Setting My Heart on God

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.  June 2 2015 set my heart on the Lord

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.

Sword Fighting Class – Where Do We Get Wisdom?

“My child, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and you will find the knowledge of God.”Proverbs 2 1st page - this one

Awesome!   It’s it amazing how God partners with us as memorize his word?  The vast majority of us could never do this on our own so it’s a special blessing to be able to see this how obviously God is working in our minds as he helps us memorize verse after verse….after verse.  I have started attaching an audio recording (below) of me as I repeat my verses – it’s not perfect.  But it’s close!  That’s what counts 🙂

And we hit treasure in our next verse!

‘For the Lord gives wisdom, from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.’

Do we want wisdom?



Well, we know where to go to get it.  The Lord gives it.  It comes from him.

Do you feel his wisdom and understanding growing in you as you etch his words on your heart and mind?

I do.  It’s subtle…..but steady.

I meditate on the words as I memorize them.  And I apply them to my life right now.

I’m amazed at how often I get to use them in my conversations.

God is good!  All the time!

Thank you, Abba Father.

Audio file of Proverbs 2:1-12: