This book is an account and description of my secret place with the Lord. It is a true story, it is not fiction. All the details described in this book have happened to me, and I continue to meet with my Heavenly Dad in this place almost every day. I have described the physical attributes of the secret place, the events that have occurred there, and how God has taught me about His character and loving compassion.
Why Have a Secret Place Which You and the Lord Share?
Ps 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the almighty. (KJV)
Our Heavenly Father talks about "the secret place" where we find a promise of protection, safety and communion with God. It is the place where Abraham met God and spoke to him as one man speaks to another. It is the place where every believer can meet God face to face.
Through a series of visions, my Heavenly Father has shown me that this is a very real place. It is a place where we can meet, talk about any topic from business to raising children, and receive specific practical words of wisdom directly from God. We can share our true feelings and fears, and develop our relationship with Him. It is a place where our Heavenly Father can father us.
This book shows people how they can have their own secret place with the Lord, enter it daily, and receive wonderful revelation from God.
Certifed CWG Facilitator Bill Dupley shares stories which inspire faith in our hearts, encouraging us to reach out and try the things he has done to discover how they will work in our own lives.
Bill has torn down the wall between the sacred and the secular and shown how revelation does flow for all of life: healing our hearts, healing our families, personal direction, and assistance at work. And he gives us many journaling exercises, which get us started down the right path. I am grateful to Bill for this contribution to the kingdom of God. Many lives will be touched by it.
The Secret Place by Bill Dupley calls to mind the rich devotional lives of influential believers through the ages—Thomas Kelly, Theresa of Avila, Catherine of Genoa. Bill’s “secret place” is clearly the secret to his remarkable life and ministry. Descriptions of his personal intimacy with Father God will catch some by surprise; it will foster a fresh hunger in many, as it did in me, for a renewal of my own secret place. Few 21st century believers demonstrate the supernatural in such a “natural” humble way in their everyday lives as Bill does. His life is clearly a “trailer” for the kingdom.
God brought Bill and Sue Dupley into my life shortly after their conversion almost thirty-five years ago. What a delight to witness their openness to all that God has had for them. How wonderful to see how much they have grown through the years. I am using The Secret Place to remind my students that all effective ministry flows from that quiet center where we sit at His feet, hear His voice, experience His touch. Thank you Bill and Sue!
Fred Fulford, Pastoral Theology Director, Summit Pacific College, Abbotsford, BC
I find The Secret Place is easy reading and it shows me a glimpse into your heart. I appreciate your honestly and your heart as you share the treasure and secret of your experience of our loving Father in heaven.
Furthermore, using beautiful drawings to illustrate Gods messages is effective and an invitation to be opened minded. You have captured the creativeness of God and beautifully presented His message to us.
I completely resonate with The Secret Place. I have used my imagination to initiate encounters almost every day but not as extensively as Bill describes, but I certainly will now. It is very very encouraging to read the book and was very timely for me because I feel more at peace with where I am at right now. One can always do with more affirmation.
The book has reassured and re-enforced my trust and confidence in God, that He is ever nearer than I thought. Business has not been as usual but I now know what to do. Am going to stand on my watch and listen to hear what God will say. I did so many things without hearing from God this year which never yielded the expected fruit. After reading your book I promised myself that will be the last time I will take any step no matter what without hearing from God.
I sincerely want to thank you for been instrumental to my journey on how to hear from God. You are truly a blessing to me.
This book amazes me. Your relationship with the Lord is staggering (and enviable). It is not a long book, but it is rich and deep, and it deserves to be studied (and implemented).
I really find this book so helpful, am praying I can translate the teachings and insights into personal action. Your experience in hearing God's voice is very inspiring and encouraging and yes, captivating.
Alexander, San Diego
We are continuing on to use The Secret Place, Chapter 1 and simply met in the afterglow of Sunday. The presence of God has been SO powerful. We had about a dozen last night. When I left last night, all of them (ALL!) were gathered in the parking lot talking away. Sharing about The Secret Place and what they are experiencing. This has been really great to help build that hunger for God and allow the presence to just come. We have young adults, worship team people…old, kids… The Secret Place has been a real help for all of them.
