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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,782 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 Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,640 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
     | 2,569 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

  • Just Listening  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,664 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
     | 1,247 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
     | 2,354 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

  • Listen Slowly  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 7, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,363 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
     | 4,844 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
     | 2,349 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

  • Danger: Listen

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 21, 2021
     | 361 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

  • Listening And Obedience

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Apr 8, 2011
     | 3,700 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 Carefully  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,586 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

  • The Humility To Listen  PRO

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,945 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

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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,644 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
     | 3,602 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 Song Of Praise About The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Don Walker on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 3,040 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

  • Listen To These Words Of A Taxicab Driver: ...  PRO

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 357 ratings
     | 3,725 views

    Listen to these words of a taxicab driver: Because I drive the night shift, my cab often becomes a moving confessional. Passengers climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity, & tell me about their lives. I encounter people whose lives amaze me, ennoble me, make me laugh & sometimes weep. But ...read more

  • Listen My Chile  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,551 views

    LISTEN MY CHILE I know you think you been raised ’cause you grown now but a mama always got to wonder what else can I say to my child who is black? I know what you’re thinking She’s been talkin’ my whole life, it’s time to let well enough alone, to trust me, to let me be, but you know your ...read more

  • Come And Listen To My Story  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 22, 2002
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,783 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

  • The Difference Between Listening To A Radio ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,631 views

    The difference between listening to a radio sermon and going to church ... is almost like the difference between calling your girl ...read more