July 4 “By what are your children known?”

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By what are your children known? Do you see tendencies that, if not dealt with biblically, will produce the fruit of unrighteousness?

Today’s Readings:
2 Chronicles 3 & 4
Psalm 79.5-10
Proverbs 20.10-12
Acts 12.1-25

2 Chronicles 3 & 4:

The grandeur of Solomon’s Temple

I don’t think we can even imagine the grandeur of Solomon’s Temple, not even in our high-tech Hollywood world. The gold and brass and handiwork alone must have stunned the senses! The craftsmanship and attention to detail were unlike anything else.

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As magnificent as it must have been, even in that, God was more concerned about the heart of those who built it and those who worshipped there. What have you done and what do you do on a regular basis to prepare your heart to be a temple for worship to the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the Creator, the Great I AM?

Bow your heart before Him today. Ask Him to clean it out and make it a holy place where you worship Him.

“Because it is written, ‘Be holy, for I am holy'” (1 Pet. 1.16). Continue reading