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“Of course God is alive,
we just talked”
# 5: How can you attract greater flow of
revelation from God
“Of course God is alive, we just talked”
1. Open yourself to spiritual experiences.
2. Be baptized of the Holy Spirit & th...
1. Purify the flow
Ezekiel 14:4-5 (NIV)
4 Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what
the Sovereign Lord says: Wh...
IDOL
2. Keep it simple … listen for the whispers
Matthew 11:25 (NIV)
“At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You,
Fathe...
1 Kings 19:11-12 (NIV)
11 The Lord said, "Go out and stand on the mountain in
the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is ab...
1. Like your own thoughts - except you sense them
coming from your heart (spontaneous): not brain
(cognitive/analytical)
2...
3. Obey what you know & give away
what you receive
John 7:17 (NIV)
17 If anyone chooses to do God's will, he will find out...
4. Learn the lost art of biblical
‘meditation’.
Psalm 77:6
6 I remembered my songs in the night. My heart
mused and my spi...
5. Position your heart in faith & hope
2 Corinthians 4:4 (NIV)
4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of
unbelievers,...
6. Acquire a Kingdom heart.
Proverbs 14:6 (NASB77)
6 … knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
7. Give God your nights.
Song of Songs 5:2 (NIV)
2 I slept but my heart was awake. ….
Job 33:15-16 (NASB77)
15 "In a dream...
8. Be a friend of God.
John 15:15 (NIV)
15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does
not know his master's bus...
Isaiah 64:4 (NIV)
4 Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear
has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides
you, who a...
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Hearing God (part 3)

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Sermon 29 June 2014
By Bruce McCallum

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  1. 1. “Of course God is alive, we just talked” # 5: How can you attract greater flow of revelation from God
  2. 2. “Of course God is alive, we just talked” 1. Open yourself to spiritual experiences. 2. Be baptized of the Holy Spirit & the gift of tongues. 3. Position yourself to hear God’s voice. 4. How to hear 5. Attract God’s revelation
  3. 3. 1. Purify the flow Ezekiel 14:4-5 (NIV) 4 Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign Lord says: When any Israelite sets up idols in his heart and puts a wicked stumbling block before his face and then goes to a prophet, I the Lord will answer him myself in keeping with his great idolatry. 5 I will do this to recapture the hearts of the people of Israel, who have all deserted me for their idols.'
  4. 4. IDOL
  5. 5. 2. Keep it simple … listen for the whispers Matthew 11:25 (NIV) “At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes.”
  6. 6. 1 Kings 19:11-12 (NIV) 11 The Lord said, "Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by." Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. 12 After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. 1 Kings 19:12 (NKJV) …. and after the fire a still small voice.
  7. 7. 1. Like your own thoughts - except you sense them coming from your heart (spontaneous): not brain (cognitive/analytical) 2. Come easily as God speaking in 1st person. 3. Often light and gentle: Easily cut off by any exertion of self. 4. Unusual content - be wiser, more loving, more motive oriented than yours. 5. Cause a reaction inside - excitement, conviction, faith, life, awe, peace. 6. When embraced - strength and joy.
  8. 8. 3. Obey what you know & give away what you receive John 7:17 (NIV) 17 If anyone chooses to do God's will, he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.
  9. 9. 4. Learn the lost art of biblical ‘meditation’. Psalm 77:6 6 I remembered my songs in the night. My heart mused and my spirit inquired (NIV) “I call to remembrance my song in the night; I will meditate within my heart, and my spirit makes diligent search.” (NASB)
  10. 10. 5. Position your heart in faith & hope 2 Corinthians 4:4 (NIV) 4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
  11. 11. 6. Acquire a Kingdom heart. Proverbs 14:6 (NASB77) 6 … knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
  12. 12. 7. Give God your nights. Song of Songs 5:2 (NIV) 2 I slept but my heart was awake. …. Job 33:15-16 (NASB77) 15 "In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds, 16 Then He opens the ears of men, And seals their instruction,
  13. 13. 8. Be a friend of God. John 15:15 (NIV) 15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master's business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
  14. 14. Isaiah 64:4 (NIV) 4 Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him.
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