You shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goes with a pipe to come into the mountain of the LORD, to the mighty One of Israel. And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall show the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger, and with the flame of a devouring fire, with scattering, and tempest, and hailstones - Isaiah 30:29-30
Now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came on him. and he said, "This is what the LORD says: This dry valley will be filled with pools of water - 2 Kings 3:16
Do you want to hear the voice of the LORD? One way to provoke that is to praise Him. Give GOD quality praise. Praise Him with all your heart. GOD inhabits the praises of his people and so when you praise Him, his glory comes down. I am talking about his tangible presence, the shekinah glory. As Isaiah 30:29-30 says, When you praise Him, He will cause his glorious voice to be heard. Prophet Elisha understood this when He asked for a ministrel in 2 Kings 3:16, He knew that when praises is being offered unto GOD, his glory will come down and GOD will utter his voice. And so when the minstrel began to glorify GOD with the ministration, the glory of GOD came on Elisha and he prophesied. He declared the word of the LORD.
I want to encourage you today to always maintain an atmosphere of praise around you. Don't allow bitterness, anger or heaviness to block your channel of hearing from GOD. Elisha was angry and couldn't hear from GOD but as soon as the musical ministration was being played, the anger and the bitterness flew away and GOD was able to speak to him. That's what praises does to the heart. It makes your spirit man to be light and to be in a position to hear from GOD.
Praise is GOD's delight. When you praise Him, you magnify Him and He becomes pleased with you and wants to talk to you and bless you.
From today onwards, I see you engaging the force of praise more and more. Your season of open heavens has begun. From now on, you shall be hearing the voice of the LORD more and more clearly in Jesus name. Somebody give GOD praise. Hallelujah! Glory be to GOD!!