Communicating with God
O my dove, * in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places of the mountain crags, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. SOS 2:14.
Hearing God speak is the lifeblood of the Christian experience. One cannot experience Kingdom life without it. But hearing God speak is only half of the equation when it come to communicating with God. He wants to hear your voice. In Song of Solomon 2:14 it is the lover speaking to his beloved, declaring, “let me hear your voice, for your voice is sweet.”
We don’t think in terms of Jesus wanting to hear our voice, but he does. The root of communication is to “commune.” You cannot be in relation to someone you don’t talk to. In this season bring up the level of communication between you and your God. Don’t make every conscious transaction between you and your God a “request.” I love it when my children or grandchildren simply want to talk to me without making the conversation into a petition. “I love your voice, your voice is sweet.” I love it when my children/grandchildren simply confide in me. I love being Grandpa more than Santa Clause. “I love your voice.” He’s been waiting for an adult conversation with his son or daughter for long time, for some, the very first time.
Think about it and get back to me. Pastor Rusty