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In Touch Daily Devotions 21st June 2022 By Charles Stanley

In Touch Daily Devotions 21st June 2022
In Touch Daily Devotions 21st
June 2022, Morning Reflection

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Topic: Listening for God

Scripture: 1 Kings 19:11-13

In Touch Daily Devotions 21st June 2022 MESSAGE

In the Song of Solomon, the bride says, “I was asleep, but my heart was awake. A voice! My beloved was knocking: ‘Open to me, my sister, my darling”’ (Song 5:2). In a similar way, God reaches out to us. He is speaking, knocking, and seeking entrance to our lives.

Unfortunately, our restless hearts are prone to wander, and our minds are distracted by the many voices competing for attention. Do you ever pull away from the clamor and try to distinguish the sound of the Beloved knocking and calling?

Jesus said that His sheep know His voice (John 10:4), but that recognition is gained through a lifelong habit of listening. In Psalm 46:10 (NIV), we are admonished to be still and know that the Lord is God. To do this, we must first shut out the noisy distractions of this world.

Elijah is a good example—while standing on Mount Sinai, he expected God’s presence would be in the wind, fire, and earthquake, but nothing happened until it was quiet. Then he heard a voice.

We must develop the habit of settling ourselves in order to hear the Lord. Can we say to our Bridegroom that our hearts are quietly listening, even when we sleep?

Bible in One Year: Psalm 55-59

Thought Of The Day: God’s voice is clearer when the distractions are few.

In Touch Daily Devotions 21st June 2022 By Dr. Charles Stanley. He is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta and founder of In Touch Ministries, both located in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Stanley’s heart’s desire is to get the gospel to “as many people as possible, as quickly as possible, as clearly as possible, as irresistibly as possible, through the power of the Holy Spirit to the glory of God.

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