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  • Listening To God Compared To Listening To The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,986 views

    LISTENING TO GOD COMPARED TO LISTENING TO THE DOCTOR We should treat prayer for what it is, a two way conversation with God, and learn to be quiet long enough for him to get a word in edge ways. Nicky Gumbel, in his book Questions of Life compares it to a visit to the doctor, he writes “Suppose I ...read more

  • Listen Slowly  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,094 views

    LISTEN SLOWLY Writer Charles Swindoll once found himself with too many commitments in too few days. He got nervous and tense about it. "I was snapping at my wife and our children, choking down my food at mealtimes, and feeling irritated at those unexpected interruptions through the day," he ...read more

  • Listening To Us  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,327 views

    LISTENING TO US While serving as Presbyterian missionaries in Lebanon Ben and Carol Weir learned a great deal about prayer when Ben was suddenly kidnapped by Shiite Muslim extremists in 1984. He was held in solitary confinement, in cramped quarters for sixteen months. Carol wondered whether she ...read more

  • The Humility To Listen  PRO

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,310 views

    THE HUMILITY TO LISTEN Several years ago, a Greensboro, North Carolina, newspaper carried a story about a tractor-trailer rolling along on a side street in a southern city. The driver came to a low bridge and misjudged the height of his rig. When the truck came to a stop, it was wedged tightly ...read more

  • Listen Carefully  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,178 views

    LISTEN CAREFULLY Back when the telegraph was the fastest method of long-distance communication, a young man applied for a job as a Morse Code operator. Answering an ad in the newspaper, he went to the office that was listed. When he arrived, he entered a large, busy office filled with noise and ...read more

  • Listening For God

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
     | 4,003 views

    LISTENING FOR GOD President Franklin D. Roosevelt got tired of smiling that big smile and saying the usual things at all those White House receptions. So, one evening he decided to find out whether anybody was paying attention to what he was saying. As each person came up to him with extended ...read more

  • Ad For Listening

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 25, 2009
     | 1,998 views

    AD FOR LISTENING To point out how lonely people can be, Charles Swindoll mentioned an ad in a Kansas newspaper. It read, "I will listen to you talk for 30 minutes without comment for $5.00." Swindoll said, "Sounds like a hoax, doesn’t it? But the person was serious. Did anybody call? You bet. It ...read more

  • Listen Slowly

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Dec 6, 2007
     | 1,048 views

    Listen Slowly Writer Charles Swindoll once found himself with too many commitments in too few days. He got nervous and tense about it. “I was snapping at my wife and our children, choking down my food at mealtimes, and feeling irritated at those unexpected interruptions through the day,” he ...read more

  • Listening And Obedience

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Apr 8, 2011
     | 3,096 views

    LISTENING AND OBEDIENCE I heard Henri Nouwen at Austin College several years ago. I remember what he said about listening and obedience. The word 'obedience,' he said, comes from the Latin obaudire, which means 'to hear.' By contrast the Latin word for 'deaf' is absurdus, from which we get our ...read more

  • Listen Slowly  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,372 views

    LISTEN SLOWLY Writer Charles Swindoll once found himself with too many commitments in too few days. He got nervous and tense about it. "I was snapping at my wife and our children, choking down my food at mealtimes, and feeling irritated at those unexpected interruptions through the day," he ...read more

  • Trouble Listening

    Contributed by Alistair Wearring on Jan 20, 2007
     | 1,976 views

    Admittedly we all have trouble listening. Maybe we are watching our favourite TV programme, and our husband or wife is talking to us about something that is important to them. As they talk, we may mumble, “Hmm”, “Yeah”, and “Uh Huh”. Until they finally ...read more

  • Just Listening  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,202 views

    JUST LISTENING Dan Rather, CBS anchor, once asked Mother Teresa what she said during her prayers. She answered, "I listen." So Rather turned the question and asked, "Well then, what does God say?" To that Mother Teresa smiled with confidence and ...read more

  • One Should Never Listen. To Listen Is A Sign Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,410 views

    One should never listen. To listen is a sign of ...read more

  • After All These Years  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 16, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,199 views

    AFTER ALL THESE YEARS An old couple was sitting by the fireside. He looked over at her, had a romantic thought, and said, “After fifty years, I’ve found you tried and true.” The wife’s hearing wasn’t very good, so she said, “What?” He repeated, “After fifty years, I’ve found you tried and ...read more

  • Come And Listen To My Story  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,629 views

    COME AND LISTEN TO MY STORY… "[Using] the very latest equipment, Texaco workmen set about drilling for oil at Lake Peigneur in Louisiana during November 1980. "After only a few hours of drilling they sat back expecting oil to shoot up. Instead, however, they watched a whirlpool form, sucking ...read more

  • Listen To These Interesting Statistics And ...  PRO

    Contributed by George Alves on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,044 views

    Listen to these interesting statistics and comments recorded in a well known Canadian survey about the church: 81% of Canadians surveyed agreed with the following comment “I don’t think you need to go to church in order to be a good Christian” 70% agreed with this statement “My private ...read more

  • Listen To This News Clipping. "Gambling, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Douglas Vincent on May 28, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,277 views

    Listen to this news clipping. “Gambling, robbery, sexual immorality, and violence is prevalent. Half of all children are born out of wedlock; purity and fidelity to the marriage vow are sneered out of fashion. Corruption in politics is rampant. The world is broken.” This clipping is from 1694. ...read more

  • Listen To The Expectations Of A Wife In The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,163 views

    Listen to the expectations of a wife in the mid-50’s. This is entitled: “How to be a Good Wife” and was purportedly taken from a high school economics text book in 1954. Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal, on time. Prepare Yourself. Take 15 minutes ...read more

  • Recently, I Was Listening To A Teacher By The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jess Bousa on Feb 14, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,117 views

    Recently, I was listening to a teacher by the name of Rob Bell and he spoke on the selecting process that Rabbis would use to choose their disciples. At the Age of 6, children would begin to learn the Torah, this training was called Bat cipher, from 8 to 10 they would have the torah by heart, ...read more

  • Listen To This Song Of Praise About The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Don Walker on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 2,846 views

    Listen to this song of praise about the incarnation written by Graham Kendrick: Meekness and majesty, human and deity, in perfect harmony the one who is God. Lord of eternity dwells in humanity, kneels in humility and washes our feet. Wisdom unsearchable, God the invisible, love ...read more