Tag Archives: listening to God

Plans; October 17, 2017


Psalm 33:10-11 The Lord foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. But the plans of the Lord stand firm for ever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. This passage is a vital … Continue reading

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God Speaks; September 27, 2017


Job 33:14 “For God does speak—now one way, now another— though man may not perceive it.” This is actually one of the most fundamental messages of the Bible. On the face of it, it would seem improbable that the Creator … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Understanding; September 26, 2017


Job 32:8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. The Bible speaks of wisdom and understanding several places, perhaps most famously in Proverbs: “The fear of the Lord is the … Continue reading

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Fasting; September 8, 2017


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. The point of fasting … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 27, 2017


2 Chronicles 33:10 The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. This is a very sad statement that could be repeated many times about many different people. The idea that the Creator would indeed care … Continue reading

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Getting God’s Directions; August 7, 2017


1 Chronicles 14:13-16 Once more the Philistines raided the valley; so David inquired of God again, and God answered him, “Do not go straight up, but circle round them and attack them in front of the balsam trees. As soon … Continue reading

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Numbers; July 26, 2017


2 Kings 6:16 “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” This is a story and a verse that I have liked for longer than I can remember. It … Continue reading

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