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  • To Hear

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 18, 2003
     | 2,901 views

    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 ...read more

  • Not Hearing And Hearing From God!

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 13, 2022
     | 669 views

    Genesis 8:1-18 Devotional v1: Can God forget things? Why or why not? – God IS Omniscient (all knowing), otherwise, He would not be God! The Hebrew word for “remember" is zakar = to remember, to recall, bring to mind! v1-3: How did God stop the flooding? – stopped rain from the sky, closed ...read more

  • Trouble Hearing  PRO

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,966 views

    TROUBLE HEARING 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 ...read more

  • Hearing Problem  PRO

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 22, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,014 views

    HEARING PROBLEM 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 problem ...read more

  • Shema: Hear

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2009
     | 2,357 views

    SHEMA: HEAR "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 ...read more

  • Hearing The Crickets

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Sep 28, 2010
     | 5,082 views

    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 ...read more

  • Swift To Hear

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 27, 2024
    based on 1 rating
     | 61 views

    Ropes suggests that the phrase “swift to hear,” used in James 1:19 (tachus eis to akousai), relates primarily to the hearing of or the ready obedience to the Word (referring to 1:18). It is not just an imperative concerning normal social interaction or communication. It is, in fact, ...read more

  • Hearing God  PRO

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on May 18, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,500 views

    HEARING GOD 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 ...read more

  • Hearing God  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,790 views

    HEARING GOD 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 sent ...read more

  • Ears To Hear

    Contributed by Todd Catteau on May 27, 2015
     | 6,903 views

    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. ...read more

  • A Hearing Test  PRO

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 3, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,252 views

    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 the road ...read more

  • The Young Preacher Was Shocked To Hear The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 4, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,716 views

    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 ...read more

  • Let People Hear It  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,894 views

    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 to ...read more

  • The £1.50 Hearing Aid

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 14, 2010
     | 2,010 views

    THE £1.50 HEARING AID An elderly man stopped at a hearing aid centre and asked about prices. The salesman said, "We have them from £25,000 down to £1.50." "What's the £25,000 one like?" The salesman said, "Well, it translates three languages." "And what about the one for £1.50?" "It's this ...read more

  • Listening Vs. Hearing

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,378 views

    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 ...read more

  • Everyone Hears What You ...

    Contributed by Daniel Harman on Mar 27, 2008
     | 1,495 views

    "Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say." “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 you’re ...read more

  • Hey, I Can Hear ...

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Sep 1, 2009
     | 1,437 views

    "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. ...read more

  • The President Of The United States Hears A ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 2,059 views

    The President of the United States hears a hundred voices telling him that he is the greatest man in the world. He must listen ...read more

  • God's Whispers Are Ours To Hear

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 30, 2011
     | 2,724 views

    GOD'S WHISPERS ARE OURS TO HEAR Bill Hybels' book: The Power of the Whisper: "Throughout history God has spoken. For millennia, he has forged his children’s faith by promising parted waters, empowering unlikely leaders, declaring world-changing prophecies-and imparting last-minute sermons to ...read more

  • Hearing And Making Good Choices

    Contributed by Tim Baker on Jan 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,339 views

    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 ...read more