Listening to the Holy Spirit

John 10:27 says, “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”  God speaks in a still small voice that is unmistakably His.  Hearing the voice of the Good Shepherd is one of many of the blessings that a born again believer enjoys.  It is a necessity to pray for and develop a hearing ear, especially as a missionary.  Late one evening I heard His voice speak to me saying, “Get up and check for bugs.”  You need to understand that here we are subject to invasions of tropical critters and not just an occassional ant or roach.  That is why I responed to this voice immediately and went and turned the light on in the bathroom.  Expecting to see a roach, I was surprised to find a very large scorpion instead.    Even though I am still wondering how the scorpion came in, I am more occupied in my thoughts toward the encouragement of God speaking to me about it.   The scorpion was about 4 1/2 inches long.