The Gift Of Ears

He made a kind of whip of cords and drove sheep and oxen alike out of the Temple area, and knocked over the money-changers' tables, spilling their coins

John 2:15
John 2:13-25

Sermon Week/Year

Third Sunday of Lent,

Sermon Topic


A great deal has been said in recent years about Christians who have received the gift of tongues. Many good things can come from this gift that is given to some Christians. A great deal more should be said about Christians who have received the gift of ears because, while the gift of tongues is given to some Christians, the gift of ears is given to all Christians.

In Mark’s Gospel, Jesus is asked which of all the more than six hundred Commandments in the Jewish Law is the first and greatest. Jesus’ response begins with a verse from the Old Testament Book of Deuteronomy: “Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mk. 12; 30). Then Jesus says, “This is the second: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other Commandment greater than…

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