Judge me, O Lord; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the Lord; therefore I shall not slide.
Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reigns and my heart.
This is the prayer of a man who was made righteous by pleading for a heart examination and doing something with the result of God's judgment on his character. You see, character is rooted in the heart and flows through the channels we know as our mouth, hands, thoughts, attitudes, etc. (See Commended Character)
David, known as a man after God's own heart, wanted a character that reflected his Lord. That wouldn't have happened if he prayed, "Create in me a clean heart," (Ps. 51:10) then ignored the Lord's cleansing process.
Ever stop to think just how PERSISTENT a child is???? Even when they can’t walk yet! They will wiggle and squirm their way; sometimes cry and whine in the process to get “there”–hoping that someone might have sympathy on them and give them what THEY ARE WANTING. Which, we all know, would just be way too easy…Nope, instead we sit there and watch that child with his intense determination to get that “toy” or object they have become fixated upon. Super cute, right?! IT’S THE TRUTH! Every parent (and auntie) is guilty of sitting there and watching this display of ... Read more at our friend's blog page. (Click here)
Eventually, what is hiding in your heart will soon display itself through your actions and attitudes. Make sure that you are allowing good seed to take root and that God is given freedom to cultivate it as He wishes.
Saturday is Soup Kitchen day. We left before 8, chopped veggies, cleaned tables, and swept floors before the children and mothers started coming in for a delicious lunch of chicken and rice soup. Mmmm... Allison did an illustration about the heart getting dirty from sin and the blood of Jesus cleansing us. Diana told a Bible story about Moses. Everyone is enjoying their time serving the people and getting to know the children.
Sonia E. Vargas
Sonia's desire and hope is to write for the purpose of inspiring this generation, especially young woman.
Hannah Helm is a fun and outgoing young woman who loves to bring laughter and joy to anyone she comes in contact with. She is 24 years old and is a leader of Girl's Exalting the Master Ministry.
Paula is a passionate follower of Christ and loves to encourage others around her to do the same. She is 27 years old and is currently attending Free Gospel Bible Institute. She was a part of the Guatemala GEM team in 2014.
Kristyn is a sweet and gentle young lady from Trinity Holiness Tabernacle. She is 19 years old and is currently attending Free Gospel Bible Institute. She plays the piano and sings beautifully. She was a part of the Guatemala GEM team in 2014 and Honduras team in 2016.