God Nudge

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I Waited Too Long – A God Nudge Story


Larry, my husband, said  “You better jump in your car and go visit Susan.” That was probably a God Nudge. I said, “I can’t this week because I am too busy!” Susan lived in a nursing home two hours away. I had met her seven years earlier when my mother was in the same nursing […]

God Nudge By Clare DeGraaf


Clare DeGraaf tells the following story: I was in Chicago on Michigan Avenue and saw a homeless man. God gave me a nudge to stop and talk to him. My heart wasn’t really in it. God was taking me out of my comfort zone.

I asked the homeless man, “Are you hungry? Let me buy you lunch.”

“Yeah, sure,” the man said without enthusiasm. I was sure he was hungry, so I just figured he was as wary of me as I was of guys like him. This was new territory for both of us.

God Nudge Story By Jennifer


It was two days before Christmas and a horrible ice storm hit our town. Thousands were without power and the outside temperatures were below freezing.

After cleaning up the kitchen, I sat down for a minute to relax and work on a puzzle. Out of the blue, a family from my church came to my mind. The mother is suffering from a severe mental condition and has been placed in an adult care facility. The father has a major brain injury, and the oldest son has Down syndrome.

How To Know If A Nudge Is From God


Bill Hybels in his book, The Power of a Whisper, speaks about promptings and gentle nudges from God.

“Whispers (or nudges) from God are real. He is just not a God who sits on his heavenly throne: He is a God who sits with you in the car, the plane, the train, the bus, the hospital room, the doctor’s surgery, the classroom, the office, at work, at home. God is near…near enough to whisper to you his words of assurance, his words of warning and admonishment, his words of renewal and refinement.”