There was no roar of thunder. Abraham was not surrounded by a mysterious mist or light. The Bible just says that God spoke.
Imagine God speaking to you suddenly; not just a casual word, not just a friendly greeting or some helpful advice but in a shocking directive way that shatters your routine. How would you respond? Would you be simply amazed because God spoke in such authority or that God just spoke to you?
God spoke to Abraham when everything is normal. He speaks to us in similar way too. When He speaks, he does it in an unexpected or unpredicted time but He is always there, everywhere and in everything you do. He willingly enters our daily lives. He relates to us as we wash our dishes, work in the office, gardening and other daily chores.
God may be speaking now, are you listening?
Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you,” declares the Lord…
- Pat Beall