8 Ways God Speaks to Us Today SEE ALSO: 5 Ways to Find Healing from Your Past 1. 2 Timothy says that all Scripture is “God-breathed.” His Word sometimes gives us a warning, a word of encouragement, or a lesson for life. Through His Son, Jesus Christ The New Testament was the fulfillment of God’s special plan. “In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by His Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe” Hebrews 1:1-2, NIV).
However, here are eight ways God often uses to communicate with us. God “told” me about that in His Word, especially in proverbs. SEE ALSO: Five Simple Steps to Discover God’s Plans for You 2.
Comparing us to sheep and He as the Shepherd, Jesus says in John , NKJV: “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” Why? They belong to Him, and they recognize Him by the sound of His voice. Through Nature and God’s Creation “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse ” Romans , NIV).
If someone claims, “God told me to go kill my neighbor! Someone in Africa, in Germany, in China, and in Alabama can “hear” Jesus’ voice by reading the same Bible.
By studying the heavens, we understand more of God’s greatness. Through Other Believers God may use a friend, a teacher, a parent, or a preacher to convey His message of truth to us.
And He’s the one who will always lovingly lead them on the right path–again and again. Through the intricate details and magnificent beauty of all that God has made, we can “hear” His voice. By observing the ant’s strength to store up food all summer long, we learn about wisdom and industriousness.
Someone once told me they just knew God was telling them it was okay to buy a brand-new pickup.