Jeremy Pettitt on Communication and Culture

What Does It Mean To Listen?

Posted on July 02, 2022

There's a famous line in the Bible that we seem to be getting backward. It instructs us to be "quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry." Instead, every one of us is tempted to be slow to listen, quick to talk back, and get angry in an instant. So what does it mean to listen, really? And why should we listen in the first place?

In this message for Alpine Chapel's series "Asking for a Friend", Professor Jeremy Pettitt unpacks a powerful truth: you cannot truly love your neighbor unless you listen to them.

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