Today’s Love Expressed devotion is about being a person after GOD’s heart.
There is no higher compliment than to be described as a man or woman with a heart after GOD’s heart but what does it mean to be a person after GOD’s own heart? It means your life is in harmony with the Lord. What is important to Him is important to you.
If we want to be men and women after GOD’s heart, we must spend consistent time alone with Him. Use you alone time to commune with GOD. Prayer is not just supposed to be monologue; it's supposed to be dialogue. Tell Him everything and ask Him to reveal things in your life that are a hindrance. Also, allow GOD to speak after you're done speaking.
Reading God's word allows you to strengthen your faith in GOD. The Bible tells us exactly who God is and what He requires of us. Read scripture prayerfully, asking GOD to reveal Himself and to show you your own heart, with a view to obedience.
Submission to GOD’s will and obedience to his desires is how we demonstrate that we are a person after God's own heart. Practice obedience in the small things He gives you to do so that GOD can guide you to whatever, whenever and however He wants you to do.
Having GOD’s heart is not necessarily caring for the poor, fighting social injustice, evangelism, prayer, worship, marketplace transformation etc, etc, etc although all of these will probably be included in it. He’s looking for deeply spiritual, genuinely humble, honest-to-the-core servants who have integrity.
GOD seeks those who worship Him. Learn to adore GOD and marvel at His love in your time alone with Him. Passionately pursue GOD in every single aspect and moment of your life so that you may become a person after GOD’s heart.