Tag Archives: the heart

September 16th-We need always to check our hearts for the right motivation for our actions.

Matthew 12: 7“But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. Compassion is desired by the Lord because it usually is directed toward a specific person. Even … Continue reading

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September 10th-We must try to approach the Lord from the best position possible if we expect our petitioning to have an effect

Malachi 2: 13“This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand. 14“Yet you say, … Continue reading

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September 2nd-We are continually reminded how necessary prayer is for our nation, our leaders, and our posterity.

Micah 3: 9 Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel, Who abhor justice And twist everything that is straight, 10 Who build Zion with bloodshed And Jerusalem with violent injustice. 11 … Continue reading

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August 31st- The Lord has repeated that we should not mistreat the needy, and people and the church have, for centuries, providing for those unfortunate souls.

Amos 8: 4Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land, 5saying, “When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain, And the sabbath, that we may open the … Continue reading

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August 14th-As critical a part as we could ever play in another person’s life, if we fail to connect them with the One who purchased their eternity, we have fallen short.

Ezekiel 36: 22“Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for My holy name, which you have profaned among … Continue reading

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August 9th-It’s a matter of knowing the person[s] involved, and He surely knows us better than anyone, even ourselves.

Ezekiel 22: 13“Behold, then, I smite My hand at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you. 14“Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong in the days that I will … Continue reading

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August 4th-This is a great metaphor; the heart of stone replaced by the heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 11: 18“When they come there, they will remove all its detestable things and all its abominations from it. 19“And I will give them one heart, and put a new spirit within them. And I will take the heart of … Continue reading

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