(Incline Your Ears to My Sayings)
B. Incline Your Ears to My Sayings
1. Incline—to stretch, extend, bend down
2. Don’t be a passive listener.
a. Listen to the Word with the intention of receiving it and acting on it.
b. Be an aggressive, voracious listener.
c. Open the ears of your heart to God’s Word.
d. Eat with your ears.
3. Romans 10:17:
“Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word.”
a. Put your physical ears in position to hear the word of faith preached.
b. Take your physical ears to places where the word of faith is being preached.
4. Mark 4:23-25 (AMP):
“If any man has ears to hear, let him be listening and let him perceive and comprehend.
And He said to them, Be careful what you are hearing. The measure [of thought and study]
you give [to the truth you hear] will be the measure [of virtue and knowledge] that comes
back to you—and more [besides] will be given to you who hear. For to him who has [given
thought and study and attention] will more be given; and from him who has [not given thought
and study and attention], even what he has will be taken away [by force].”
a. Let God’s Word in.
b. Get all other things out.
5. Isaiah 55:3 (NLT):
“Come to me with your ears wide open. Listen, and you will find life….”
a. GW: “Open your ears, and come to me! Listen so that you may live!”
6. Psalm 85:8:
“I will hear what God the Lord will speak.”
a. ESV: Let me hear.
b. GW: I want to hear.
7. Isaiah 50:4:
“The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a
word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine
ear to hear as the learned.
Pastors George and Terri Pearsons, KCM, 10 DAYS OF HEALING