God is talking to you.
Can you hear Him?
One of the most powerful things you can do as a parent is to learn to hear from God. It doesn’t come easily, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll never want to stop!
In her book, Breakthrough: How to Listen to the Lord, House of Hope Founder Sara Trollinger shares easy-to-follow tips for hearing from God and knowing it! It’s a House of Hope must read.
Hearing from God starts with two things—knowing He wants to talk to you about your parenting and your teen, and then being intentional about listening.
To build your expectancy and get you started, here are 10 powerful scriptures about hearing from God that will assure you of His goodness and His desire to talk directly to YOU. (All scriptures are from the ESV.)
1. Jeremiah 33:3
“Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.”
2. Psalm 85:8
“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints; but let them not turn back to folly.
3. Psalm 119:105
“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”
4. Mark 4:24
“And he said to them, ‘Pay attention to what you hear: with the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and still more will be added to you.’”
5. John 10:27
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”
6. John 10:16
“And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.”
7. John 14:26
“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.”
8. Hebrews 4:12
“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”
9. James 1:19
“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.”
10. Revelation 3:20
“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.”
God wants to help you with every area of your life—including parenting! When you begin to expect to hear His still, small voice every day, you will! And it will become a comfort and guide for you that will bring great and abundant things.
Lean in. He’s talking to you right now!