Good listening is not a skill that we are born with, it is not a natural gift.
Without practice and training we are unlikely to be particularly effective listeners. Believing that you are a better listener that others is unlikely to be true unless you have taken the time to learn and practice your listening skills over a period of time.
And that is with each other, the matter of listening becomes more complex when listening for the voice of God!
We live in a world that is full of busyness and clatter.
People are distracted and unable to hear the still, small voice of God as he speaks to them.
This is part 1 of a series to help us learn to listen to the voice of God!