James 1:19 - My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak; and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
Proverbs 15:1 - A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
James 1:26 - If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless.
Proverbs 16:21 - The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction.
Matthew 11:15 - He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Proverbs 18:13 - He who answers before listening - that is his folly and shame.
Proverbs 18:2 - A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.
Proverbs 29:20 - Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 12:15 - The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man is he who listens to advice.
Proverbs 10:19 - When words are many sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.
I Corinthians 13:4-8 - Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, It is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails...
Philippians 2:3-4 - Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of others. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus...
Mark 4:23-24 - "Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand." Then he added, "Pay close attention to what you hear. The closer you listen, the more understanding you will be given - and you will receive even more.
Matthew 15:10 - Jesus called the crowd to him and said, "Listen and understand."
Matthew 13:16 - But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.
Jeremiah 13:15 - Hear and give year; be not proud, for the LORD has spoken.
Acts 28:27-28 - For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them. Therefore, let it be known to you that this saving work of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen!
John 8:43,47 - Why don't you understand what I say? Because you cannot listen to my words(s). The one who is from God listens to God's words. This is why you don't listen, because you are not from God.
Jeremiah 5:21 - Hear this, you foolish and senseless people, who have eyes but do not see, who have ears but do not hear."
Isaiah 42:18,20 - Hear, you deaf; look you blind, and see! You have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open but you hear nothing.
Isaiah 42:23 - Who among you will listen to this? Is there anyone who will pay attention and listen in the future?
Proverbs 19:20 - Listen to advice and accept instruction and in the end you will be wise.
Isaiah 28:23 - Open your ears, and listen to me! Pay attention, and hear me!
Psalms 34:2 - I will boast in the LORD; the humble will hear and be glad.
Proverbs 1:5 - A wise man will listenand continue to learn, and a man of understanding will gain direction.
Proverbs 8:3-4 - Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it. Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD.
Ecclesiastes 5:1-2 - Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Go near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools who do not know that they do wrong. Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.
Isaiah 55:3 - Incline your ear and come to me. Listen, that you may life; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, according to the faithful mercies shown to David.
Ephesians 5:25 - Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church and gave himself up for it.
I Peter 3:7 - In a similar way, you husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. Honor them as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing may hinder your prayers.
Isaiah 50:4-5 - The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to hear as one being taught. The Sovereign LORD has opened my ears, and I have not been rebellious.
Psalms 51:8 - Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
Mark 9:7 - They were extremely astonished and said, "He has done everything well! He even makes deaf people hear, and people unable to speak, talk!"
Hebrews 11:32-34 - And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets, who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions, quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword, whose weakness was turned to strength and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.
There is hope for you - God’s Grace. Even if listening is a weakness - God can turn your weakness into strength.
A PRISM Topic: is God’s Word on a single subject. A Relationship Topic is a perspective from God's Word on relationships. A PRISM Topic Packet is a grouping of PRISM or Relationship Topics of similar subjects... part of the M: Meditate on theWord of PRISM – (5 Things You Can Do Daily in God’s Word) to transform the way you think. Ask God what PRISM Topic or Relationship Topic He wants you to meditate on today.Take your PRISM Topic, Relationship Topic or Packet with you! Come back to them multiple times a day! “It is to be with him, and he is to meditate on it day and night, so that he may learn to fear the LORD…” - Deuteronomy 17:19