Many of us are struggling to be still in front of God, just sitting and listening. I desire to live in such a way that nothing in this world should take my complete focus off of what is pleasing to God. I want to be so tuned in to Him that His voice is the only voice guiding me. With some effort and willpower on my part (especially with my lack of concentration and hyperactivity brain activity – let’s raise hands, who can relate to that?), and a whole lot of Holy Spirit guiding me, warming me up from the inside and giving me revelations, I sometimes find myself leaning on His chest, with my ear right against His heart.
Many people cry out to God for help, and God helps them now. They even come closer to God but after the worst is over people will turn back to their old ways. They are going to get lazy again and go back to their old comforts. I found myself wondering why some stay on the right path, growing into mature Christians, and why others simply don’t.
Those who fall away again, do not listen to the Holy Spirit. Their eyes remain closed, and their hearts remain hardened. But why do some listen to the Holy Spirit’s guidance and act on His voice, and others don’t? What is the missing piece? It wrecked my brain to such an extent that I could not sleep at night. It made me feel helpless, so I started reading Bible verse after Bible verse to find an answer.
This is what I discovered …