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Once again, the LORD stood beside Samuel and called out just as he had done before, "Samuel! Samuel!" "I'm listening," Samuel answered. "What is it that you’d like for me to do?

-1 Samuel 3:10

1. To hear God’s voice, I must learn how to be and .

Be still and know that I am God.

-Psalm 46:10


When you pray, go into a room alone and close the door.

-Matthew 6:6


2. I must be to what I’ve .

Don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.

-James 1:22

Samuel told Eli everything the LORD had told him, holding nothing back.

-1 Samuel 3:18

To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. What were you taught about prayer growing up? How much of your prayer time is you talking versus listening to God?

2. Why is “God speak to me” such a dangerous prayer?

3. What are you taking away from this message that will help you improve your prayer life?

4. What is your next step as a result of this message?