Tag Archives: hearing God

Jeremiah; November 10, 2022


Jeremiah 15:16 When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, O Lord God Almighty. I don’t envy Jeremiah. He was a great prophet of God, yet his life … Continue reading

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Response to God’s Word; November 8, 2022


Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the Lordyou who tremble at his word:“Your brothers who hate you,and exclude you because of my name, have said,‘Let the Lord be glorified,that we may see your joy!’Yet they will be put to shame.” … Continue reading

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Listening to God; September 6, 2022


Psalm 85:8 I will listen to what God the Lord will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints– but let them not return to folly. This verse starts with an extremely wise position: listening to God. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Seeking God; August 15, 2022


Psalms 27:8 My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. Once again I see the benefit of reading the Bible in more than one language. Instead of saying, “My heart says of you,” the … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance; August 8, 2022


Psalm 5:8 Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies– make straight your way before me. It’s interesting how word order in a sentence changes the feel of it, even when it doesn’t change the actual meaning. … Continue reading

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Hearing God; August 5, 2022


Job 33:14 “For God does speak–now one way, now another– though man may not perceive it.” Elihu is something of a mystery because he wasn’t one of Job’s “three friends,” and he appears suddenly from chapter 32 and gives a … Continue reading

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Listening to God; July 17, 2022


1 Chronicles 15:13 “It was because you, the Levites, did not bring it up the first time that the Lord our God broke out in anger against us. We did not inquire of him about how to do it in … Continue reading

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Seeking God; April 27, 2022


Isaiah 51:1, 7 “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord: Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts:” This chapter is addressed to God’s faithful people, … Continue reading

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Preaching; March 26, 2022


Psalm 119:43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. This is the prayer of an honest preacher. Seminaries teach classes in preaching, and some people spend hours honing … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; March 22, 2022


Psalm 62:5-6 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. A major part of what made David pleasing … Continue reading

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