Hear ye! Hear ye! — A God Experiment (Based on 1 Samuel 3)

Hear ye! Hear ye! — A God Experiment (Based on 1 Samuel 3)

1) Tell God: “Speak Lord, for I am listening.”
2) Be still and quiet for at least 1 minute, and notice the thoughts, images, and/or impressions that come to your mind.
3) Write down what you hear (and share it in “comments” if you want).

(After typing the above words, I did the experiment . . The first thing that came to my mind was: “Do you really want me to speak to you?” I said: “Yes, I really do.” Then these words came to my mind: “Steve, be hopeful, for the best is yet to come.”)

(During the night I was tormented and grieving over several sad things I am going through. After hearing those words, I was a bit skeptical, but I decided to share them with you. However, my computer got stuck and the cursor wouldn’t move for a while. So I randomly opened up a book and saw these words: “Despondency is not a word allowed in our vocabulary.”)

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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5 Responses to Hear ye! Hear ye! — A God Experiment (Based on 1 Samuel 3)

  1. Jerry McTaggart says:

    “The LORD reigns! Let all the peoples tremble…..(Ps 99, read the rest).
    Steve, you don’t know me, I’m involved with the SA in Lebanon, and they told me about your Sunday meetings. I came once while you were out of town, loved it. Keep pressing on, for He is with you.
    Jerry

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