Is thunder really God speaking?


Clarify Share Report Asked June 21 2014 Image Phildreka Mayham

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Stringio George Adams Prime Minister
No, it is a weather phenomenon. Obviously, He is in control of thunder, but if that is God talking, then what is rain or snow?

Thunder is a sound caused by lightning. The increase of heat and pressure from lightning causes a rapid expansion of air that creates a shock-wave, similar to a sonic-boom.

June 22 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Mini daniel adeyelu
The sound thunder produces is just a natural effects of charged particles occurring in the sky. It occurs along with lightning, so it is an evidence and manifestation of one of the many things put in place by God to regulate the earth. This is a natural phenomenon. God speaking to man is spiritual, though the hearer may think they are hearing the voice physically. The sound of thunder is not God talking to us.

June 22 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Seth3 Seth Freeman
Thunder is the sound caused by lightning. Depending on the distance and nature of the lightning, thunder can range from a sharp, loud crack to a long, low rumble (brontide). The sudden increase in pressure and temperature from lightning produces rapid expansion of the air surrounding and within a bolt of lightning. In turn, this expansion of air creates a sonic shock wave, similar to a sonic boom, which produces the sound of thunder, often referred to as a clap, crack, or peal of thunder. The distance of the lightning can be calculated by the listener based on the time interval from when the lightning is seen to when the sound is heard.

June 24 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Good question, Phildreka!

The voice of the Lord is LIKE THUNDER but is only a manifestation of God:

Psalm 29:3-4
The voice of the LORD is over the waters;
The God of glory thunders;
The LORD is over many waters.
The voice of the LORD is powerful;
The voice of the LORD is full of majesty.

Job 37:4-14
After it a voice roars;
He thunders with His majestic voice,
And He does not restrain them when His voice is heard. God thunders marvelously with His voice;

Psalm 18:13
The LORD thundered from heaven,
And the Most High uttered His voice,
Hailstones and coals of fire.

Job 40:9
Have you an arm like God?
Or can you thunder with a voice like His?

Psalm 77:18
The voice of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;
The lightnings lit up the world;
The earth trembled and shook.

Psalm 104:7
At Your rebuke they fled;
At the voice of Your thunder they hastened away.

John 12:28
Father, glorify your name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

29 The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered: others said, An angel spoke to Him.

Revelation 14:2
And I heard a voice from heaven, like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of loud thunder. And I heard the sound of harpists playing their harps.

Revelation 19:6
And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, 'Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!

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