With all the mess in this world, deep in our hearts, we desire to know some answers, to have confidence that God is really in control and that He will come through for us.
Many people don’t yet know that God still speaks to them individually. I did not know this several years ago either. But, since I discovered that God does speak to me personally…I have been asking Him to help me show others that they can have personal, intimate conversations with God. God wants to be loved by His creation. And that means having conversation, open communication, intimacy. Do not all of these attributes require TWO beings?
While I was having a conversation with God the other day, He prompted some thoughts. “Do people believe that the Holy Spirit inspired the writings of the Bible?” Yes, Lord, many do, many do not. “Do people believe that they need the guidance of the Holy Spirit in order to understand the Bible?” Yes, Lord, some do and some do not. “How does the Holy Spirit guide people if I am silent and not speaking to individuals today?” Good questions.
So, I pondered them in my heart. How, then? Listen with your hearts, friends. Abandon all rules and regulations and doctrines made by mankind. God wants to talk to you. Perhaps you are not hearing Him. There are some reasons that your hearing is blocked. It may be that your ears are dull of hearing. Or it may be that something is separating you from God. Or, it may be that no one has ever told you that God is still speaking intimately to each of us. You have been deceived. Of course, our enemy does not want us to have an intimacy with God. He knows that if we do, we’ll start changing lives, families, nations, the world!
How do you learn to hear from God? Start by asking Him that question. And then, listen. Not with your physical ears, but with your heart. Deep down inside where only you and God know what’s going on…He will show you.