Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
So let the noise subside,
And listen deep inside;
He will speak, he will speak.
But it won’t be an earthquake;
And it won’t be fire;
Or the whirling wind;
Taking you higher.
It will be a still small
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on May 19, 2009
In his devotional book, "My Utmost For His Highest" Oswald Chambers writes, "Get into the habit of saying, 'Speak, Lord,' and life will become a romance. Every time circumstances press in on you say, 'Speak, Lord,' and make time to listen. Chastening is more than a means of
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jan 30, 2002
One evening while we were dining in a restaurant, a waiter strode through our section asking, "Does anyone here drive a red New Yorker?" We assumed its headlights had been left on.
"Yes!" an elderly gentleman in a neighbouring booth responded emphatically.
His wife reacted
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 25, 2002
The New York Times reports that during the attacks of
September 11, the communication between rescue workers and their commanding officers was not good. Instead of reaching the workers by radio to warn of the imminent collapse of the Trade Center Towers, a messenger had to be
Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 3, 2002
A HEARING TEST
Here’s a test to see if you listen well…
1. A bicycle can’t stand on its own because it is two-tired.
2. What’s the definition of a will? (It’s a dead giveaway).
3. In democracy it’s your vote that counts. In feudalism it’s your count that votes.
4. A chicken crossing
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 19, 2009
"SHEMA (sshee’ mah) Transliteration of Hebrew imperative meaning, ’Hear,’ (Deuteronomy 6:4) and applied to Deuteronomy 6:4-9, as the basic statement of the Jewish law. The Shema became for the people of God a confession of faith by which they
Contributed by Chris Kelly on Sep 29, 2010
HEARING THE CRICKETS
An American Indian left the reservation to visit downtown New York. Walking down a busy street with his friend, he suddenly stopped and said, "I hear a cricket".
His friend said, "You're crazy! There's no way you could hear a cricket in all this noise!" The Indian
A middle-aged man was distraught over his wife’s stubborn refusal to admit she had a hearing problem. One day he asked his family doctor for advice how to convince his wife that she has this problem.
The doctor promptly told him that when he got home he was to confirm the
Contributed by Todd Catteau on May 27, 2015
I’ve done a lot of funerals in my twenty plus years of ministry, far more than I thought I would ever do. Every service touches me in a unique way and with each funeral I seem to come away with a life-lesson I needed to hear. Recently I was taught a valuable lesson as I eulogized a certain man.
Faith to Hear the Silent Notes
for Conversations in the Marketplace
by Pastor Brad Berglund (First Baptist Church) Feb 6, 2009
At a recent prayer meeting, I was told of a young pianist who is working on a doctor’s degree in performance. According to his professor, the young man has
Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 5, 2002
The young preacher was shocked to hear the well-known evangelist utter the words; “Yes, I have spent some of the happiest moments of my life in the arms of another man’s wife.” Then, following a pause, the evangelist added, “That woman was my mother.” A few weeks later as the young pastor was
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2002
CAN YOU HEAR THEM?
You too, my mother, read my rhymes,
For love of forgotten times,
And you may chance, to hear once more,
The little feet along the floor
SOURCE: Robert Louis Stevenson. Citation:
Contributed by Daniel Harman on Mar 28, 2008
"Everyone hears what you say.
Friends listen to what you say.
Best friends listen to what you
“Many people will walk in and out of your life; but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart."
A Friend should be Radical;
They should love you when
"Hey, I can hear you!"
The other day, Susan and I were eating out and some guys at a nearby table were talking about some of their experiences with women. They were getting louder and louder, and it seemed like they were trying to one-up each other with who could say the most inappropriate thing.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
The President of the United States hears a hundred voices telling him that he is the greatest man in the world. He must listen
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
LISTENING VS. HEARING
A school music teacher asked her class the difference between listening and hearing. At first there was no response.
Finally a hand went up and a youngster
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 14, 2002
LET PEOPLE HEAR IT
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), the world-famous violinist, earned a fortune with his concerts and compositions, but he generously gave most of it away. So, when he discovered an exquisite violin on one of his trips, he wasn’t able to buy it.
Later, having raised enough money
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 24, 2002
WHAT CHILDREN HEAR
I was reading the story of Jesus’ birth to my day-care children one morning. As usual, I stopped to see if they understood.
"What do we call the three wise men?" I asked.
"The three maggots," replied a bright 5-year-old.
"What gift did the MAGI bring baby
Contributed by Tim Baker on Jan 20, 2018
I remember so clearly my storm chase on May 13th 2009 of the Kirksville Missouri tornado.
My chase started with spotting my first tornado near Novinger Missouri, where I played tag with it several times, getting some nice video clips of it, until finally it approached the city limits wrapped in