Thursday, June 30

Tag: heart

Personal Life

Matters of the Heart

Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.  Proverbs 4:23 Everything we do in life is shaped by the condition of our hearts.  We make or break things depending on the condition of our hearts.  The direction of our lives will flow out of what we hold in our hearts. This means looking after our hearts has to be our number 1 priority.  Our attitude determines our direction and the distance we will go.  A grace-filled, cheerful, faith orientated, generous and pure-motivated heart will take your life down a wide and blessed path toward your deepest dreams, filled with the right people you will need on that journey. Conversely if our hearts stay filled with regret, upset at people, unwilling to give and faithless, we will find we unknowingly push people aw
Personal Life

Devotion

"Then I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the Lord; and they shall be My people, and I will be their God, for they shall return to Me with their whole heart." Jeremiah 24:7 We did not find Christ but He found and caught us. We surrendered, He transformed us. We became born all over again. He gave us a new heart.  That makes us a child of God - 'His people'. Yet Jeremiah tells us there is something we need to be sure to do - 'Return to me with their WHOLE HEART'. Whole heart is not a vague acknowledgment, a piece or a part, its not "have my spirit but not my soul", "have my intellect but not my possessions", "my words but not my heart" ... 'Whole heart' is everything. This is devotion.  Devotion literally means to adore, to worship, to revere. Devotion is what the human h