Uplifting, inspirational messages from God for your everyday life by Suzanne Tanner. Iâve discovered that when we do, the only way back is to repent, recommit, and get back on track. Learning to Listen and to Act. The Holy Spirit always wants to lead us through life, but sometimes we get so focused on seemingly âbigâ issues that we donât realize how much He speaks in small promptings every day. Receiving, Recognizing, and Responding to the Promptings of the Holy Ghost. Edward V. Whalen There have been times in my life that Iâve missed God. Here are a few suggestions in discovering to how to listen to the Holy Spiritâs promptings in prayer. One of the most important things we can do is learn the Spirit of Godï»¿âlearn to hear and follow the promptings of the Spirit. be sensitive to the promptings of the Holy Spirit and follow them. Ricks College Devotional. If we so desire and are worthy, the Lord will school us in the principle of revelation. But how are we to discern the movement of the Spirit? In the New Testament, there are many Scriptures that deal specifically with the Holy Spirit prompting us. Our ethical decision-making models should be used with greater intention as we navigate the future of our ministries. When the Holy Spirit prompts you to do something, even if it sounds crazyâ¦ my advice would be to simply just do it. August 31, 1999 . When you obey the small things that may feel is like a âGut instinctâ to react, it is most likely the Holy Spirit prompting you to do something urgently. Libermann encourages us to "try, as much as it is in us, to follow in our actions only the unique movement of the Holy Spirit dwelling in us, in the manner, as our profound weakness permits it to us, as the Holy Spirit acts in our actions." We can see inside the human heart with the revelation of the Holy Spirit. Now is the time to be praying, reflecting and listening more intently to God's voice. [By the way, I want to be a good Bible teacher here. The Lord Jesus said, ââ¦the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all thingsâ¦â (John 14:26). To learn the Spirit of â¦ Stop trying to understand spiritual things with your natural mind. It is my prayer that the Holy Spirit and the author will help you to find that same peace and comfort that we have found by "Listening to the Holy Spirit." If there is a secret to being filled and controlled by the Spirit, it is learning to obey those inner promptings of the Spirit. Respond to the Spiritâs Promptings âThe Spirit shows what is true and will come and guide you into the full truth.â (John 16:13, CEV) âSince we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.â (Galatians 5:25) After we ask Jesus Christ to come into our lives, it is not long before we realize that we cannot live for him in our own strength. Pray the Holy Spirit would bring you the revelations that He alone is qualified to give you. However, it is not too early to lean into practices that will allow us to follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit. Small though it is, it took at least thirty years to write-thirty years trying to put on paper his experiences of how to listen to and follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit. These verses from Old Testament Scripture encourage us to follow Godâs words and to listen to his promptings from the Holy Spirit, the one who lives today in all believers. Elder David A. Bednar. We are to cooperate with the promptings of the Spirit. Brothers and sisters, it is a pleasure and a privilege for me to welcome you to a new semester and academic year at Ricks College.