The Voice

And the Holy Spirit, in bodily form, descended on him like a dove. And a voice from heaven said, “You are my dearly loved Son, and you bring me great joy.”

(Luke 3:22 NLT)

How reassuring that voice must have been! Jesus was about to begin His public ministry, and more than anything, He needed to hear the Father’s encouraging voice. Jesus would again hear the voice from heaven on the Mount of Transfiguration, and in the Temple area during His final week (Luke 9:35; John 12:28). Clearly, the voice was there from the beginning to the end, and it’s the only one that Jesus needed to hear. In fact, He tuned to it often. The Father’s voice can still be heard, and if His voice was the only one that Jesus needed in order to press on, it’s all we need too.

Tune in to the voice of God.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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