Posted by: heisourstrongtower | June 14, 2012

Jesus Calling June 15th

“WHEN YOU APPROACH ME in stillness and in TRUST, you are strengthened. You need a buffer zone of silence around you in order to focus on things that are unseen. Since I am invisible, you must not let your senses dominate your thinking. The curse of this age is overstimulation of the senses, which blocks our awareness of the unseen and world.

The tangible world still reflects My Glory, to those who have eyes that see and ears that hear. Spending time alone with Me is the best way to develop seeing eyes and hearing ears. The goal is to be aware of unseen things even as you live out your life in the visible world.”

2 Corinthians 4:18 – while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Isaiah 6:3 – And one cried to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
The whole earth is full of His glory!”

Psalm 130:5 – I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, And in His word I do hope.

Jesus Calling For Kids
June 15th
Eyes to See and Ears to Hear

“Eyes that see and ears that hear – that’s a phrase you find a lot in the Bible. But what does it mean? Can’t everyone with eyes and ears see and hear My message? Well…no. Because I am found in the quiet and stillness by those who are willing to look and listen for Me.

The noise, the distractions, the busyness of this world make it difficult to recognize Me sometimes. And the devil also likes to do all tha the can to keep people away from Me. 

In order to see and hear Me, you have to seek Me – and wait for Me. Block out the noise of the world, and be still. Spend time alone with you Bible, or in prayer, or just listening. It is then that your eyes will see and your ears will hear My message of Hope.”

Quiet time with the Lord, this devotion is about spending quiet time with Him. If you want to see like He sees; if you want to hear like He hears…you have to spend some time and be still in His Presence. I know I have shared multiple times with the majority of you how I spend my quiet time with Him. Today I want to share five steps to a simple, silent prayer retreat that you can follow at some point during your day or several times throughout your day…to refresh yourself in Him.

1. Close your eyes

2. Lean your head slightly to the left or the right, then imagine you are leaning your head on the Lord’s shoulder.

3. Stay in that position and tell Him what is on your mind.

4. Be sure and tell the Lord you love Him and allow yourself to rest for a bit in His great love for you.

5. Be still and listen for His voice.

It is important to shut out and off all the voices and noise that distract you from hearing Him. At those times when I have lost His Peace and I am feeling like He is far away from me…I know that He has not moved from me, I know that I have moved from Him. The five steps above help to get me centered on Him and I can once again feel His Peace flowing through me. Try it today and let me know how it goes!

“Be still and know that I’m with you, Be still and know I am!”

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