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By Danielle Wynn, Director of Youth & Children’s Ministry, Jubilee Church Wirral
Can you hear it?
It’s God’s voice. He is speaking to you.
The creator is speaking. Will you listen?
Samuel didn’t get it at first. Samuel heard God’s voice but thought it was Eli calling him. Three times he went to Eli in 1 Samuel 3. Three times he thought it was Eli speaking to him. Finally Eli realised it was the Lord calling Samuel. The Lord wanted to show him something. He needed Samuel’s attention so He could reveal something very important to him. Read the rest of the chapter to find out what…
God speaks to us in many different ways. I often ask the Lord for a dream if I am in a dilemma and unsure what to do. Time and time again he provides answers in this way. Weighing it with His word helps us to understand what He is trying to say. God also speaks to us through reading His word. How many times have we read a verse and it felt exactly right for the circumstances at the time? These moments can be life changing.
God can also speak through nature, and through other people too. There are many ways to hear the voice of God. But are we ready to hear and see what He might be trying to say?
Are you listening to the Lord? Do you take time out and stop and say “Speak Lord, for your servant is listening” as Samuel did?
We can all too often get caught up in what’s going on around us. Families, friends, jobs, news….the list of distractions is endless! If we aren’t deliberate about taking time to stop, regularly, and listen to the Lord, we can miss out on so much He has to say to us. Spending time with our amazing God is NEVER fruitless!
As our youth leaders and young people prepare to attend Newday this year, please pray that this time would be an opportunity to stop….and listen.
Please pray that our young people would have their eyes open, ears ready to hear and hearts ready to listen to what the Lord wants to say to them.
Newday 2022 is over – hear what our leaders had to say about this year’s event.
A youth leader’s take on Newday and its power
Arlo on obeying what God prompts us to do even when it’s something we don’t want to do.
Chantal Robertson on how God knows best even when our plans are derailed and we can’t do what we had wanted!
Chris on celebrating our heavenly Father every day – and rejoicing in the fact that our celebrations will always be outstripped by his blessings on us.
“Everything that I relied on here on earth had gone and the life I thought was all set out in front of me melted away.”
Tracy, Benjy and Hannah were baptised on June 12, 2022 – here are their testimonies.
How Life Groups (or Home Groups, or Cell Groups) can change your life.
The Friday Tots team on how the new adults and tots group has been a huge answer to prayer.
Andrew Greenhalgh on doing what we were called to do – and doing it for the kingdom and His glory.
Gerry Mellors on the joy of knowing that God is in charge and that it is Him, not us, who has the master plan.
Nicki Frodsham on The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – and why we are called Jubilee Church Wirral.
Elizabeth, Adele, Pam, Nigel and Liam were all baptised on Easter Sunday 2022 – read this blog to find out why!
Dawne Cooper on how creating visual art can be as much a part of worship as other more traditional methods
Guest blogger and ChristCentral leader Jeremy Simpkins on the amazing multi-cultural church that Jesus is building all over the world – including at Jubilee!
Yvonne on how God reassures us that he will supply all our strength for the day’s challenges but that we are not to spend time worrying about tomorrow or days to come.
Andrew Greenhalgh on why it’s so important to ask for help – not just from God but from others.
Danielle looks at perceptions and asks us if we are seeing ourselves as the world tells us to see ourselves or through what God says.
Helen on dealing with fear in the face of wars and impending wars – especially if the war in Ukraine is the first war you have experienced in your lifetime.
Vernon Martin on how the Identity Confirmed through the lens of the Gospel series has challenged him regarding where we should find our identity.
Alison on how God has shown her His faithfulness during some difficult and painful storms and periods of feeling extremely despondent.
Lynne on answers to prayer and how God sometimes says yes, sometimes says no and sometimes says “not yet”
Arlo on how God has our back – reminding us of His truth and unwavering support at all times.
Denise Griffiths on how Jesus sees us through every circumstance – and understands how we are feeling in those times