Or, “Hear Him”

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Matthew 7:24-27 (parallel to Luke 6:46-49 below)  –  Note that in this parable, both the wise man and the foolish man heard.  The difference was in what they did…or didn’t do…about what they heard.  See note on Luke 8:11-15 where the dynamic is similar.

Luke 6:46, 47, 48, 49 (parallel to Matthew 7:24-27 above)  –  “…Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them…But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly…”

Luke 8:8  –  “…’He who has ears to hear, let him hear.'”

Luke 8:11, 12, 13, 14, 15  –  Note that in the parable of the sower, all heard.  The difference was in how each reacted to what they heard.  We see the same sort of distinction in Matthew 7:24-27 above.

John 10:27, 28  –  “My sheep hear My voice…”

John 18:37  –  “…Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.”

Romans 10:17  –  “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.”

Galatians 3:2  –  “…did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?”

Hebrews 4:2  –  “…but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.”

Hebrews 3:7, 8 (quoting Psalm 95:7-8 below) – “TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE, DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS

Hebrews 3:15 (quoting Psalm 95:7-8 below) – “TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE, DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS

Hebrews 5:11  –  Concerning him we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.”

James 1:19, 20  –  “…everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger…”

James 1:22-27  –  “…and not merely hearers who delude themselves…and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart…”


Deuteronomy 6:4, 5  –  “Hear, O Israel…”

1 Kings 10:8  –  “How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.”
1 Kings 10:24  –  “All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.”

Psalm 85:8  –  “I will hear what God the LORD will say; for He will speak peace to His people, to His godly ones; but let them not turn back to folly.”

Psalm 95:7, 8 (quoted in Hebrews 3:7-8, 15 above) – “…Today, if you would hear His voice, do not harden your hearts …”

Ecclesiastes 9:17  –  “The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.”

Isaiah 30:30  –  “And the Lord will cause His voice of authority to be heard…”

Ezekiel 33:32  –  “…for they hear your words but they do not practice them.”

Zechariah 7:12 – “They made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law and the words which the LORD of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets…”

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