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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Introduction:  Sometimes, people only want 2 look at pretty things, and feel good. Noone wants 2
                         hear the Truths that set us free.
                         A Universal Basic statement that is wrong when you hear someone saying: The Truth makes you Free. But that is not correct.
                       If you tell a person 2 stop smoking, or over-eating 4 example, that would indeed be the end result and good. But the HOW-2 is missing, so a person's hears it and than forgets the Instruction.
                      But when we take the time 2 explain WHY, then more is understood, and with the understanding comes the Freedom, Bcoz along side with the 'do not do', comes the WHY which gives the Application of HOW-2.
                      So the correct statement would be: The Truth you UNDERSTAND, makes you Free.
Only then can a person APPLY what they now understand which allows them 2 make new found 'healthy' decisions.  With this being said: Let me record what I am learning in different degrees and levels: I hope it helps someone and does not make them look at it wrong but in the love it is given...

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MY sheep KNOW MY VOICE, and another they wont follow. (John 10:5 KJV)

Sheep like innocent children, just do as they are told bcoz they TRUST the VOICE Instructing them. But as adults, we must come 2 the point we ask, WHOSE VOICE is this speaking 2 me, or we remain gullible and easily scammed.

Spiritual adultery is very serious business. The world is the 'other adultery' or the 'they' you often hear a person referring to, which the WORLD believes in and chooses over Gods TRUE Love.

Spiritual adultery is chasing after Money, Smoking (all substances), Drinking, OVEReating, Gambling and ANY other IDOL. People who do these things are BABIES and NOT mature in the Lord. They are still growing. SAME as physical adultery, it hurts, betrays, rejects and damages TRUST. Whoring is wrong in anything we chase after Thinking grass is greener on other side. Many times as many have experienced, when we turn to see the other side we just came from, often looks worse.

BILLIONS will follow satan, but God cries alll these years bcoz people reject His love. They PROMISE God if you take me out of this situation blah blah, when God loves them, they quickly FORGET their promise.... these are called Liars. ONE DAY God will STOP crying. Then His anger will burn, but as long as Jesus came AND the Holy Spirit is still on Earth, His Grace towards all who do not deserve it, Grace is granted. He is patient, but everyone has their patient level.

God is FAIR and JUST. He has said in His Word that He gives ALL people 120 to get right with Him, but MANY die between 50 and 80 years old. Way 2 young, why ???

Bcoz they are gullible and deceived with the world's ways of doing things. Diseases and the consequences of our sin (separating ourself from Gods love) destroy us... so in essence, WE DESTROY ourselves by doing wrong things. It reminds me of History and how History always repeats itself. Noone takes it serious enough 2 find out how the past can benefit us by how others who walked b4 us did it.

God cannot be blamed 4 our own stupidity, THAT is why satan LAUGHS and points the finger on US saying WE are worthless, failers, and comdemn us, when he KNOWS we are Precious and Blessed of God. But if a person does NOT know who they are, they fall 4 satans scams.

We have bought into the lie that much is more and little has no significance. But a shout who can stand, we all want to run away from someone screaming. It detects a crisis or emergency. But WHO sees the value in a WHISPER? Try whispering and everyone around turns 2 hear. The small is the greatest value, bcoz it displays the STEPS 2 take that get you to the end desired result, not the Big Picture.

I have always found it truly amazing that God 'FINISHED' a thing, then backed up and 'BEGAN it.' And so is the small valuable and greatly significant, in it we find the MAP or the Puzzle pieces that get us there.

Example: Imagine a person trying to eat the Whole piece of meat. They would choke bcoz its too large to put it all in the mouth, the chewing process would be wasteful. But a Tiny Bite Size is like the step-by-step value of the small piece of meat compared to the huge steak itself. So our answer are all found in SEED size opportunities.

You will see MUCH MORE Of these things as the days progress. Its in the Bible from 1000s of years ago. Its ALL in there, but WHO reads the Bible 2 grow spritually and be protected under Gods Love? God will NOT FORCE us 2 Read His precious Word. Teaching myself to 'hear' my own thoughts and asking WHO is speaking right now, has changed my life so much.


Love Is A Choice.




Thursday, June 1, 2017

4 Keys To Hearing God's Voice

Hearing God's Voice 

Introduction: 
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Key #1 God’s voice in your heart often sounds like a flow of spontaneous thoughts. 

Habakkuk knew the sound of God speaking 2 him (Hab. 2:2). Elijah described it as a still, small voice (I Kings 19:12 ). I had always listened 4 an inner audible voice, and God does speak that way at times. However, I have found that usually, God's voice comes as spontaneous thoughts, visions, feelings, or impressions.  For example, haven't u been driving down the road and had a thought come 2 u 2 pray 4 a certain person? Didn’t u believe it was God telling u 2 pray? What did God's voice sound like? Was it an audible voice, or was it a spontaneous thought that lit upon your mind?

Experience indicates that we perceive spirit-level communication as spontaneous thoughts, impressions and visions, and Scripture confirms this in many ways. For example, one definition of paga, a Hebrew word 4 intercession, is "a chance encounter or an accidental intersecting." When God lays people on our hearts, He does it through paga, a chance-encounter thought “accidentally” intersecting our minds. Therefore, when u want 2 hear from God, tune 2 chance-encounter or spontaneous thoughts.



Key #2 – Become still so u can sense God’s flow of thoughts and emotions within.
  
Habakkuk said, "I will stand on my guard post..." (Hab. 2:1). Habakkuk knew that 2 hear God's quiet, inner, spontaneous thoughts, he had 2 first go 2 a quiet place and still his own thoughts and emotions. Psalm 46:10 encourages us 2b still, and know that He is God. There is a deep inner knowing (spontaneous flow) in our spirits that each of us can experience when we quiet our flesh and our minds. If we are not still, we will sense only our own thoughts.  Loving God through a quiet worship song is one very effective way 2 become still. (Note II Kings 3:15 .) After I worship and become silent within, I open myself 4 that spontaneous flow. If thoughts come of things I have forgotten 2 do, I write them down and dismiss them. If thoughts of guilt or unworthiness come, I repent thoroughly, receive the washing of the blood of the Lamb, putting on His robe of righteousness, seeing myself spotless b4 God (Is. 61:10; Col. 1:22).

To receive the pure word of God, it is very important that my heart be properly focused as I become still because my focus is the source of the intuitive flow. If I fix my eyes upon Jesus, the intuitive flow comes from Jesus. But if I fix my gaze upon some desire of my heart, the intuitive flow comes out of that desire. To have a pure flow I must become still and carefully fix my eyes upon Jesus. Again, quietly worshiping the King, and receiving out of the stillness that follows quite easily accomplishes this.

Fix your gaze upon Jesus (Heb. 12:2), becoming quiet in His presence and sharing with Him what is on your heart. Spontaneous thoughts will begin 2 flow from the throne of God 2 u, and u will actually be conversing with the King of Kings!
 


Key #3 – As u pray, fix the eyes of your heart upon Jesus, seeing in the Spirit the dreams and visions of Almighty God.

Habakkuk said, "I will keep watch 2 C," and God said, "Record the vision" (Hab. 2:1,2). Habakkuk was actually looking 4 vision as he prayed. He opened the eyes of his heart, and looked into the spirit world 2 C what God wanted 2 show him. This is an intriguing idea.  God 
has always spoken through dreams and visions, and He specifically said that they would come 2 those upon whom the Holy Spirit is poured out (Acts 2:1-4, 17).

I had never thought of opening the eyes of my heart and looking 4 vision. However, I have come 2 believe that this is exactly what God wants me 2 do. He gave me eyes in my heart 2 C in the spirit the vision and movement of Almighty God. There is an active spirit world all around us, full of angels, demons, the Holy Spirit, the omnipresent Father, and His omnipresent Son, Jesus.

The only reasons 4 me not 2 C this reality are unbelief or lack of knowledge. In order 2 C, we
must look. Daniel saw a vision in his mind and said, "I was looking...I kept looking...I kept looking" (Dan. 7:2,9,13). As I pray, I look 4 Jesus, and I watch as He speaks 2 me, doing and saying the things that are on His heart. Many Christians will find that if they will only look, they will see, in the same way they receive spontaneous thoughts. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us (Matt. 1:23 ). It is as simple as that. You can see Christ present w/u because Christ is present with u. In fact, the vision may come so easily that u will be tempted 2 reject it, thinking that it is just u. But if u persist in recording these visions, your doubt will soon be overcome by faith as u recognize that the content of them could only be birthed in Almighty God.

Jesus demonstrated the ability of living out of constant contact with God, declaring that He did nothing on His own initiative, but only what He saw the Father doing, and heard the Father saying (Jn. 5:19,20,30). What an incredible way to live!
Is it possible 4 u 2 live out of divine initiative as Jesus did? Yes! Fix your eyes upon Jesus. The veil has been torn, giving access into the immediate presence of God, and He calls u 2 draw near (Lk. 23:45; Heb. l0: 19-22). “I pray that the eyes of your heart will be enlightened….”
 

Key #4 – Journaling, the writing out of your prayers and God’s answers, brings great freedom in hearing God’s voice.

God told Habakkuk to record the vision (Hab. 2:2). This was not an isolated command. The Scriptures record many examples of individual’s prayers and God’s replies (e.g. the Psalms, many of the prophets, Revelation).

I call the process "two-way journaling," and I have found it 2b a fabulous catalyst 4 clearly discerning God's inner, spontaneous flow, bcoz as I journal I am able 2 write in faith 4 long periods of time, simply believing it is God. I know that what I believe I have received from God must be tested. However, testing involves doubt and doubt blocks divine communication, so I do not want 2 test while I am trying 2 receive. With journaling, I can receive in faith, knowing that when the flow has ended I can test and examine it carefully, making sure that it lines up with Scripture.
You will be amazed when u journal. Doubt may hinder u at first, but throw it off, reminding yourself that it is a biblical concept, and that God is present, speaking 2 His children. Relax. When we cease our labors and enter His rest, God is free 2 flow (Heb. 4:10 ). Sit back comfortably, take out your pen and paper, smile, and turn your attention toward the Lord in praise and worship, seeking His face. After u write your question 2 Him, become still, fixing your gaze on Jesus. You will suddenly have a very good thought. Don't doubt it; simply write it down. Later, as u read your journaling, u, too, will be blessed 2 discover that u are indeed dialoguing w/God.

Some final notes: Knowing God through the Bible is a vital foundation 2 hearing His voice in your heart, so u must have a solid commitment to knowing and obeying the Scriptures. It is also very important 4 your growth and safety that u be related 2 solid, spiritual counselors All major directional moves that come through journaling should be confirmed by your counselors b4 u act upon them.