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Being quick to hear and sloooow to speak....

Discussion in 'Exposition & Bible Study' started by orbiter, May 13, 2018.

  1. orbiter

    orbiter Active Member

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    Peace to you.

    When the Lord opens His mouth (the open door of utterance) and He teaches us by opening up the Scriptures to our hearing ears in the Spirit of Truth, we are to be found of Him in our response with few words….being “poor in spirit”…that is, found of Him being poor in BREATH (spirit = breath). Theirs is the kingdom of heaven as they shall be able to enter in to understand the mysteries of the kingdom. Outside that understanding are those who will not hold their tongues.

    Matthew 5:2-3 KJV
    (2) And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
    (3) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.


    We are to take heed on how we hear and those who do hear, more heavenly knowledge (the opening up of the Scriptures to our understanding) shall be given to them. Hearing is not speaking. We actively hear by ceasing the words coming out of our mouths.

    Luke 8:
    (18) Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.

    Those who will come to Him and hear His voice shall be found hearing the Word of God and DOING it…being found of Him doing His will to have love for one another. Such people will hear and not speak.

    Yet, some cannot come to Him as they will not hear as they speak out a multitude of hasty words (the “press” ) in their wrath of what little they will hear.

    The “press” (multitude) keeps them out of the hearing of His heavenly knowledge. Let us be quick to hear and SLOW TO SPEAK. Sin is not absent when we speak a multitude of words…the “press”…the throng that comes out of our mouths.

    (19) Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.

    Those who will speak a multitude of words at the hearing of His voice will be found “without”…outside the understanding…even though they will desire to see Him. Outside the understanding are those who will not cease speaking their own words.

    (20) And it was told him by certain which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.
    (21) And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.


    If any man have ears to hear, let him HEAR. Hearing is NOT SPEAKING.

    Mark 4:23-25 KJV
    (23) If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
    (24) And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given
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    (25) For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath.


    The ear of the wise seek knowledge when they shall hear the Spirit and not speak. Those who have ears are to hear what the Spirit is saying. They won’t be speaking. Even a fool is considered "wise" if he will cease speaking and hear.

    Proverbs 18:15 KJV
    (15) The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.


    Yet, the foolish will go on to speak before actually hearing the matter. They hear the headline just assume the rest and go ahead and speak exposing their folly and shame before all who do hear.

    Proverbs 18:13 KJV
    (13) He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

    Of His own will does He beget us with the Word of Truth….and we are to be found of Him SWIFT to hear and SLOW to speak and SLOW to wrath.

    Many seeming “religious” men will hear what the Spirit is saying and yet will NOT BRIDLE their tongues showing us that their religion is indeed empty. They will speak out in their wrath of what they hear….and the wrath of man does not work the righteousness of God.

    James 1:18-26 KJV
    (18) Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
    (19) Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
    (20) For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of Go
    d.

    We must lay apart all filthiness and “superfluity” of evil that wants to come out of our mouths at the hearing of the Word of Truth.

    (21) Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
    (22) But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.


    We must be found of Him (at the hearing of His voice especially) being DOERS of the Word….to have love for one another…and not be found speaking evil of those whom He sends out to speak His words of life and spirit to our hearing ears. We must not be found being contentious and proud….but being of “little strength” in our meekness…doing His Word.

    (23) For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:
    (24) For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
    (25) But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
    (26) If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.


    Some will be found speaking out in wrath defending their own denominational thinking and ways at the hearing of the Word of Truth. They will be quick to speak….hasty of spirit (breath).

    But he that is SLOW to wrath is of great understanding as they will hear and more knowledge shall be given to them.

    Proverbs 14:29 KJV
    (29) He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

    Proverbs 29:20 KJV
    (20) Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

    We are to keep our “foot”….the tongue from walking in a multiple amount of words….when we go to the house of God when we hear the Spirit speaking the Scripture of Truth. We are to be MORE READY TO HEAR than give the sacrifice of fools…their multiple words that come out of their mouths at the hearing of the Spirit of Truth. They speak out many words and do not consider what they do as evil….yet their religion is found to be empty when they do.

    Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 KJV
    (1) Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

    We are to let our words be FEW….of “little strength”.

    (2) Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.
    (3) For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.


    We are to hear and DO His Word…fulfilling the vow to DO His Word as we profess to be His followers.

    (4) When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.
    (5) Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.


    Are we going to speak before the messenger sent by God to speak His words of life and spirit and say it is an error in our contention of what we hear?

    (6) Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?

    We are to fear God and keep silent and do His Word….His commandments…and LIVE.

    (7) For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.

    The words of our mouth are to be considered a sacrifice to the Lord. The words that come out of our mouths shall be as a humble “prayer” to God always. Our speech is a “prayer” to the Lord always when we continue to speak our words with grace and seasoned with salt (peaceful words).

    Colossians 4:2-8 KJV
    (2) Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

    When we watch what we speak always…continuing in “prayer” and watching (continuing to stay “awake” doing it) in the same with thanksgiving, then we shall be able to understand the mystery of Christ that comes out of the opened “door of utterance”…the mouth that speaks His heavenly knowledge. We shall be able to enter in to understand the mysteries of His kingdom. Outside are those who will not be found in continuous “prayer” as they will speak a multitude of words in their haste.

    (3) Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:

    If we keep our words as a “prayer” to God always, then the Scriptures….the words of the apostles and the prophets shall be made manifest to our minds.

    (4) That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
    (5) Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
    (6) Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.


    When we hear His words come out of the opened mouth of those whom He sends, we are to be found of God being quick to hear and slow to speak and slow to wrath. We are to be found of Him of “little strength”.

    (7) All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellowservant in the Lord:

    What shall be found of our “estate”? will be found by Him “asleep” to His righteousness and being hasty to speak against what we hear and mistreating His servant or will be found of Him being humble and of few words….the “prayer” to the Lord in our thanksgiving of what we hear….the Word of Truth…the “meat” of the Word? those who will hear will be comforted in their hearts by what they hear.

    (8) Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts;
     
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  2. orbiter

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    Those who are found in the church in “Philadelphia”….meaning “BROTHERLY LOVE”…will hear and keep His Word and will be found of Him with “little strength” as their words shall be FEW in their meekness of what they hear. BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN BREATH...being of "LITTLE STRENGTH".

    They will entertain a “stranger” and his words….or rather His words…that come out of the open door of utterance.

    Revelation 3:7-13 KJV
    (7) And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;

    The “open door” is the opened mouth that speaks His heavenly knowledge to our hearing ears and those who are found of Him of “little strength”….of FEW WORDS in their meekness….shall be able to enter in to understand. They will keep His Word to have love for another and will not deny His name or His authority as we obey the commandment of our King in Heaven.

    (8) I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.

    (9) Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.

    Those who are found in the church in “Philadelphia”…those who will be found remembering to let brotherly love continue….will be kept from the “hour of temptation” that shall come upon all of the world to try them that “dwell upon the earth”.

    Those who dwell upon the earth are those who dwell upon the earthly wisdom of envy, strife, wrath, seditions, etc and not upon those things above: peace, love, joy, gentleness. Their temptation comes at the hearing of the open door of utterance that speaks His heavenly wisdom to their ears. They will be tempted to speak out in their wrath with many hastily-spoken words. Those who are found doing such MUST OVERCOME the sins that will want to come out of their mouths. Sin lies at the door….the door of their mouth…but we must rule over it and not be overcome with multiple evil words. They will not be able to enter in to understand as a result….as a judgment upon them for their sin.

    (10) Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
    (11) Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.

    But those who will be found letting brotherly love continue and entertaining strangers and their words shall go in to the understanding. They shall go no more out as they will retain His knowledge while those who are found of Him misbehaving shall be outside the understanding in the land of “wandering” without His knowledge as what they hear shall be removed from their hearts by the multiple words.

