In prayer this week, I felt the Lord's desire to know His people - really know us, intimately. Sometimes we think this isn't possible because it seems so hard to hear Him. Into this difficulty, God desires to speak hope, because from His perspective, things look VERY different! The following words are what He gave me to share with you.
“The supreme desire of My heart is that My people should hear Me and know Me. The most hideous lie the enemy has told is that you did not hear Me. Satan has done this from the beginning, in the Garden of Eden, and he never stops today. If he can separate you from My love he knows he will have won. And so he tries to convince you, on your end, that you do not hear.
What Satan fails to take into account is that from My end, you can always hear. Because I am omnipotent and can speak clearly to you at any time, there is no longer any way Satan can separate you from Me!
From My perspective, you hear perfectly. There are no obstructions for Me in the Spirit realm! I am infinitely capable of reaching you, leading you, and guiding you into My will and plan for you, even when you feel you cannot hear from Me. If necessary, I will move heaven and earth to arrange for you to be in line with My will.
Your part is simply to ask Me, to be willing, to seek Me and give Me your heart. With a willing and open heart, I can do anything. My desire to hold on to you is much greater than your abilities to do so. When you let go, I hold on – simply because you are Mine. HEAR the love I have for you, My people, and KNOW the desire of My heart will always be to connect with you, so that you walk closely by My side.”
-Deborah Perkins, 12/3/16. ©HisInscriptions.com.
(Hover your cursor over each scripture to read)
God’s desire for us to know Him: John 3:16; 1 John 4:10; 1 Timothy 2:3-4; Deuteronomy 4:34
Satan’s lies: Genesis 3:1-10; Luke 4:3-13
Your ability to hear God: John 10:27; 10:4-5; Ps. 32:8-10
Holy Spirit speaks to you to reveal what is yours in Christ: John 14:26; 1 Corinthians 2:12
God’s Omnipotence: Daniel 4:35; Isaiah 43:13; Matthew 19:26
No obstructions for God: Luke 1:37; Isaiah 55:11; Acts 26:8
You cannot be separated from God: Romans 8:31-39
Ask for God’s will/abide and see your heart directed: James 1:5; Proverbs 3:5-6; John 15:5-8
God uses your willing heart: 1 Chronicles 28:9; Jeremiah 24:7
God’s power perfect despite our weakness: 2 Corinthians 12:9
God doesn’t let go / no one can take you out of His grip: Isaiah 42:6; John 10:28-29; John 17:12
If you can all hear, then you can all prophesy! (1 Corinthians 14:5)
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Deborah Perkins is the founder of His Inscriptions and the author of How to Inherit Your Spiritual Promises: 5 Steps to Success and The 2016 Guide to Corporate Prayer. She lives in New England with her husband, three children, one cat and seven chickens. She also writes for Bible Gateway, Tyndale House Publishing, LivingBetter50, and BibleVerses.com. Join her daily here or on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter!
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A severe hearing loss from childhood caused Deborah Perkins to develop what she now calls her secret weapon: tuning in to God's voice. A Wellesley College graduate and an award-winning writer, Deborah is now a wife and mother of 3 boys. Deborah has devoted over 25 years to professional and lay Christian ministry in New England and beyond. Her passion is inspiring people to cultivate greater intimacy with God.