Where Your Heart Is

Daily Devotional for February 23rd

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Matthew 6:21 

It has been said many times get your head in the game or concentrate on what your doing.  There is a lot of talk about distractions and how that our eyes can become refocused to a point where we lose focus on the more important things.  It is as if something else gets our attention.  But when it comes to things that drive our lives, it’s not the head that is engaged, it’s the heart.

Satan does not care what your attention is on just as long as it is not on Jesus. The devil cares very little about whether you deliberately bow down to him, as long as you err from Jesus.  The secret though is the heart.  Whatever you choose to love will be the thing that controls your life.  The bible teaches us that we are not to love the world, neither the things that are in the world.  The reason is simple; you will run to that thing you love.

The bible is specific in the sense that it teaches that we are to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, and mind.  Many times we serve God because we know that it is the right thing to do.  However, we may have given our heart over to something else.  In the end, our hearts desires are manifest for the world to see.

Your heart is a very powerful thing. The heart is the place where your passions live.  Your passions drive your life.  It’s amazing that in the course of our lives, there may be a lot of things we involve ourselves in, but there are very few things that we are passionate about.  Your passion reveals where your heart is.  The things you value the most speak well of where your heart is.  As Jesus revealed, your treasure reveals your heart.  Some people

Where is your heart? You may have served God faithfully in the past, but what is the present focus of your heart?  Our commitment to the Lord in righteousness is all due to our love for God.  We cannot be effective in our relationship or walk with the Lord unless our heart is engaged.  Spend some time examining your heart by really asking yourself where your treasure really is.  If Jesus is not your greatest treasure, then your heart has drifted from where it needs to be.








s a new blog series we will be posting periodically for the purpose of sharing with you our spiritual lessons and experiences we have learned along the way in our voyages in the Christian life. The Christian Voyage is filled with great joys, wonderful victories, and triumphs over tragedy.  We will also encounter tempestuous storms and Gales!  Perils in the Deep!  This is a brief excerpt of Ship’s log entries that is geared to help us understand our circumstances and how to navigate through them.

As Paul described in 2 Corinthians 11:24… in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deship_in_ocean_1600x1200ep; In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren; 11:27 In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.

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