“God told me…”
Why do claims that God speaks today meet with cynicism when even Jesus Christ taught his disciples to expect it? The track record of hucksters and crusaders who have besmirched God’s voice leaves us wondering if there is an authentic revelation.
Where shall we stand?
Nine members of Agora, a newsgroup and think-tank based in Canada, engage in a conversation around the topic of hearing God’s voice. The focus quickly turns to “Listening Prayer” as described in Brad Jersak’s first book, Can You Hear Me? The discussion, with its simultaneous resisting and affirming, reveals the depth of vision and discernment that comes when a variety of “shades” come together.