After we are saved, what God wants us to do is “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18). Acts 8:1-3 Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death. And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of … We know who holds the future—the one true, personal, eternal, and all-knowing God of the Bible. Imagine that moment. There is a dangerous trend today where people seek to hear a “word from the Lord,” extraneous to what He has already given us in the Bible. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” God knew that Joseph’s brothers would try to kill him and threw him into a deep pit to die but Benjamin convinced them to sell him to … Psalm 103:14. . 1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 52 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. God knows the future so well it’s like He’s already been there. Saul, who doesn’t know the Lord is treated like an outsider, information is given to him on a need to know basis. Even though everything seems like it’s falling apart it is actually falling into place. 17 Is it not the wheat harvest today? “The Lord told me . Samuel's Farewell Address … 15 But if you disobey the LORD and rebel against His command, then the hand of the LORD will be against you as it was against your fathers. What we are not to do is expect to hear voices from God. The things that you think are blocking you … THE LORD KNOWS WHAT HE IS DOING-- EVEN WHEN YOU DO NOT. The Lord knows your worries and He is going to provide you with comfort, but you must come to Him. The Lord knows the thoughts of man, That they are a mere breath. Isaiah 53:10 Yet it was the LORD's will to crush Him and to cause Him to suffer; and when His soul is made a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, and the good pleasure of the LORD will prosper in His hand. God foreknew you and me before we existed (Eph 1) and I would think we believe that’s best for us. The Lord tells Saul and Ananias the same thing, Get up and go. “Get up, enter the city, and you’ll be told what to do.” Ananias, who knows the Lord, is … There are still prophecies in the Bible that await fulfillment. It is the turning point in life at which we can do nothing else but respond to him who calls us by name. When God adopts us into His family (Romans 8:15), we begin a new relationship with Him that affects every aspect of our lives. The Lord begins this blessing by saying, “Hearken unto the voice of the Lord your God, while I speak unto you, Emma Smith, my daughter.” 5 You may not have heard the Lord call you by name, but He knows each one of you and He knows your name. And you respond as Moses does, “Here I am.” He knows everything about us, and there is no place to hide. 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