Though I have come open hearted in giving love, my love was not clean. I was looking for Love in all the wrong places and with a wrong motive.
The heart is the seat and center of human life, and is where the issues of the spirit and the will are settled.
I'm anchored to my heart because it beats with the reality of me. We can't be men after God's own heart without being connected to our hearts first.
The heart sends out clues to signal us, like red flags of distress. These waving banners are sent up like flares to warn and attract our attention.
Our hearts are speaking to us; we must listen to hear what they say. They tell our stories—who we are, what we struggle with and why.
Not a single time did the Lord excuse a sinner because of their circumstances. He had grace but never excuse. There's no get out of jail free pass because of circumstances.
“If one loves God truly…he is known by God…and he is owned by Him.” Part of truly loving God is loving the ones He loves, as He wants to love them. Do we?
When we block the flow of God’s love into our hearts, we have a love deficit and a big problem. Is this deficit behind the character issues that plague us?
What are the markers for a life lived in the belief of God’s love and not mere knowledge of it? Do you BELIEVE that you are loved? Does your life reflect it?
Jesus is Love and if I let Him be my Life, then Love will express itself through my life and doings. Yes, it is true, all we need is Love!
‘God, whatever it takes for me to get to know You, I want it, because there's nothing else that can satisfy my heart like You.’
God's ways are not our ways. His love is often rough and easily seen as cruel. His love batters our hearts until our hearts are completely His.