Daily Devotions

This year listen to God

January 02, 2017

“The Lord will guide you continually.” Isa 58:11 NRS

How can we say we have a personal relationship with God, yet say He never talks to us? Being receptive to the leadings of the Holy Spirit is a non-optional part of Christian living. We can all learn how to be open to the promptings of the Spirit. They are not reserved for “important people” or for those who are ”more spiritual” than you. God will speak to you if you’ll take the time to listen. One author writes: “Much of the adventure of Christian living involves responsiveness to the guidance of the Holy Spirit. This guidance is not restricted to momentous decisions. It is learned mainly when we practice it on a continuing basis.” That’s why David prayed, “Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths” (Ps 25:4 NRS). Richard Foster writes: “In our day heaven and earth are on tiptoe waiting for the emerging of a spirit-led…spirit-empowered people…It has happened before. It can happen again. Such a people will not emerge until there is among us a deeper, more profound experience of an Emmanuel of the spirit—God with us, a knowledge that in the power of the Spirit Jesus has come to guide His people Himself, an experience of His leading that is as definite and immediate as the cloud that led Israel by day and the fire by night.” That experience can be yours when you believe the promise, “The Lord will guide you continually.” And that promise is for you. So memorize it, personalize it, live by it, and see where it takes you this year.

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account_circle Joan Young

I read Isaiah 58 and although I've read it so many times I just realised that my perception of this fast has to be focused on God so that as I seek Him first and Focus on His heart for Ministries that all the Wisdom I need to do life will be added unto me Hallelujah,

account_circle Joan Young

I am ready and waiting in anticipation of an unprecedented move of God this fast it means so much to me I am so privileged to be a part of this while here in the UK God

account_circle Joan Young

Thank you Father for the strength of resolve to do this 21 day fast as I prepare for 2018 may I practice being responsive to the prompting and instructions of Holy Spirit Lord help me to be careful with obeying you not with alternatives but in spirit and in truth you desire truth in my inward parts nor partially but in the whole

account_circle Francis Addo

This is so inspiring. It is an eye-opener to make me stay connected to Jesus. Just as I listen when talking to someone one the phone, I must listen to my Heavenly Father speak to me.

account_circle Yves Juste

I'm ready to start 2017 with my walk with God.

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jesus is Lord

account_circle Joan Young

Thank you for confirming the importance of my listening to God

account_circle Joan Young

I want to be a part of the fasting movement this year but cannot find any teachings online like it was in previous years I am so grateful for the daily devotional God bless I thank you for your