Prayer begins by talking to God, but it ends by listening to Him. In the face of Absolute Truth, silence is the soul's language.— Fulton J. Sheen
Restlessness Listening To God quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God
From the world’s perspective, there are many places you can go to find comfort. But there is only one place you will find a hand to catch your tears and a heart to listen to your every longing. True peace comes only from God.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
The creator of the heavens obeys a carpenter;
the God of eternal glory listens to a poor virgin. Has anyone ever witnessed anything comparable to this? Let the philosopher no longer disdain from listening to the common laborer; the wise, to the simple; the educated, to the illiterate; a child of a prince, to a peasant.
If we really want to pray we must first learn to listen, for in the silence of the heart God speaks.
Prayer is spiritual communication between man and God, a two-way relationship in which man should not only talk to God but also listen to Him. Prayer to God is like a child's conversation with his father. It is natural for a child to ask his father for the things he needs.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.
When you suffer, don't speak. Look inside and listen for the duaa He inspires in you. and then ask Him. Again and again. Don't stop.
I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us.
There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.
What is your ambition in life today? Is it to get rich? Is it to make a name for yourself? Is it even to do some wonderful thing for God? Listen to me, beloved. The highest desire that can possess any human heart is a longing to see God.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Listen to the long stillness: New life is stirring New dreams are on the wing New hopes are being readied: Humankind is fashioning a new heart Humankind is forging a new mind God is at work. This is the season of Promise
Remember this. When people choose to withdraw far from a fire, the fire continues to give warmth, but they grow cold. When people choose to withdraw far from light, the light continues to be bright in itself but they are in darkness. This is also the case when people withdraw from God.
The only Christian you want to listen to is the one who gives you more of a hunger for God.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.
Prayer that is born of meditation upon the Word of God is the prayer that soars upward most easily to God's listening ears.
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
Retire from the world each day to some private spot.
Stay in the secret place till the surrounding noises begin to fade out of your heart and a sense of God's presence envelops you. Deliberately tune out the unpleasant sounds and come out of your closet determined not to hear them. Listen for the inward voice till you learn to recognize it.
When man listens, God speaks; when man obeys, God acts; when man prays, God empowers.
There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful, than that of a continual conversation with God; those only can comprehend it who practice and experience it.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
When church is over and there's no one there to listen except the only One who matters, do you still have that same passionate joy in your spirit, just to be alone with the Living God?
Prayer at its highest is a two-way conversation - and for me the most important part is listening to God's replies.
The first service that one owes to others in the fellowship consists of listening to them. Just as love of God begins with listening to his word, so the beginning of love for our brothers and sisters is learning to listen to them.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
I learned real early why God gave us two ears and one mouth, because you're supposed to listen twice as much as you talk.
Are you learning to say things after listening to God, or are you saying things and trying to make God's word fit in?
Everyone Is God speaking. Why not be polite and Listen to Him?
There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
Times change. God doesn’t, but times do. We learn and grow, and the world around us shifts, and the Christian faith is alive only when it is listening, morphing, innovating, letting go of whatever has gotten in the way of Jesus and embracing whatever will help us be more and more the people God wants us to be.
Health is an announcement of agreement between your body, mind and spirit.
Honor your body, keep it in good shape. When you are not healthy, look to see which parts of you disagree. Your body will demonstrate the truth to you. Notice what it is showing you, listen to what it is saying.
Friend, the church finds its life as it listens to the Word of God.
It finds its purpose as it lives out and displays the Word of God. The church’s job is to listen and then to echo.
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
Looking at art is one way of listening to God.
The trouble with nearly everybody who prays is that he says 'Amen' and runs away before God has a chance to reply. Listening to God is far more important than giving Him our ideas.
I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything.
There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Listen, my friend! Your helplessness is your best prayer.
It calls from your heart to the heart of God with greater effect than all your uttered pleas. He hears it from the very moment that you are seized with helplessness, and He becomes actively engaged at once in hearing and answering the prayer of your helplessness.
In place of our exhaustion and spiritual fatigue, God will give us rest.
All He asks is that we come to Him...that we spend a while thinking about Him, meditating on Him, talking to Him, listening in silence, occupying ourselves with Him - totally and thoroughly lost in the hiding place of His presence.
Wise people listen to wise instruction, especially instruction from the Word of God.
One cannot proclaim the Gospel of Jesus without the tangible witness of one’s life. Those who listen to us and observe us must be able to see in our actions what they hear from our lips, and so give glory to God!
To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.