Today the shelves of Christian bookstores sag under the weight of devotionals, guidebooks, and manuals purporting to help you hear and understand what God has to say to you personally. Wildly popular books like Experiencing God and Jesus Calling encourage believers to look beyond the confines of Scripture for fresh words from God. Others train God’s people to interpret dreams and personality tests to gain divine insight and instruction.
We recently asked Justin Peters about this persistent desire to hear from God outside of Scripture—a desire that seemingly permeates the evangelical church. Here’s what he said.
The Truth Matters conference next week will be a celebration of the inexhaustible riches of God’s Word. If you won’t be attending in person, we hope you will follow along for every session through the conference livestream. With its emphasis squarely on the sufficiency of Scripture, you don’t want to miss this important event.
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