We consider the phrase, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” Jesus wasn’t implying that there were a lot of physically deaf people present as He was speaking, He was saying there were some who could truly understand what He was saying and some who could not.

We see two things: 

  • First, why only some could understand what Jesus was saying, and 
  • Second, that this is still true today.

It is not true that all that is required to be saved is simply listening to the Word. We need to pray that the Lord would open our ears so we spiritually hear it.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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