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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,245 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

  • Ad For Listening

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 25, 2009
     | 2,549 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

  • Listening And Obedience

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Apr 8, 2011
     | 4,062 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 Sermon Central on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,486 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

  • Danger: Listen

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 21, 2021
     | 560 views

    DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE YOUNG GIRL CUTTING THROUGH THE WOODS TO TAKE HER GRANDMOTHER SOME FOOD? The weather had turned very cold. The snow was coming down. The cold north wind was blowing so hard. The young girl was walking through the field returning home. She heard someone calling to her. ...read more

  • Listen Slowly  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,778 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

  • Listen Carefully  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,807 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

  • Just Listening  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,886 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

  • Listen Slowly

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Dec 6, 2007
     | 1,375 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 For God

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
     | 5,251 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

  • Trouble Listening

    Contributed by Alistair Wearring on Jan 20, 2007
     | 2,559 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

  • The Humility To Listen  PRO

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,263 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

  • Listening To Us  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,660 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

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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,743 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
     | 3,801 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

  • Listen To This Article Found In Today In The ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Feb 29, 2008
     | 851 views

    • Listen to this article found in Today in the Word, June 3, 1989. He made free use of Christian vocabulary. He talked about the blessing of the Almighty and the Christian confessions which would become the pillars of the new government. He assumed the earnestness of a man weighed down by historic ...read more

  • Don't Listen To Her

    Contributed by Doyle Hayes on Jul 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,342 views

    DON'T LISTEN TO HER A car tooling down the country road sputtered to a complete stop near a field filled with cows. The driver, getting out to see what was the matter, noticed a cow looking at him. "I believe it’s your radiator," said the cow. The startled man ran to the nearest farmhouse and ...read more

  • Listeners Must Act

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010
     | 1,488 views

    LISTENERS MUST ACT The address is not given for the speaker’s sake, in order that men may praise or blame him. The listener’s repetition of it is what is aimed at. If the speaker has the responsibility for what he whispers, then the listener has an equally great responsibility not to fall short ...read more

  • Listening To The Master's Voice  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 23, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,913 views

    LISTENING TO THE MASTER'S VOICE One of the first exposes of the beliefs of our future ministers was made by Redbook magazine in August of 1961. The publishers hired one of the top pollsters in the nation to survey a full representation of our seminaries which are supposedly preparing men for ...read more

  • Listening Vs. Hearing

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
     | 2,604 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