Frequency: Why Are You Talking To Me?
September 26, 2021
John 10:3-5 NIV
“The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice.
He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his
sheep follow him because they know his voice.
Why God Speaks:
Exodus 33:11 NIV
The LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend.
Proverbs 3:6 The Message
Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the
one who will keep you on track.
2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV
For we walk by faith, not by sight.
The Whispers of God:
1 Kings 19:11a NIV
The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of
the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.”
1 Kings 19:11b NIV
Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the
rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind.
1 Kings 19:11c NIV
After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the
1 Kings 19:11-12 NIV
After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after
the fire came a gentle whisper.
1. He whispers ENCOURAGEMENT.
Romans 8:16 NLT
The Holy Spirit speaks to us deep in our heart and tells us that we are
Isaiah 55:3a The Message
Pay attention, come close now, listen carefully to my life-giving, life-
2. He whispers WARNINGS.
Acts 16:6-7 NKJV
They were forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia. After
they had come to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit did not
Isaiah 30:21 NIV
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a
voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”
3. He whispers DIRECTION.
Luke 2:27 NIV
Moved by the Spirit, he (Simon) went into the temple courts.
Acts 20:22 NIV
“And now, compelled by the Spirit, I (Paul) am going to Jerusalem, not
knowing what will happen to me there.”
4. He whispers DREAMS.
Job 33:14-15 NLT
For God speaks again and again…He speaks in dreams, in visions of the
Acts 2:17 NIV
In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons
and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old
men will dream dreams.
Speak to me LORD…
1 Samuel 3:9 NIV
Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.
John 10:27 NIV
My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they