The Heart

17 Nov

As a face is reflected in water, so the heart reflects the real person. Proverbs 27:19

This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin.

If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. If we claim we have not sinned, we are calling God a liar and showing that his word has no place in our hearts. 1 John 1:5-10

To draw close to God, we need to purify our hearts by confessing our sins.  When we deny having sin in our lives, we are closing of our hearts to God and as the scripture says, “calling God a liar.”

I for one do not want to call someone so perfect and pure as God a liar.  Do you?

 

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