“Are you listening to this? Really listening?”
And he said, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. And he said to them, “To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is in parables, so that they may indeed see but not perceive, and may indeed hear but not understand, lest they should turn and be forgiven.
English Standard Version. (2016). (Mk 4:9–12). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.
Jesus asks really loaded questions. They get to the heart of the issue. Jesus isn’t going to ignore what we are up to. Jesus is going to confront us. Jesus is going to let us in on the Kingdom. Now that is a big deal.
Am I listening to Jesus? Am I really listening? Honestly, many times I…
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