Silent night, holy night, All is calm, all is bright. They’re beautiful lyrics, but they don’t quite capture the events we celebrate each December.
Most often when I hear advice on the key to hearing God’s voice, it points to the need to get away and find a place to “quieten your heart”.
You may have heard the incredible stories coming out of the Middle East where Jesus has been reported to be appearing to Muslims in dreams.
Unforgiveness stops us from hearing God’s voice almost more than any other area. When we bear unforgiveness in our heart, we can’t get through to God.
In the story of Gideon, we see a God who knows our struggle with doubt and even anticipates our questions: how do we know a message is from God?
If this young couple had never given attention to a divinely-inspired dream, we would not be celebrating Christmas the way we do today.