Category Archives for Hearing God

How Does God Speak? Everyday Thoughts Pt. 2

Last post I talked about one way God speaks:  our thoughts. I suggested you sing the ‘Happy Birthday’ song in your head.  You are not hearing it with your ear, but you are ‘hearing’ it.  Now, picture the front door of your … Continue reading

28. June 2016 by Greg
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How does God speak? Everyday thoughts

God speaks a ton of different ways.  Let’s take a look at just one:  Hearing God like a thought. Usually this one is the least controversial.  I say ‘usually’ because it is generally the most ‘common’ and accepted across many … Continue reading

17. June 2016 by Greg
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Yep, I’m saying it starts with rest and relaxation…

I’ve talked before in previous posts about ‘how to hear, see and experience God in everyday life’ by some version of relaxing, receiving and relating, then reacting and recounting.  (I could add some more ‘re-‘ words in there too.  The … Continue reading

20. May 2016 by Greg
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Advent: That’s not my Jesus

Every time Joy, our 3 year old, comes back from the library she’s got another version of “That’s Not My Pony (or Kitty, Dog, Bear, Meerkat…)” “touchy-feely books” published by Usborne. The narrative is set up as if the child/reader … Continue reading

06. December 2015 by Greg
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Advent Continued: Heads Up

Do you notice how God tells people involved in Jesus’ birth what is going to happen before it happens? ‘Heads up’, ‘Get ready’, ‘Be alert’ I’m about to do something. Have you ever experienced this in your life? Throughout Advent … Continue reading

02. December 2015 by Greg
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What do you want me to do?

I was making a major decision about changing jobs and possibly moving.  This usually involved asking God what he wanted me to do and being obedient as I could regardless of whether I wanted to do it or not.  I … Continue reading

23. April 2014 by Greg
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Guilty

There’s a difference between true guilt and false guilt—and it’s big.  There’s a difference between the condemnation that comes from our own expectations for ourselves, the expectations of others and Satan’s accusations versus conviction that comes from God.  Can you … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Greg
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I Want the Truth

God tells us the truth about who we are, who he is and all sorts of things about the world around us.  He’s not the only one.  We get all kinds of input from all kinds of places that shape … Continue reading

26. March 2014 by Greg
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I Love You

‘For 50 years I have known in my head God loves me.  For the first time I felt his love.’  A man shared this with me during a retreat focused on God’s presence and power.  When we have assurance we … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Greg
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Keeping it simple…

Hearing God’s voice is something very simple that we have made complex.  Simple doesn’t always mean easy.  And something can be simple, but also very dynamic.  My 1 year old has figured out how to take pictures and open (and … Continue reading

19. February 2014 by Greg
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