Hearing » Why some do not hear the word of God
He that is of God hears God's words; ye therefore hear them not because ye are not of God.
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world. In this know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ, is come in flesh is of God: And every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ, is come in flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, of which ye have heard that it should come, and that now it is already in the world. read more.
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world. They are of the world; therefore, they speak of the world, and the world hears them. We are of God; he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.