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Today's Daily Encounter 29th May 2020

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Today's Daily Encounter 29th May 2020

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Today's Daily Encounter

Listen Up

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted
among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."1

I have read how, in days of yesteryear, people used
ice-houses in order to preserve their food. I heard how
one man lost his pocket watch while working in one of
these ice-houses. He searched diligently for it raking
through all the sawdust on the floor--but without
success. Fellow workers also failed to find it.

A boy who wanted to know what all the fuss was about
went into the ice-house, closed the door, and before
long he emerged with the watch.

“How did you do it?" the men asked.

"I closed the door," the boy replied, "lay down with my
ear in the sawdust on the floor, and kept very still.
Soon I heard the watch ticking."2

Many people ask, “Does God speak to people today?" And
how would I know if God spoke to me?

Actually God speaks to us in a myriad of ways. But
unless we stand still long enough and listen with our
heart, we may never hear Him. God may not speak in an
audible voice but He “speaks" very specifically through
His Word, the Bible. But we need to read and study it
to get His message. And God “shouts" to us through
creation. As His Word, the Bible, says, “The heavens
declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work
of His hands. Day after day they pour forth speech;
night after night they display knowledge. There is no
speech or language where their voice is not heard.
Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to
the ends of the world."3

God also speaks to us through various circumstances.
Unfortunately, some of us don’t stop and listen until a
crisis hits us and causes us to slow down and take
stock of our life.

Basically, however, in life we see what we want to see,
we hear what we want to hear, and we pay attention to
what we want to pay attention. Hearing God’s voice is a
choice. If we truly want to hear it, we will.

Suggested prayer: “Dear God, thank You that You have
revealed yourself clearly to all of mankind especially
through Your Word, the Bible, and through Your
creation. Please help me to slow down and listen with
my heart to what You are saying to me. Help me to not
only hear, but also to obey. Thank You for hearing and
answering my prayer. Gratefully in Jesus’s name, amen."


1. Psalm 46:10 (NIV).
2. Story taken from "Directions" by James Hamilton.
3. Psalm 19:1-4 (NIV).

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Psalm 100: 4


"Beware of the false prophets! They come to you wearing sheep's clothing, but underneath they are hungry wolves! You will recognize them by their fruit. Can people pick grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles?
Matthew 7: 15-16 Complete Jewish Bible

Dear friends, don't trust every spirit. On the contrary, test the spirits to see whether they are from God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.1 John 4:1 Complete Jewish Bible



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