|ÖThe word of the Lord has come to me and I have spoken to you again and again, but you have not listened. ĖJeremiah 25:3
Jeremiahís message to the people of Judah was merely to listen. God had sent all his servants and many prophets, but these people turned a deaf ear to them. (vs. 4)
Do you ever feel that God feels the same way about us sometimes? How many prophets and pastors have and continue to minister to us, and we just donít listen? How many times have people told us not to do something, and we did it and ended up in a bad situation as a result of our ignorance?
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. ĖRev 3:20
God is knocking on the door of your heart; do you hear him? Donít be like the people of Judah who ignored his voice. He wants to come into our hearts, but the only way this can happen is if we open the door for him. We seem to be quick to open the door when temptations come knocking. We listen when the world whispers and we cave in when our flesh desires something. Why canít we heed to Godís voice that is yelling at us from every angle? Was the price he paid on the cross not enough?
Listening brings us closer to acting, which brings us closer to becoming, which takes us a step closer to eternal bliss.
Stay blessed and spread the word.