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!
If you don’t know Jesus as your personal Savior, then receive Him now. Your citizenship will be in heaven and you will become a child of God.
Romans 10:9-10 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”
SAY this beginning PRAYER:
God I’m a sinner and right now I turn from my sins. I ask you to forgive my sins, that I may be right with you. I believe that Jesus Christ: lived, died and that He rose from the dead. Right now, I ask you Jesus to be my Savior and Lord, that I may have eternal life in heaven. Thank you God for saving me. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen!
We hope today’s devotion has inspired you. We love you guys, and are constantly praying for you. Have a very blessed day.