What do you think about coincidences? Is it God trying to get our attention? Or, as Einstein said, “a small miracle where God chooses to remain anonymous?”
I think people often get signs and dismiss them as coincidences. I don’t dismiss them, you can miss out on a lot when you do that.
Have you experienced God trying to get your attention? Has He tried to sign to you or speak to you with a word? To hear, you must have the Word. Hearing comes from the Word.
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17
There are two kinds of Words in the Bible, LOGOS for general application and RHEMA for personal application, where the Holy Spirit will speak directly to you, bringing revelation.
I think hearing with the Rhema word is something that is caught rather than taught. When I heard people say ‘they heard from the Lord,’ I’d think ‘how?’ In time I caught on after meditating on the Bible.
If you don’t have the Word, you will be deaf and He will sign.
God communicated by sign until I understood the Word. Now the sign and the Word tend to work together.
Here’s a practical example of a sign working with the Word;
My mother died with a row of sevens accompanying her. She died at 7pm on the 7th day of the 7th month, aged 77.
The link is here if you want to read more and see the video I made for her.
Coincidence? Noticing all the sevens, I asked the Lord if it was a sign. The answer was in the affirmative. He explained to me that Heaven is a place of rest, and He’d sent the sign wanting to reassure us she was at rest.
From the Word He showed me where Heaven is mentioned as the “seventh-day rest” in the Bible. The Sabbath day is the seventh day;
There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest … Hebrews 4:9
God used signs all the way through the Bible. It’s standard operating procedure for him.
The sign either precedes or follows the Rhema word.
The Word is like a compass, the sign is like a landmark, and the discovery is like orienteering, navigating, or tracking. You have to read and look.
My book is based on how the Lord guided me using His Word, coincidences, visions and dreams, with signs accompanying.
It’s the number one thing I hope to convey to the reader of my book – how to look for God and hear Him.
After His death and resurrection, the Lord worked with the apostles confirming His word with signs.
“And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.” Mark 16:20
He is still doing it today, because Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:18
We just need eyes to see and ears to hear. Matthew 13:15-17