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Rhapsody Of Realities FOR Today || September 22nd, 2022 — He Sees Your Heart

Rhapsody Of Realities FOR Today || September 22nd, 2022 — He Sees Your Heart

Rhapsody Of Realities FOR Today || September 22nd, 2022 — He Sees Your Heart

22nd September 2022 Rhapsody Of Realities By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Brought to you by Impacttunes

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TOPIC: He Sees Your Heart

SCRIPTURE: (Jeremiah 17:10 MSG). But I, GOD, search the heart and examine the mind. I get to the heart of the human. I get to the root of things. I treat them as they really are, not as they pretend to be.

1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN
Galatians 6:1-18 & Isaiah 9-10

2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN
1 Timothy 5:19-25 & Jeremiah 40

MESSAGE FOR THE DAY: Rhapsody Of Realities FOR Today || September 22nd, 2022 — He Sees Your Heart

There’re remarkable instances in Scripture that help us understand that the Lord indeed tests men’s hearts.

Consider the story of David, how God chose him from the house of Jesse and the very significant rejection of his brother, Eliab. Eliab, from the outward appearance, was everything you’d want in a leader.

The moment he showed up, and Samuel the Prophet saw him, he said, “…Surely the Lord’s anointed is before him” (1 Samuel 16:6).

However, the Bible says, “But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him…for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7). Notice the Lord’s choice of words; He didn’t say, “Don’t anoint Eliab, for I have not chosen him.” If He had said that, it would mean Eliab wasn’t even considered in the first place.

But the Lord said, “I have refused him.” It means that God considered him and said, “No!”

Did Eliab ever know that he was considered by God to someday be king over Israel? No! But God considered him and found him wanting.

The story of Abraham is another case in point, this time, a positive one, because Abraham passed the test. After years of wanting a child, he and Sarah eventually had a son at their old age. But one day, the Bible says God tested Abraham.

He asked him to offer his only son, Isaac, as a sacrifice (Genesis 22:2). God didn’t announce to Abraham, “Hey I want to test you now,” no! But Abraham demonstrated his faith that God could raise Isaac from the dead, and symbolically, that’s exactly what happened (Hebrews 11:17-19).

He trusted completely in the Lord and obeyed.

Rhapsody Of Realities FOR Today || September 22nd, 2022 — He Sees Your Heart

You may never know when you’re being tested or considered for the next level of your assignment and promotion. The important thing is for you not to be found wanting.

It’s the reason you must walk in faith, hope and love. Be humble, and always be at your best, not in hypocrisy, but in integrity of heart and in uprightness, for God indeed sees your heart.

CONCLUSION:

I have a heart that loves the Lord passionately and serves Him truly. My desire, O Lord, is to please you always. I’m aligned with your Word today, to know and walk in your perfect will concerning all things, such that my life will bring you glory, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Proverbs 17:3 (KJV)
3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts.

Psalm 26:2 (NLT)
2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Test my motives and my heart.

1 Samuel 16:1 (KJV)
16 And the Lord said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

THE SALVATION PRAYER

Thank you for reading Devotional Here Today On Impacttunes. If you have not done so already, please give your life to the LORD JESUS CHRIST.

Say The Following Prayer

Dear Father,
In the name of Jesus, I come to you. I accept that I am not in tune with You and that I desire to be. Please forgive me for all of my sins. According to the Bible, if I confess with my lips, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in my heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, I will be saved.

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