Jesus was, of course, familiar with the Bible passages listed and discussed above, so He knew that, in any given audience, there would be some to whom God had not given “ears to hear” and that they would not be able to accept (receive) His teaching. Those who do not have "ears to hear" are spiritually dead and cannot obey God until they respond to His work in their hearts (John 6:65; Romans 11:8). I believe that we are to follow Jesus’ example and be willing to be teachers to mixed audiences comprised of those who have ears to hear and those who do not.

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He is saying that their words are lies, and that he shouldn't believe them, The song title is pointing toward someone that doesn't have there facts straight and believe stuff they have heard, but not seen and what ever they have seen they have interpreted incorrect, Someone important lied to him and he's waiting for things to be how they used to. The outcast, lonely, rejected, despised, and poorest of the poor –  shepherds who worked the night shift – paid attention and heard the song of God.

The wise men followed the signs in the stars, but like Herod, believed it signified the birth of a new and mighty earthly king; they paid homage but never really understood why. The phrase "ears to hear" is used throughout the Bible, starting with Deuteronomy 29:4.

Let’s see how that connects up. They have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house. 13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. Deuteronomy 29:4 - Yet the LORD hath not given you an heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this day. That’s it. Song meanings ©2003-2020, More Sleeping with Sirens song meanings ». They weren’t leaders or influential people. my interpretation of the song was about his "friends" that lied to him.

“With eyes to hear" could mean the same - well, the opposite, but yeah. This is the example Jesus gave us, and I believe that if we are to be His followers, then we must follow this example when He calls on us to do so. Discovering the revelation of the mystery is like walking into a giant house with millions of locked rooms. Praise His wondrous name!!

I think that the album being titled this as well points a few finger. Just as love is to be blind

And since the messages of Jesus to the seven churches also apply to the present day, “ears to hear” is also for us. It received praise in particular for singer Kellin Quinn's vocals. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known” (1 Cor. Seriously, … Basically its talking about how somebody's "Friends" turned out to be backstabbers and that they might as well stop cause its all there ever gonna be is a low life liar.

Eyes to see and ears to hear is a direct promise to me that God is sovereign looking to Jesus for provision, protection and ALL of His promises. God blazoned the announcement of the coming of Christ across the heavens for anyone to see who would see and sent heralds to sing and shout for joy to anyone who would hear…but who was it who listened to His song? Are your hearts hardened? Once we begin to see and hear and understand the mystery, our understanding begins to be multiplied, but if we reject the mystery then even that which we had is lost.

Moses was rebuking the rebellious Israelites by saying, "But to this day the LORD has not given you a heart to understand or eyes to see or ears to hear."

The more doors we unlock the more keys we find. "He said, “Go and tell this people: “‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’ Make the heart of this people calloused; make their ears dull and close their eyes. In this passage, God is saying that “When King Jesus comes, that’s when I will restore hearing to your ears, so that then you will be able to know and to understand what I am telling you.”. However, if we reject the key then we will just sit there looking at the walls, but if we are willing to use the keys the revelation begins to multiply like a snowball effect. His answer to them, lies between the parable and the explanation, and sheds light on understanding the mystery of His will. Seriously, … Your email address will not be published. hes been through loads of bs in his life and he doesn't need their lies. But to this day the Lord has not given you a mind that understands or eyes that see or ears that hear.”(Deuteronomy 29:3-4). Good direction please keep reaching many in this way.

song: "With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear", For those who hold it understand the deception in the world, as well as the deceiver and his methods. Let’s learn from his story and keep our eye on the prize: Jesus. We are not to let those who do not have ears to hear prevent those who do have ears to hear from hearing what God wants us to say. document.write('

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Or do we also misinterpret His intentions, His love, His character and His nature, and the reason He came? Look at the purpose of the two churches and it says much about their hearts toward God. Matthew 13:16 Context. Knowing this, we can better understand it when our sharing of the Gospel seems to fall on deaf ears, and we can also be encouraged to share the Gospel anyway, for the sake of those who have been given ears to hear. But there is a difference between having ears and having “ears to hear.” What is the meaning of the Parable of the Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-13)?

That was Paul’s explanation regarding the intransigence of the Jews to the Gospel. Then the eyes of those who see will no longer be closed, and the ears of those who hear will listen.

You can tell how someone will speak or what they will say by the way they look and the way they carry themselves. And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’ Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.” “See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice.

It plays exactly with the song but this is by no means the way that they actually play it. artist: "Sleeping with Sirens",

All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

After Jesus told the parable of the sower His disciples approached Him and asked why He spoke in parables. Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land. Where did this phrase come from, why did Jesus use it, and what relevance does it have for us today? Clearly, for those with eyes to see and ears to hear, the Bible gives us a great deal of information about the identity of Jesus while leaving us to wrestle with the reality that “For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face.

Do you have eyes but fail to see, and ears but fail to hear?” (Mark 8:17-18). None of them really knew who Jesus was. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. As a special gift, we'll send you a free copy of our 30 day devotional ebook on Perseverance. They thought they knew what God was doing, but they were clueless.

/* TFP - lyricinterpretations */ The religious leaders all thought they were doing just fine. The measure [of thought and study] you give [to the truth you hear] will be the measure [of virtue and knowledge] that comes back to you–and more [besides] will be given to you who hear.

If you have "eyes to see", it means to have eyes to see what God is talking about.

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[Things are hidden temporarily only as a means to revelation.] It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. And He replied to them, To you it has been given to know the secrets and mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given.

Ezekiel 12:2 "Son of man, you are living in a rebellious house. In the Bible, Peter got distracted in a conversation with Jesus and fell into the trap of comparison. The fearful heart will know and understand, and the stammering tongue will be fluent and clear.” — Isaiah 32:1-4).

Jesus used it on at least three occasions in the gospels and seven times in Revelation.

We are probably all familiar with the phrase “ears to hear” in the New Testament.

Ezekiel 20:49

Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. “With ears to see" could mean that nowadays, you can interpret how someone looks by the way they speak and the things they say.

The Jewish leaders saw the Messiah through their presuppositions that He would be a military leader who would wage war to free them from Romans rule, so when a poor baby showed up, they missed it. But to this day the Lord has not given you a mind that understands or eyes that see or ears that hear.”(Deuteronomy 29:3-4).

For there is nothing hidden except to be revealed, nor is anything [temporarily] kept secret except in order that it may be made known.

Christian Truth. You sometimes have to close your eyes to spiritually see. It could fit a variation of situations, but in a nutshell, he is saying that someone is harassing him with words, very hurtful words, and that they should shut their mouths so he can heal.

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Then the eyes of those who see will no longer be closed, and the ears of those who hear will listen. The elect among them did, but the others were hardened, as it is written: “God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that could not see and ears that could not hear, to this very day.” (Romans 11:7-8).

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(Mark 8:17-18); “Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” (Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 29; 3:6, 13, 22.). Ears are a feature shared by all of humanity—to not have ears would be an unnatural occurrence.

Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and turn, and I would heal them.’ 16 But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.