Sermon Illustrations

When I was in business school, I had a very wise and at the same time a very unsettling professor. One day he said, “You will hear the truth you are willing to hear.” What he meant was that as a manager, if you intimidated the people working with and for you, they would avoid telling you what you didn’t want to hear. The result could be disastrous. The Pharisees have put themselves in a position to hear only certain information.