What does it mean to set our hearts on the Lord?
We set our hearts on the Lord by loving God with all of our heart, mind and soul.
This isn’t a superficial relationship of going to church once a week. This is a passionate quest for more of God, less of me.
More obedience, less independence.
More seeking God’s wisdom, less thinking that we know what’s good for us.
More prayer, less talking.
We read in 1 Kings that Rehoboam established his position as king and became strong. Then he stopped following God. Because he had not set his heart on seeking the Lord. He was not committed to God. He was not on a journey towards the truth of God.
He was like people we know who are religious because of the traditions they follow. But their heart isn’t involved.
They are missing it! A personal relationship with God. A relationship which can give us strength and peace and power and love. WHEN we set our hearts on seeking the Lord.
Thank you, Abba Father.