Jesus did not trust Himself to man, because He knew what was in a man.
The heart is the seat and center of human life, and is where the issues of the spirit and the will are settled.
As a believer, I'm not given the opportunity to live without being open-hearted. I must walk with my heart fully exposed to Him & to those He died for.
David's secret is that he lived from his own crude heart. His writings prove it. He sought the heart of God because he was himself a man of heart.
God has a purpose in bringing hateful people into our lives and it's not to harbor offenses in hatred and unforgiveness. We are to witness love.
While corruption in our nation on every level is being exposed, I have to meet the wave of offense with His sea of forgiveness.
When I am involved in being offended, I cannot be engaged in loving my Lord. Could all these offenses have a more sinister aim afoot.
If there’s any hunger in my mortal frame, it's because God is allowing His desire and passion to reverberate like an echo within my frame.
I always had a narrow view of sharing in the sufferings of Christ. Today I’m seeing an expansion in the suffering His Love endures.
The Love of God is intended to stir up the atmosphere. When the presence of God's love is in the air, it's like throwing chum in shark-infested waters.
Once you’ve seen Love and been captured to love, it is in you. You cannot do otherwise…because the love of God compels you to sacrifice to love
God's love can be found in the unlikeliest places, even a simple mailbox. And seeing that love reveals the Heart behind it!