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Priscilla Shirer - Below is a video on Shirer's teaching about hearing God's "voice" continually.
*For some reason, the source for this video has been removed since the time of this review, but the transcript is below.

Transcription: "In Romans 1:20, the Bible says that God speaks to all human beings through nature. It's called general revelation. That means that even if you're not a Christian you can learn general things about God just by looking at the creation around you. I mean, it's glorious isn't it? He could've done this whole thing in black and white, but He gave us the colors of spring and fall and summer and painted us such glorious pictures in the earth because He wanted us to have general revelation about his glory and his splendor and his majesty. That general revelation is available to all human beings. Now, if you want to have specific revelation in your life which is what I want… I want to know the details that God has for me I want to know that I'm walking in His will for my life. If you want that, then you got to be a believer in Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:14 says that you can't get the specifics that you want from God unless you have the spirit. It says only the spiritual person can appraise spiritual things. And so if you want to have meaningful conversation and communion with God that lasts a lifetime then you have to have the Holy Spirit living within you. And the Bible tells us that the Holy Spirit is given as a gift to those who are believers in Jesus Christ. So any meaningful conversation with the Lord begins with a relationship with him through His son Jesus Christ. Now if you want to have continuous ongoing full conversation with God - as a believer – you've gotten that straight, you're a believer. But you want to make sure that you're hearing God on a continual basis then that means that you have to nurture your friendship and your relationship with God. It's like any relationship that you have in your life. You know how there's a girlfriend or another friend of yours that can call you up and man in the first 2 seconds of that phone call you know exactly who you're talking to just by the way they're breathing on the phone you know who it is that you're talking to. They don't have to go into some big explanation as to who they are and what they had on the last time you saw them so that they can describe themselves. You don't need all that with a really good friend because you know their voice. It's the same thing with God. He's talking to us all the time. The more we get to know him then the more clear we'll be when we hear the voice of our God. We'll know it's Him because we've built a friendship with Him. So if you're serious about hearing the voice of God on a continual basis then my friend I encourage you to develop time building a rapport and a relationship and a friendship with God so that when He speaks you can clearly hear what He has to say to you."

The following review is by David Sheldon

Based on the claim in the first sentence of the video, let's ask ourselves a question: Does Romans 1:20 say that God speaks to all human beings through nature? The answer: No. Why? Because "to speak" means to utter words; to communicate vocally; to converse Online Source. Romans 1:20 says, "For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse." This means that God's attributes are clearly seen because of creation and this doesn't refer to "creation speech." General revelation, then, is God revealing His power and eternality through the creation and is thus understood by the creature. As is quoted in the video, "That general revelation is available to all human beings" should really say "That general revelation is given to all human beings – so they are without excuse." It is not simply there for the taking if we so chose. Quite the contrary, our fallen hearts naturally pervert God in spite of this general revelation. Furthermore, general revelation is not salvific.

So, Shirer goes on to say that you have to be a believer in Jesus Christ to get "specific revelation" – to know the specific will of God for your life. She uses 1 Corinthians 2:14 to teach how one can understand God's will for the specifics in their life. The verse says, "But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised." The "specific" Shirer gleans from this verse is that a Christian needs to "possess" the Spirit and then the Spirit speaks directly to the Christian, like a spirit to spirit conversation. It is specific and meaningful because it is direct. Not only is it direct, it is constant. Shirer says God's "voice" is speaking to us all the time. Does she mean He speaks directly to us apart from the Bible? Evidently. Also, according to Shirer, the only way you begin to learn and recognize the "voice" is through practice in nurturing the friendship and relationship with this new "voice."

If you haven't read all of 1 Corinthians chapter 2, now is a good time. Paul is not saying the "spirit" appraises and knows things "mystically" (mysteriously) or "directly". Paul is saying, rather, the "spirit" knows and appraises things based on God's "Spirit" - who makes His mind known through His "speech" - which is the words spoken through the apostles. One is spiritual and knows the specifics of God's will because they receive those words (Bible), not "special" words.

We should discern very easily that this video presents mysticism: attempting to have direct and deeper communion with God - apart from Scripture. This means that Priscilla Shirer is promoting mysticism. She twists what the Spirit teaches us through the Word. What "spirit" does that? The real Holy Spirit is not your own personal spirit!

Shirer is speaking at the True Woman Conference in Indiana in September 2012. Unfortunately, this conference is quickly becoming the "true mystic" conference. If individual believers do not put the wall of sound doctrine back up, we will soon be awash in delusion. Not only should we not receive what she teaches here, but we should not in any way support or encourage others to accept or tolerate her teaching. I Timothy 4:1 says "But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons." As the great Thomas Watson said, "The Word written is above an angelic embassy, or a voice from heaven."

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