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There are many who claim to believe in God. If they really did, why don’t they obey His commandments? Why do they substitute their ideas, desires, etc.?
That which has been is that which shall be; and that which has been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 1:9 WEB)
How can Christians think their personal, religious experiences with God are any more true than those of adherents to other belief systems?
This question is interesting in that it cuts to the very soul of everyone that follows any belief system, how do I know what I believe is the one true religion? How do I know I’m right? How do I know “they” are wrong?
That is an excellent question and one that i’m sure many of us, including myself, have asked throughout the ages. When we are listening for God’s voice, how can we know that He is the one speaking?
In the Old Testament is the story about a man named Gideon. Gideon had a physical revelation from God. But he, like you, wasn’t sure if he was actually hearing God speaking to him or if it was his own fleshly desires so he requested proof of God’s will by three miracles. The first sign was having the Angel of the Lord, appear to Gideon and cause fire to shoot up out of a rock and then two signs involving a fleece, performed on consecutive nights with opposite results […]