Which Heart?

There are so many ways of describing our hearts and attitudes towards God. Looking into it, I have seen four types of heart that I have seen or experienced.

A calloused heart, one that is hardened to God and His Word.

A shallow heart that has no roots and no depth spiritually and possibly in life.

A distracted heart that is pulled many ways or is torn about what to do.

An open heart that is receptive and responsive to God and His Word and Spirit.

We need to keep a daily intimacy with God, and base ourselves in His Word. If we live more in prayer and the Word, we have a better grounding when the trials and troubles come our way. We will be able to put on our spiritual armour and battle knowing from the Word that God is always there. We can fight with the Word and use our sword to cut through doubts and distractions.

God changes us if we let Him. He gives us a hunger for the Word and lets us live in a new way so we put ourselves under the ownership of our Father. We begin to see new habits forming that make us more like Jesus every day.

The Word of God is our direction. Use it. Change my heart Lord to an open heart for you and what you have to say to me.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Shofar
    Jan 26, 2014 @ 17:52:44

    Thank you for visiting and following my blog. This post is a confirmation of chapter 6 in my eBook on the Parable of the sower and its application to the church today. It is good that you have related it to prayer and worship in the believer’s life. See my eBook ‘Sounding the Shofar-Exhortations for the End Times’ in my Tab Bar. God bless you!

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