Be Still . . .
Devotionals for Daily Living ©
I have hidden your word in my heart
that I might not sin against you.
(Psalms 119:11 (NIV))
What do you hide in your heart?
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
(Matthew 6:21 (NIV))
It is true that people will place what they treasure within their hearts. It is what you think of first, last and most often. What is in your heart is your treasure, and typically people will hide what they do not wish for others to find. We hide our treasures!
What is it that you hide within your heart? What is it that you think of first, last and most often? If you are like every other person on this planet, then you are probably ashamed of your answer. Is it wealth? Is it power? Is it lust? Is it your family? Is it your job? Just what is it that you treasure?
What is it that God wants you to treasure and to hide in your heart?
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.
(Deuteronomy 6:4-9 (NIV))
We are to treasure God’s Word. We are to think of it first, last and most often.
What have you hidden in your heart?
Copyright 1998 – 2013 Dennis J. Smock
Daily Living Ministries, Inc.
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