Category Archives: the heart

July 12th-remember we serve a God of second chances and it is never too late to repent and seek Him.

Jeremiah 2:7 “I brought you into the fruitful land To eat its fruit and its good things. But you came and defiled My land, And My inheritance you made an abomination. This does not sound good for the people, does … Continue reading

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July 10th- Are we treating our offerings the same way we treat our prayers?

Isaiah 61: 8 For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery in the burnt offering; And I will faithfully give them their recompense And make an everlasting covenant with them. The Lord loves justice and, conversely, despises iniquity. So, … Continue reading

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July 9th-Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation that raises our level of intensity in seeking after the Lord.

Isaeah 58: 4 “Behold, you fast for contention and strife and to strike with a wicked fist. You do not fast like you do today to make your voice heard on high. 5 “Is it a fast like this which … Continue reading

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June 28th-notice this is “in that day”, so pride here seems to be separated for a time before the fall

Isaiah 25: 9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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June 25th-This is a simple but tough principle; prayer in a position of pride effectively is no prayer at all.

Isaiah 16: 12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail. This is a simple but tough principle; prayer … Continue reading

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June 19th- the “optical connection” continues in today’s verses, and, a we have a reminder of how great a father’s love can be

Song of Solomon 6: 5a “Turn your eyes away from me, For they have confused me; Well, now we have taken yesterday’s non-verbal communication too far. Also part of our culture are expressions such as “What are you looking at?” … Continue reading

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June 18th-there is a definite “optical connection” placed in us by the Lord.

Song Of Solomon 4: 9 “You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace. They say the … Continue reading

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