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Have you ever spent much time thinking about the events that led you to where you are? Have you ever noticed that some of the most unexpected moments are very ones that God used in the biggest ways? Not only did I notice this theme in my own life but I also saw it all over the Bible. From Moses and Gideon, to David and Esther and Nehemiah, God seemed to call the most unqualified people to do the most unexpected things. As you listen to stories, I hope you gain a new perspective of how God loves us enough to call us to the things we couldn't have imagine for ourselves. This is Unexpected.

Unexpected with Hannah Love That Sounds Fun Network

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Have you ever spent much time thinking about the events that led you to where you are? Have you ever noticed that some of the most unexpected moments are very ones that God used in the biggest ways? Not only did I notice this theme in my own life but I also saw it all over the Bible. From Moses and Gideon, to David and Esther and Nehemiah, God seemed to call the most unqualified people to do the most unexpected things. As you listen to stories, I hope you gain a new perspective of how God loves us enough to call us to the things we couldn't have imagine for ourselves. This is Unexpected.

    Episode 91: Gifts Of The Holy Spirit - Part Two

    Episode 91: Gifts Of The Holy Spirit - Part Two

    Back this week with part two of last week's episode!! I've loved being able to sit down with Erica more and share the conversation with you guys.

    • 50 min
    Episode 90: How Did Our Generation Derail? & Supernatural Gifts of The Holy Spirit

    Episode 90: How Did Our Generation Derail? & Supernatural Gifts of The Holy Spirit

    We are back!!! In today's episode, we cover a lot of ground... so much that we've had to split this episode into 2 parts!!



    Discerning Of Spirits: Seven Dimensions Of Revelation 

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    • 52 min
    Episode 89: Supernatural Darkness with Erica Bankston

    Episode 89: Supernatural Darkness with Erica Bankston

    Hi friends! I am back and sitting down today with one of your favorite guests we’ve had on the pod, my sis Erica Bankston! You know when we’re together we dive into all the hot, touchy topics - so here we go. Today we are talking about the darkness, specifically the supernatural world and how it invades our everyday life without even really knowing it…. until you look for it. 

    • 53 min
    Episode 88: Are You Ready To Fight For What God Promises (The Story of Gideon)

    Episode 88: Are You Ready To Fight For What God Promises (The Story of Gideon)

    Taking it back to the old testament, lets grab our popcorn and settle in. I’ll drop a little background info to set the scene. After the great exodus from Egypt and all of the miracles throughout the life of Moses, there begins another era. This is the era of Joshua. 



    After Moses’ death, Joshua stepped in as the new leader. Not just a leader but a warrior-leader whose role was to press in and fight for the inheritance God promised His people. This inheritance was the promised land. But here’s the thing about God’s promises. They come with action. See, God promised to give them the land but that didn’t mean that their enemies were just going to pack up and hand it over to them. No. The blessing of a promise comes only through obedience. And obedience means action. They had to fight. 



    Gosh, there are so many lessons we could touch on in the story of Gideon. But one of my favorites is the fact that God calls him while he’s hiding from His enemies. Isn’t that so like God? To call us out of hiding. To see us in the dark. To call us into the light. To call us to fight.. To remind us of the promises and the inheritance. To remind us of our commissioning to obey so He can fulfill His word and bless His people? 



    The story is also a great reminder that God is patient with us.. There’s a wonderful quote by Tony Evans: “You can ask God a question, but you should not question Him.” Y’all… that can preach! See, God knows we are human. He knows our minds, our hearts, our thoughts.. He knows our weaknesses. I also believe it is part of His nature to want to establish that personal relationship and build on trust. As a father to a child. I can personally share that when God has asked me to do something and I’m hesitant to receive it… I’ll start asking Him to confirm it’s Him. And time and time again…He does! In ways only I would notice or ways that would only be important or meaningful to ME, He does it. God knows how to talk to His kids! 



    But, there’s a next step. It’s that obedience bit. Gideon asked God not once but TWICE to confirm what He as asking him to do… and He did it. So, Gideon’s response then HAD to be to obey. Once again… He had obeyed God in destroying the idols of his father’s house. Now, God was asking him to take a bigger step. 



    There’s a line I read while researching on this topic that says it like this, “He will not rebuke us for having questions, but when He answered our prayers, we must demonstrate faith to believe what He says.” See, God is always faithful on His end. It is up to us to have eyes to see and ears to hear and hearts that recognize Him. Then.. it is up to us to follow through. To obey. 



