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Monday, May 11, 2009

The world watches ... God sees the heart

The world is watching - Christian and non-Christian alike.

Decisions made by individuals -- what is truly in our hearts can only be fully known by God.

No one other person can really know what motivates a person to change direction. We may have ideas and they may be wrong.

We don't want to "bite and devour one another ... lest you be consumed." (Galatians 5:15)

We are to "have love for one another." (John 13:35)

We are not to find fault with our Christian brothers and sisters, but love them so non-believers will know they are followers of Jesus Christ. If our actions and words show us to be no better than non-believers, how can we say we are followers? We are not being obedient to Him. We are not listening to His commands. We are not following through on His commands.

We do not see the heart of another. We only "see in a mirror, dimly."
(1 Corinthians 13:12)

Only God sees our heart. Only God knows us.

We should not presume we know what God alone knows. We should not judge the decisions made by our fellow Christians.

"Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the same measure you use, it will be measured back to you." (Matthew 7: 1-2)

The world watches. But only God sees our heart.

"For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." (1 Samuel 16: 7b)


  1. I am thankful that God's ways are not our ways, nor are His thoughts our thoughts. Sometimes we get discouraged and feel like the worst of sinners, but I have found more and more that when we call on Jesus and keep our eyes on Him-We see that He is a gracious and awesome God waiting to forgive us and always loving us. Thanks.

  2. there r many people who pretend to be good it is comforting to know god can see them for who they truly r.


"Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will direct your paths." - Proverbs 3:5-6