I am so excited to be sitting here blogging right now. Papa Bear is off praying with a friend, and I think I was stood up by my prayer partner (which she would never do unless minor tragedy struck, so I should probably be praying for her). But it’s for the best. I sat praying by myself for awhile, and when I picked up my computer to write down my thoughts, God practically screamed in my ear (I do so love it when that happens), “Unequivocal!”.
I’ve probably used the word “unequivocal” in a sentence a half dozen times in my entire life. It means, “unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation”. And wow, that is just what I needed tonight.
Today, while setting up our “prayer dates,” I got ridiculously (but in a good way) angry. As I hopped around in excitement I yelled, “We just have to stop being so immature! We have to learn to hear God’s voice and to stop being tossed around by all of the many voices of this world. And we have to learn it now!!!”
Today, I’m a little infuriated by a specific situation (one that actually has very little to do with my life); but, the circumstances surrounding this issue have inspired me to spend most of my day interceding on behalf of a much broader issue.
At first, I was so upset that I considered fasting on Thanksgiving (I know, craziness). Then, I went into the kitchen and ate everything in sight (stress eating – maybe I should fast on Thanksgiving). I told God that I wanted to hear Him, not just think I was hearing Him or suspect I was hearing Him. I said, “God, I don’t want to start anymore sentences with the phrase, ‘I really think this is from God’.” I asked Him, on behalf of the Body of Christ, to teach us to hear His voice.
All the while scraping chocolate from a bowl because righteous anger makes me hungry.
And He responded, so simply and so sweetly with a word I barely knew, “Unequivocal”. And I accept it with a loud, too rambunktious for eleven-thirty at night, “Hallelujah and Amen!!”.
I’ve done this before (and just so you know I do go back and pray over prayer requests left on my blog, so I would love it if you would update me on them), but I’d really like to open the floor again tonight.
Is there something that you need God to answer in a completely unequivocal way? I would love to agree with you in prayer.
John 10:27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.