Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God (Paperback)
The question isn't whether God speaks. The question is what does He have to say to you? The New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker teaches readers how to listen to God.
The voice that spoke the cosmos into existence is the same voice that parted the Red Sea, and made the sun stand still in the midday sky. One day, this voice will make all things new, but it’s also speaking to you now!
That voice is God’s voice, and what we’ve learned from Scripture is that He often speaks in a whisper. Not to make it difficult to hear Him, but to draw us close.
Many people have a tough time believing God still speaks. Sure, in ancient times and in mysterious ways, God spoke to His people, but is He still speaking now?
Mark Batterson certainly believes so. And he wants to introduce you to the seven love languages of God; each of them unique and entirely divine. Some of them you might suspect but others will surprise you.
By learning to tune in to and decipher each language, you’ll be able to hear His guidance in simple as well as life-altering choices. God is actively speaking through: Scripture, Desires, Doors, Dreams, People, Promptings, and Pain. Batterson gives you the tools you need to unlock each of these languages.
God’s whisper can answer your most burning questions, calm your deepest fears, and fulfill your loftiest dreams.
Discover how simple it is to hear God’s voice in every aspect of your life!
He’s speaking, make sure you know how to listen!
About the Author
Mark Batterson is the New York Times best-selling author of fifteen books, including The Circle Maker, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, and Chase the Lion. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church (NCC), one of the most innovative and influential churches in America. One church with seven campuses, NCC also owns and operates Ebenezer’s coffeehouse, the Miracle Theatre, and the DC Dream Center. Mark holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University. He and his wife, Lora, have three children and live on Capitol Hill.
“Few authors capture the imagination with the written word like Mark Batterson. His personal stories and biblical convictions will lead you to new places as you are encouraged to lean into and listen for the voice of God day after day. Open your heart, but more importantly open your ears and discover afresh the whisper of a God who still longs to speak to His people.”
—Brian Houston, founder and global senior pastor of Hillsong Church
“If you’ve ever longed to hear the voice of God, this book is an essential guide. I’ve been deeply blessed by the personal and prescriptive words of Mark Batterson in Whisper. Packed full of practical steps and godly wisdom, Whisper is one of those books you won’t be able to put down. It will open your eyes and your ears to God in a new way.”
—Christine Caine, founder of Propel Women and author of Unashamed
“Some of the most frequent questions I get as a pastor have to do with hearing from God. In Whisper, Mark Batterson cuts through the confusion and shows the way to a deeper and closer relationship with God—one that leaves us guessing less and discerning more.”
—Steven Furtick, pastor of Elevation Church and New York Times best-selling author
“Not a day passes that I don’t ask, ‘Lord, what should I do?’ I need His counsel and crave His guidance. For that reason I welcome this book. May God use it to attune my heart to His.”
—Max Lucado, pastor and author