Love is a verb—an action word. Listening can, at first glance, seem to be passive. But listening well is an active thing. It is actively seeking to understand what someone is longing for you to know.
A Cone of Silence?
I’ve observed that many of us are actually addicted to some kind of noise. Whatever the noise, it’s something that appears to be epidemic in our society. And it keeps many of us from hearing the voice we most desperately need to hear.
A Contagious Faith
My friends, when we fix our eyes, our hearts, our attention, our affections on Jesus, the risen Savior, the inevitable outcome is a contagious faith, a faith that stands up to the struggles of real life.