When you have My heart you will not recognize yourself. People will no longer be strangers that just pass by.
The value of human life will soar to the top of your priorities. Your prayer life will drastically change from inward to outward. All young men, you will see as your prodigal sons, and the young women as your daughters, gone wild. There will be no more old people, they will all be seen as moms and dads with no hope. All your peers suddenly become your helpless and fearful brothers and sisters.
“Your eyes will always be red because your soul shall weep in secret places for their pride and refusing to listen to truth; and your eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because they are My creation carried away captive to their own lust,” Jeremiah 13:17.
No matter how mean they are, you will not judge them, but show them mercy. Yes with My heart you be so different, if anyone sues you in court to take away your coat, you will tell the judge it’s okay he can have it and let him have my shirt also,” Matthew 5:40.
If I were to replace your stony heart with My heart, Ezekiel 36:26, you would stop avoiding the needy and start searching for them. Even little things will change, like if someone asks for a ride to the bus stop, you will insist on taking them all the way home, Matthew 5:41.
Oh you will sure change alright, if I answer your prayer and give you My heart, and someone asks to borrow money, you will not ask for it back again, nor will you treat them differently if they don’t pay you back! Luke 6:30.
If you really want My heart, why do you defend your stony one, by demanding your rights?
I know you are thinking this is impossible, I agree that’s why you need My heart. Do you still want to trade hearts?
Then start by asking Me to, “create in you a clean heart, and to renew a right spirit within you,” Psalm 51:10. Before long you won’t recognize yourself!
~ Jim Hammerle
|Jim Hammerle (1941-2017) began ministering with David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, founding Teen Challenge Philadelphia. 6 times pastoring a mission ship, 15 years with TV and radio, a retired businessman, Jim helped feed Ugandan widows and orphans, and helped Muslims find the Jesus who fed them. He was His banker and was privileged to give His money away, helping to build a Haiti orphanage and invest in USA lives.|