Episode Description:

What do you do when you are trying to hear God for someone and your mind goes blank? This episode of ‘Hearing God’ deals with this very issue. Gary and Jane unpack this topic and share many practical tools and examples. This episode is brilliant at giving you strategies so you can help people feel seen and heard by God.

Episode Notes:

First Principle: Thank God.

  • Psalm 100:4
  • Focus off myself, on to God.

Second Principle: Have Prompts.

  • Gary uses a notebook.
  • Jane ‘tests’ Gary.
  • Be careful not to ‘read’ a person’s face.
  • Does something stand out eg bright red shoes?
  • Prophesy using their name.
  • Reminder re first thought principle.
  • Look for identity words.
  • Identity precedes destiny.

Third Principle: Preparation.

  • Spiritual preparation – nurture intimacy with God.
  • Psychological and physical preparation eg not tired or hungry.

Fourth Principle: Hold Your Peace.

  • Our emotional state can impact our ability to hear God.
  • Philippians 4:6-7.
  • 2 Corinthians 10:5. Take captive every thought.
  • Be honest if absolutely nothing. Get back to the person.


Prophetic Activation:

Turn your heart and thoughts to Father God and ask Him, “If I was a tree, what sort of tree would I be and why?”.  Flesh it out – fruit, where planted, how big, purpose, who it shelters, etc.


Time Stamps:

[1:03] – Gary & Jane share briefly how they have heard God this week.

[2:40] – First Principle – thank God.

[4:47] – Second Principle – have prompts.

[4:58] – Gary shares how he uses his notebook with one word prompts.

[6:55] – Jane ‘tests’ Gary with the word ‘orange’.

[11:42] – Jane shares a time when she didn’t say what God was revealing to her.

[14:39] – Look for Identity words.

[15:25] – Destiny words.

[16:57] – Third Principle – preparation.

[17:38] – Fourth Principle – hold your peace.

[20:10] – Prophetic activation.

[20:53] – Gary & Jane both share a prophetic word for a listener.

[22:58] – Gary prays for you.


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Bible Verses Mentioned:

  • Psalm 100:4
  • Philippians 4:6-7
  • 2 Corinthians 10:5


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