Acts 13:22 And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.’
God promised to put His law in our hearts. Our hearts can only do what these laws says if led by the Spirit. John 4:24 God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Obedience or disobedience to the Spirit results in the character of the heart. The Bible further advise that a bad tree cannot bear bad fruits. Our hearts can only produce good results if led by the Spirit. What we see with our eyes, only reflects the state of a man’s heart. Matthew 15:18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man.
You can be led to repentance after committing sin but man can be stuck with what they saw.
You can never be on the same understanding with one who reason with his own understanding. Human mind requires facts, the spiritual minded use faith. 2 Corinthians 5:7 For we live by believing and not by seeing.
People discuss God and the spiritual realm with limited knowledge and experience and most often to appear wise to others because they applause to them criticizing Christianity. Only dwell on your personal experience. 2 Corinthians 10:13 We will not boast about things done outside our area of authority. We will boast only about what has happened within the boundaries of the work God has given us, which includes our working with you.
Job 42:5 "I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear, But now my eye sees You.
An experience with God will improve your faith. Pray for that personal experience so you can serve God faithfully.
You cannot continue as normal after receiving the grace of salvation. There are things no matter how good Satan has packaged them, move away from them. Romans 6:20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.
Warm Christians are dangerous. When you go back to your ways, it’s like nullifying all that the Cross has achieved. Revelation 3:15-16 “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth.
Micah 6:8 No, O people, the LORD has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.
There are good things that we do but are they godly? David thought building a temple for God was a good thing but God already chose who will build it and He reminded David who made him. Sometimes we try so hard to be perfect while God is working in us to perfect us and this makes Christianity hard because we use a lot of effort. 2 Samuel 7:8-9 “Now go and say to my servant David, ‘This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies has declared: I took you from tending sheep in the pasture and selected you to be the leader of my people Israel. I have been with you wherever you have gone, and I have destroyed all your enemies before your eyes. Now I will make your name as famous as anyone who has ever lived on the earth!
Be depended on God for your decisions, make him your reliable source. All of us, are able to hear God, we just choose what we want to hear because what He says sometimes is not appealing to us.
Proverbs 20:24 The LORD directs our steps, so why try to understand everything along the way?