Hearing God’s voice – Bible verse and prayer for April 18. Our ears are a very important part of understanding and obeying. When our hearing is good, people don’t have to talk as loud as if they were losing their hearing. God gave us two sets of ears to deal with, the physical ears which are attached to our head and the spiritual ones to hear the Lord speak.
Bible Verse for Today
“Then Jesus said, “Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear.” (Mark 4:9)
Too many times we hear things that God tells us but we don’t listen to Him. We are responsible for our hearing abilities and no one else.
New Christians hear Christ speak in a quiet voice and understand. But then it seems that we lose our hearing because God has to speak louder and repetitively.
God doesn’t control your life He allows you to make your decisions. But we all from time to time take matters into our own hands and make choices without hearing God’s opinion on the matter. This usually is caused by starting to fall away from God and His teachings. The further from God you get the closer to Satan you get. By not listening to God you empower Satan to rule your life now and forever.
The Christian way is not an easy one
In Job 36:10 it says, “He makes them listen to correction and commands them to repent of their evil.” God opens the ear to discipline and tells you what He wants and expects of you in your Christian life.
As stated before, the Christian walk is not an easy one but with the instructions you can build anything.
All through the Bible people just didn’t listen to God and they got in trouble. Adam and Eve, Moses with his staff, Lot’s wife turned into a pillar of salt, and the flood just to name a few, God told them don’t do that and they did it anyway. Hearing God’s voice is very important.
That is just like our kids today, you tell them that drugs are wrong and they have to see a friend die before they believe you. They at first didn’t listen but after they try, it works.
How many bits of advice have we as Christians missed due to a hearing problem? Did it take long to realize what happened? Too busy to pray or for devotions? If you haven’t heard from God lately, guess who stopped talking.
After a while, if your hearing isn’t checked, you could lose all of your hearing.
2 Timothy 4:4 reads, “And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” You start to believe false prophets and Satan until they lead you away from God.
God doesn’t want anyone to be lost but this hearing problem has become an epidemic. It will cause the lives of millions to be lost forever. Do you hear what I hear? If not, then listen up folks, there is not much time left to get your hearing checked and fixed. And the check-up and repairs are free! What a deal, too good to be true?
Open the door right now! Jesus is knocking and waiting for you to open up. Can you hear the knocking?
- Jesus said in Revelations 3:20, “I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.”
- And in 1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”
Is your hearing coming back yet? Hear the knocking of your heart’s door? Open the door now. Don’t let Satan have your soul, take control of your life, and open the door.
Hearing God’s Voice Prayer for Today
Oh Lord, my God, there are too many people with hearing problems today. Their ears need that touch so they can hear the knock at the door. We praise your holy name and thank you for the many answers to prayers for the past the present and the future. Jesus, please help us to realize the hearing problem we have and guide us to the right place for repairs.
Lord, walk with us and guide us on the path you would have us travel. In the precious name of Jesus, we ask these things. Amen.