At this hour God is exposing religious pretension in the church. We have pursued images of perfection rather than relationships with God, and it is time to repent.
READ: Is. 58:1-14; Is. 59:1-21; Jer. 2:13-19; Matt. 7:21-23; 2 Tim. 3:1-5; Rev. 2:1-5.
HEART ISSUE: Does your life reflect an authentic relationship with God?
PRAYER FOCUS: Father, I ask You to forgive Your people for worshiping a "form of godliness" and being so materialistic. Heal our minds and our hearts to reflect Yours. Amen.
God does not change our hearts; He replaces them. He empowers us from the inside to become like Christ on the outside. We must receive God's love in order to love God.
READ: Deut. 8:2-14; Deut. 10:12-13; Ezek. 36:24-28; Matt. 6:19-21; Matt. 22:34-40; 1 John 3:18-21.
HEART ISSUE: Where have you been trying to change in your own power? How can you begin to trust God's power in you?
PRAYER FOCUS: Father, give me the new heart You have promised. Move me to keep Your commands and love You with the love You first gave me. Amen.
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