Don’t excuse yourself by saying, “Look, we didn’t know.” For God understands all hearts, and he sees you. He who guards your soul knows you knew. He will repay all people as their actions deserve.Proverbs 24:12
We’ve all gotten pretty used to hearing and even some of us using the old saying,
God knows my heart!By Everybody
Well, the bible tells us in this verse that this saying is true, but not in the way that many people think, and not in the way people desire to understand this truth. Nothing is hidden from God.
No matter how good you are at “hide and go seek”, God is right there behind you saying, “Here I am!”. God knows, when we get it right and when we get it wrong, and try to justify it – we are rewarded for both. If you do good you receive God’s blessings – if you’re in Christ. If you disobey His word, you receive the:
consequences and repercussionsBy Grandma
No, seriously, God disciplines the ones whom He loves – Hebrews 12:6. The bible says,
Do not be deceived. God is not mocked. Whatever you sow you will also reap”Galatians 6:7
God also understands us and our weaknesses and so the bible says,
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.1 John 1:9
The application of today, is to not use, “God knows my heart!” as an excuse, but as a reason: a reason to hope, a reason to believe, a reason to pray, a reason to not fear, a reason to love others, and a reason to obey God’s word. God knows the truth about us, because He is the Truth!
We hope today’s devotion has inspired you. We love you guys, and are constantly praying for you. Have a very blessed day.