Tag Archives: Hearing God

Speaking Waterfalls

I am captivated by waterfalls, and am also interested in exploring and sharing spiritual truths in different ways. Might it be possible to bring these together and use the characteristics of waterfalls to illustrate God’s nature? This would be very … Continue reading

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Unexpected Prophecy

Here’s an interesting item that came up when reading through Chronicles. In the midst of genealogies, lists of temple workers, and so on, there are some casual statements about prophecy. They reveal some things about this gift that aren’t often … Continue reading

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The Biblical Assumption that God Speaks

In a previous post, I described the idea that some things are presented in Scripture as if they are “simply true”, without any sort of proof or justification given. I’m not sure how technically “theologically sound” that approach is, but … Continue reading

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Genesis and the Creator’s Voice

The initial narratives in Genesis not only describe creation, but also introduce the Creator. As such, we can learn a lot about Him by studying those passages. One of the most significant and outstanding of His characteristics is the fact … Continue reading

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Simply True: God Speaks to Us

Something occurred to me about the Bible recently, that opened it up in new ways. Basically, certain truths seem to be assumed in Scripture, without any real justification or explanation. The most obvious example is the existence of God. But … Continue reading

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Believing in the Truth of Genesis

A debate is going on over the initial passages of Genesis, over the level of truth that one ascribes to it. It is often characterized as a choice between a natural, literal interpretation, and mere figurative speech. We are often … Continue reading

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Face to Face with the Lord

This post was originally written as a reflection for the church council where we attended some years ago. So, it is pretty old. As part of the council, I was asked to present reflections and lead a prayer time before … Continue reading

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A Path in the Light

Here’s a picture that’s been coming together recently. It will take a long time to fully flesh out, but it seems worthwhile to start describing now. It grows upon the “Definition of Discipleship” that I’ve written elsewhere, but expands on … Continue reading

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Moses and Paul: A Common Heart for Prophecy

Ran across a verse in Numbers recently that I don’t remember having seen before, regarding prophecy. It gave Moses’ perspective, but also reminded me of a Pauline quote that I’ve often pondered. Taken together, they show a common desire for … Continue reading

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Confirming God’s Voice

Part of the Christian walk is living in relationship with God, and this includes listening to Him. Unfortunately, we often find it easier to listen to ourselves or, even worse, to an enemy who deceives us. As a result, it’s … Continue reading

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