Friday, July 19

Tag: devoted

What on earth am I here to do?
Personal Life, Uncategorized

What on earth am I here to do?

In the background are all the usual party sounds, the bustling of glasses, coffee cups and chatter.  Music is faintly penetrating these sounds to bring an ambiance to the evening. Yet through this are the tones of Lizby talking to a couple of people.  I can’t make out exactly what she is saying, but I know it’s her voice, I know her tone, her vocal rhythm and intonations.  I can even tell the mood of the conversation.  She is so familiar to me it isn’t difficult to hear this through all the other background noises. There is an echo in our spirit.  It’s a heavenly sound, which is why it is sometimes so quiet, it sounds different to other sounds, it is not pushy but it is insistent, it doesn’t take over, but it can consume, it isn’t a demand, but it is a call
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"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