name in Hebrew means "rest".
And God spoke to Noah, saying,
We will only have "rest" that is spiritual rest resulting in rested body with no stress and burdens if we only know and learn how to listen to GOD.
There are approximately 1142 occurences of this word "spoke" or this Hebrew word "dabar" and GOD majority speaks to believers.
When GOD speaks it is judgement to unbelievers and reward to believers.
The God Who avenges me and subdues peoples under me,
Therefore, we as believers will speak wisdom based on GOD's WORDS.