St. Helen’s Daily Lenten Devotional
“Just as our love for God begins with listening to God’s Word, the beginning of love for others is learning to listen to them. God’s love for us is shown by the fact that God not only gives God’s Word, but also lends us God’s ear.”
(Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 1906, Poland-1945, Flossenb rg Concentration Camp, Germany, inLife Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community)
Has God ever asked you to listen? To…
My child, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings.
Do not let them escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. Proverbs 4:20-21
You must understand this, my beloved:
let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger… James 1:19
Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you.
If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you will abide in the Son and in the Father.
1 John 2:24
If anyone has ears to hear let them hear.
Jesus, in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke….