How to Hear from God – The Holy Spirit as Pillar of Cloud and Fire
“Where is he who set his Holy Spirit among them… This is how you guided your people to make for yourself a glorious name.” (Isaiah. 63:11,14 NIV)
1. _____________following a culture that doesn’t follow God.
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. (Rom. 12:2 NLT emphasis mine)
2. ____________ listening for the Spirit who speaks on behalf of God.
“The Spirit of truth…. he lives with you and will be in you. …Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them” (John 14:17,23 NIV). “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? (I Cor. 3:16 NIV).
3. Two tools of the Spirit: the _______ and the ____________.
“Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.” (Ephesians 6:17 NKJV) “…the sheep recognize his voice.” (John 10:3 NLT)