ks to us. Now I am going to ask you one more question.
If it is God who is speaking, and if He speaks to you, what must you do?
You must listen, not only with your eyes, when you read the words, or with your ears, when someone reads to you, but with your heart.
Do you remember what we are told in the Bible about a child to whom God once spoke? It was in the night that this boy heard God's voice calling him by his own name--the name which his mother had given him when he was a baby. Samuel had never heard the voice of God before, and he did not know who was speaking to him in the quiet night.
But he did what he was told to do by one who knew that God was calling him, and the next time the voice came he answered, "Speak, for Thy servant heareth."
Then, when God spoke again, he listened to the message which God gave him to give for Him.
How near God was to this child!
Yes, He was very near to Samuel as he slept; but He is as near to you, as you lie in your own bed at home. He keeps you safel