Acoustic Jesus

Sound mixing consoleSo pay attention to how you hear. To those who listen to my teaching, more understanding will be given. But for those who are not listening, even what they think they understand will be taken away from them. Luke 8:18

How we hear depends on our intelligences, dispositions, experiences, preconceptions, philosophical positions, emotional states, spiritual condition at the moment and on what we believe and feel about the speaker or the message. Maybe all these factors work a bit like knobs on a sound recording console. We can filter a message based on our own preferences or try to receive and reproduce that message as close to its acoustic form as possible.

Lord, help me hear what You are really saying.