I Love The Feast: A Pure Heart

I Love The Feast: A Pure Heart: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God,” is without a doubt the most comprehensive of all theblessings, just as being pure in heart is the mostcomprehensive requirement of a believer’s life. Nothing but the sight of God will satisfy the longings of the disciple’s heart.

So how do we know if we have a pure heart? It is by doing of God’s will wholly, completely, and without reserve. To have a pure heart is to see God.
Sis. Mara shared this is done when we:
• Pray every moment
• Submit in every area
• Love in every act
Praying without ceasing means that we are aware of God’s presence wherever we are. The pure of heart are those that, instead of trying to be noticed, go into their room or a quiet, private place and pour out their hearts to God. Even if we don’t know how to pray or how to put our hearts fears and desires into words, God meets us in our most honest moments.
Submit in every area. Like Zacchaeus, the tax collector, who submitted his 100% to God. He gave everything because he acknowledged that God knows what is best for him. In our life, there might be some areas that we need to submit and lift up to him. Remember, God knows what is best for us.
Love in every act. Let all that you do be done with love. It may come as a surprise, but God is more concerned with what’s inside rather than what’s outside. God does not look at the external packaging, but the internal workings and judges by the heart.
The “Pure in heart” are the ones who see God in other people, in places – in everything. They live on the positive side of life and choose to see the best in everyone and everything they see.
written by Ley Reinares
source Makati Feast bulletin

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