“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 & the gift of tongues.
3. Position yourself to hear God’s voice.
4. How to hear
5. Attract God’s revelation
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
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.”
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
1 Kings 19:12 (NKJV)
…. and after the fire a still small voice.
1. Like your own thoughts - except you sense them
coming from your heart (spontaneous): not brain
2. Come easily as God speaking in 1st person.
3. Often light and gentle: Easily cut off by any exertion of
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.
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.
4. Learn the lost art of biblical
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)
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.
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, 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,
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.
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