When was the last time you asked God to really show you what is in your heart? When is the last time you searched your heart to make sure there was nothing in the way that would keep us from God? We have done away with the ritual of being clean, with having a pure heart before God when we approach His throne. Yes, we don’t have to worry that we will die when we approach God, but what we should be doing is making sure that our hearts are cleansed, pure, and right before Him. He said “Ask of Me.” He only wants to see our hearts pure. Maylin highlights the necessity of going before God, regularly, and asking Him to reveal anything that needs to be dealt with, so that we can live without anything clogging the communication lines between us and our Father. Then, we can walk in the light, as He is in the light.
Matthew 18:21-35 NIV GOD CALLS US TO FORGIVE OTHERS FREELY, JUST AS HE FORGAVE US. “Forgiveness does not excuse what they did, it only loosens your grip…” Forgiveness allows God to heal your hurts. When you forgive and release someone of their wrongdoing, it means that you are trusting God enough to deal with that other person better than you can. When we ask God to help us forgive, we find freedom from anger and bitterness. We are able to give and receive love the way that God created us to.