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that as you read these,
you will encounter God in a new way.
Ravens and the Prophet
Have you ever wondered how the Lord trained His servants for their hard and difficult callings? So many of the finest Scriptural characters make their appearance on the pages of history ‘fully-fledged’ in their calling. There are tantalisingly few direct pointers to guide us to the hidden processes by which the Lord prepared men such as Amos, Isaiah and Elijah for their demanding ministry. My desire to learn more about the way God equips His people led me to take a closer look at the life of one of the greatest of all the prophets: Elijah the Tishbite.
The Still Small Voice
Imagine the Bible shorn of all references to the Lord speaking directly. We would be left with no key to understand why the historical episodes relating to Moses, Joshua, David and the like happened. We would be none the wiser as to who had initiated them or what they were pointing to. Our spiritual understanding would be severely impoverished.
One word from heaven is worth a dozen of our own bright ideas. The whole history of the Bible is of the Lord taking hold of people’s lives and directing them to attempt things they could never have achieved by their own efforts. He loves to speak to His children!
The ‘Still Small Voice’ of God births visions, counteracts unbelief, overcomes prejudices, dispels confusion, restores joy and enables us to find fresh direction – even if we have taken wrong ones in the past.
Martin Luther declared that God only speaks ‘baby talk’ to us because that is all we are capable of understanding. With considerable trepidation, I have set out to show that the Lord can take us beyond ‘baby and toddler speak’ to the point where He can share more of His heart with us.
Does that mean we need to be high flying prophets to hear anything of value? By no means! Even those we look up to in Scripture as giants of faith have their flaws – sometimes gaping ones. Deuteronomy 30:14 reassures us, however, that The word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.
The best way to use this book is to take as much time as you can to turn the teaching, as well as the meditations, into prayer. As you do so, may the Still Small Voice refresh your spirits, enlarge your vision, and make your days more and more a heavenly adventure. The urgency of our times and the Lord’s own longing require no less.
Lord, You love to speak,
even without the need for words.
You listen to our inmost thoughts
You bring us to a place of stillness.
One word from You imparts life
and direction to our souls.