Hearing the still small voice 4

2015-03.4 Acts 16:6-10 Thursday, January 22, 2015 When God seems silent Paul and his companions never made it from yellow Mysia into the purple area of Bithynia. It was one of those confusing moments… and the basis of our common expression “One door closes and another opens”. God was in the circumstances and gave specific…

People who heard from God 4

2014-50.4 Exodus 4:10 Thursday, December 11, 2014 The prayer warrior and the campaign warrior Moses didn’t see himself as a classic “follow me!” leader, but He walked closely with God and earned an extraordinary degree of trust in the partnership. The favour God showed him carrried him through difficulties which would have quickly destroyed a…

People who heard from God 3

2014-50.3 Genesis 41:38-40 Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Insight comes at a price A grim start for a great man of God – Joseph is sold by his brothers into slavery, but he is careful to stay right with God and receives extraordinary favour in the ups and downs of life at Pharaoh’s beck and call.…

People who head from God 2

2014-50.2 Genesis 12:1 Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Journey of faith and guidance We none of us like change and a move from the familiar and known, into a different culture and environment, is a scary prospect – unless God is clearly speaking and marking out the route and the prospects. How do we position ourselves…

People who heard from God 1

2014-50.1 Genesis 7:5 Monday, December 8, 2014 Ready for action The children’s cartoon character Fireman Sam gives the ‘thumbs up’ with his catchphrase “Ready for action!” SOME YEARS ago, I took my oldest daughter, who is now in her mid-20s, to a theatre show of Fireman Sam, the children’s character from South Wales whose catch…

Guidelines for hearing from God 5

2014-49.5 John 5:38 Friday, December 5, 2014 God speaks through the people of the Bible We get stuck into newspapers and magazines and other forms of ‘news’ which we readily discuss – but we sometimes fail to see the Bible as being an exciting part of God’s relationship with us, which guides our lives. OUR…

Guidelines for hearing God 4

2014-49.4 James 4:8 Thursday, December 4, 2014 As we hang out, we hear It’s that time to think about writing Christmas cards – one way we maintain relationships with people we don’t see often. I’M ABOUT to share three guideline principles for hearing God and receiving guidance from Him. These were first proposed by a…