God desires to speak directly to you. As a good Father, He longs to engage with you in continual conversation. So great was His longing for communication that He’s given you the gift of the Holy Spirit. You now have access to the Father through the Spirit. You can know His will, hear His voice, and live with the knowledge of His love.
John 16:13 says, “When the Spirit of Truth comes, He will guide you into all the truth, for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak, and He will declare to you the things that are to come.” If you are a Christian, the “Spirit of Truth” has come. He dwells within you. He longs to guide you to the Father’s perfect, hopeful, and pleasing plans. (Jeremiah 29:11) His voice is perfect, full of love, and always truthful. As John 16:13 promises, He will declare to you what He hears the Father say. Let the truth that God desires to have real, life-transforming conversations with you sink into your heart for a minute. Think about what it means for your own life that your Creator longs to help you with your decisions, relationships, work, finances, and identity. God Himself wants to talk with you about your life - to fully know you and be known by you. Just as any good parent loves talking with their children, your heavenly Father loves talking to you, His child. Like any conversation, you will only hear Him when you are listening. And just like any good conversation, God longs to hear from you as well.
Hebrews 11:6 says, “And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.” Have faith that God longs to speak to you. Draw near to Him in the assurance that He is already filled with love for you. The Holy Spirit longs to have a communicative relationship with you. Trust in His word and His character, and listen to whatever He would speak to you today.
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