Want to hear from God?
You’ll need humility, first.
This excerpt from Hearing God through the Year by Dallas Willard reminds us of the important spiritual connection between humility and intimacy with God.
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. — Proverbs 11:2
Moses may be the all-time record holder for lengthy conversations with God. But he was also one of the least presumptuous human beings who ever walked the earth: “Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth” (Numbers 12:3). Certainly, a connection existed between his meekness and his close working and talking relationship with God. (more…)