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Welcome to "When God Whispers"

Welcome to “When God Whispers”   I hope you are blessed by our verses, questions, and conversation about our love for Jesus. Please let us know how we can pray for you. Feel free to send us a private message or email me at the email below. We want to minister to you, and the best way we can do that is through specific prayer. If you would like to be invited to join our Facebook group, please reach out to me on Facebook. My name is Lori Welch Morgan. Friend me and let me know you want to be in our group, and I will invite you. Please feel free to email me at LoriTheDisciple@gmail.com, or call or text me at 918-344-5656 We do ask that you help us out by following a few simple requests: We want everyone to feel safe to share their thoughts in this group. We ask that if you have a different philosophy from someone else that you share your thoughts, but please do not insinuate someone else is wrong. Acceptable statements start with: What I have seen in scripture is... I feel that th

May 21, 2024 – 1 Samuel 11:1-11

May 21, 2024 – 1 Samuel 11:1-11 11  Then Nahash the Ammonite went up and besieged Jabesh-gilead, and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, “Make a treaty with us, and we will serve you.”  2  But Nahash the Ammonite said to them, “On this condition I will make a treaty with you, that I gouge out all your right eyes, and thus bring disgrace on all Israel.”  3  The elders of Jabesh said to him, “Give us seven days' respite that we may send messengers through all the territory of Israel. Then, if there is no one to save us, we will give ourselves up to you.”  4  When the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul, they reported the matter in the ears of the people, and all the people wept aloud. 5  Now, behold, Saul was coming from the field behind the oxen. And Saul said, “What is wrong with the people, that they are weeping?” So they told him the news of the men of Jabesh.  6  And the Spirit of God rushed upon Saul when he heard these words, and his anger was greatly kindled.  7  He took

May 20, 2024 – 1 Samuel 10:17-27

May 20, 2024 – 1 Samuel 10:17-27 17  Now Samuel called the people together to the  Lord  at Mizpah.  18  And he said to the people of Israel, “Thus says the  Lord , the God of Israel, ‘I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and I delivered you from the hand of the Egyptians and from the hand of all the kingdoms that were oppressing you.’  19  But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your calamities and your distresses, and you have said to him, ‘Set a king over us.’ Now therefore present yourselves before the  Lord  by your tribes and by your thousands.” 20  Then Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.  21  He brought the tribe of Benjamin near by its clans, and the clan of the Matrites was taken by lot; and Saul the son of Kish was taken by lot. But when they sought him, he could not be found.  22  So they inquired again of the  Lord , “Is there a man still to come?” and the  Lord  said, “Behold, he has hidden hims

May 19, 2024 – 1 Samuel 10:1-16

May 19, 2024 – 1 Samuel 10:1-16 10  Then Samuel tookin   a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, “Has not the  Lord  anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the  Lord  and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the  Lord  has anointed you to be prince over his heritage.  2  When you depart from me today, you will meet two men by Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah, and they will say to you, ‘The donkeys that you went to seek are found, and now your father has ceased to care about the donkeys and is anxious about you, saying, “What shall I do about my son?”’  3  Then you shall go on from there farther and come to the oak of Tabor. Three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you there, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a skin of wine.  4  And they will greet you and g

May 18, 2024 – 1 Samuel 9:1-27

May 18, 2024 – 1 Samuel 9:1-27 9  There was a m.an of Benjamin whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.  2  And he had a son whose name was Saul, a handsome young man. There was not a man among the people of Israel more handsome than he. From his shoulders upward he was taller than any of the people. 3  Now the donkeys of Kish, Saul's father, were lost. So Kish said to Saul his son, “Take one of the young men with you, and arise, go and look for the donkeys.”  4  And he passed through the hill country of Ephraim and passed through the land of Shalishah, but they did not find them. And they passed through the land of Shaalim, but they were not there. Then they passed through the land of Benjamin, but did not find them. 5  When they came to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant who was with him, “Come, let us go back, lest my father cease to care about the donkeys and become anxious about us.”  6 

May 17, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:19-22

May 17, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:19-22 19  But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us,  20  that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”  21  And when Samuel had heard all the words of the people, he repeated them in the ears of the  Lord .  22  And the  Lord  said to Samuel, “Obey their voice and make them a king.” Samuel then said to the men of Israel, “Go every man to his city.” And God said, “ Obey their voice and make them a king.”   Do you think that Samuel ever got exasperated with the Israelites? I think of my own children. As I was raising my own children, there were times when they wanted their way and I knew the consequences were not going to be pleasant. If I knew they could suffer the consequences and not be permanently harmed, and that I could act as their safety net, I would let them have their own way. They learned pretty quickly that I tr

May 16, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:10-18

May 16, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:10-18 10  So Samuel told all the words of the  Lord  to the people who were asking for a king from him.  11  He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots.  12  And he will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and some to plow his ground and to reap his harvest, and to make his implements of war and the equipment of his chariots.  13  He will take your daughters to be perfumers and cooks and bakers.  14  He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive orchards and give them to his servants.  15  He will take the tenth of your grain and of your vineyards and give it to his officers and to his servants.  16  He will take your male servants and female servants and the best of your young men and your donkeys, and put them to his work.  17  He will take the tenth of your flocks, and yo

May 15, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:1-9

May 15, 2024 – 1 Samuel 8:1-9 8  When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel.  2  The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.  3  Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice. 4  Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah  5  and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.”  6  But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the  Lord .  7  And the  Lord  said to Samuel, “Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them.  8  According to all the deeds that they have done, from the day I brought them up out of Egypt even to this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so they are a