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3/27/2005 ~ Guarding Our Hearts


Heart disease is the greatest reason we fall away from God.
Sign of the times, an American dies every 33 seconds from heart disease.


"For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, ..." ~ Matthew 15:19-20

"... For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks." ~ Luke 6:45

Our heart controls what we do in our lives.

  1. Intellect   - Thoughts
  2. Feelings  - Emotions
  3. Actions    - Act
1) ... "Why do you think evil in your hearts? ..."
~ Matthew 9:4


... Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn, ...
~ Matthew 13:15

2) ... 'You shall love the LORD you God with all your heart, ...'
~ Matthew 22:37


... my heart's desire and prayer to God ...
~ Romans 10:1

3) ... you obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine ...
~ Romans 6:17-18


... with purpose of the heart they should continue with the Lord.
~ Acts 11:23


To stay spiritually healthy...

Apply your heart to instruction, And give your ears ... ~ Proverbs 23:12

... give me your heart, And let your eyes observe my ways. ~ Proverbs 23:26

... anything praiseworthy - meditate on these things. ~ Philippians 4:8

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: ... ~ Galatians 5:19-23

Aspects we need to focus on in our lives:

... for if you do these things you will never stumble; ... ~ 2nd Peter 1:1-10

... the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. ...
~ 1st Corinthians 6:9-11


We must make an effort to focus on good things versus the bad things.

... comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.
~ 2nd Thessalonians 2:16-17


Hearts can be injured by deciet and cunning.
Hang your hert on Heaven.




 

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