Does Jesus Talk To You ?

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What does it mean to listen to the voice of Jesus?

What do you think? Does Jesus speak to people today?

J.D. Walt poses these, and other, thought provoking questions in his recent article here on Seedbed – http://www.seedbed.com/does-jesus-talk-to-you it is an excellent read.

John 10:22-30

22 Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. 24 The Jews who were there gathered around him, saying, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.”

25 Jesus answered, “I did tell you, but you do not believe. The works I do in my Father’s name testify about me, 26 but you do not believe because you are not my sheep. 27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life,and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. 30 I and the Father are one.”

Here’s an excerpt:

What does it mean to listen to the voice of Jesus? On the one hand I know a lot of people who consider it ridiculous that Jesus would actually talk to people today. On the other hand, I know a lot of people who insist Jesus talks to them constantly and about everything from what to wear to where to go on vacation.

What do you think? Does Jesus speak to people today? Does he speak to you. Here’s my understanding. Jesus speaks through his Word and Jesus speaks through the Holy Spirit. So how do we know if what we are hearing is actually from Jesus and not just what we want to believe Jesus is saying to us?

What do you think? Does Jesus speak to people today?

2. How are you cultivating the practice of listening to Jesus?

3. What is he saying to you these days?

Read the full article here: http://www.seedbed.com/does-jesus-talk-to-you