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Listening to God’s Word:

  • Luke 11:28: “He replied, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.'”
  • Psalm 119:130: “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.”
  • John 10:27: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.”
  • James 1:19: “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry.”
  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”
  • Luke 11:28: “He replied, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!'”

Listening to Wisdom:

  • Proverbs 19:20: “Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.”
  • Proverbs 18:15: “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.”
  • Proverbs 23:22: “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”
  • Proverbs 12:15: “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.”
  • Proverbs 1:5: “Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.”
  • Proverbs 1:8: “Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.”

Listening to God’s Guidance:

  • Isaiah 30:21: “Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.'”
  • Proverbs 16:9: “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”
  • Psalm 32:8: “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”
  • Proverbs 4:11: “I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.”
  • Isaiah 30:21: “Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, ‘This is the way you should go,’ whether to the right or to the left.”

Listening with an Open Heart:

  • Proverbs 20:12: “The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the Lord has made them both.”
  • James 1:22: “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”
  • Luke 9:35: “And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, ‘This is my Son, my Chosen One; listen to him!'”
  • Matthew 7:24: “Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
  • Matthew 11:15: “Whoever has ears, let them hear.”

Listening to Others:

  • James 1:19: “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry.”
  • Proverbs 17:27: “The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.”
  • Proverbs 16:20: “Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 12:15: “A wise person listens to advice.”
  • Proverbs 10:8: “The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.”

Listening to Correction:

  • Proverbs 19:20: “Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.”
  • Proverbs 10:17: “Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.”
  • Proverbs 12:1: “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.”
  • Proverbs 19:8: “Listen to correction and grow in understanding; seek wisdom and you will be blessed.”

Listening to the Spirit:

  • John 16:13: “But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.”
  • Revelation 2:7: “Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”
  • John 14:26: “But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”

Listening to Counsel:

  • Proverbs 15:22: “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers, they succeed.”
  • Proverbs 12:15: “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.”
  • Proverbs 19:20: “Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.”
  • Proverbs 19:20: “Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may eventually become wise.”

Listening and Doing:

  • James 1:22: “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”
  • Matthew 7:24: “Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
  • James 1:22: “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”
  • John 10:27: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.”