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Bold confidence

Is hearing from God a matter of us living as close to him as we can? As I have been reading about Paul's journey, he seems to hear from God pretty frequently. At times I thought he seemed bold and confident sometimes also known as arrogant, but if he was living his life in close proximity to God and hearing from him continually.  When we hear from God like that I think bold confidence makes sense. 

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