    Today, I want to leave you with this reminder. God calls and uses and equips who He will. When there is humility, sacrifice, and obedience. Victory lies behind every ‘yes’ in obedience to God’s calling. We may not see it in the physical, but God has already gone before us today and for the remainder of our days. He knows. And He’s calling. May we all have the courage to answer with a yes. With clean hands, pure hearts, and a desire to be used for His glory!

    • 18 min
    Episode 87: How Does God Show Us The Desires Of Our Heart?

    Episode 87: How Does God Show Us The Desires Of Our Heart?

    I just wanted to pop on today because I feel like something that can be so comforting in this world is that God knows the desires of our hearts. And that could be scary because sometimes we don't even know the desires of our hearts, but let me just tell you the secret to tapping into what those desires are and what the future looks like when we pray this prayer. 

    So years ago I started praying this prayer, God, I want your will for my life. I just want, I want what you want. Whatever that is. I didn't know, the desire of my own heart. I didn’t know my dreams. I didn't know what was deep-seated in me. I'd had hints and clues through the years, but no sure direction. And I knew that the Bible made these promises and I know that the bible referred to the desires of our hearts and that God would meet those. And, I used to struggle because I thought to myself, what even are the desires in my own heart? I don't even know if that is. But in Psalms 37, this is the encouragement given. 

    I knew that was a promise. I KNEW that it was in the Bible, but I didn't know what the desires of my heart were until God revealed them to me. And the way that He reveals the desires of your own heart is to pray that prayer, God, Your will for my life. It says here, it says, Fix your heart on the promises of God and you will be secure. Make God the utmost delight and pleasure of your life. See guys, when your eyes, when your gaze is fixed up, when asking for God to guide and direct and lead your steps, there is no failing. 
    There is security there. He created you. He formed you before the creations of the world. 

    Even before we were born, God planned in advance our destiny and the good works we would do to fulfill it. So we, are preordained for a plan that God wrote. Before we we're born He knew us. He formed us He shaped us He chose the family we would be born into. He chose the time and country we were born in. He knew it all, and he had a plan. So when you submit and surrender, you ask God to lead and direct you, to guide your steps, to align your heart’s will with his own. 

    When your heart longs for the will of God be done, it will be so. And let me tell you the neat thing about asking God to align your heart with his own will. See when you do that he will answer prayers for you that you've prayed. 
    In the past he doesn't forget anything that we've asked and even if we didn't have the words, even we didn' t know what we were asking for, he knows the heart motive behind it. He knows that thing that we have longed for even, if can't put it into words for ourselves. 

    • 12 min
    Episode 86 : Conquering The Fear Of Man: KNOWING That You’re Called- A Conversation With Jessi Green

    Episode 86 : Conquering The Fear Of Man: KNOWING That You’re Called- A Conversation With Jessi Green

    Jessi Green is a passionate revivalist and preaches the Gospel with power, shaking religious systems, casting out demons, and equipping the Saints to be full of fire and making disciples of Jesus. Alongside her husband Parker Green, they lead Saturate Global, a grassroots revival movement baptizing thousands and awakening the nations to the resurrection power in Jesus! She believes that everyone is qualified to share the Good News and challenges status quo Christianity in her most recent book "Wildfires".

    • 47 min

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332 Ratings

332 Ratings

tkfairfax ,

Wonderful

Hannah’s voice is so sweet and calming. I have thoroughly loved listening to this podcast. I’ve learned things, I’ve been inspired and I’m always looking forward to the next episode.
I find myself jotting down scripture she’s shared and little gems that I’ve over looked or completely missed. She has a special gift and I absolutely love listening.

Carla @Yourageisnotyourcage ,

Love this podcast!

I’ve listened to several of Hannah’s podcast, but the most recent on the desires of our heart really hit home and where I’m at right now in my life. It caused me to dig deeper and study Psalm 37. Thank you for the beautiful words you share. Keep inspiring, and may the Lord bless you every word.🤍

NicollelDzik ,

Great Podcast!

I love Hannah’s podcast episodes! They are so perfect and insightful. My favorite are the longer podcasts but they are all so inspiring and I have learned a lot! Thank you Hannah for being the light that you are. Please keep up the hard work because I love listening!!

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