“Hand it to God so He can use you. He will speak. Our responsibility is to listen,” says Shirley Smith author of Listening to the Voice of God.
Smith tells us that prayer is an integral part of any Bible study to ready our hearts to hear what God is saying. She also shares insight on:
– A new appreciation for God’s word
– How to allow His word to take effect in our heart
– How God’s favor is a gift of grace
– How trusting and waiting yields spiritual strength
– How God speaks to us through his written word
Listening to the Voice of God is filled with Bible stories that ring true in many situations we face today.
One of Smith’s listening tips on salvation taught her that, “… good moral choices and good deeds do not constitute salvation. Therefore, making the right choice does not change a person’s status from sinner to saint.”
Whether you agree with Smith’s vision or not, this small book is filled with the right amount of Bible verses and stories that help you consider new ways to listen to the voice of God.
Smith shared a Bible verse that is a good example of listening to the voice of God:
“This people draw nigh unto me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.” (Matthew 15:8).
Draw near to Him and let Him speak to you through His written word.