Everyday God is talking. His method of communication can come in diverse ways. I have come to discover that there are individuals who are more sensitive to His voice than most. And then, there are those may hear God's voice, but brush off or ignore any and all directional thoughts or inner hunches. Yes, God is talking, but the real question is, "Are you listening?"
Rejection has kept numerous people from moving forward. Many have unfulfilled destinies. Even prophetic people experience rejection at levels that are all too common. Rejection is a destructive force. Jeremiah, the prophet, was alerted to one symptom of rejection, fear.
And don't be afraid of the people, for I will be with you and will protect you. I, the LORD, have spoken! (Jer. 1:9).
Fear, isolation, mental illnesses, victim mentality, depression, disconnectedness, perfectionalism, people pleasing, infirmity,
etc. are all symptoms of rejection. The innate desire to connect and be a part of something or someone is a powerful force. For some, the desire to belong is so strong it can lead to some very destructive behaviors and relationships. But Christ came to destroy the spirit of rejection and set His people free! So, how can one maneuver through rejection?
God is not a respecter of persons. He talks all the time, in various ways, circumstances, and situations. The key is to listen to hear. He wants to talk to His children. He wants to be a part of your everyday lives. He wants to lead you. He wants to guide you, but you must be willing to discern His voice. I want to share three keys to hearing God and as you listen and wait He will speak. Are you willing to listen? If you said, "yes" let's examine the three keys to hearing God.
Deborah Taylor is an innovative creative visionary, writer, author, and calligrapher. She enjoys traveling, reading, crocheting, and spending time with her husband, Randy, and their rambunctious dog, Reuben. They live in Shelby County, TN.
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