Hearing the Voice of God! – Lucy Yalavarthy

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by Lucy Yalavarthy

I often wondered ‘how’ people hear the Voice of God. I was a new born-again believer then and my friends told me that they saw Bibles verses like the ones we see in the running/ moving LED display boards. Some said they heard the ‘Voice’ of God.

Some through dreams and so on…

I hadn’t yet heard the voice of God. I was a little disappointed, sometimes questioning myself, “what do I need to do to hear the Voice of God?” or “what did I do that I didn’t hear from God?”. Days passed by, even months and years…and then one day I was asked to travel abroad for work. In a week’s time I was bored, no real friends to connect with, so I started reading the Bible! I had a good time of singing in my quiet room followed by Bible reading. One of these days, I had a few questions and as I continued reading the Bible…lo and behold…my answers were right there in the Scriptures! That was my first encounter and I remember it so vividly.

Then as I progressed, when I was down or anxious I had the Word of God comforting me with the Scriptures. Then I saw dreams, sometimes people warning me of things.

The Holy Spirit was and is my comfort and Counselor, just as God’s Word promises.

This made me realize one thing for sure, that God is constantly communicating with us, but we need to be ready to hear his Voice. It may not be a loud Voice. The fundamental way in which HE communicates is through HIS WORD and HIS WORD IS LIFE!

John 14:26 (KJV) But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

Lucy Yalavarthy resides in Bangalore and is a spiritual friend of Pastor Sumeet. She works in IT Industry in Project Management and Training. Lucy is known for her love and passion towards Christ and His Church.

She is involved in various ministries, giving her counsel, advice and sharing her experiences to youngsters to challenge them in their walk with Christ. You may feel free to send in your comments or get in touch with her on lucyyalavarthy@gmail.com.

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2 thoughts on “Hearing the Voice of God! – Lucy Yalavarthy”

  1. “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭10:17‬ ‭KJV‬‬
    We tend to except, and even perhaps desire and further more – demand, a physical experience or manifestation of the Devine person of God. Be it through some physical senses like seeing or hearing or even maybe feeling a physical touch.
    The irony is that we fail to see beyond the persons we coexist with! While screaming at the top of our voices, we are unheard… in demonstrating we are not seen… in explaining, we are misunderstood! We would walk through people as if they were thin air…
    it’s just the opposite with God… “In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.”
    ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭63:9‬ ‭KJV‬‬
    Having personality known you, it feels great to hear your experience and testimony.
    The Lord bless you.

    1. Pastor Sumeet MJ

      Thank you for your encouraging thoughts on the post by Lucy Y. Keep visiting our Blog! Good Day!

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