Sony’s Thoughts: A Heart for God

“How about your heart? Is it right with God? That’s the thing that counts today.”  ~ The Blackwood Brothers

This weekend, we were at a convention and I had the blessing of talking with a man who had a heart for God. Instead of assuming he was where he needed to be, he was asking God to show him the areas in his life that needed to change. He wanted to make sure there was nothing that would keep him from eternal fellowship with his Creator. I rarely meet people who understand the importance of this but this Brother’s at the place that all Believers should be.

I’ve been at a place lately where I’m asking God to show me the things in my life that displease him or that hinder the closeness I could have but I don’t always take time to listen. Come to think of it, that would be a good place to start. I need not to talk to God just to hear myself talk or to make myself feel like I have a relationship with Him. I need to listen so that I KNOW I have a good relationship.

When my Father looks at me, I want Him to see a daughter listening and ready to hear His voice and to obey anything He desires to speak. I want a heart totally open to Him where nothing matters but His pleasure. When His pleasure becomes my pleasure, true fellowship begins and, when that happens, my life becomes so intertwined with His so that it’s no longer I who live but Christ who lives in me.

How about YOUR heart? Is it right with God? THAT’s the thing that counts today.

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