Every good conversation has at least two people both being able to express their thoughts and opinions right? Well, yesterday I went into the importance of prayer and how it is essential that we take time to talk to God. An element that cannot be left out however, is the ability to listen. This is how the perfect transfer takes place. In order for communication to be fully effective, we have to be able to not only talk but listen. Both parties involved have to communicate with one another. God has so much to say to us if we would only be still for a moment and hear. I’ve been guilty on many occasions of pouring my heart out to God in prayer, then when I finish saying what I have to say I go on doing whatever I was doing. Wrong. God could have answered what I was praying about right then, but instead of me waiting for His response I just went about the rest of my day. Now that I know better I do better, but I have to be honest because I still don’t take the time to listen like I should. Crazy thing is, I desire to hear from Him. Which we all should. I’ve even prayed and asked Him to speak to me but I don’t do my part to actually listen. The good thing about communicating with God is that He speaks in so many different ways. Sometimes He speaks in a small voice within, but this is not the only way He talks to us. If you are riding down the street He may talk to you through a billboard or poster. He also speaks through songs, through the word of God and sometimes He speaks through other people.
The location where the transfer takes place does not matter. You can pray in your kitchen while washing dishes, in the bathroom or simply lying in your bed. God is with us at all times, wherever we are. He is just waiting for us to acknowledge His presence. When we talk to Him we do just that. I named this article ‘The Perfect Transfer’ because in whole that is what prayer is. We transfer information to God, He transfers information back to us. It should be a reciprocal exchange. So now the next thing I want you to do is when you pray, after you’ve said what you want to say take time to be quiet and hear what God has to say to you. This is how you have the perfect transfer. #iDeclare #theperfecttransfer
Father God, In the name of Jesus I come thanking you for teaching me about prayer. Teaching me how to have the perfect transfer with you. I decree and declare that in my prayer time I will not only talk but I will be quiet and listen. I desire to hear from you and I will put myself in a position to do just that. Thank you Jesus for all that you are doing in my life. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.
Revelation 3:22 NLT “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.”
Jeremiah 7:23 ESV “But this command I gave them: ‘Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people. And walk in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.”