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"Pilgrim and Sojourner." - 1 Peter 2:11

 The question isn’t whether God will speak

Psalms 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

"Before refrigerators, people used ice-houses to preserve their food. Ice-houses had thick walls, no windows, and a tightly fitted door. In winter, when streams and lakes were frozen, large blocks of ice were cut from the frozen waters, hauled to the ice-houses, and covered with sawdust. Often these ice-blocks would last well into the summer.

One man lost a valuable watch while working in an ice-house. He searched diligently for it, carefully raking through the sawdust, but didn't find it. His fellow workers also looked, but their efforts, too, proved futile. A small boy who heard about the fruitless search slipped into the ice-house during the noon hour and soon emerged with the watch.

Amazed, the men asked him how he found it.

"I closed the door," the boy replied, "lay down in the sawdust, and kept very still. Soon I heard the watch ticking." (story taken from "Directions" by James Hamilton)

So often life can become so hectic that it becomes hard to find time to sit still and just listen to what the Lord is saying. But Yeshua (Jesus) often secluded himself, so that He could commune intimately with His Father. In these days and in this hour it's so imperative that we spend time in our own prayer closets, so we can clearly hear what our Father is saying to us, through His still small voice. If we do, we may find some wonderful and valuable things that others have missed.

The question isn't whether God will speak, but whether we will take the time to be quiet and still enough to hear His voice. Let's be sure to take that time to hear what He's saying to us!” - George Whitten

 2019/8/15 7:03Profile

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 Re: The question isn’t whether God will speak

Thank you for posting this!
Jesus said that “My sheep hear my voice.” It is very difficult to hear that still small voice in our inner man when most of us are engaged in a flurry of activity. Our minds are so active. We search for our answers on the internet.

Yes, “Be still and know that I am God”, and then we will hear that still small voice speaking to us in our spirit.


 2019/8/15 7:48Profile

Joined: 2012/9/25
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 Re: The question isn’t whether God will speak

Amen and Amen.. I once heard a teaching that has never left me.. BUSY.. Being too busy is being under satan's yoke..
Its so so important to be able to start the day and end it with quiet time.. .
Blessings and thanks for the reminder to be still and not be too BUSY..
Bless u
Sister Frannie


 2019/8/15 19:35Profile

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