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Just Whole-Hearted

  Following up on yesterday’s half-throne . . .     . . . Seriously now, can you picture our “no-other-gods-before-me” Lord of the universe sharing your heart’s throne with anyone or anything? Matthew 22:36-37 (TLB) ‘Love the Lord your God … Continue reading

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My Heart’s Throne

  “Take my heart, it is Thine own,   It shall be Thy royal throne.” Frances R. Havergal, 1874   If I love God half-heartedly, he has only half a throne. 

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Heart Condition

A long-ago lesson on the first three kings of Israel sticks in my head: Saul=hard-hearted, David=whole-hearted, Solomon=half-hearted. Over-simplified? Absolutely, but easy to remember. And easy to apply to my own life. So what about you? Which king are you most … Continue reading

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Heart Check (Friday)

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Heart Check (Thursday)

From Blaise Pascal, mid-1600s: “There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know … Continue reading

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Heart Check (Wednesday)

Confession: I have a consistency problem when it comes to whole-heartedness. It’s a daily (hourly?) problem.     Nobody even listened my idea, Lord. I’m soooo frustrated! (it’s all about me — no heart) Oh, Lord God, you don’t seriously expect me … Continue reading

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