So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.
Listen and hear my voice.
Pay attention and hear what I say.
Because He has turned His ear to me,
I will call out to Him as long as I live.
The one who is from God listens to God’s words. This is why you don’t listen, because you are not from God.”
He said, “Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”
“When you speak all these things to them, they will not listen to you. When you call to them, they will not answer you.
1 John 4:5
They are from the world. Therefore what they say is from the world, and the world listens to them.
“And now, my sons, listen to me;
those who keep my ways are happy.
Do you listen in on the council of God,
or have a monopoly on wisdom?
“I assure you: An hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
Next He said to me: “Son of man, listen carefully to all My words that I speak to you and take them to heart.
Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law—
even his prayer is detestable.
1 John 4:6
We are from God. Anyone who knows God listens to us; anyone who is not from God does not listen to us. From this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deception.
Take away from Me the noise of your songs!
I will not listen to the music of your harps.
Listen, my son. Accept my words,
and you will live many years.
But He replied to them, “My mother and My brothers are those who hear and do the word of God.”
I call on You, God,
because You will answer me;
listen closely to me; hear what I say.
Just as He had called, and they would not listen, so when they called, I would not listen,” says the Lord of Hosts.
How long,Lord, must I call for help
and You do not listen
or cry out to You about violence
and You do not save?
Lord, hear! Lord, forgive! Lord, listen and act! My God, for Your own sake, do not delay, because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.
Listen to this, Job.
Stop and consider God’s wonders.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye—
the Lord made them both.
For this reason I speak to them in parables, because looking they do not see, and hearing they do not listen or understand.
Then they will call me, but I won’t answer;
they will search for me, but won’t find me.
Though seeing many things, you do not obey.
Though his ears are open, he does not listen.”
But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide;
Since I called out and you refused,
extended my hand and no one paid attention,
Pay attention, Job, and listen to me.
Be quiet, and I will speak.
“As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not raise up a cry or a prayer on their behalf, for I will not be listening when they call out to Me at the time of their disaster.
Why don’t you understand what I say? Because you cannot listen to My word.
2 Timothy 4:4
They will turn away from hearing the truth and will turn aside to myths.
If not, then listen to me;
be quiet, and I will teach you wisdom.
But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men.
Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Better to draw near in obedience than to offer the sacrifice as fools do, for they ignorantly do wrong.
and by listening to the words of My servants the prophets I have been sending you time and time again, though you did not listen,
Go near and listen to everything the Lord our God says. Then you can tell us everything the Lord our God tells you; we will listen and obey.’
But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you will say to them, ‘This is what the Lord God says.’ Let the one who listens, listen, and let the one who refuses, refuse—for they are a rebellious house.
If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.
“Listen, you deaf!
Look, you blind, so that you may see.
Listen, heavens, and pay attention, earth,
for the Lord has spoken:
“I have raised children and brought them up,
but they have rebelled against Me.
I had heard rumors about You,
but now my eyes have seen You.
“Listen to this, house of Jacob—
those who are called by the name Israel
and have descended from Judah,
who swear by the name of Yahweh
and declare the God of Israel,
but not in truth or righteousness.
My sheep hear My voice, I know them, and they follow Me.
“But your eyes are blessed because they do see, and your ears because they do hear!
But they did not listen or pay attention; they did not turn from their evil or stop burning incense to other gods.
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,
1 Samuel 8:7
But the Lord told him, “Listen to the people and everything they say to you. They have not rejected you; they have rejected Me as their king.