It's not up to the King to try to go chasing His subjects around, screaming and hollering at them to try to get them to do what He wants. He isn't going to go chasing you around trying to beat you over the head with a Bible to get you to listen! But you must come to Him with quietness and respect, and sincerely and in trembling present your petition, and wait silently to get the answer.
If you're in a room full of people and the TV is on, if they keep raising their voices and drowning out the TV, no matter how loud the volume is, you won't get what it has to say. And the Lord, unlike the TV, will just shut up if you don't listen! When Israel stopped listening and ceased to believe what God had to say and quit doing what He commanded, He just stopped talking to them for nearly three hundred years between the Testaments! God does not like to talk to either deaf, unbelieving or unheeding ears! So He just shuts up!
But if you Seek the Lord, you will hear from the Lord and be led of the Lord. He says, "Call unto Me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not!" (Jer.33:3)
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