The ability to hear: Is man (woman) primary source of gathering information Determines your action or reaction Is a tool for picking sounds
Hearing vs. Listening According the Webster’s Dictionary: To Hear : to gain knowledge; to listen to with attention To Listen: to pay attention to sound; to be alter to catch an expected sound We often listen to the word of God but still not hear it
Can you hear me? I can listen to you but still not hear you When you listen your ears are receiving sounds but when you hear you are understand the sound. God is speaking are you listening or are you hearing
What are you hearing? Romans 10: 17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (King James) Doubt also comes by hearing 17 No one can have faith without hearing the message about Christ. (CEV)
The ear is a gateway to the mind The mind process whatever you hear God speaks, Your flesh speaks & the devil speaks ( Who are you listening to & who are you hearing ?) What you hear = what you see Be careful of what you hear
Power of Faith: We are saved by faith John 3:16 King James Version (KJV) 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Contemporary English Version (CEV) 16 God loved the people of this world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who has faith in him will have eternal life and never really die. Luke 7:44-50
Faith Removes Darkness John 12:46 King James Version (KJV) 46 I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
We are kept by faith 1 Peter 1:5 King James Version (KJV) 5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. Contemporary English Version (CEV) 5 You have faith in God, whose power will protect you until the last day. [a] Then he will save you, just as he has always planned to do.a