Five More Seconds: The Blessing of Listening to God Longer During Quiet Times

Five More Seconds: The Blessing of Listening to God Longer During Quiet Times Wendy L. Macdonald blog and HopeStreamRadio podcast

Five More Seconds

Do you ever struggle to sit still long enough to hear God speak to you during your quiet time? I do.

Sometimes I rush through my quiet time and then wonder why it feels like something’s missing.

 

 Psalm 103:13-14 NIV says:

As a father has compassion on his children,

so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;

for he knows how we are formed,

he remembers that we are dust.

~

Five More Seconds: The Blessing of Listening to God Longer During Quiet Times Wendy L. Macdonald blog and HopeStreamRadio podcast

God’s not an insensitive narcissist.

He’s a good Father who remembers we’re made of dust.

So let’s focus on He who is bigger and better than all the bad stuff that happens to any of us.

 

He Listens

God’s not afraid of our tears

Because His Son has walked this earth

He listens with patient ears

For He feels the pain of the curse

Suffered during our earthly years

But Christ’s blood bought us rebirth

So we are freed from sin and fear

Because God’s love gives us hope-filled worth

For eternity

For today

For right here.

~ Wendy/2017

Five More Seconds: The Blessing of Listening to God Longer During Quiet Times Wendy L. Macdonald blog and HopeStreamRadio podcast

I’ve shared a personal story about this on a recent-under-7-minutes-long podcast (Track #40) on HopeStreamRadio.

You can listen to it by clicking here: Five More Seconds. It’s a followup post to a similar one I previously shared.

Five More Seconds of blessings ~ Wendy

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Five More Seconds: The Blessing of Listening to God Longer During Quiet Times Wendy L. Macdonald blog and HopeStreamRadio podcast