Shekinah Regional Equipping and Revival Center
Ann Arbor, MI
- Biblical Meditation Involves Imagination!
- What Does the Bible Teach about Visualization?
- You Can See Visions! They Are a Pathway to God
- Poised Before Almighty God
- Lord, When Is “Priming The Pump” Acceptable and Unacceptable?
- Help! I Have Trouble Seeing Vision!
- Training Your Child to Encounter Jesus - Godly Imagination & Visions
- Training Package - 4 Keys To Hearing God's Voice (One key is to use vision)
- Training Package - Hear God Through Your Dreams (Dreams utilize imagery)
- Book - Am I Being Deceived? (Difference between New Agers and Christians)
- Book - Secret Place (Examples of God painting beautiful scenes during prayer times)
- Divine Healing Toolbox CD/DVD Set (using vision while praying for healing)
- Protestantism's 500-Year-Old Bitter Root Judgment and Inner Vow (a chance to repent)
Take It to the Next Level
To ensure that this message transforms your life, we offer you four options. Any of these choices will assist you in internalizing this teaching, helping you to be a doer of the word and not a hearer only (James 1:22) and allowing you to produce a bountiful harvest in your life.
Opportunity 1 – Host a home or church group
This home group in Slovakia shows the excitement of learning to hear God's voice together!
We learn more quickly if we are surrounded by others who are seeking to master the same skill. Pray and ask God who you know who might want to grow in this truth also and open your home to them for 10-12 weekly sessions (or host a small group in your church). We provide several resources to help you present this powerfully and effectively in a group setting, including DVDs and application activities. Experience the joy of cultivating skills together with a group of friends! Discover how to create and post your group…
Opportunity 2 – Hire a Personal Spiritual Trainer to coach you
Coaching or discipling is the method Jesus used to train the twelve disciples.
When you team up with someone ahead of you in an area to mentor you, and you share your questions and steps of growth with them, receiving their counsel in return, you ascend more quickly into mastery in that area. We have trained coaches who have mastered this topic who will commit to working with you for a 90-day period.
- The name of this PST Training Module is: Counseled by God
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Opportunity 3 – Take this as a college course from home
Earn college credit while being apprenticed to mastery in this area! This topic is available as a course which you can take from your home through the distance learning program offered at Christian Leadership University. You may enroll in this course as a lifelong learner or apply it toward an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree.
- The name of this CLU college course is: COU202 Counseled by God
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Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond?
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This top seller for 30 years from Bridge Logos provides a narrative, right-brain presentation of the principles of how to hear God's voice. Especially enjoyable for personal use, it makes a great gift for introducing a loved one to the voice of God. This book teaches the four keys to hearing God's voice in readable style, and also devotes two entire chapters to moving samples of people's journaling (i.e. their two-way dialogue with God).
Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond? When things don't seem to be going your way and your prayers aren't answered the way you had hoped, wouldn't it be great to hear Him tell you where He is in the midst of it, and what He is working out in your life? Are you ever just a little bit jealous of others who say with such confidence, "The Lord said...."?
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We recommend that you order the newest revision of this book titled 4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice. It includes 95% of the content of How to Hear God's Voice but is reorganized so it fits perfectly with the 10 DVDs on this subject by Mark Virkler. In addition, it gets you started using the four keys earlier in the book and gives you more journaling samples and exercises. Since we have removed the large margins, it is a smaller and less expensive book.
Prayer counseling that breaks every yoke! Everything you need to experience deep healing of your soul and spirit.
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It is not part of the "human condition" to feel the constant nagging of doubt, insecurity, or anger. No matter what sin you are trying to overcome, what lie you think you’ll always believe, or what traumas your heart has suffered in the past, you will receive total freedom and restoration by praying these prayers in faith.
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Do you often wake up feeling there was a significant message in your dream, but you’re just not sure what it is? Like Daniel and Joseph, do you long to be able to help others understand their own dreams and win them to Christ as you explain His night messages to them? Wouldn't it be nice if you could receive mid-course corrections from the Lord while you sleep? Do you wish you could be receiving divine inspiration, creative solutions to problems, and direction from the Lord during that third of your life that you’re “just” sleeping?
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