I, the Lord, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.(Jeremiah 17:10) NKJV
Preparing our hearts doesn’t involve special diets or exercise, it comes down to taking two simple steps: believing in Jesus Christ, and confessing our sins. The sanctification we receive from faith in Jesus makes us a holy vessel in which the Holy Spirit takes up residence. We’re indwelt by the Spirit of God.
Evil or demonic spirits can’t possess a body which is indwelt by the Holy Spirit. The name of Jesus Christ is the power over evil spirits.
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.(Acts 16:16-18) NKJV
The cleansing we receive from having faith in Jesus Christ and through the presence of the Holy Spirit means that we’re born again. That’s the beginning of our new life in Christ. Then we can allow the Lord to search our hearts and teach us his will for our lives.
Heart and soul make us unique, they drive and motivate us. Hopefully we’re motivated to seek the Lord, that’s really what were here for.
Use the navigation table below to find out more about heart and soul.
A Clean Heart – Navigation
|2||Into the Heart||John 13:27|
|3||Spiritual Possession||Luke 7:21|
|4||Heart Condition||Jeremiah 11:8|
|5||Out of the Heart||Matthew 15:19|
|6||A Pure Heart||Matthew 5:8|
|7||Prepare Your Heart||Jeremiah 17:10|
|8||Sinners Shall be Converted||Psalms 51:13|
The condition of our heart reflects the condition of our relationship with God. It’s manifested both spiritually and physically. God is good to them that have a clean heart, so how do we make our heart clean?