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Listening to God

Listen

God is talking to you, are you listening? God isn’t speaking audibly of course; He communicates with us through His written message, the Bible. The Bible is a collection of writings that records God’s interactions with mankind. The overall theme of the Bible is God’s work in the creation and redemption of mankind. The Bible is usually thought of as one book, but is actually a collection of 66 books. The English word “Bible” comes from the Greek word biblos which means a written book, a roll or a scroll.

About the Bible

These books were written by approximately 40 different people spanning a time period of over 1500 years. God used men from many walks of life to record His message to us. These men came from diverse backgrounds. Some were kings while others were humble shepherds. Some were highly educated while others had little formal training.

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Posted by Eddie Lawrence in Basics

Talking To God

Prayer Hotline

God wants to hear from you! The Bible is filled with countless examples of God’s people talking to Him. When we talk to God, it is called praying. Why would we talk to God, doesn’t He already know everything about us? Yes He does, but He still wants you to talk to Him. We all have people in our life who are very close to us and know almost everything about us. Don’t we still have conversations with them? What kind of relationship would we have with our closest friends and family if we never spoke to them? Failing to communicate with our Earthly companions is a sure way to ruin a relationship. It is the same with God. Speaking with God helps us to grow as Christians.

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Posted by Eddie Lawrence in Basics