- 1 When did God say go?
- 2 What happens when God is silent?
- 3 What does it mean when God says something twice?
- 4 How do you know when God says wait?
- 5 What does go to mean in the Bible?
- 6 How do you make a decision when God is silent?
- 7 Why did God stay silent for 400 years?
- 8 Can God hear our silent prayers?
- 9 What does the Bible say about repeating?
- 10 What makes a person repeat themselves over and over?
- 11 What does the Bible say about God’s calling?
- 12 What does God’s timing mean?
When did God say go?
The first account of God speaking the word go is in Genesis 7 when He told Noah to go into the ark. God told Abram to go to the land He would show him. God told Moses to go and bring the Israelites out of Egypt. Jesus spoke it often.
What happens when God is silent?
God may be silent but he is not absent. Matthew 1:23 says, “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). When you hear God’s silence and feel his absence, trust his presence. God is with us and God is active even when God is silent.
What does it mean when God says something twice?
When God calls your name twice, there is an elevation for you. Throughout the Bible this happens to men and women of God. In Genesis 22:11, Abraham proved to God that he was willing to obey him even in taking his son’s life. Before he could cut him with the knife God calls his name twice — Abraham, Abraham.
How do you know when God says wait?
When God is really saying to wait, it will be for your good. For as Isaiah 40:30-31 states, “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
What does go to mean in the Bible?
1 archaic —used interjectionally as an exhortation and they said one to another, go to, let us make brick — Genesis 11:3 (King James Version) 2 archaic —used interjectionally to express disapproval or disbelief go to, go to; you have known what you should not— William Shakespeare.
How do you make a decision when God is silent?
5 Biblical Steps for Decision–Making
- Ask God to show you what His will is.
- Read the Bible daily, and listen for God to speak to you through it.
- When you believe God has given you the answer, look for confirmation—God sightings!
- Follow your heart.
- Do it!
Why did God stay silent for 400 years?
It is known by some members of the Protestant community as the “400 Silent Years” because it was a span where no new prophets were raised and God revealed nothing new to his people. Many of the deuterocanonical books, accepted as scripture by Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, were written during this time.
Can God hear our silent prayers?
God does not hear silent prayers. He does not hear ANY prayers.
What does the Bible say about repeating?
In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. In praying, don’t use vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their much speaking.
What makes a person repeat themselves over and over?
The person’s short-term memory is impaired and they have no recollection of having already said or asked something. Repeated stories often represent highly significant memories. The person may repeat themselves because they want to communicate and cannot find anything else to say.
What does the Bible say about God’s calling?
1 Peter 4:10-11. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God.
What does God’s timing mean?
Lesson 1: God’s timing is always perfect. God’s never early, never late, but always on time. God’s perfect timing does two things: It grows our faith as we are forced to wait and trust in God and it makes certain that He, and He alone, gets the glory and praise for pulling us through.