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Kind Heart

Kind HeartTuesday, July 30, 2019A KIND PERSON BENEFITS HIMSELF AND OTHERS.Bible Reading of the Day: Read Proverbs 11:16-17.Verse of the Day: “Always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else” (1 Thessalonians 5:15, NIV).“My candy!” Whitney said. She gripped the clear bag of hard candy tightly.“No,” Mom said as she knelt beside Whitney. “I asked you to hold the candy until we got to the nursing home. Now that we’re here, Mommy needs the candy.”“I don’t want to,” Whitney said, her voice a whimper.“But Whitney, honey, that candy is diabetic candy. It’s made especially for people who can’t eat other kinds of candy.”Whitney didn’t answer, nor did she release her hold on the candy.“Why don’t I put you in charge of passing out the candy?” Mom suggested.Whitney nodded solemnly but still hugged the candy to her chest. Mom rose then, gripped Whitney’s shoulder, and walked through the open doors of the nursing home. Immediately inside the door, Mom and Whitney met a white-haired woman in…

Need A Spiritual MRI?

What would an X-ray—an MRI—of your soul reveal?  Regrets over teenage relationships? Remorse over a poor choice?  You become moody, cranky…angry or irritable.  That’s understandable if you have shame lodged in your soul.

Interested in an extraction?  Confess!  Request a spiritual  MRI.  Psalm 139: 23-24 is just that:

“Search me, O God and know my heart;
try me, and know my anxieties;
see if there’s any wicked way in me,
and lead me in the way everlasting.”

We need a grace-based confession.  God, I’ve done what You say is wrong.  Would you wash away my guilt and make me clean again?  No chant, no candle needed.  Just a prayer of honest confession.  Try it.

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