Alex, in dialysis, will have his kidney transplant on January 29th. We need 24 blood donors. Pray that Alex and his father, the donor, will stay healthy as we await the surgery.

Josue took Dottie to the city to buy uniforms for the high school girls.

 

People do not listen!

“He who has ears to hear, let him hear” is found in multiple scriptures such as Matthew 11:15; 13:9, 13:43 and Revelation 2:27. Evidently like Solomon said, “There is nothing new under the sun”. Jesus was having trouble getting people to listen to Him.

Hebrews 5:11 says that some people are dull of hearing. They just cannot grasp and neither will they take time to understand what is happening. It goes over their heads because they will not stay tuned to what the Word is saying.

II Timothy 4:3-4 says that there are those who have itchy ears. They just want to be scratched. They hear what they want and they do not want you meddling by teaching anything that could bring them to conviction. They pick the pastor who less offends and they sit comfortably in the pew.

Acts 17:11 shows a noble and good hearted listener. They listen to learn and to apply what is being said.

Good listening is essential be you being blessed. If you do not listen well you will not hear what Jesus is offering to you personally.

Good listening is essential to saving faith. Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God (Romans 10:14,17)

Good listening is essential to bearing fruit as attested to in Luke 8:15. You hear the Word and you go forth to allow others to hear what God is saying.

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