The challenge of hearing from God is not about getting God to talk, but about getting us to .
One of the classic predicaments of the Bible story is God desperately trying to reach us while we desperately resist Him.
If God could just get us to listen—and then to obey, He could save our lives.
Hearing From God, Our Way of Escape
There are many things that are hard for us that would be easy if we to God.
This is not to say that a life of following God means a life without trials, tribulations and tests.
On the contrary, the Scripture tells us the opposite:
Take the Fast Track
Do you want to go fast or slow?
God has more to share with us than we are to hear.
Surrendering all to God on the front end is the track.
Resisting God at every turn before we submit is the track.
Focusing on the Seeking
Focus on the , not the finding.
Luke 11:9–10 ESV
Luke 11:9–10 AMP
If you consistently seek God with a heart, you will hear from Him.
Proverbs 2:1-9 ESV
Seek God in Community
Proverbs 1:10-14 ESV
Psalms 1:1-2 ESV
© Joshua D. Smith, Ph.D., 2022