The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, “There is still one prophet through whom we can inquire of the Lord, but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”
“The king should not say such a thing,” Jehoshaphat replied.
Hearing (or reading) God’s word is different from receiving it. Have you ever tried playing deaf with God? How can you prevent it from happening again?