Listen

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God speaks in silence.

(Listen to my song “Listen to Your Heart” by clicking HERE)

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Jeremiah 7:23,25-26

Listen to my voice; then I will be your God and you shall be my people. From the day that your fathers left the land of Egypt even to this day, I have sent you untiringly all my servants the prophets. Yet they have not obeyed me nor paid heed.

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God’s consistent message is to listen…because God is speaking.

God is speaking in each of our hearts a tender message of unconditional love…a message that tells us who we are.

Each of us is God’s beloved.

Unfortunately, most of us are not hearing the message because we have only been taught verbal prayer and nothing about silent, listening prayer.

That’s despite Jesus himself stating, “When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will repay you. In praying, do not babble like the pagans, who think that they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them. Your Father knows what you need before you ask him (Matthew 6:6-8).”

God has spoken for thousands of years through the prophets as well…delivering message after message that we must turn away from our ego’s insatiable desires for power, prestige and wealth – and turn back to the God Who calls us to love and serve all as one.

But those in power have consistently thrown out the prophets.

The prophets are still being thrown out…and God is still speaking!

During this period of Lent…let us set aside time to go into the spiritual desert so we can listen to God’s silent voice.

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Listen to the song of the day “Listen to Your Heart” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at BillTonnisMusic.com by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!

 

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About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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