God Talks to You: Second Edition: God wants to communicate with you. God has been calling you for a long time. You have wanted God to speak to you for a long time. You have wanted to talk to God and get answers back. Here are a few quotes from spiritual leaders who have read the book: Reverend Mark Holland: “After reading Dr. Perkinson's book, I spent several minutes quieting myself, and then I asked God if there was a message for me. “Mark I’ve missed you!” Although there were no words spoken, I felt this message very clearly. I was quite surprised. Daily I was involved with spiritual matters, praying, preaching, and counseling. Nevertheless, I discovered that God was lonely for me.” Reverend Dave Waldowski: “This book and tape do not only “discuss” communication with God, moreover if you follow these simple principles you will “experience” and “hear” God’s voice on a daily basis.”
Peace Will Come CD Sit back and let the words and music sink into your soul. Come back often and play the songs over and over again. You won't be sorry. God will teach you many things you need to know.
A Communication From God: A meditation tape that will give you long communications from God. The tape takes you through two exercises where God speaks to you directly.
What is a Prophet
A prophet speaks divinely inspired messages to others. God tells the prophet what to say and the prophet tells others what God said. God can’t talk to people unless they are listening, and sometimes it is easier to hear a message through another person. God may ask you to tell someone something. You may not know what the communication means, but you will feel a strong desire to deliver the message. God won't force you, but He will be persistent. Only God knows the why behind the communication. You don't have to know why. You just decide to deliver the message. Use your spiritual friend to guide you. Don't go charging off on your own. To say you are speaking God’s words is risky business.
The first great prophet in the Bible was Moses. Moses spent many years in the desert herding his father-in-laws' sheep. One day, God called to him from a burning bush. God talked to Moses and tried to convince Moses that this was God. But Moses wasn't convinced; he was a doubter. God told Moses that he was going to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Moses didn't think this was a very good idea. "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt," he said (Exodus 3:11). God told Moses that God would help him. Because of his unique ability to speak to God, Moses changed the history of the world.
Modern day prophets feel the same reluctance that Moses felt, but they are urged on by God’s voice. Bruce Yocum 1976 in his book, Prophecy, describes the first time he delivered a message from God. "On the day I gave my traumatic first prophecy, I experienced both an urging to speak the message I had heard, and a conviction that the Holy Spirit Himself was urging me" (p. 80).
How will you know that God has chosen you to speak? God will tell you, and you will feel a powerful desire to do what God says. This can happen to anyone who is in contact with God’s voice. Yocum outlines four distinct purposes for prophecy in the modern day church: “(1) God wants the church to be encouraged; (2) wants members to be convicted of their sin; (3) wants the inflow of divine inspiration; and (4) wants to directly guide the church.” In Yocum’s prayer group, the members pray and open themselves up to a message from God. "After a minute or so, some words or phrases or sentences begin. Some people find this almost like listening to tape-recorded messages--they seem to hear a voice speaking. Others find thoughts forming in their minds without any effort or direction of their own: the thoughts just come" (p. 76).... "Many times when we receive a prophecy, we will not receive specific words to speak. Instead, we will be given a very clear sense of the message God wants spoken. People who prophesy will sometimes receive neither the words nor the sense of the message. Instead, they will receive only a word or two. If they are convinced that those few words begin a full prophetic message, they can simply begin to speak. As they do so, the rest of the message will be given to them" (Yocum 1976 p. 78).
Jeremiah was a priest when the Lord came to him with urgings to carry a message to the people of Israel. "The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.'
"'Ah, Sovereign Lord,' I said, 'I do not know how to speak; I am only a child’” (Jeremiah 1:7). Jeremiah, like Moses, felt that God made a mistake. God had chosen the wrong person to be a prophet.
"But the Lord said to me, 'Do not say, 'I am only a child.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you.'" (Jeremiah 1:7-8)
If God gives you a prediction that doesn't seem to come true, do not be discouraged. That doesn't mean that it won’t come true later. You may have misunderstood what God said.
You should test each prophecy like any spiritual communication. In the book of Matthew, Jesus told us how to judge false prophets. "Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. By their fruit you will recognize them (Matthew 7:15-16).
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