Hearing from God: January 14, 2018

Jan 14, 2018   •     •   1 Samuel 3:1-21


I. God’s Word May Be Rare at Times

II.   If People Listen, They Can Hear

III.  Hearing God May Involve Some Effort

IV.  Hearing God Will Change Your Life

Conclusion/People’s Response


“Our failure to hear His voice when we want to is due to the fact that we do not in general want to hear it, that we want it only when we think we need it.”

“Few people arise in the morning as hungry for God as they are for cornflakes or toast and eggs.”
Dallas Willard

“If you have trouble hearing God speak, you are in trouble at the very heart of your Christian experience.”

Henry Blackaby

We often miss hearing God’s voice simply because we aren’t paying attention.

Rick Warren



“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”

John 10:27

“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.”

Romans 10:17

“To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his


John 10:3-4