Bend your ear to hear. Apply your heart to act.
In Prov 22:17, we are encouraged to hear the words of the wise, and apply our heart to what we learn.
Intake and Output.
In Bible reading, I sometimes realize I should to slow down, even stop and refocus, so that I might hear what God’s Word has to say. That’s the intake.
There are times as I go about my day, I sometimes realize I should slow down, even stop and refocus, so I that I might do what the Holy Spirit is giving me unction to do. At times to engage with people. At times to enter into prayer. That’s the output.
Bible Study and Prayer: Incline Your Ear. Apply what you learn.