Importance of the Heart

The heart is the key issue in experiencing a  walk with the Lord. The heart can see and know things that our minds cannot know. The heart can understand the things that God has prepared for us. Genuine faith is located in the heart, not in our cognitive thinking or doctrinal beliefs. Besides faith, the heart of a believer contains Christ, the Holy Spirit, the hidden man (the new creation), words from God. But it can be invaded by hostile forces.

So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith (Ephesians 3:17).

Who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a pledge (2 Corinthians 1:22).

But let it be the hidden man (person) of the heart (I Peter 3:4).

The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart’ ― that is the word of faith which we are preaching, that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved; for with the heart man believes, … (Romans 10:8-10).

Why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3)?

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