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The Lord promises to speak to us when we call upon Him! Prayer: Lord, thank you that you desire to speak to me and for our relationship to be two-sided in our communication. I pray that you would continue to help me to grow in this area and as I do, become more and more sensitive to your leading and guidance in my life. Amen.
One practical way to begin to connect with the Lord is through prayer journaling. This simply begins with you dating the top of the page, choosing a question that you would like to ask the Lord in prayer, writing down the question as you ask it in prayer and then beginning to write down what you receive from the Lord.
As we continue to discuss Hearing the Voice of God, you may wonder how you are supposed to know if you have heard from the Lord. There are a couple of key ways that can help you to know more clearly whether or not you have heard or received something from Him.
One of the most amazing benefits of being a child of God is that we have the ability to actually hear and discern His voice. If you are a Christian, it is your birthright gift! In John 10:27, Jesus says, “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” So Jesus had an expectation that we would listen to His voice. However, many of us never get quiet enough to hear Him! It’s important that we regularly quiet ourselves and fix our hearts on Him (Hebrew 12:2).