The Art of hearing God’s voice

March 10, 2024   /   Calvary Chapel International Worship center

Art of HEARING the Voice of God

  1. In the Old Testament, only the prophets/priest seemed to know the ______________

“For this God is our God for ever and ever: He will be our guide even unto death.”

”My sheep hear ___________and I know them, and they follow Me.“ John‬

 

  1. One of the greatest desires of all serious Christians is to know the will of God.

THERE are Different voices that are trying to Guide you. We are commanded not to follow the voice of the flesh. The voice of your flesh is the expression of your desires and feelings.

“For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Romans 8:6

Recognizing God’s Voice: – Important Truths about the Voice of the Holy Spirit

”For as many as are _____________ , these are sons of God. For you did not receive the Romans‬

The voice of the Holy Spirit is the most ________________ that we need to hear in these times.

…for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. John 16:13

The voice of the Holy Spirit transmits ________________________

 

  1. The Voice of the INNER Witness

“The Spirit itself BEARETH WITNESS WITH OUR SPIRIT, that we are the children of God: Romans 8:16

The question is, “How can I distinguish the voice of this inner witness?

It is NOT ____________ __________ . The inner witness is NOT a physical feeling.

 

2. The Voice of the CONSCIENCE “Why You Must Listen to Your Conscience

God has given everybody a conscience. The conscience is that quiet inner voice that checks us when ____________________

For if OUR HEART CONDEMN US, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. 1 John 3:20,21”

“And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a CONSCIENCE VOID OF OFFENCE toward God, and toward men. Acts 24:16”

“As you continue to ________the voice of your conscience, it becomes deadened and hardened.

Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their CONSCIENCE SEARED with a hot iron; 1 Timothy 4:2”

 

3. The inner Voice of PEACE.

”And let the peace of God Rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.“ Colossians‬

“The Greek word translated “rule” is the word brabeuo. It means “to be an umpire”, “to arbitrate”, “to direct” and “to govern”.”

The inner witness is an awareness of Peace. “I have peace about this issue. I know it shall be well with me.” You begin to have a quiet assurance and confidence about the will of God.

 

4. The inner VOICE is a Strong CONVICTION. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth THE SPIRIT of his Son into your hearts, CRYING, Abba, Father. Galatians 4:6 . The inner witness makes you __________about what the Lord is saying.”

 

5. The inner VOICE is REPETITIVE. The inner witness is the repeated voice of the Holy Spirit speaking to your heart. …the Spirit…crying, … Galatians 4:6.

As the Spirit cries continually, it creates an ________________in you.

 

6.The inner VOICE is an inexplicable KNOWING.

After you have heard the voice of the Spirit several times, you begin to know what to do

 

7. The Voice of the Holy Spirt in your Dreams. And a vision (Dream) appeared to Paul in the night. A man of Macedonia stood and pleaded with him, saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” “Acts‬

 

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