    (12) Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
    (13) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
     
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    Whatever happened to what you hear in secret will be proclaimed from the rooftops?
     
  4. orbiter

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    Spoken to His disciples whom He sends out to preach what they hear Him saying in the Spirit of Truth….

    Matthew 10:26-27 KJV
    (26) Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.
    (27) What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.


    He sends His messengers out to speak what they hear the Lord saying in the Spirit (Breath) sent from Heaven. His words are life and spirit….and we are to be found of Him hearing what the Spirit says. He opens up the Scriptures to our hearing ears.

    His disciples speak His words…the open door of utterance speaking the wisdom of God…. “I will give you a mouth and wisdom….”

    Luke 21:15 KJV
    (15) For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.


    Spoken to His messengers (His disciples…learners): he that hears you (the disciple sent by Him) hears Me (the Lord).

    Luke 10:16 KJV
    (16) He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.


    “Kings” shall shut their mouths at Him because that which had not been told to them before they shall see and that which they heard shall they consider. “Kings” shall enter in to understand.

    Isaiah 52:13-15 KJV
    (13) Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.
    (14) As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:
    (15) So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.


    The way to enter into the “open door” that is open and speaking His knowledge sent from Heaven via the Spirit of Truth is to shut the mouth and hear the Spirit.

    The Lord who speaks is speaking things that are holy and true. He is holy and He is true. The Lord gives those messengers sent out by Him a mouth and wisdom that cannot be shut by His enemies (He that opens and no man shuts).

    And those who hear are to shut their mouth and not open it at the hearing of the open door that speaks His words of life and spirit. The only way…the key… to enter in to understand Him is to shut the mouth (using “little strength”….few words).

    Revelation 3:7-8 KJV
    (7) And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
    (8) I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
     
  5. orbiter

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    We are to hear what the Spirit is saying….drinking in the water of life.....being filled with the Spirit. Hearing is not speaking.

    Ephesians 5:13-21 KJV
    (13) But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
    (14) Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.
    (15) See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
    (16) Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
    (17) Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
    (18) And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit
    ;


    Instead of being “drunk with wine”….the wine of wrath, we are to be speaking to OURSELVES with rejoicing (song) and making melody within our heart to the Lord as we hear His Spirit speaking to us.

    (19) Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

    We are to hear the Spirit…being filled with what is being said (being filled with the Spirit)…. and rejoice within our hearts giving thanks for all the things we hear unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We hear His wisdom and knowledge speaking to ourselves in songs while we rejoice within our hearts.

    (20) Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
    (21) Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.


    Let us not be drunk with “wine”…being filled with wrath inside at what we hear. Being drunk with the wine of wrath leads to “excess” (unsavedness)…unsaved behavior. The wrath of man does not work the righteousness of God.

    Being “drunk” with wine of wrath inside our hearts can lead to excess….the “superfluity of naughtiness”….the speaking of evil words that overflows out of the heart. Let us hear the Spirit and overcome the wrath within and be found doing His will…be a DOER of the Word…so that we may enter into the joy of the Lord and understand the mysteries of His kingdom.

    James 1:19-22 KJV
    (19) Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
    (20) For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
    (21) Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
    (22) But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selv
    es.

    The wrath of man does not work the righteousness of God. Sin lies at the door…the door of the mouth….in those who are “very wroth” inside as Cain once was. They must rule over it….they must overcome. those who are filled with wrath are in danger of speaking. Sin…evil speaking of a multitude of words in anger… desires to have them. It desires to rule over them but they must overcome and do well and they shall also be accepted.


    Genesis 4:5-9 KJV
    (5) But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
    (6) And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
    (7) If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
    (8) And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
    (9) And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
     
  6. yeshuaslavejeff

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    As God's Word never changes, this is still true like all of God's Word as directed by the Father in heaven when someone is living obedient to the Father in heaven.

    Most (of the world, in the world) are proclaiming (on tv/ media/ pulpits) something proclaimed/taught by men but not heard from God , not heard from God in secret nor anywhere.
     
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