Psalms is filled with images of the heart. Today think about some of these and see if you can identify and claim them for your own heart towards God.
A heart filled with Praise and Thanksgiving, Psalm 9:1 “I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.”
A heart filled with Confidence, especially in times of adversity, Psalm 27:3 “Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me,
yet I will be confident.”
A heart filled with JOY because of God’s Word, Psalm 119:111 “Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.”
A heart that is willing to wait upon the Lord, Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!”
A heart that is unafraid to call upon the Lord for help, Psalm 119:145 “With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes.”
A heart that yearns for God’s presence, Psalm 84:2 “My soul longs, yes, faints
for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.”
A heart filled with Praise and Gratitude, Psalm 138:1 “I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise”
Our heart attitude needs to begin and end with praise and thanksgiving each day. God’s Word is so descriptive and really points to the true needs of our hearts in relationship to and towards God. Do you see confidence in Him? Joy in His Word? A willingness to wait upon Him? Fearlessness in talking to God about your problems? A yearning for God in your heart? Let His Word be your guide today as you examine your heart before Him.
Desiring a heart that is looking to God,